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  • Job Title: Group HR Manager/Director
  • Function: Human Resources
  • Reports to: Managing Director

Job Purpose:

To manage an effective Group HR functional resource which provides professional guidance, support and input to divisional and unit management in matters relating to Group/Division/Unit personnel policies/procedures: employment legislation, employee relations, recruitment, performance management, health and safety, training and development, termination, business restructuring.

Scope:

Financial

  • Small £5 million
  • Medium £5 to £25 million
  • Large £25 million and over

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide professional input and support in the key employment processes of recruitment, induction, performance management, discipline, grievance and termination ensuring that these matters are consistently managed to a high standard and in accordance with company procedure and recognised good practice
  • Ensure HR related policies and procedures are maintained, broadcast, understood and professionally implemented with a consistent approach
  • Provide an effective HR administration service ensuring that employee data/information is handled, stored, processed and retrieved in a professional, confidential, accurate and timely manager, in accordance with data protection and other similar requirements
  • Assist and advise on all issues related to terms and conditions of employment and interpretation of current employment legislation selectively seeking further professional legal advice as required to ensure legal compliance and application of Group standards
  • Implement and monitor performance management systems in-line with business plan objectives throughout the division, thereby ensuring all managers have appropriate personal objectives and appraisals and the annual bonus/salary review is conducted effectively
  • Provide a professional contribution and input as part of the management team as it drives to improve the competitiveness of the business, in particular during periods of restructuring and change management (e.g. working practices, working hours, multi skilling, redundancy exercises etc)
  • Assist the Group’s efforts to improve Health and Safety and Environmental performance/standards by coordinating the reporting of injuries/incidents,
  • ensuring there is a proper level of accident and injury investigation and assisting with training and initiatives
  • Contribute to the development/maintenance of good HR practice and procedures within the Group, by actively participating and contributing in developmental work within the function, networking with other HR colleagues and by maintaining knowledge and understanding of wider HR developments

Qualifications:

Educational and professional:

  • Graduate calibre
  • CIPD membership
  • Occupational qualifications

Knowledge, Skills, Experience

  • Minimum 3-5 years in a HR Manager role (small company) or HR Officer role (large company)
  • Exposure to a unionised manufacturing environment
  • Experience of line/team management
  • Good verbal and written presentation/communications skills
  • Knowledge of current employment law
  • Evidence of having used negotiating and consultation skills effectively
  • IT exposure
  • Trainer skills
  • Business and commercial awareness
  • Numerical/verbal reasoning skills