HR Manager

Posted 9 April by Pertemps Easy Apply
HR Manager

Reporting to : Finance Director

Job Description

Establish, manage and maintain an effective in-house HR provision providing high quality, professional HR support to the management team, ensuring company strategy and objectives are implemented and achieved.

The assistance of an external HR provider will be available for an initial period.

Key Responsibilities

Design, implement and manage effective HR systems, policies and procedures
Maintain an awareness of business/departmental issues, building relationships with supervisors, managers and directors
Produce accurate reports/data to assist decision making processes
Provide advice and support to management and employees in line with HR policy and processes
Exercise judgement and discretion in responding to sensitive issues such as employee relations queries and policy interpretation
Implement and maintain HR database, adding/updating all relevant information and undertaking regular audits to ensure this is current and in line with data protection regulations
Leading Disciplinary, Grievance and Capability hearings and maintaining records/tracking systems providing advice and support to managers/supervisors
Manage maternity/paternity matters and other entitlements
Advise on promotion and salary review discussions
Identify and advise on training and development needs
Promote best practice and proactively monitor/manage ill health/long term sickness of employees highlighting concerns to relevant line manager
Develop return to work plans and where necessary discuss practical adjustments to the work place with managers
Leading projects as required to develop HR objectives and to ensure company growth and efficiency, eg policy updates, Handbook, contracts
Manage the recruitment process; preparing advertisements, advertising, interviewing, issuing contracts of employment for salaried staff; liaise with managers/agencies/candidates on recruitment issues, proof of eligibility checks
Administer changes to employment, for example; new employees, changes to contract and leavers
Payroll administration (starter, leavers and contract amendments) for salaried staff
Process monthly payroll for salaried staff on Sage

Keep up to date with developments in employment legislation and human resource best practice
Maintain an awareness of employee issues
Assist Health & Safety Manager/Director with industrial claims attending meetings and investigations as required
Assist with/undertake training of managers/employees in HR/Company policies/procedures


CIPD qualified
GCSE, or equivalent, in English and Maths Grade C or above


A good practical understanding of Employee Relations/Employment Law in a manufacturing environment
Experience in advising and managing grievance and disciplinary investigations
Experience of confident engagement with senior management
Experience of payroll processing/Sage
Budget management
Knowledge of HR best practice
Change management

Skills and competencies

An organised approach to work and with good prioritisation skills
High level of integrity
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Commercial awareness
Excellent attention to detail
Strong IT skills

Salary - 35k to 40k

Reference: 34857791

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