HR Manager

Posted 5 days ago by Michael Page HR
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A truly generalist role within a proven engineering/manufacturing organisation. Reporting to the site MD, you will implement and maintain human resource systems, policies and strategies which enable the organisation to optimise its business performance.

Client Details

A well established engineering/manufacturing organisation based in Cirencester.


As the HR Manager your responsibilities will include:

HR Procedures & Strategy:

  • Assist subsidiary Director to develop, communicate and implement a comprehensive HR strategy aligned to the business objectives.
  • Ensure that all HR policies conform to the UK's employment law requirements.
  • Promote equality and diversity as part of the culture of the organisation.
  • Prepare staff handbooks, ensure policies are legal and up to date.
  • Ensure HR process in line with ISO9001:2015.

Employee Relations:

  • Provide professional HR advice, support and training to the management team and employees.
  • Work closely with all department managers, to understand and implement their specific business needs, policies and procedures.
  • Develop and implement policies on issues including: working conditions, performance management, equal opportunities, and absence management.
  • Ensure consistency in approach and communication across the business on all HR related issues.
  • Ensure all disciplinary action falls in line with company policy and UK employment legislation.
  • Provide support and guidance on grievances issues and implementing disciplinary procedures.
  • Prepare tribunal responses where appropriate.
  • Develop with line-managers HR planning strategies which consider immediate and long-term staff requirements.

Learning & Development:

  • Challenge and support Line Managers to ensure high standards of people management and encourage continual staff development.
  • Design and deliver HR specific modules to management and support level staff.
  • Assist senior stakeholders in the development of training and development plans appropriate to business needs.
  • With support from HQ and or external training providers, plan annual costed training programs highlighting. benefit to business.
  • Communicate training opportunities to business managers and where appropriate, specific employees.

Recruitment and Retention:

  • Advise managers on recruitment and selection strategies.
  • Use of social media platforms to attract suitable applicants.
  • Conduct job evaluations.
  • Coordinate the appointment process for successful applicants.
  • Select and negotiate terms with recruitment agencies.
  • Negotiate terms and conditions of employment with staff.
  • Prepare and store employment contracts.
  • Provide advice and play a major role in work reviews and change processes.
  • With support from HQ advise management team on pay and other remuneration issues, including promotion and benefits.
  • Undertake regular salary / benefits reviews.
  • Developing and maintain job descriptions.
  • Coordinate induction programs for all new employees with line managers.
  • Manage employee exit from business (recovery of company assets, cars, documents etc.)

Business Administration:

  • Managing payroll information.
  • Manage company life insurance and income protection policies for employees.
  • Maintain company pension schemes.
  • Administer Company Health Insurance plan.
  • Managing company vehicle fleet.
  • Manage HR Budgets (recruitment, training, legal etc.)
  • Manage Long Service Awards


As the successful HR manager you will have:

  • At least 5 year's experience within a generalist HR role.
  • A Human Resources Degree or CIPD qualification (Level 5 at a minimum).
  • Sound knowledge of employment legislation and its application.
  • Excellent written and spoken English.
  • A good working knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft applications.

Job Offer

The successful HR Manager will receive:

  • A competitive basic salary between £35,000 - £40,000.
  • Private medical insurance.
  • Income protection.
  • Up to 6% company matched pension contribution.

Required skills

  • HR Manager

Reference: 39715539

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