Interim HR Manager

Posted 8 August by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited Easy Apply

Interim HR Manager

Your new company

My client are a highly successful logistics provider with a number of high profile contracts. They now have a requirement for an interim HR Manager to join their team based at the Stafford site managing a small HR team and providing an expert HR service to c800 employees. Thew role will initially be offered on a 6 month FTC with an immediate start available.

Your new role

Reporting into the Contract HR Manager with dotted line responsibility to the site General Manager you will have line management responsibility for site HR team.

Responsibility for the delivery of the People plan, ensuring best practice approaches are established and recruitment / selection techniques are utilised to ensure we attract the very best talent.

Delivering the site HR strategy ensuring alignment to the business plan and customer's continued growth plans.

Responsible for the overall management of all H.R. activities and key initiatives, such as Resourcing, Performance Management, Talent Management and Development, Succession Planning, Labour Costs and Legal spends.

Ensuring a best in class performance against contractual KPI's, i.e. sickness absence, attrition, safety, etc. through effective partnership with appropriate site management team.

Supporting the management team with ER issues and ensuring the team provide robust HR support and advice.

Working together with local union and workforce representatives to develop a positive and proactive constructive working relationship, implementing an employee relations climate of excellence to support the site's development.

Ensuring all legislative requirements are met and HR best practice is firmly established within the contract.

Responsible for ensuring the delivery of the site engagement strategy in line with the companies vision and values.

What you'll need to succeed

You will be able to demonstrate HR achievements in the above areas, ideally in a similar working environment with experience of large scale recruitment which would be advantageous.

You will ideally be CIPD qualification or equivalent with first hand experience of dealing with complex ER issues.

Possess excellent influencing skills and strength of character, with the personal qualities of tenacity and resilience required to be effective and have the ability to analyse complex situations and provide workable solutions to a variety of stakeholders, adjusting your style to suit.

Sound knowledge of employment law with strong communication & negotiating skills, strong organisation skills with the tenacity to work in a fast paced environment.

You will be able to demonstrate a high degree of verbal, numerical and analytical ability with good communication skills are essential, as is the ability to interact with staff at all levels.

Committed to providing a high quality and efficient service to support the operation with the ability to align HR to operational requirements.

Flexible in terms of hours of work and travel where required for the role.

This is an ideal role for an individual who is looking to develop their HR career in a high profile, challenging and exciting environment.

What you'll get in return

The role attracts a salary of c£35,000-£38,000 dependant on experience plus an excellent benefits package including 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, free parking and an onsite gym.

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