Permanent
HR Manager
Commerce & Industry
Rochester
£35,000 - £40,000

HR Manager

Ref: 170| Posted: 30th Apr 2021

Interesting and varied opportunity for a ‘stand alone’ HR Manager to join a successful business in Rochester.  Part of a wider group, the role will have responsibility for the HR remit of c100 staff, a mixture of both blue and white collar workers.

Working closely with the head of departments, this pivotal role will be responsible for delivering the HR strategies and processes that will support the management team in managing the wider workforce.

This is a generalist role, where no two days are the same. The role will encompass disciplinary and grievance process, employee engagement, recruitment, learning and development, starters and leavers.

Detailed responsibilities include;

  • The development and effective implementation of human resource policies and procedures, whilst ensuring compliance with all appropriate statutory laws and regulations
  • Effective management of employee relations issues (disciplinaries, grievances, employee litigation, redundancy, staff terminations) using sound judgement in resolving often complex problems, advising and weighing alternative approaches
  • Ensuring internal compliance of human resource policies and procedures and providing training to Line Managers as necessary
  • Support the Management Team with the recruitment and selection process. Ensure the appropriate technical and managerial talent is sourced to meet the business needs
  • Supporting staff training and development, including talent spotting and the development and nurturing of personal development plans and succession planning
  • Support Management Team with the appraisal process
  • Oversee staff attendance and absence monitoring and support Line Managers with management of long-term sickness absence cases
  • Responsible for the management of all other areas of human resources and compliance
  • Update and maintain employment contracts, job descriptions and any other associated paper-work
  • Provide detailed HR reports to the senior management
  • Keep up to date with changes in employment legislation and provide updates to the Management Team and update company policies and procedures as necessary
  • Responsible for carrying out all other associated tasks to ensure the effective and efficient running of the HR Department

In order to apply, candidates must be able to demonstrate;

  • Ideally CIPD lvl 5 or equivalent experience
  • Detailed understanding of employment law and best practice
  • Experience of recruiting a variety of roles
  • Be self motivated, able to manage own priorities and deliver on deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, able to build relationships with stakeholders at all levels

This is an excellent role that offers interest as well as stability.  Fantastic benefits include 25 days holiday, pension, free parking and wellbeing scheme.

Other points to note are that it’s a 37 hour week, working hours are 7.30am – 4pm Monday to Thursday, 7.30am – 12.30pm on a Friday.  Own car essential due to the location.