Group HR Manager

  • Location

    Canterbury, Kent

  • Sector:

    Manufacturing & Engineering

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £60000 - £80000 per annum + car, pension, bonus, healthcare

  • Contact:

    Stephanie McCleery

  • Job ref:

    PR/196444_1620160813

  • Published:

    7 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-06-03

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Stephanie McCleery

Group HR Manager in Manufacturing / Construction, Canterbury based, £60,000 - £80,000 + car, bonus, pension, healthcare

A very exciting opportunity has arisen within an agile, growing and fast paced independent company who are leading the way in their sector.

Based in Canterbury, Kent (office based 2-3 days a week and Home based 2 - 3 days a week) and to cover multi-site in the South East Region (visiting sites approx. once a fortnight)

This is a senior level, consultative, autonomous and stand alone role which covers a multi-site workforce and will be very much focused on advisory and troubleshooting support as well as facilitating group-wide projects. The ideal candidate will have strong HR management within manufacturing or an industrial sector, be MCIPD qualified or have equivalent level experience, have a consultative approach, have strong ER and project experience as well as being an independent thinker.

The role objectives:

  • Reporting to the Group FD and with dotted line direct to the Chairman this is a role where you really can make a difference and make change happen
  • You will spend your time supporting multi-site line managers and the SLT with a consultative advisory approach in all aspects of HR, employee relations, operations and compliance.
  • Responsible for light touch line management of 4 (payroll & pension teams and HR admin)
  • You will be responsible for championing the company brand, learning and development through to delivery of developing talent processes systems by way of review and improvement.

Day to day duties:

  • Manage and develop policy and process, regularly reviewing and improving
  • Coordinate group training and supporting development, leadership, succession planning and recruitment
  • Working closely with the SLT to develop group wide HR strategy and to plan and implement projects
  • Work on all Employee Relations cases escalated beyond line management
  • Support effective employee engagement surveys and follow up actions
  • Manage the compliance risk
  • Manage cultural change and projects around this, promote the company values
  • Union discussions and relationship building

Experience required

  • A strong generalist Senior HR Manager background used to working at Senior Leadership level
  • You will have worked in a stand alone, autonomous role previously
  • A strong strategic and project background but also day to day HR experience and a hands on approach
  • Sector experience in manufacturing, construction or industrial is required
  • You will have very strong employee relations experience and be able to manage cases from end to end
  • You will be innovative and open to change
  • Trade union involvement and experience required.
  • Experience of a multi-site business is highly desirable
  • You will be CIPD qualified and ideally have your MCIPD qualification

To be considered for this role, please apply online now!

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