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Job Title: Interim HR Business Partner/ HR Manager

Ref: FV21-1158
Location: Yate, North Bristol
Salary: c. £50,000 p.a. + Benefits
Type: Interim


We are looking for a fast paced, Interim HR Business Partner or HR Manager for our client based just off the M4 North Bristol to cover maternity leave for c. 1 year, starting as soon as possible.   This is a global manufacturer with an exciting agenda for change and long term growth plans. Reporting to the remote HR Director, this is very much a generalist role providing a comprehensive HR service to the whole organisation with c. 200 employees. Managing an HR Advisor and HR intern, the role will be a mix of operational HR and Employee Relations work and input on a wide breadth of interesting HR projects.

Due to shift patterns the hours are 7am – 4pm Monday to Thursday and finishes at 1pm on Friday. The holidays are superb due to factory shutdowns + 7 floating days, + bank holidays, the chance to save a further 8 days through annualised hours and the opportunity to buy 5 days.

We are looking for candidates who can demonstrate the following:

  • A good grounding as a generalist HR Business Partner or HR Manager in a fast paced, private sector, high volume ER environment.
  • Up-to-date HR knowledge with all aspects of employment law and HR best practice
  • Able to start early to finish early and work on site.
  • Experience of advising and guiding on grievance and disciplinary issues on complex ER issues.
  • Experience of supporting on restructures and TUPE transfers is preferred.
  • Able to support managers on absence and performance management.
  • Experienced in the development and implementation of employment policies and procedures
  • Experienced at recruitment interviewing and assessment at operational to middle management level
  • Engaging and credible. Able to influence, persuade and coach at all levels
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prepare and present reports to management
  • Pro-active & self-motivated with the initiative to create innovative solutions which add value.
  • A good working knowledge of HR systems
  • Able to create HR communications appropriate for the audience
  • Strong analytical abilities and a good understanding of business processes.

If you are fast paced, love variety and are looking for the opportunity to make a difference in an earthy, straight forward environment, then please email me with your CV.


Purple House Recruitment Ltd., 14 Orchard Street, Bristol BS1 5EH

0117 957 4100