We are seeking a competent and commercially astute HR Manager to join our client for a minimum period of 12 months to cover a maternity leave within this world leading manufacturing business. With the size of the organisation, there’s a possibility that this role would ‘go permanent’ for someone who can make a difference. Taking responsibility for a unionised client group within supply chain this role will provide support and guidance to group Leaders, managers and employees through occasional adding value HR projects and supporting on daily operational employee matters. You will have the inner confidence to influence well and gain buy in to effectively coach managers to become better leaders and to guide on operational HR matters and the more challenging HR initiatives

Roles and Responsibilities Include
• A first point of contact for employees & managers on all HR matters, able to provide leadership, coaching and support for individual manager employee needs & HR processes.
• Use prior HR experience and acquired HR expertise to execute functional policy/strategy.
• A job at this level is likely to be an individual with proven interpersonal skills and provide informal guidance to new team members. Explain complex information to others in straightforward situations.
• Impact projects, processes and procedures in all aspects of HR. The role operates with some autonomy, but is focused on execution of activities/provision of advice and some project work as an enabler within a highly matrixed environment. All activities require professional judgment, but may sometimes require more senior levels of guidance.
• Utilize technical expertise and judgement to solve problems. Leverage technical skills and analytic thinking required to solve problems.

Person Specification
• In depth experience in operational HR, employee relations, working with unions and adding value HR projects.
• Ideally degree and CIPD qualified, but will look at candidates with in depth HR experience in an industrial/logistics unionised environment.
• Commercially astute with an innate understanding of business operations and key drivers within logistics, manufacturing or engineering sectors.
• Good inner confidence with the ability to influence effectively in a male dominated environment.
• Strong oral and written communication skills.
• Demonstrated ability to analyse and resolve problems.
• Established project management skills with evidence of having adding value through the implementation of innovative HR initiatives.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a world class company

 


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