- Gloucester, South West
- Posted 25th June 2018
- £40000 - £45000 per Annum + £3600 car allowance, £2500 Retention Bonus
- Ref: HR M MAT COVER
PURPOSE & SCOPE
The HR Manager executes the day to day provision of Employee Relations Services, policies and procedures and also proactively supports their business areas in key projects to drive business success.
This position is responsible for leading and directing the two members of the Employee Relations team to deliver a comprehensive HR service to the business.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF ROLE
*Manage the delivery of Employee Relations support to the managers & employees through thorough practices in case management
*Partner with all Management in the group to deliver a value added HR service in line with the needs and priorities of the business, whilst developing management ownership and playing an integral role in the management teams
*Proactively influence, support, develop and coach managers in their approach and consideration of employee relations issues, ensuring that they understand the impact of these on the individual and the business
*Proactively influence, support, develop and coach managers to manage the full spectrum of employee relations issues using policies and procedures, ideally resolving issues informally where possible, establishing a positive employer-employee relationship and ensuring minimal exposure to employment related litigation
*Act as an impartial adjudicator in sensitive cases when employee complaints or concerns are brought forward, including informal dispute resolution/mediation approaches
*Partner the business in organisation development, to coach managers through projects for succession planning, workforce development, employee engagement, employee retention, organization design, restructuring and change management
*Support managers with high level Absence management issues including Long Term absence and occupational health initiatives
*Ownership and continual review and development of local Employee handbook (where applicable) and core ER processes
*Design and deliver management training programmes to promote management ownership of ER issues and professional development
*Partner with HR colleagues in the implementation of the strategic plan, projects and initiatives to positively add value to the business and its employees
*Proactively identify opportunities for efficiency gains and process improvements as necessary to streamline HR activities and where possible resolves any discrepancies
*Support the continuing review of all HR policies, programs and practices implementing changes where necessary and updating the HR Director
*The HR Manager will assume other responsibilities as assigned by the HR Director to involve assistance with general HR projects
Related Duties as Assigned
The job description documents the general nature and level of work but is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all activities, duties, and responsibilities required of the position holder.
Consequently, the position holder may be asked to perform other duties as required.
EDUCATION & TRAINING
*CIPD qualified with active affiliation / local HR qualification
*Minimum of a Bachelor's degree or equivalent
*Sound progression through Human Resources positions
SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE
*Excellent understanding of employment law and employee relations
*Demonstrable experience in managing TUPE, redundancy and other strategic HR projects
*HR database experience
*Exceptional interpersonal communication and relationship-building skills
*Experience of coaching, developing and managing a small team
*A self-motivated individual with the ability to work on his or her own initiative
*Very strong verbal and written communication skills
*Flexible approach to working, able to work under pressure in a fast, dynamic and driven environment
*Well organised, with the ability to manage own time and prioritise workload
*Ability to make decisions in line with business, customer and client needs
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