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Head of HR / HR Business Partner

Job Title: Head of HR / HR Business Partner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hereford, Herefordshire
Salary: 50000 - 63000
Contact Name: Lorna Dane
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Job Published: over 4 years ago

Job Description

Diverse and varied senior HR Appointment.  Long standing customer, sole agency assignment.  MUST have manufacturing/heaving engineering HR experience.  Fast pace, going through major change (in a good way) so transactional, hands on and project work - good team structure in place.

Head of HR / HR Business Partner – £55-60k (negotiable) + excellent benefits


Main Responsibilities will include: (reporting to the HR Director, you will be managing a team of two)

  • Lead HR activities across the site

  • Manage and develop employee relations

  • Human Capital Planning including succession planning, key talent development and talent pipelines

  • Implement staffing plans and manage recruitment and development

  • Ensure corporate governance and compliance, investigation of complaints

  • Develop communications across the site

  • Manage and support Performance Management activities

  • Manage the compensation and benefit systems

  • Development of employee engagement

  • Contribute to and implement HR programmes and special projects

  • Contribute to the senior management team business agenda

  • Coach key members of the management team

  • Contribute to the broader group HR team ensuring the sharing and application of accepted best practice

  • Disciplinary & Grievance Management


Applicant Requirements:

  • Degree + CIPD qualification

  • 10 years in HR with a minimum 5 years experience in a leadership/senior HR management/advisory role

  • Experience in a fast paced manufacturing (or similar) facility

  • Experience of working with Unions

  • Excellent people skills, a can do attitude, a strong sense of urgency

  • Ability to manage a diverse and busy workload

  • A strong mindset for continuous development and improvement

  • Good practical knowledge of HRIS and MSOffice


About The Benefits:

Annual salary of £55-60k, Private healthcare.  Pension (employer contribution up to 10%).  25 days leave plus bank holidays.  Other salary sacrifice schemes including childcare vouchers.  Usual working hours 8.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.