HR Manager

Harvey Nash
Worcestershire, England
£50000 - £55000 per annum + Car Allowance £7K, Private Health
20 Jul 2017
19 Aug 2017
Helen Simpson
Specialist Area
HR function
HR Jobs Level
Contract Type
Full Time
HR Manager


Paying up to £50,000 - £55,000 per annum plus £7k car allowance & benefits

With a strong global reputation in their market for innovative products and setting the standard for excellence, my client has a long history of innovation and world class design. Today the business manufactures and sells market leading products internationally.

As part of a new vision and direction, my client is seeking an experienced HR Manager to work with the HR function and drive improvements in process, capability & credibility, Performance management, succession planning, employee relations and ensure that all local, regional and global HR initiatives are fully supported and implemented.

Key objectives and areas of accountability:

Working as an integral part of the senior management team you will provide a full range of HR support providing employee relations interventions and solutions to every level of the site;

Work closely with the UK and Corporate HR team to facilitate the delivery of the HR strategy, local, national and global.

Work with the site business management team to drive effective performance management (both high performance and under performance).

Work with the HR Director and Corporate Compensation to manage the full scope of compensation and benefit matters for the site.

Manage the annual budget process, working closely with the Financial Controller to ensure accurate headcount salary forecasts.

Work with the General Manager to shape the organisational structure of the business to ensure both immediate and longer term resource capability is in place at the right time to deliver the operational requirements of the business; advise and support managers to achieve the plant organisational resource plan.

Working closely the UK Talent Acquisition Manager, manage the overall recruitment and selection requirements for the site.

Lead all new employee integration programmes and internal transfer/promotional orientation programmes.

Lead employee communications via the Employee Forum, identifying and addressing any barriers to a positive employee satisfaction environment.

Work with the central HR team to ensure UK wide professional standards and systems are embedded within the local site.

Education & Experience:

Ideally CIPD qualified or equivalent and of graduate calibre

Demonstrable experience ideally within a manufacturing or engineering environment

Strong employment law knowledge

Significant experience required to provide the depth & breadth of knowledge and personal credibility to impact at senior levels

Ability to think and provide innovative and effective solutions to the broader business challenges

Personal Characteristics:

Passionate about achievement of business improvement results through talent management
Proven technical HR business partnering experience gained within a demanding and fast paced manufacturing business
Proven experience in working closely with senior management teams
In depth knowledge of employment law
Advanced MS Office capability
SAP experience advantageous
Excellent numeracy and problem solving skills; ability to produce cost/benefit business case reports.
Demonstrable capability of producing detailed and professional written documents both in day to day communications and specifically in response to discipline/grievance/appeal cases
Excellent engaging and influencing skills


Harvey Nash HR is the specialist HR Recruitment Division of Harvey Nash Plc, a global professional recruitment consultancy and outsourcing service provider. We are specialists in finding and attracting the brightest HR talent to your business. We recruit HR generalists and specialists from entry to Board-level, on a permanent, contract and interim basis across the UK.

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