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Senior HR Generalist

Cheltenham, England
£40000 - £47000 per annum + Up to 47k pa pro rata'd
Closing date
4 Apr 2024

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Your new company
This is an opportunity to become part of an innovative and passionate organisation running for over 100 years. This is a large, well-established organisation that's recognised for its high standard of service and support within the manufacturing sector. This organisation consistently demonstrates their passion for sustainability through their products, proactiveness, and initiatives. Free parking provided.

Your new role

The scope of the role will be to proactively support leaders on key talent and culture initiatives within aligned customer groups, as well as managing day-to-day people matters by advising on people challenges, in-house processes, and systems. Together with supporting key HR projects aligned to the people strategic plan, this role will enable progress toward business strategies with the aim of enhancing operational effectiveness and cultural mindset through improved managerial competence, inspiring leadership, and associate engagement. Customer groups will be aligned as per business needs.

* Responsible for generalist HR support on day-to-day issues within area of responsibility, the principal aim will be to promote best practice within prevailing legislative framework.
* Hold people leaders accountable and support in the delivery of effective people leadership practices, i.e., transparency of pay and performance, development and performance discussions and engagement results.
* Work collaboratively with business leaders and recruiters, develop recruiting strategies to fill key positions, develop sourcing strategies, and ensure timely action and cost-effective strategies to develop candidates and build a talent pipeline.
* Identify critical positions and develop succession strategies for those positions. Identify and hold discussions with high potential associates for career development and training needs. Recommend developmental assignments for selected associates.
* Signpost managers to self-serve options to support them owning HR tasks.
* Supporting the Director - Human Resources in the roll out of HR process, system, and policy change, including briefing managers and associates. Take lead in monitoring completion and quality related to these activities.
* In partnership with HR team and business leaders define, develop, implement, and evaluate strategies and programs to improve associate and operational performance.
* Advice and support managers with complex employee relations matters by advising on procedural and substantive issues for formal hearings and investigations. (For example, disciplinaries, performance management issues, grievances, and absence management).

What you'll need to succeed

* It is essential to be a relationship builder who can quickly gain credibility and respect at all levels.
* Ideally degree educated or equivalent, preferably within a business related discipline.
* Ideally 3-5 years HR experience in a complex business environment.
* Must be able to work on own initiative, be comfortable with complexity and change, and possess good personal time management skills.
* Demonstrates a customer service approach, whilst continuing to coach managers for the future.
* Demonstrates an ability to push back/ challenge managers in an appropriate way.
* Demonstrates a sound (relevant and up to date) understanding of employment law.
* Can independently work through employee relations issues with an awareness of the dynamics of a unionised environment.
* A keen eye for attention to detail.
* Practices self-development and establishes a cycle of continuous learning
* Able to apply internal consulting skills to drive solutions for business challenges whilst delighting our customers.

What you'll get in return

* A salary of up £47k + full range of benefits
* Hybrid working
* Free parking

What you need to do now If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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