Group HR Manager

East Midlands / Cambs region, covering multiple sites
To c55k plus 6k car allowance plus bonus plus excellent benefits
11 Apr 2018
09 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

New vacancy for a skilled HR Manager to join a business unit which is part of a much larger group, as a result of internal promotion - this role is responsible for multiple manufacturing sites.


  • Employment Law compliance
  • Policy and procedural compliance
  • Recruitment from Operative to Senior Manager level
  • Management of the embedded payroll function, overseeing sign off for monthly payment submissions. Liaising with Group to ensure all year end requirements are met.
  • Management of disciplinary and grievances to ensure a fair and consistent approach
  • Management of absence – including welfare and occupational visits
  • Management of agency labour requirements, including bi – annual re tenders and regular auditing
  • Performance management and supporting succession planning
  • Maintain the company Organogram
  • Mentor and train members of the department
  • Attend regular and ad-hoc management meetings, interface with colleagues and work on problem-solving initiatives
  • Management of welfare facilities including canteen facilities
  • Control of Sedex
  • Working with Technical/Commercial of Customer requirements/Supplier Approval processes
  • Fleet management working with the FD/Accounts Team to ensure all relevant information is reported for tax purposes and insurance cover
  • Preparation of monthly KPI reporting for Board meetings
  • Budget control within the functions responsible
  • To personally ensure that all aspects of Due Diligence (Food Safety, Quality and Legislation) are adhered to.
  • To personally take the appropriate and reasonable action in the event of witnessing a breach (or potential breach) of Food Safety, Quality or Legislation.
  • Shared responsibility with HoH to attend H&S Committee meetings or on occasions where this is not possible ensure the department is represented during the meeting.  Ensure issues reported by department employees and agency workers are raised at H&S Committee meetings and any actions required are communicated and implemented within agreed timeframes.  



  • Strong knowledge of both employment and health and safety law
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Able to strategically / logically manage the HR and Health and Safety function
  • Strong and effective man management skills
  • Systematic problem solver
  • Determined and assertive
  • To be a team player capable of making/influencing decisions.
  • Able to work flexible working hours to suit demands
  • To be highly detail orientated
  • Ability to challenge, develop strategy and lead change
  • Good decision maker, in potential crisis situations.
  • CIPD Qualified



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