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HR Manager, Walsall


Full-Time (permanent)


HR Recruit have another HR Manager vacancy for a Walsall based client handled by our Midlands team.

HR Recruit are working exclusively with a growing business who are number 1 in their trade.  This role is a newly created role to support the Operations Director with all HR related matters both on a strategic and operational level.

To provide expert advice and support to all managers on all HR matters. Work in close partnership with Company Directors to prepare and implement HR strategy and be responsible for the implementation and management of a company’s HR functions. To lead the company’s recruitment, training & development programs.

Summary of Position 

  • Design and work across HR projects
  • Support managers and team leaders on all recruiting matters
  • Advise managers and provide guidance on HR policy and procedures, Employee relations, including managing absence, disciplinaries, grievances and appeals
  • Implement, Develop and maintain HR policies and procedures, ensuring all company policies and procedures are up to date and in line with current employment law and all managers are up to date with any change in policy
  • Keep up to date with UK employment legislation
  • Manage ER cases from start to finish, including maternity/paternity, disciplinaries, grievances investigations and complex employee relations issues including redundancy and appeals and ensure employee relation cases are managed to meet best practice requirements
  • Monitor and develop performance appraisal systems
  • Monitor all employee records to include maternity, paternity requests and absence and sickness and provide regular reports to the senior management team
  • Coordinate work placement, intern and apprenticeship processes
  • Manage HR personnel files to ensure they are kept up to date
  • Develop starter and leaver procedures
  • Gather and evaluate market data to measure the organisation’s competitiveness for salary reviews, compensation and benefits packages
  • Producing and sending all offers of employment for supervisory and management appointments
  • Identify areas that require attention and improvement
  • Overseeing the probation process
  • Ensuring exit interviews are appropriately completed
  • Work collaboratively and in a supportive manner with other departments 

Person Specification/Competencies and skills:

  • Qualified CIPD member (preferred but not essential)
  • Proven HR generalist experience on both strategic and operational level
  • Thorough, up-to-date knowledge of employment law
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Co-ordinate training activities throughout all group companies
  • Experience of recruitment and interviews at all levels
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional planning and project management skills and experience
  • Experience of handling a varied employee relations case load with a particular focus on supporting managers to resolve performance and conduct related issues
  • Experience of running and supporting managers through disciplinary cases, grievances and appeal
  • Experience of dealing with senior and sometimes challenging individuals
  • Ability to build rapport quickly with key members of the executive team
  • Ability to represent the HR function as part of the bigger business picture
  • Confident directing HR and advising managers on all aspects of people management and development
  • Demonstrable experience in managing TUPE, redundancy or other relevant HR projects

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