HR Manager

Salary: Up to £50k

Hours of work: Full time. Monday to Friday 9am-5pm (35 hpw)

Company benefits: 25 days holiday (+8 bank holidays); pension employer 3%/employee 5%; Private Health Insurance.

Kameo Recruitment is delighted to be recruiting for a standalone, proactive, hands-on HR Manager to join our client’s well-established manufacturing / engineering company in Ely, Cambridgeshire. You will be providing a comprehensive HR service, ensuring that managers and employees are equipped with best practice to ensure high performance of the company.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop the HR strategy and drive alignment between HR strategy and business goals
  • Advise managers and directors on Terms and Conditions of Employment and share best practice
  • Continuously monitor and review HR policies and processes, initiate and implement changes where necessary
  • Participate in the implementation of specific projects, procedures, and guidelines to help align the workforce with the business goals
  • Manage complex employee relations casework including dispute resolutions, disciplinaries, grievances and absence; as well as acting as an expert as well as key escalation point for high risk or complex employee relations issues
  • Support change management processes
  • Develop, drive and review recruitment strategy based on business goals; Identify sourcing of candidates, carry out interviews and provide managers and directors with structured overviews
  • Schedule and conduct job evaluations
  • Maintain the work structure by updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions
  • Annually, together with managers and directors, update functional and individual (if applicable) Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and ensure their alignment with business goals
  • Monitor and analyse KPI achievements within the company through regular reviews and company performance management system
  • Take responsibility for the planning, analysis, recommendation to management and implementation/execution of compensation and benefits programmes, ensuring they are equitable and aligned with the market
  • Manage talent and succession planning, create and review talent pipeline
  • Establish and conduct orientation programme
  • Identify, plan, and implement training activities for management and line employees

Requirements for this role

  • Requires someone who has previously worked autonomously at HR Manager level
  • CIPD qualified or qualified by experience
  • Experience in engineering/manufacturing environment would be beneficial
  • Proven experience in advising on complex ER matters
  • Able to build trust, respect, and openness
  • Competent user of People HR or similar HR software and/or SAGE
  • Microsoft office; proficient in Excel
  • Resilience, great influencing, and communication skills

If you would like to apply for this position please submit your CV. We will review and respond within 3 – 5 working days.


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