HR Manager (Maternity Cover)


HR Manager (Maternity Cover). My client is a global provider of engineered electronics in the transportation, industrial, medical, and aerospace and defence markets, providing them with engineering expertise and support through a global network of specialists and world class facilities.

This is a fixed-term contract role, providing maternity cover until the end of 2021.
This is an internally-facing role, involving playing an integral part in employee relations and working at an operational level whilst driving business initiatives. In addition, it is to develop a strategic approach to human resource development and management to ensure the effective implementation of the HR strategy & operational plans.
You will develop effective working relationships with MD’s/GM’s and the Senior Leadership Teams to enable a first class HR service to be delivered on site.
HR Manager (Maternity Cover) Key Responsibilities
• In conjunction with the HRBP & HRVP., develop and implement People Plans in line with business needs
• Provide HR guidance, support and expertise to all sites for all HR activity, including legislative employment changes, corporate HR policy, contractual terms & conditions and employee benefits
• Support line managers with disciplinary, grievance, absence and performance management cases and ensure all paperwork is completed within a reasonable timeframe and within the required legal framework
• Assist HRD to support all major employee change programmes and other ad hoc projects when required
• Provide guidance and support with employee welfare issues and management of occupational health service

HR Manager (Maternity Cover) Recruitment & Selection
• Ensure the delivery of site HR programmes and initiatives
• Provide Support to other HR colleagues within the organisation
• Organise and manage all aspects of family friendly processes including maternity, paternity, adoption, parental and unpaid leave and flexible working
• Conduct employee inductions for all new starters

• Provide support and guidance to Managers on HR and organisation development issues
• Manage the annual training and development plan and budget and ensure that evaluation of training is carried out and reviewed
• support the company in meeting its H&S requirements and help to drive health & safety throughout the company
• Responsible for the development of the HR team including appraisals & monitoring training plans.
• To identify & drive continuous improvements within the Human Resource area
• To be responsible for co-ordinating with senior level recruitment
• To monitor and advise on absence management
• To offer employee counselling & support where appropriate

Qualifications and Core Requirements
• CIPD qualified to Level 5
• 3+ years’ experience in a human resources supervisory position
• Comprehensive understanding of employment laws
• Experience of resolving complex casework problems
• Exceptional interpersonal communication and relationship-building skills
• Negotiation skills
• Strong business acumen
• Ability to coach and mentor management and employees.
• Able to identify external influences
• Managing Talent
• Professional Networking

Desirable Skills and Experience
• Qualified to CIPD Level 7
• Bachelor’ Degree in Human Resources or related business field

The HR Manager (Maternity Cover) salary is £38-40k + benefits