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J13639
C£35-40000 + Car Allowance + Benefits

REGIONAL HUMAN RESOURCES BUSINESS PARTNER – MANUFACTURING DIVISION (FULLTIME 5 DAYS OR PART TIME 4 DAYS AVAILABLE)


“Excellent opportunity for Generalist HR professional to join manufacturing division of global plc.”


C£35-40000 + Car Allowance + Benefits


Location: West Midlands 


Commutable from Atherstone, Nuneaton, Tamworth, Dordon, Coventry, Bedworth, Leamington Spa, Warwick, Stratford on Avon, Walsall, Sutton Coldfield, Coleshill, Cannock, Rugeley, Burton upon Trent, Birmingham, Bromsgrove, Redditch, Solihull, Nuneaton, Lichfield, Ashby de la Zouche, Leicester, Coventry, Rugby, Lutterworth

Our client, a division of a global plc, is a market leader in the specifications sales led manufacture and supply of mechanical security and service access solutions to the industrial and commercial sector.  They are seeking to appoint a Regional Human Resources Business Partner who will operate from a manufacturing facility in Warwickshire and with occasional once per month visits to two other facilities in the Home Counties.  Our client’s head office is located in the West Midlands You will report to the Managing Director of the division, as an integral part of the divisional leadership team whilst also reporting to the HR Director of the plc.


This is a fantastic career development opportunity for a confident, self-motivated and ambitious HR generalist keen to take on a regional role within a growing division.


The HR Business Partner is required to deliver a comprehensive, high quality, proactive and value adding HR service to the division and its three manufacturing and production facilities.  The HR Business Partner will provide professional HR support to the site management teams, advising on a range of HR issues including employee relations, statutory/mandatory training plans, talent management, succession planning, supporting employee development, driving and supporting effective communications, employee engagement, performance management, dealing with disciplinary and grievance cases, managing sickness absence.  The HR Business Partner will also be part of a national HR team, working on a range of cross functional projects, and will be responsible for implementing and operationalising Group HR policies and initiatives throughout the division.  

The Role:

  • Deliver a comprehensive HR service to the division and its three manufacturing/production facilities, ensuring the effective application and full compliance with people policies, practices and procedures.
  • Directly support the divisional leadership with HR advice and coaching, being seen as a “trusted advisor”, able to objectively assess, influence and constructively challenge when necessary.
  • Successful management of employee relations e.g. managing absence, disciplinary matters – conduct and capability, compliance, grievances. 
  • Drive effective performance management through the coaching of line managers on dealing with performance management issues.
  • Responsible for providing the business with regular management information reports to support improvement of measures e.g. sickness, overtime. 
  • Delivery of appropriate contractual documents relating to terminations, appointments and employment variations through liaison with the HO HR function.
  • Advising and supporting line managers on selection and recruitment decisions including the completion of the necessary recruitment requests, creation of job descriptions/person specification, management of vacancy advertising, selection process, and interview panel participation. 
  • Ensure that there is fairness and consistency in reward and benefits across the site in recruitment and promotions.
  • Participating in training activities, encouraging and supporting staff in their training and development needs
  • Undertaking safety and healthy duties commensurate with the job and working with Safety, Health and Environmental function to ensure site compliance.
  • Support divisional succession and talent planning to compliment Group picture.
  • Responsibility for the administration of employee surveys and feedback processes 
  • Support the collation, analysis, and implementation of the annual training plan to ensure delivery against statutory and business requirements.
  • Proactive in supporting safe working through Safety, Health and Environmental initiatives.


The Ideal Candidate:

  • University degree educated in a relevant business or HR related subject (ideally but candidates with degrees in other subjects and relevant HR experience will also be considered)
  • Qualified to/currently working towards CIPD level 5 as a minimum.
  • HR Generalist experience gained within an industrial manufacturing unit or FMCG or engineering or possibly logistics environment
  • Computer Literate in MS Office packages and use of Databases 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.  Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent Written & Verbal communication skills, including Report writing.
  • Able to create a positive site team culture and demonstrate leadership and influence within the business.
  • Able to think ahead and take action to ensure team skills and capabilities meet future business needs; understand the aspiration and potential of the teams and identify and develop potential.
  • Strong capability to influence others, sell your own ideas by linking them to other people’s values, goals or ideas; willingly and confidently communicate issues and ideas to gain senior management support; sell the benefits behind decisions and changes.
  • Able to build a positive team culture; build relationships with other teams across the business to share ideas, break down silos and maximise performance; must put the ‘company good’ before any individual ‘local gain’; must implement ideas to improve team dynamics and team spirit.
  • Have a relentless desire and hunger to improve and innovate. Encourage the wider business to improve performance.
  • Able to demonstrate confidence with a wide range of colleagues, stakeholders and shareholders; maintain confidence and stay calm during difficult situations; make decisions that will be unpopular whilst explaining the rationale for these.
  • Flexibility with ability to adapt team approach in line with a more strategic perspective; take a proactive approach, to think ahead and across the business.
  • Able to step back from a complex situation in order to gain a better understanding; understand the impact of problems and solutions on yourself and others; anticipate obstacles by solving the problem and to implement solutions.


Our client offers excellent training and support and the opportunity to really make your mark in a fast paced, high performing and dynamic market leading environment.  Career prospects are excellent.
 

J13620a
£30-32000 PRO RATA + Car/Allowance & Benefits

INTERIM REGIONAL HUMAN RESOURCES ADVISOR (12 MONTHS CONTRACT)

£30-32000 PRO RATA + Car/Allowance & Benefits
 
Location:  Field based, flexible South West, South Wales & Home

Avon, Somerset, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, South Wales, Bristol, Cardiff, Gloucestershire, Bristol, Bath, Kingswood, Patchway, Chippenham, Wootton under Edge, Portishead, Cheltenham, Gloucester, Monmouth, Swindon, Barry, Aberthaw, Cardiff, Newport, Caerphilly, Penarth, Bridgend, Chepstow, Swansea, Ross on Wye

The Organisation:

Our client is a major diversified industrial group, part of a global multinational, specialising in the B2B sector.  It operates a number of manufacturing sites throughout the UK.  As a result of growth and transformational change within one of its divisions, they require an Interim Regional Human Resources Advisor to support a HR Manager and Regional Commercial and Operational Management on a multi-site basis across the South West and South Wales region. We are seeking a HR Generalist with excellent experience of Employee Relations, supporting line managers with advice and investigations. Therefore, you will be operating within the field visiting sites at least 3-4 out of 5 days.  There is an option to work from a site close to your home or from home on the other 1- 2 days.  You will be working as part of a national team so you will on occasion travel further afield outside the region.  

The Role:

Reporting to the Regional HR Manager for the division and working closely with other HR and commercial and operational production site leadership and management teams, your typical responsibilities will cover the following areas:

  • Supporting employees and functional managers in all HR related topics across the full employee life-cycle including recruitment, employment relations, performance management, learning and development and project work
  • Advising, coaching and assisting site leadership and management teams and employees with all aspects of generalist HR.
  • Providing support and advise to line managers on all matters relating to employment legislation and policy framework to build people management capability
  • Provide managers with commercially focused advice in respect of employee relations issues, including disciplinary and grievance, ensuring that business risk is well managed.
  • Support managers in the management and improvement of employee performance
  • Assist in the management of short and long term absence process, balancing the welfare of employees and the needs of the business to identify solutions and remedies. 
  • Manage individual recruitment campaigns ensuring that time and cost to hire is kept to a minimum.
  • Coach managers in interviewing, assessment and selection methods, providing support in the design and delivery of competency based assessment centres / interviews (working alongside HRBPs as appropriate).
  • Contribute to training needs analysis and the annual company-wide training plan, bringing together all local training plans.
  • Working with the HR colleagues, help develop and execute plans to maximise attraction, minimise unwanted attrition and improve retention.
  • Participate in project teams and/or contribute to ad-hoc projects, using specialist knowledge and expertise to inform business decision making
  • Ensuring effective employee communication and consultation throughout the organisation
  • Developing and maintaining a positive relationship with local and regional Trade Union representatives ensuring relevant consultation and negotiation takes place.


The Ideal Profile:

  • University degree educated in a relevant business or HR related subject (ideally but candidates with degrees in other subjects and relevant HR experience will also be considered)
  • CIPD level 3 as a minimum
  • Coaching qualification or equivalent coaching experience desirable.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in HR related role.
  • HR experience including Employee Relations ideally gained within a manufacturing or production or other industrial environment.
  • Up to date employment law knowledge.
  • Best practice HR knowledge gained within a large single or multi-site corporate environment.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills.  Highly engaging and capable of developing and maintaining relationships at all levels. Commercially astute.
  • Self-starter, capable of working autonomously within a fast paced, transformational environment.
  • Flexible and regionally (and on occasion nationally) mobile – driving licence essential.
  • Available within the next 4-6 weeks or immediately to commence an interim role.  A permanent opportunity may be available in the future.
     
J13620
£30-32000 PRO RATA + Car/Allowance & Benefits

INTERIM REGIONAL HUMAN RESOURCES ADVISOR (12 MONTHS CONTRACT)

£30-32000 PRO RATA + Car/Allowance & Benefits
 
Location:  Field based, flexible South West, South Wales & Home

Avon, Somerset, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, South Wales, Bristol, Cardiff, Gloucestershire, Bristol, Bath, Kingswood, Patchway, Chippenham, Wootton under Edge, Portishead, Cheltenham, Gloucester, Monmouth, Swindon, Barry, Aberthaw, Cardiff, Newport, Caerphilly, Penarth, Bridgend, Chepstow, Swansea, Ross on Wye

The Organisation:

Our client is a major diversified industrial group, part of a global multinational, specialising in the B2B sector.  It operates a number of manufacturing sites throughout the UK.  As a result of growth and transformational change within one of its divisions, they require an Interim Regional Human Resources Advisor to support a HR Manager and Regional Commercial and Operational Management on a multi-site basis across the South West and South Wales region. We are seeking a HR Generalist with excellent experience of Employee Relations, supporting line managers with advice and investigations. Therefore, you will be operating within the field visiting sites at least 3-4 out of 5 days.  There is an option to work from a site close to your home or from home on the other 1- 2 days.  You will be working as part of a national team so you will on occasion travel further afield outside the region.  

The Role:

Reporting to the Regional HR Manager for the division and working closely with other HR and commercial and operational production site leadership and management teams, your typical responsibilities will cover the following areas:

  • Supporting employees and functional managers in all HR related topics across the full employee life-cycle including recruitment, employment relations, performance management, learning and development and project work
  • Advising, coaching and assisting site leadership and management teams and employees with all aspects of generalist HR.
  • Providing support and advise to line managers on all matters relating to employment legislation and policy framework to build people management capability
  • Provide managers with commercially focused advice in respect of employee relations issues, including disciplinary and grievance, ensuring that business risk is well managed.
  • Support managers in the management and improvement of employee performance
  • Assist in the management of short and long term absence process, balancing the welfare of employees and the needs of the business to identify solutions and remedies. 
  • Manage individual recruitment campaigns ensuring that time and cost to hire is kept to a minimum.
  • Coach managers in interviewing, assessment and selection methods, providing support in the design and delivery of competency based assessment centres / interviews (working alongside HRBPs as appropriate).
  • Contribute to training needs analysis and the annual company-wide training plan, bringing together all local training plans.
  • Working with the HR colleagues, help develop and execute plans to maximise attraction, minimise unwanted attrition and improve retention.
  • Participate in project teams and/or contribute to ad-hoc projects, using specialist knowledge and expertise to inform business decision making
  • Ensuring effective employee communication and consultation throughout the organisation
  • Developing and maintaining a positive relationship with local and regional Trade Union representatives ensuring relevant consultation and negotiation takes place.


The Ideal Profile:

  • University degree educated in a relevant business or HR related subject (ideally but candidates with degrees in other subjects and relevant HR experience will also be considered)
  • CIPD level 3 as a minimum
  • Coaching qualification or equivalent coaching experience desirable.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in HR related role.
  • HR experience including Employee Relations ideally gained within a manufacturing or production or other industrial environment.
  • Up to date employment law knowledge.
  • Best practice HR knowledge gained within a large single or multi-site corporate environment.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills.  Highly engaging and capable of developing and maintaining relationships at all levels. Commercially astute.
  • Self-starter, capable of working autonomously within a fast paced, transformational environment.
  • Flexible and regionally (and on occasion nationally) mobile – driving licence essential.
  • Available within the next 4-6 weeks or immediately to commence an interim role.  A permanent opportunity may be available in the future.
     
J13619
C£30-35000 + Bonus + Benefits

SITE HR BUSINESS PARTNER – MANUFACTURING PLANT (INTERIM)


“Excellent interim opportunity for generalist in an autonomous site based HR BP role as part of a national HR team with global multinational.”


C£30-35000 + Bonus + Benefits


Location:  South Wales


Commutable from Barry, Aberthaw, Cardiff, Newport, Caerphilly, Penarth, Bridgend, Chepstow, Swansea, Bristol, Ross on Wye.

Our client is a major diversified industrial group specialising in the B2B sector and is undoubtedly regarded as a market leader.  They are seeking a Site HR Business Partner.  This is a fixed term interim role based at a large and highly successful industrial manufacturing and processing plant in South Wales.  You will report locally to the Plant Manager as an integral member of the site leadership team whilst also reporting to a Senior Divisional HR Manager as part of the wider national HR team supported by a HR Shared Service Centre.

This is a fantastic interim opportunity for a confident, self-motivated and ambitious HR generalist keen to be part of a site management team.  

The HR Business Partner is required to deliver a comprehensive HR service to the manufacturing plant that is high quality, proactive and value adding.  The HR Business Partner will provide a professional HR support to the site/manufacturing plant management team, advising on a range of HR issues including employee relations, statutory/mandatory training plans, talent management, succession planning, supporting employee development, driving and supporting effective communications, employee engagement, performance management, dealing with disciplinary and grievance cases, managing sickness absence.  The HR Business Partner will also be part of a national network of HR professionals, working as part of a close-knit team, working on a range of cross functional projects, contributing to and promoting HR best practices across all manufacturing plants. 

The Role:

  • Deliver a comprehensive HR service to the manufacturing plant, ensuring the effective application and full compliance with people policies, practices and procedures.
  • Successful management of employee relations e.g. managing absence, disciplinary matters – conduct & capability, grievances. 
  • Drive effective performance management through coaching line managers on dealing with performance management issues.
  • Responsible for providing the business with regular management information reports to support improvement of measures e.g. sickness, overtime. 
  • Delivery of appropriate contractual documents relating to terminations, appointments and employment variations through liaison with the HR Shared Service function.
  • Advising and supporting line managers on selection and recruitment decisions including the completion of the necessary recruitment requests, creation of job descriptions/person specification, management of vacancy advertising, selection process, and interview panel participation. 
  • Ensure that there is fairness and consistency in reward and benefits across the site in recruitment and promotions.
  • Participating in training activities, encouraging and supporting staff in their training and development needs
  • Undertaking safety and healthy duties commensurate with the job and working with Safety, Health and Environmental function to ensure site compliance.
  • Support local succession and talent planning to compliment national picture.
  • Responsibility for the administration of employee surveys and feedback processes 
  • Support the collation, analysis, and implementation of the annual training plan to ensure delivery against statutory and business requirements.
  • Proactive in supporting safe working through Safety, Health and Environmental initiatives.


The Ideal Candidate:

  • University degree educated in a relevant business or HR related subject (ideally but candidates with degrees in other subjects and relevant HR experience will also be considered)
  • Qualified to/currently working towards CIPD level 5.
  • HR Generalist experience gained within an industrial manufacturing unit or FMCG or engineering or logistics environment
  • Computer Literate in MS Office packages and use of Databases 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.  Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent Written & Verbal communication skills, including Report writing.
  • Able to create a positive site team culture and demonstrate leadership and influence within the business.
  • Able to think ahead and take action to ensure team skills and capabilities meet future business needs; understand the aspiration and potential of the teams and identify and develop potential.
  • Strong capability to influences others, sell your own ideas by linking them to other people’s values, goals or ideas; willingly and confidently communicate issues and ideas to gain senior management support; sell the benefits behind decisions and changes.
  • Able to build a positive team culture; build relationships with other teams across the business to share ideas, break down silos and maximise performance; must put the ‘company good’ before any individual ‘local gain’; must implement ideas to improve team dynamics and team spirit.
  • Have a relentless desire and hunger to improve and innovate. Encourage the wider business to improve performance.
  • Able to demonstrate confidence with a wide range of colleagues, stakeholders and shareholders; maintain confidence and stay calm during difficult situations; make decisions that will be unpopular whilst explaining the rationale for these.
  • Flexibility with ability to adapt team approach in line with a more strategic perspective; take a proactive approach, to think ahead and across the business.
  • Able to step back from a complex situation in order to gain a better understanding; understand the impact of problems and solutions on yourself and others; anticipate obstacles by solving the problem and to implement solutions.


Our client offers excellent training and support and the opportunity to really make your mark in a fast paced, high performing and dynamic market leading environment.  Career prospects are excellent.