Interim HR Manager

Tunbridge Wells, England
£145 - £175 per day
14 Feb 2018
14 Mar 2018
Laura Pearce
Job Type
HR Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Varied generalist HR Manager role within a fast-paced and dynamic local FMCG business.

Client Details

We are currently working with a large local FMCG business who work within a larger parent group. They are an outstanding local employer with a dynamic and fast-paced environment. Currently, they are seeking an interim HR Manager with a generalist background to add value and create long-term positive outcomes across the business.


As HR Manager you will report to the site MD and will manage a team of 2. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Provide timely advice, coaching and support to line managers on all HR related issues.
  • Including disciplinary matters up to and including ET applications, grievances, flexible working applications, performance management, restructuring, absence management, etc.
  • Take a lead role in all aspects of recruitment and selection processes, including attendance at interviews and correspondence with applicants or their representatives.
    Contribute to the improvement of local and Group strategies, policies and procedures; support and promote the implementation of existing strategies, policies and procedures.
    Work with line managers to reduce short term absences; work with the Health and Safety Manager and the OH provider to effectively manage and reduce long term absence.
    Be self-sufficient in terms of overseeing HR administration, including all pay and contractually related items.
    Collate and report on key People metrics in line with existing strategy to ensure clarity and consistency of people data.


In order to be considered for this HR Manager role you will have a generalist background and will ideally have experience of working with and coaching senior managers. You will have a strong understanding of ER and employment law and will be able to manage a range of ER cases.

In addition you will be able to demonstrate strong communication and influencing skills with the ability to manage the operational and commercial needs of the business without compromising the people focus of the HR plan.

Job Offer

  • Immediate start
  • £145-175 per day
  • £35-37k full time salary equivalent
  • Outstanding local business with scope to grow and evolve the business

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