HR Manager job
Your new company
Your new company is an extremely well known , diverse and heavily unionised manufacturing company based in the Carlisle area with a multi-site operation, overseeing circa 1000 headcount and one of the biggest manufacturing sites known in the UK. This heavy-weight in this industry is now looking to recruit a HR Manager to oversee their Carlisle base, joining the senior management team for a wider and developing organisation.
Your new role
Work closely with Union and employee Representatives to drive change agenda by maintaining continuous communication both formally and informally fostering a culture of partnership and collaboration.Streamline and simplify HR processes, policies and practices with regular review of improvement opportunities in line with the goal of executing the basics brilliantly.
Oversee and provide direction and co-ordination of all duties undertaken by the HR team, which involves all activities relating to the employee life cycle ranging.
Establish strong relationships with key stakeholders and line managers to coach / give feedback on issues of effective team management and organisation effectiveness, challenging and coaching them on their own career management.
In conjunction with the Training and Development Manager, support line managers on employee career development and organisation succession planning, ensuring promotion and adherence to talent management, performance management and employee engagement.
Co-ordinate, along with the HR team all recruitment activities with line managers, providing challenge and guidance on re-allocation versus replacement approach, focussing on the overall design of the organisation in line with manpower needs over the short and long term.
Participate in conjunction with the HR Director and Controlling and Benefits Manager the negotiation of the collective union agreements both at national and local/plant level.
Co-ordinate locally the co-ordination of the yearly compensation review for Executives, Managers and Expatriates based in Carlisle, working in close collaboration with Controlling and Benefits Manager.
What you'll need to succeed
- Educated to degree level or equivalent with full CIPD membership
- Experience in a complex international company is advantageous
- Proven experience of managing organisational change programmes including restructures
- Excellent influencing and negotiation skills with previous experience of consulting with Trade Unions and employee representatives
- Minimum intermediate level skills in all Microsoft software
- Project management and organisational skills
What you'll get in return
Our client is offering an excellent benefits package including but not limited to a salary of around £60000, 10% bonus, company car and allowance, full dental and medical, comprehensive pension scheme, 33 days holiday, and employee discounts.
What you need to do now
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