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HR Manager

Ashley Kate HR
£55k - 60k per year
Closing date
15 Mar 2024

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Engineering & Manufacturing
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
HR Manager

Job Details

Ashley Kate are pleased to be working with their manufacturing client in Birkenhead on their HR Manager role.  This role is based on site and that is a key part of the role in order to work closely with the Site Lead.

Reporting to the UK HR Director, this a fantastic opportunity for someone to be a true partner to the business, responsible for providing a comprehensive HR service, on both an operational and strategic level. You will ensure that the people agenda drives a high-performance culture and nurtures the agility required for growth. This includes full employee life cycle management from talent acquisition, talent retention and succession planning, employee relations to operational HR and employee engagement. You will have the ability to motivate others and influence work behaviours; managing the balance between a commercial and employee focused approach.

Working collaboratively with the Senior Management Team to deliver strategic HR to support the achievement of business goals and objectives.
Managing and drive continuous improvements against key HR metrics including staff turnover, absence and employee engagement.  You will need to work with managers to identify underlying causes for poor performance and offer solutions to assist the business to improve and embed the core values across the business in partnership with the Executive Leadership Team.
It will be the responsibility of the HR Business Partner to ensure continued talent management, and succession planning to grow internal talent.
Lead and respond effectively to employee relations and other organisational issues, challenges and opportunities

HR Manager - About you     

  • Proven background working at a senior HR management level.
  • ideally you will have worked within manufacturing or a similar fast paced environment and have union experience.
  • Strong UK employment law is essential
  • You must have strong experience in change programmes and also  managing and analysing HR metrics
  • Ideally you will be CIPD Qualified or equivalent
  • Able to deliver HR projects to drive company culture
  • Good problem solver and able to  communicate at all levels effectively
  • You must be commercially focused, customer orientated and customer service driven

For more information please call Jacqui Wall on  0115 9223000



Ashley Kate is recognised as a 'Recruiter of Choice' for HR and Finance recruitment. Our business model centres around becoming a true business partner for our candidates and clients and our ability to offer a portfolio of services designed to meet your specific recruitment needs.

If you are recruiting or looking for a job, we are the hub for HR and Finance professionals. You can trust the services we provide because HR and Finance aren't just two of the things we do, it is what we do. Our extensive industry experience allows us to take our professionals' careers to the next level by providing a focus on quality and a complete dedication to all relationships. From global brands to small businesses, we offer a flexible range of HR and Finance recruitment services, recognising that organisations require a diverse range of skills. Our IRP accredited recruitment teams are aware of the demands placed on today's HR, Finance and Training professionals, which means we are committed to delivering a service that is personal, professional, straightforward, and valued by clients and candidates alike.

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