HR Manager (12-18 mth FTC)

28 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
IT, Recruitment
Contract Type
We are recruiting for a HR Manager to support the site/functional area of the business to develop a high performing team within the UK and specifically within the designated functional area(s) supporting our goal "Müller will be the biggest and the best dairy company in the UK & Ireland" This is a 12-18 month fixed term contract. Your challenge In this role the key responsibilities will include: Develop and facilitate the execution of workforce planning for your area Supporting Talent Supply with resourcing activity as required Identify required pipeline for own area and build plans as required Ensure the on boarding process is in place within own area and fit for purpose to get new hires up-to-speed and productive as quickly as possible Working with Talent Development to ensure that development plans are in place for all individuals. Facilitate active succession and development planning for key roles Working with the Reward specialist implement and communicate incentive and recognition programmes ensuring that people understand the link between performance and reward/recognition Challenge departmental structure and utilize the organisational performance model to support your business areas to assess and design optimal organisations. To lead management of changes process in own business areas. Lead HR work stream for departmental / site projects working with key stakeholders at all levels Build commitment for HR strategies, identifying and working through specific functional concerns to embed initiatives Ensure organizational structures are aligned and supporting business goals Influence the development of HR policies and processes from the ER/LR practice to ensure they meet the need of the business area they support Effectively manage the implementation of both Group and UK initiatives and priorities Focus HR effort around key business priorities Act as a coach to senior management teams to improve the effectiveness of performance development Ensure performance management process is in place and operating effectively Lead complex disciplinary and grievance casework as required Management of absence across functional areas Ensure change programmes are effectively managed Facilitate changes into business as usual within Line teams Support the ER/LR practice to ensure proactive management of the relationship with the Forum Driving a performance management culture within customer base group Identifying, initiating & implementing improvements in work processes Case management - advising & supporting grievance/performance/disciplinary/absence associated matters Delivery of T&D workshops, (i.e. Performance Management, PDP's, Disciplinary/Grievance, Interviewing skills, etc) Create an effective and positive employee relations climate which is based on the premise of win win Develop managers with skills, tools and techniques to manage change and employee issues Driving automation in manual processes Supporting & influencing organizational change, challenging mind-sets Regularly review headcount with Finance colleagues to ensure budgets are appropriately managed in business areas Ensure appropriate sign off for external spend and provide internal challenge to ensure effective use of future spend HR projects delivered within given timescale and budget Cases resolved within reasonable & defined timescales 100% data accuracy Production of key departmental stats at prescribed time lines Reporting & interpreting key HR statistical information Manage the talent process ensuring great people are highlighted, supported and developed Work with customer groups to build longer term succession plans for areas of responsibility Ensure development plans are in place for high performers across the business Seek new ways to build a talent pipeline for the future Key skills & experience Significant experience in operating in a HR Advisor position Experience working in business partner/matrix structure Proven experience of leading HR project work streams Proven R&S experience (large scale & diverse roles) HR legislative understanding / knowledge Proven experience in advising on complex ER matters (grievance, disciplinary, performance management, absence, etc) Experience in leading organisational change / restructures including redundancy processes. Working knowledge of TUPE CIPD qualified The Process If you have the skills and experience in the above areas and would like to be considered for this role please apply at This job was originally posted as