Interim HR Manager

Interaction Kettering
Milton Keynes
£45k per year
06 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
IT, Recruitment
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced HR Manager to join a very well established hardware and software technology business in Milton Keynes. The organisation has two sites in the MK area and employs 150 permanent and up to 500 fixed term contracted employees. This is a truly exciting time to join the business, which is part of a world-class global brand and currently undergoing a period of very positive change and they are keen to hear from individuals who are interested in further developing their career in a growing, ambitious business. This post is interim from November 2016 until March 2017, but it is highly likely the role will become permanent for the right candidate. The role is fast paced and not without its challenges, but it is a great platform from which to really shape and guide the companys development as their further plans for expansion are set to continue. It will suit an HR professional that has some experience in a software technology or manufacturing background and who has a full appreciation of the unique demands that this environment presents. You will be responsible for the management and delivery of all HR activities, including recruitment, employee relations, learning and development, Health and safety, pay and benefits, performance management and employee engagement. In addition this role has responsibility for reception and hygiene teams. A critical aspect to the role will be in working collaboratively with the managers on site to identify development needs for them and their teams. The role would suit an individual whose focus is very much commercial HR, in addition to other generalist HR functions. You will be pro-active, resilient and self-motivated with a positive way of thinking that you will instil throughout the business. You will have a certain gravitas to gain the trust and confidence of the senior management, with a diplomatic approach to conveying the messages that need to be communicated throughout the teams. Of equal importance will be your energy, drive and passion. It is essential that you are highly personable, down-to-earth and easy to get on with. A real people-person that has natural rapport building skills are qualities that are required. You will need to be CIPD qualified or similar with a minimum of 3 years experience in a similar role. It is important that you can establish credibility quickly but a high degree of professionalism and competence together with a sense of humour will be essential. Salary and benefits: c£45K plus contributory pension scheme, free car parking, subsidised catering, Flexible working, 24 days holiday (pro rata) and access to various voluntary staff benefits (subject to T&C). For full details of the role or to apply please send your CV without delay as interviews need to be completed by the end of October for a start date no later than the 7th November 2016 to This job was originally posted as