Human Resources Manager

Job Purpose:

Provide HR advice, guidance and input on recruitment, employee relations, absence management, staff performance and development


  • Liaise with the HR Consultant and the company’s legal advice line to ensure the company’s employment obligations are met
  • Write and place recruitment advertisements (internally, externally and with recruitment agencies if necessary). Liaise with candidates and recruitment agencies
  • Assist the Management Team with recruitment – including sifting applications, compiling interview questions, selection interviews, deciding on and putting together practical/written assessments. Having some say and involvement with recruitment decisions.
  • In conjunction with senior staff, resolve any employee relations matters and manage disciplinary and grievance procedures/cases
  • Ensure staff personnel records are maintained and regularly updated
  • Oversee the company performance appraisal process, ensuring objective reviews are carried out and documented
  • Manage staff absence, ensuring return to work interviews are conducted and report any issues as appropriate
  • New starter administration – offer letters, employment references, new starter forms, company handbook, contracts of employment, confidentiality agreements, probation reviews and confirmations.
  • In conjunction with line managers, ensure staff are inducted to the company effectively
  • Ensure that the HR section of the company’s ISO (QUENSH) system reflects good HR practice and ensure that we adhere to the processes and forms as per the ISO system
  • Assist the senior management team in writing and maintaining up to date job descriptions for all staff
  • Dealing with general HR enquiries including speculative applications
  • Apply for any grant funding that we may be eligible for ie React funding

Skills/Competencies Required:

  • Previous HR experience – employee relations including disciplinary and grievance handling; recruitment, including interview and selection up to and including senior management level
  • Proficient IT skills and competent in using Microsoft Office applications
  • Have the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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