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Group HR Manager – Magherafelt

Posted On: 18/02/2021

Group HR Manager, Magherafelt

Our Client has grown significantly throughout its 40 years in business and has diversified into a multi-disciplined organisation, with specialist interests in Property, Healthcare and Construction

The Company employs approx. 700 people throughout its Group businesses and associated companies.

Reporting to Senior Management, you will be responsible for delivering a successful recruitment process, providing a comprehensive HR function and improving employee relations across the Group. Travel may be required to each of their sites across Northern Ireland.

A hands-on approach is needed to ensure the delivery of a reliable HR service, ensuring compliance with all legislation and best practice for all policies and procedures.

Due to the level of responsibility that comes with this role, every day will be different, in instances where you’re working on confidential tasks, discretion and confidentiality are key.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with the overall business strategy.
  • Manage and oversee the full end to end recruitment and selection process with the support of the Recruitment Officer.
  • Create job specs, job descriptions, person specs, adverts etc.
  • Identify and build talent pools to allow future growth and succession planning.
  • Headhunt and network with target audiences.
  • Oversee the administration of employee-related paperwork, such as employment contracts, new starter packs, or formal notices of termination.
  • Liaise with Directors and Department Heads on a regular basis, and reporting detailed reports to management teams when necessary.
  • Management of the HR function including the maintenance of all fair employment monitoring information and accurate completion of annual returns.
  • Ensure compliance with GDPR.
  • Maintain records for all employees right to work in the UK checks.
  • Adherence to all relevant Company policies, regulatory functions and legislation to ensure the highest standards are maintained.
  • Ensuring accuracy and consistency of approach with regards to legislative requirements in relation to contracts, working arrangements, policy formation and implementation of terms and conditions.
  • Develop and monitor overall HR strategies, systems, tactics and procedures across the business.
  • Nurture a positive working environment.
  • Handling highly confidential information in an honest and trustworthy way.
  • Work with Department Heads to identify and implement pragmatic solutions to people and business issues ensuring they are commercially viable as well as in line with employment law and HR best practice.
  • Oversee and manage employee relations, including absence management.
  • Deal with complex disciplinary/grievance and HR issues, using HR and Company knowledge evidencing appropriate decision making skills.
  • Develop and continuously monitor and review a comprehensive library of practical, informative and workable HR Policies & Procedures and implement changes where necessary.

Key skills & attributes:

  • Excellent generalist knowledge of HR/L&D/OD and Recruitment
  • Experience of HR activities e.g. Review & development of policies, staff appraisals
  • Employee relations expertise such as skills in mediation, problem-solving
  • CIPD Qualified/Member status (Essential)
  • Strong leadership and influencing skills
  • Strong written/verbal communication skills
  • Innovative and pro-active approach to a varying workload with an ability to multi-task
  • Proven HR generalist and recruitment experience at both strategic and operational level
  • Flexible and cooperative at all times, working as a member of the team.
  • You need to bring a dynamic, can-do attitude – someone who can bring solutions and contribute ideas.

This is a fantastic opportunity if you are looking to develop a career in a fast-paced Company. In return for your hard work, commitment and expertise we offer a competitive package, opportunities for career development and excellent employee benefits.

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Job Type:

Salary Filled - Please call for similar roles

Contract: Permanent

Job Reference 12115

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