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HR Manager

This brand is well known and loved by many across the country. Being in growth, it is an exciting time to join!
  • London, South East
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Highly competitive plus package
  • Food & Drink, HR
  • 18/28031/7

The Business.

This brand is well known and loved by many across the country. Being in growth, it is an exciting time to join!

 

Read on and find out more to see if this opportunity could be for you.

 

What’s the opportunity?

Our leading FMCG client is on the search for an experienced HR Manager to join their manufacturing site in East London. Specifically, they’re looking for a HR Manager who can help their people deliver amazing products every day, and help build a sustainable, successful business that continues to wow their stakeholders.

As part of the HR Leadership Team, you’ll work closely with the wider HR team (L&D, Comms, Engagement and Operational), a broad range of stakeholders at your site, and external Trade Unions.

 

What will you be doing?

  • Delivering the people strategy; ensuring best practice HR excellence and supporting the achievement of business goals. You will also be responsible for maintaining consistency and providing value-added support across all areas of HR, including employee relations
  • Collaborating with others to influence policy and implement effective working practices and changes that continuously improve HR operations
  • Simplification and simplicity in approach will be important, allowing for effective focus on and delivery of business objectives
  • You’ll manage the site recruitment strategy/process, providing support and advice to line managers
  • You will provide support to central and support programs to ensure best in class performance
  • Identifying and addressing key business challenges, aligning HR to deliver effective solutions
  • Managing and ensuring effective industrial relations, ensuring an ongoing and constructive dialogue/meeting structure is undertaken
  • Management of the Apprenticeship program
  • You will hold the site HR and training budget

 

Our client is looking for someone who is genuinely passionate about not just the work they do but also the brand they represent. You’ll own what you do and have a knack for influencing different stakeholders in a positive way. Your positivity, encouragement, and consistency will help you guide individuals towards specific tasks and behaviours. And hey, you’ll even be able to create an exciting vision for the future and lead by example when it comes to Leadership Standards.

 

What are ‘must haves’ from you?

  • CIPD qualified or equivalent by experience
  • Proven experience in a generalist HR role at this or a similar level
  • Experience within an FMCG environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a Unionised environment
  • Sound and up-to-date knowledge of employee relations and employment law
  • Proficiency in performance management techniques
  • Experience of advising line managers and problem solving across a full range of HR activities
  • Proven experience in providing advice on employment related matters, whilst keeping a focus on business outcomes
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and persuade
  • Results-oriented, resilient, and highly motivated

 

What would be ideal?

  • Understanding of HR and Payroll IT systems
  • Basic knowledge of Health & Safety
  • Ability to identify training needs
  • Good presentation skills

 

Why work for this business?

They really get how crucial it is to take care of their colleagues. That’s why, on top of your salary, this business will provide you with a bunch of relevant benefits. Benefits on offer are as varied as the people that receive them, and you can choose based on your needs.

 

Benefits will include but are not limited to;

  • Enhanced annual leave and maternity/paternity leave (and flexibility where possible to suit your needs)
  • Three levels of pensions to choose from
  • A range of softer benefits via a benefits platform
  • A variety of Health and wellbeing resources

 

Our client believe in embracing diversity and creating a welcoming workplace for everyone. They’re all about equal opportunities. Whether you’re applying for a job or already part of our team, they promise to treat you with fairness, respect, and dignity. No matter your age, abilities, gender identity, relationship status, pregnancy or maternity, race, ethnicity, background, beliefs, union affiliation, political views, sexual orientation, or any other unique traits, you will be valued and included.

 

Does this sound like the role for you? Does this seem like the kind of organisation you would like to work for? Do you have the relevant experience and skills? We would love to hear from you.

Chloe Chambers
Recruitment Consultant
If you feel you have the right experience for this role, speak to Chloe Chambers or use the form to apply below.

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