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HR Manager

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    £35,000 - £40,000

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    0151 908 0013

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    6 days ago

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​Recruit Right are recruiting on behalf of their client for an ambitious and committed HR Manager.

  • Location: Wirral Head office (CH64), however in this role you will be hybrid working - work from home and office.

  • Salary: £35,000 - £40,000


Business Overview – What We Do:

Put quite simply, we help UK businesses achieve a cost effective, reliable, sustainable, and zero-carbon energy future.

We work across all major industry sectors, in multiple power critical environments, including large retail sites, major civic buildings, NHS Hospitals, chemical manufacturing plants, hotels, conferencing centres, the Ministry of Justice, schools and universities, providing audited carbon neutral renewable energy solutions 24/7.

We design, manufacture, install and maintain bio-fuel CHP engines, and maintain and service similar units that run on natural gas and biogas.

We have an extremely exciting opportunity for a passionate and highly motivated HR Manager to join our successful and rapidly growing team. This is a stand-alone, varied role covering recruitment, human resources, and office management within the business.

The Role of HR Manager:

Reporting directly to the Managing Director, this is a stand-alone role for a ‘hands on’ HR Manager, with generalist HR experience, a keen interest in sourcing and identifying new talent and experience in managing the office environment.

You will need a minimum of 3 years’ experience within a small/medium business, ideally within engineering, energy, or sustainability industry. You will also have excellent interpersonal skills and be adept at forging strong relationships and trust with your team, peers, and management.

Initially, the majority of your time will be spent recruiting new members to the team. You will also manage the day-to-day HR requirements of the business, including all HR administration, reviewing, and organising training needs to ensure compliance and development of employees, and working closely with the Finance manager to ensure smooth completion of payroll.

Your main duties and responsibilities will be the full management of our recruitment process to ensure that we attract, select, and retain top talent for our business.

This will include:

  • Preparing job descriptions

  • Posting job ads on job boards or liaising with recruitment agencies

  • Assisting the Leadership team with the shortlisting of candidates for interview.

  • Identifying and approaching suitable candidates on Linked In.

  • Arranging interviews and obtaining/providing feedback

  • Making employment offers to successful candidates

  • Full planning and completion of employee onboarding including issuing employee contracts and completing inductions

  • Day-to-day HR support to the business on performance management, employee relations, talent acquisition, salary/bonus planning, on-boarding, and off-boarding and employee engagement.

  • Manage and update all HR Data and employee folders

  • Completion of all HR administration

  • Take full ownership of company policies and procedures, ensuring they are kept up to date and comply with all relevant law and regulations.

  • Work closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, increase productivity and retention

  • Organising employee wellbeing activities

  • Responsible for developing and coordinating training activities and liaising with external training providers

  • Responsible for developing the HR People Plan, site Talent and succession plan - linking to performance appraisals and apprenticeship scheme to enable a strong future talent.

  • Working with third parties including agencies and Universities and Colleges to ensure pipeline of talent

  • Maintain office supplies and equipment; ordering as needed within agreed budget

  • Ensure all employees have suitable IT equipment and telecoms


Essential Experience and Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years' experience in a HR Management role with exposure to a range of HR functions such as recruitment, employee relations, on-boarding, off- boarding, policies, compliance, payroll, and benefits

  • Solid understanding of HR policies and procedures

  • CIPD Level 5 qualified as a minimum

What we’re looking for:

  • Able to use own initiative and be solutions driven

  • Natural relationship builder with a high-level of discretion and confidentially.

  • Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure to meet deadlines

  • Strong and enthusiastic work ethic

  • Confident communication skills

  • A positive, solution-driven, proactive, can-do attitude

  • Excellent attention to detail in both written and verbal communication

  • Strong people skills and ability to liaise, support and communicate with staff at all levels

What we offer:

·           33 days holiday including Bank Holidays.

·           Company pension.

·           Life assurance.

·           Income protection.

·           Full training program and career development.

·           Career progression.

·           Access to Perkbox and Employee Assistance Programme.