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HR Manager/ Business Partner

The Company

Established in the early 80’s, this business deliver the best standard of work, while constantly developing new technologies and in-house training. Their aim is to be the best at what they do by going the extra mile to make sure their product arrives on time and with the best quality.
Due to growth, they are now looking to employ a HR Business Partner to oversee compliance and procedures throughout the company.

The Role

• Introduce and implement new HR services such as reward and recognition, performance management and appraisal systems, time and attendance systems and induction.
• To coach, support, up-skill and mentor managers in the application of HR policies and practices, providing considered and commercial advice and guidance on complex HR issues in order to minimise risk and financial exposure in areas such as performance management, conduct, capability, grievance and absence management
• Oversee the management of temporary and permanent recruitment and selection activities for all positions, including formulation of job descriptions, advertising and management of interview process.
• Introduce and implement new systems which will manage employee data and produce management information to aid decision making process, when required
• Introduce and implement a new time and attendance system ensuring data is cleansed for payroll and resolve any issues in line with employment legislation in the interest of the organisation.
• Devise, implement and deliver new internal training sessions (toolbox talks) to staff.
• Developing new policies and procedures in consultation with the Directors to provide a framework for the effective management, support of staff and employee engagement
• Implementing new developments in both in terms of legislation and best practice through CPD, networking and utilising HR legislation partner services.
• Responsible for consultation with staff in relevant areas, agreeing areas for consultation for improvement with the Managers/Directors.
• To advise on organisational restructuring including redundancy and changes to terms of conditions, providing advice to Managers during these processes to ensure that the relevant procedures are followed.
• Knowledge of conducting change management as and when needed, depending on the company’s requirements by taking full responsibility for the planning, preparation and implementation of that specific change management project in order to drive success and outcome within the company.
• To advise on disciplinary and grievance cases and attend hearings, providing advice to the Manager chairing the hearing and ensure the procedures are followed.
• Take notes during the hearings and meetings
• Provide accurate and timely information regarding compliance training requirements, validity of licences and certificates (including FLT, first aid, fire marshal, manual handling, H&S updates)
• Plan, introduce and then implement new control and record all compliance training, both internal and external, as required.
• Undertake responsibility for manual handling training and Health & Safety briefings at employee induction update safety information including COSHH assessments and maintain training documentation
• Assist Managing Director with reporting, recording and investigating accidents, incidents and near-misses.
• Introduce, implement and provide assistance with Risk Assessments, updating and creating Method Statements
• Implement and provide assistance with Standard Operating Procedures, updating and creating new procedures.
• Assisting Managing Director with document control which includes issuing new documents to stakeholders, supporting external auditors with their audit processes, ensuring the controlled documents in the internal system are kept up to date when changes occur in the business.
• Assisting Business Development Manager with developing a customer and accreditation audit drill which includes completing frequent internal audits, preparing documentation for audits, managing the audit visit, coordinate the completion of actions and development preventative actions with the team by set deadline.
• Provide assistance to the Managing Director to ensure the company continues to meet the requirements of the standards and its policies. (H&S, environmental and quality)
• Implement and ensure health & safety legislation paperwork is displayed on site and compliant with legislation.
• Implement and ensure all employee documentation displayed on site is up to date.
• Implement and ensure risk assessments, investigations and reports are completed in a timely manner.
• Knowledge of TUPE processes, conducting TUPE consultations, and having to travel to different sites across the UK during the TUPE process.

Desirable Attributes

• CIPD Qualification or other relevant qualifications.
• 3-4 years’ generalist HR experience.
• A thorough understanding of HR policies, employment law and employee relations.
• Previous administration experience.
• Understanding of monthly payroll collation.
• Experience of conducting disciplinary and grievance meetings.
• Excellent telephone and face-to-face communication skills.

About you

• Ability to work on own.
• Someone who wants to make the step up and eventually head up the Human Resources Department.
• A good team player capable of delivering results under pressure and to strict deadlines
• Ability to work on your own initiative with the minimum of supervision
• Ability to be flexible in hours of work (a must), a positive “can do” enthusiastic attitude towards addressing technical process challenges.
•Hands on experience.
•Leadership Skills.

Please apply to: (agy) Dylan Robinson, Northern Employment Services Ltd / T: 01706 869444 /
Only successful candidates will be contacted – Thank you

  • Location: Bolton
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: Negotiable DOE
  • Areas: Greater Manchester
  • Sectors: Other, Professional Services, Recruitment
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