HR Manager - Part-Time

Poole - Dorset | £50,000-£55,000 pro rata

Vardey Recruitment are partnering exclusively with a successful well-established manufacturing business in the Poole/Wareham area in West Dorset. The company are a hiring their first HR Manager to work closely with the Financial Director and bring in house the HR function. The HR Manager job is newly created part-time job (previously outsourced) therefore an exciting opportunity for someone to make it their own and implement ideas, processes and support decision making. The HR Job role will be based on a part-time basis between 24-30 hours per week.

Job role

This appointment of the HR Manager is pivotal to the success and growth of the company. You will be the focal point for all HR and people development activities, advice, and knowledge to ensure a positive work environment. You will build on the existing HR practices, develop, and implement people strategics and support change. You will look after the full cycle of employee needs from recruitment, HR administration, employee well-being and general HR queries.

Key duties include:

Delivery & Administration
  • Supporting, mentoring and guiding on all aspect of the HR and people development to ensure the implementation of best practice policies and procedures.
  • Develop relationships with line managers and directors, to discuss and manage people challenges.
  • Leading and managing the entire employee lifecycle from recruitment and selections through to exit.
  • Managing and reviewing the administration of all HR processes including new starters, onboarding, probation, performance reviews, 121’s, development plans and exit interviews.
  • Advising, and developing line managers knowledge on employee relations including disciplinary grievances, absences and redundancies.
  • Ensuring all HR paperwork, policies and procedures are kept up to date in line with new legislation.
Team Working
  • Establish good working relationships with a range of managers on best practice in relation to people issues.
  • Supporting the ongoing effectiveness of line managers and their teams to ensure a high-performance culture in driven across the business.
  • Engaging with and motivating within the business to improve efficiencies, capabilities, engagement, cultural development, and communication.
  • Provide advice and support on all general people matters and ER cases.
  • Drive the development of senior leadership succession and development plan to ensure there is an on-going pipeline of leaders.
People
  • Lead the annual appraisal process and develop this process annually.
  • Developing employees and line managers through face-to-face training, coaching and mentoring.
  • Contributing to meetings and the continuous improvement activities around people. Apply company rules, policies, and procedures.
  • Ensure diversity and inclusion is embedded in all business activities and strategies.
Who should apply?
  • The part-time HR Job will interest a Senior HR Professional either at HR Manager /BP level or Senior HR advisor seeking a step into their first HRBP/HR Managers role seeking part-time hours/reducing working week.
  • CIPD qualification level 5 or above.
  • Comprehensive understanding of employment laws.
  • Experience of managing change, restructures, redeployment, and redundancy.
  • Experience of recruitment and interviewing support.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills at all levels including active listening.
  • Ability to influence decision making.
  • Strong independent ‘Get it Done’” attitude.
  • Be organised and efficient to balance workload.
  • Excellent team working attitude, flexible, resilient.
In return
  • Salary £50,000-£55,000 pro rata depending on qualification
  • Part-Time hours up to 30 hours per week approximately 24-30 hours approx.per week
  • The opportunity to make this role your own - bring in house the HR role
  • Pension 4%
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • Bonus discretionary
  • 25 days holidays plus bank holidays

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