‘Stand Alone’ Generalist HR Manager

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    HR & L&D
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    £35,000 - £38,000 per annum
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We are very proud to be working for our client on an exclusive basis and are seeking an exceptional experienced operational stand-alone HR generalist Manager.

This is a truly great opportunity to join a long established and highly successful global manufacturing business, an organisation that are very proud of their incredible heritage! (Although part of a bigger highly successful business, the UK HRM role is very autonomous and works very closely with the Site Manager where decisions for the UK are reached quickly)
They have achieved year on year growth across decades and remarkable results becoming a highly respected ‘leader in their industry sector’. They have a great culture, an engaging people centric culture and atmosphere – a truly engaging place to work.

Success can be attributed to their excellent workforce, specialist skills and knowledge, innovative thinking, and a total pride in their profession and industry sector. The workforce is made up of highly skilled and passionate employees who are proud of the work they do and for the business they work for.

- This role reports to the MD/Site Manager
- The HR Manager is a stand alone role and will require an experienced HR professional who is a true operational HR generalist and has previous experience working in a stand alone HR role in manufacturing/engineering.
- The role is the ‘go to person’ for all HR requirements
- The HR tasks will vary from typical day-to-day HR tasks, taking full responsibility for developing policies and procedures.
- 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.
- Excellent experience coaching site management teams, and the senior leadership team, developing and coordinating training activities and liaising with external training providers
- Working closely with the global HR team and supporting on group wide projects
- The ideal HR candidate will be able to support on HR and business strategy working closely with the Site Manager and suggesting ideas, improvements, thinking outside the box/blue sky thinking and contributing to their overall future
change and continued success

- Must have worked in an operational HR generalist stand alone HR position in a manufacturing / engineering / operational environment
- Excellent ER background and employment law knowledge
- Experience developing site succession plans
- Previously had full responsibility and management of Apprenticeship schemes
- Can demonstrate strong coaching, mentoring skills at all levels and give good examples
- Experience of developing site talent and succession plans linked to performance
- Previously coached site leadership teams and management teams
- IOSH – or working towards is desirable not essential
- A ‘hands on’ work at all levels HR professional who enjoys being visible around the site, walking the shop-floor, getting to know individuals and really being part of the team.
- An HR professional who embraces change, ideas person, good business acumen
- Previous experience working for a global manufacturing company and reporting into/working with a global HR team.

• Edwards & Pearce is a professional recruitment consultancy with specialist divisions managed by experts in their own area of recruitment
• Established in 1998
• Employ approx 30 staff
• 2 offices in Doncaster & Hull
• Edwards & Pearce operates according to a strict ethical code and aims to offer both candidates and clients the highest levels of professionalism and customer service
• Edwards & Pearce has an enviable client base including plc’s, blue chip organisations and SME’s , global FMCG manufacturing, the public sector, charities and the Big 4 accountancy firms achieving preferred supplier status with many clients
• From the 2 offices based in Yorkshire, Edwards & Pearce successfully recruit for not only local, regional and national clients but has also undertaken and filled international assignments
• It is the policy of Edwards & Pearce to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of age, colour, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law

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