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HR Manager

Discipline: The Built Environment, Technology
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Paul Withers

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Job ref: 32336
Published: 7 months ago
Startdate: 07/01/2022


HR Manager

Location: Birmingham

Salary: Competitive


Due to a period of sustained growth, we are looking to hire an experienced HR Manager (Generalist) to help grow our HR function


The main purpose of the role is to drive the development and delivery of the HR strategy across the business with the aim of attracting, motivating, and retaining the talent required by an ambitious and growing business. Provide customer-focussed, commercial and pragmatic HR advice and support to directors, managers and employees in line with organisational policies, procedures and legal requirements.


Main Responsibilities:


  • Establishes professional credibility, develops, and maintains collaborative and productive relationships with management and employees
  • Provides advice on employee relations issues, guiding line managers to develop or implement practical solutions to employee issues within the existing organisational policy and legal framework
  • Monitors the effectiveness of absence management
  • Provides advice and guidance on the recruitment and selection of staff, assisting in the selection process as appropriate, including drafting job analysis documentation and working with line managers and external consultants to determine the most suitable resourcing methods.
  • Work with the Exec in developing corporate policies and procedures for the purposes of effective people management.
  • Oversees the annual salary review process.
  • Conducts and records exit interviews, and periodically provides feedback from the analysis of responses.
  • Ensures the proper induction of all staff and managers within areas of responsibility
  • Designs and delivers organisational development processes and activities.
  • Identifies and recommends changes to current systems and procedures to ensure high standards of service are maintained.
  • Provides HR advisory input into service area projects, change management programmes and working groups as required
  • Provides input into initiatives that seek to sustain positive employee relations and engagement with employees such as staff surveys and reviews into reward and benefits
  • Own and lead on the maintenance, development and reporting from the corporate Sapling HR system
  • Works with Finance to ensure that any staff information that impacts upon payroll is both timely and correct
  • Undertakes projects and any other work reasonably requested by the CFO in line with the HR strategy.



Essential Skills, Experience & Qualifications


  • Previous first line HR operational experience
  • Minimum professional qualification – CIPD level 7 qualified or equivalent
  • Approachable with the ability to deal with situations sensitively and maintain confidentiality
  • Able to demonstrate clear commitment to achieving high levels of customer service using business partnering approach as a model of service delivery
  • Shows consideration, concern and respect for others and works effectively with them to achieve results, views differences positively and uses them as a source of continuous improvement
  • Possesses an interest in learning and development as a means of continuous improvement
  • Proven experience of being able to coach, support and advise managers using a commercial and pragmatic approach
  • Able to work under pressure, plan ahead and prioritise workload
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven record of successful delivery for projects/initiatives which impact positively on the organisation
  • Working knowledge and application of employment law
  • Willing to travel to other TerraQuest offices occasionally as the business needs dictate


In return you will receive a competitive basic salary, plus a generous benefits package. Please apply for more information



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