Are you an HR Manager or Director with experienced gained within a fast-moving SME / entrepreneurial environment? Do you have the skills, passion and vision to transform a business into a prime employment destination for the top talent in its industry? We are currently supporting the recruitment of an innovative HR Manager / Director for a forward-thinking fast-growing Northampton business.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a flair for creating and delivering progressive and effective human resource strategies that foster a motivating, supportive and productive working environment.
This exciting opportunity is based within a bright and creative contemporary working environment, with free parking and team lunches every month.
Duties and responsibilities:
- Creating and maintaining a progressive, performance-based culture and framework which recognises staff based on effort and skill, not just outcome
- Writing the HR strategy, including the HR Budget (headcount, training plan, recruitment and other HR costs) in collaboration with the CFO to support the growth plans for the business
- Developing recruitment processes which attract and select the best talent
- Implementing initiatives to develop, motivate and retain a skilled workforce, to secure the future success of the business
- Delivering leadership and management of the HR team
- Identifying L & D requirements within the business, and assisting in the creation of training plans and programmes
- Carrying out succession planning and contingency assessment to minimise business disruption
- Ensuring that the company is legally compliant in all HR matters
Skills and experience required:
- CIPD Level 7 is preferred, but an ability to demonstrate the equivalent calibre of knowledge and acumen through an expansive HR career to date will also be considered.
- At least 3 years of professional HR management experience within a fast-growing Business Services, Customer Support, Call Centre or Technology Manufacturing environment
- Track record in making a difference to the development of people across a multi-functional business
- Evidence of effectively leading a productive and enterprising HR team
- A sound, thorough and up-to-date understanding of employment law
- Strong skills in data analysis, having produced management information reports in previous roles to assist with the development of a clear HR strategy
- Confident and proficient user of the MS Office suite, with an aptitude for quickly adjusting to new computer systems
- Effective, engaging and approachable communication style, both in writing and verbally.
- Passionate about the pursuit of improvement within the business, with examples of having changed and developed an organisation into becoming an employer of choice.
Salary and benefits:
- £40,000 - £50,000 per annum
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