Human Resources Director

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    Manchester, Greater Manchester

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    General engineering & manufacturing

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    Up to £75000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + pension

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    Simon Roberts

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    9 months ago

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Human Resources Director - Greater Manchester (North)

Salary circa £75,000 (DOE) + car allowance + bonus & pension

A Human Resources Director is required for an advanced technology Manufacturing business, part of a much larger Engineering Group. As a manufacturer of increasingly complex connected devices, this company has experienced huge growth across multiple sectors and this trend seems set to continue. To strengthen the senior management team, this newly created HRD position will play a key role in further developing a responsive, continuous improvement-based culture that will be delivered through employee engagement and collaboration. Working closely with the local Plant Director and Group HR Director you will be responsible for developing an effective, business focussed HR function. A key part of this role will be the development of a talent strategy that is aligned to the increasing need to attract, retain and develop a skilled workforce that will deliver the next generation of advanced, connected products.

To be considered for this Human Resources Director position you will:

  • Have worked as a Human Resources Manager or Director within a fast-paced Manufacturing, Engineering or Technical business.
  • Have experience of integrating and standardising HR practises and processes that are aligned at Group, National and Local level.
  • Protect the interests of business and employees by ensuring that all HR policies and procedures are compliant with governmental laws and regulations.
  • Work with site based senior management and HR leaders to develop salary, wage and bonus structures.
  • Ensure that the HR Information System is well managed and controlled and complies to current GDPR and data regulations.
  • Develop a culture of continuous improvement and where possible look for efficiencies that may accommodate a shared service model.
  • Have a dynamic and driven personality, organised, data driven, and results orientated with sound judgement and people skills, able to delegate and multi-task at pace.
  • Have excellent leadership, influencing and communication skills (verbal, written and presentation), able to create understanding and a desire to change in the people you work with at all levels.

This is a challenging and demanding role and you will lead a high performing UK HR Team that operates locally at site level and increasingly within the global HR structure. Qualifications for this role will be to degree or post grad level in Human Resources. Chartered Membership of the CIPD or working towards this will be required. In addition, you must be able to demonstrate continuous learning and development relevant to HR and wider business.

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