Human Resources Director - Manchester
Salary circa £55 - £65,000 (DOE) + bonus & pension
A Human Resources professional is required for an established manufacturing business, part of a larger international group. As a manufacturer of advanced electro-mechanical devices, this company has seen an increasing demand for their technology led products. As HRD you will play a key leadership role in ensuring the development of a centre of excellence for the UK regional HR Team and function.
This will involve a programme of harmonisation and process improvement that will deliver a cost effective and efficient HR service in line with corporate objectives and legal requirements. A key part of this role will be the development of a talent strategy that is aligned to the increasing need to attract and develop a skilled workforce that will deliver the next generation of advanced, connected products.
There is a clear focus on improving employee engagement/relations at all levels and this initiative is supported at the highest level of the organisation.
To be considered for this Human Resources Director position you will:
- Have worked as a senior Human Resources Manager/Director within a fast paced, customer focused Manufacturing, Engineering or Technical business.
- Have experience of integrating and standardising HR practises and processes that are aligned both locally and at group 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.
- Be dynamic with high energy, data driven and results orientated with sound judgement and people skills, able to delegate and multi-task at pace.
- Have excellent 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 operate 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 continue learning and development relevant to the HR profession.