Interim HR Business Partner
Fixed Term Contract - 6 months
West Midlands - with extensive travel
My client, a market leading PLC and household name, are seeking to recruit an Interim HR Manager for a fixed term contract due to increased workload. Reporting to the HR Manager this role supports a direct client group of around 700 employees. This role offers a great opportunity for experience as an HR generalist - it provides excellent all round generalist experience involving building relationships and influencing across a diverse and challenging team. The role has significant autonomy and independence working with the line management.
- To provide generalist HR support to your designated client group in line with their business objectives
- To deliver HR projects to improve business performance
- Build relationships with all key Business partners and establish clear accountabilities and value adding opportunities
- Work with site leadership teams to develop and implement HR strategies to support the delivery of the site specific manufacturing contracts.
- Work with and support the site based administrative terms to ensure personnel procedures ie sickness absence monitoring, internal recruitment and training processes and payroll are managed efficiently.
- Support the local leadership team with on site Trade Union meetings to ensure healthy communication and an ongoing partnership approach between both parties.
- Ensuring the business can attract, motivate, develop and retain great talent, through effective resourcing, training & development, performance management and reward strategies.
- Overseeing resourcing for the areas to ensure "best person for the role" is achieved
- Work closely with new recruits to ensure that they are effectively integrated into the business and that their development potential is maximised.
- Establish appropriate training plans for each area supported and ensure effective delivery
- Drive on going discussions on organisation and people (talent) to ensure short and medium term succession/capability issues are addressed, and a talent pipeline is in place.
- Ensuring the individual and collective relationships between the business and its people are healthy, open and collaborative through appropriate communication strategies and management behaviour.
- Where necessary, advice and management of disciplinary issues, including the conducting of investigations and disciplinary hearings
- Strategic project work to support the HR agenda
- Identify and implement good HR practices Keep up to date with the latest employment law development
In order to succeed in this role, it is expected that you will have:
- Experience of operating within a Unionised environment is an essential
- Previous experience of working within the Manufacturing sector is essential
- Considerable HR "business partnering" experience and breadth of insight especially around people
- Customer focus with strong interpersonal and influencing skills
- Good understanding of employment law and its application
- Ability to thrive in a challenging environment
- Drive, integrity and courage
- Coaching and facilitation skills
- Great organising skills and ability to act on own initiative
- Flexibility and open-mindedness - enjoying ambiguity and change
- Strong accountability & drive to deliver
- You must be graduate calibre and ideally be CIPD qualified.
- You will be required to travel frequently to different sites.
If this interim position is of interest, please call Lucy Anker at Network HR onor
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