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HR Manager

North East England

  • Reference: 385859
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £53,000 - £65,000 depending on experience

  • Location: Sunderland

The organisation;

My client is an international, high volume manufacturing business in Sunderland

The role;

This is a great opportunity for an experienced HR Manager, working as part of the leadership team for this large organisation in Sunderland. 

Key elements of the role include;

  • Leading the day to day HR operations for the site and working as a trusted advisor to the senior leadership team
  • Management of the HR team including HR Officer and HR Administrator
  • Continuous improvement of the department and HR services
  • Driving employee engagement activities
  • Driving the appraisal process with management team
  • Handling procedural breeches and subsequent disciplinary action
  • Oversight and budgetary control of Training Academy which supports the 70+ apprentices and includes Controller, Tutors and Assessors
  • Management of Payroll and HSE
  • Manage change effectively on site
  • Managing site communications
  • Implementation of new HR and Payroll System later in 2021
  • Driving succession planning and management development activities  
  • Chairing Monthly Review Council meetings with elected Union representatives

This role will be based on site full time

The person;

Candidates must have a background in high volume manufacturing and have experience in a busy and demanding HR Manager level role.  Candidates must be able to demonstrate;

  • Ambition and drive
  • Proven ability to lead and manage a team
  • People centric approach
  • Ability to drive change
  • Strong track record of continuous improvement
  • Effective communicator
  • Experience of working in a high pressure and fast paced manufacturing environment is essential
  • Experience of implementing a new HR / Payroll system would be highly advantageous

Nigel Wright;

For more information about this role, please contact Shona or Sue by email or apply online.  Please note we are all working from home during the COVID19 pandemic.

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