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HR Manager – Interim 12 month contract

Location North East | Salary £45,000 to £55,000 plus car and bonus


Our client is a large international business with multiple sites across the UK and Europe. An Interim position has arisen for an experienced HR Manager to join an established and respected business for a period of 12 months.


Job Description

The role will involve leading on all aspects of HR across multiple UK sites.  Managing a team of HR professionals main accountabilities will be as follows:

  • Manage the provision of the HR service incorporating Employee Relations; Learning and Development; Recruitment and Reward services.
  • Manage the HR strategy for the sites in line with corporate objectives.
  • Working as part of the senior management team; develop HR strategies to assist with business growth and talent management.
  • Provide HR direction and support to the UK management team and employees across the UK sites to maximise overall employee contribution to the achievement of business objectives.
  • Supporting senior management through change management activities.
  • Leading on a suite of HR projects.
  • Ensure that the company structure is appropriate to meet site and company objectives.
  • Provide advice and guidance to the company leadership and management team in relation to general HR activities.
  • Ensure that HR policies and procedures are in line with best practice.
  • Manage annual talent planning in line with business needs in the short; medium and long term.
  • Develop and manage recruitment strategies.
  • Facilitate effective internal communication systems across the UK
  • Provide support to senior managers in relation to company succession plans.
  • Develop and manage Learning and Leadership programmes for the business
  • Lead; motivate and develop a large team of HR professionals across multi-sites.


Person Specification

The successful candidate will have demonstrable HR experience gained as an HR Manager ideally from within a complex industrial commercially focussed environment.

CIPD qualification or suitable degree will be essential.

Contract Term:

12 months


Katie Nevin

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