HR Manager (Generalist)

06 Jul 2021
03 Aug 2021
Human Resources
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: HR Manager (Generalist)

Location: Preston

Salary: Competitive depending on experience

Job type: Permanent, Full-Time

Gafoor is a dynamic and rapidly growing family-owned business in Preston and are a key player in their sector operating on a national basis.

We are currently looking for an experienced HR Manager to work in a standalone role with responsibility and accountability for the full employee life cycle. The successful candidate will oversee HR in a multicultural food processing business based in Preston, with circa 300 employees.

If you are seeking the chance to join a well-established company who will offer you a rewarding career, then send your CV in for immediate consideration.

About the role

Working closely with the payroll department to ensure workforce information is kept up to date, you will be responsible for administrative tasks and you'll contribute to making the company a better place to work.

You will need experience of working in a fast-paced environment, providing first level advice on HR policies and procedures, employment law and employee relations issues. Plus, the ability to multitask and deal with a range of incoming enquires - organisation is key to the success of this role.

The goal will be to provide excellent assistance and support to employees and managers. The successful candidate will need a flexible approach to their working hours and demonstrate a willingness to meet with operational teams at times which suit the manufacturing process.

Key duties:

Provide managers and supervisors with advice on all HR related matters
Proactively look into ideas and initiatives to improve HR processes and working environment
Support the development and implementation of HR initiatives and systems
Provide guidance to line managers on policies and procedures
Be actively involved in recruitment by preparing job descriptions, posting ads and managing the hiring process
Create and implement effective onboarding plans
Develop induction, training and CPD development programs
Assist in performance management processes
Support the management of disciplinary and grievance issues
Maintain employee records (attendance, EEO data etc.) according to policy and legal requirements
Review employment and working conditions to ensure legal complianceAbout you:

A minimum of 3 years' experience as HR manager, preferably in a food manufacturing environment
Knowledge of HR functions (pay & benefits, recruitment, training & development etc.)
Understanding of UK labor laws and disciplinary procedures
Proficient in MS Office; preferably with knowledge of HRMS
Outstanding organizational and time-management abilities
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Problem-solving and decision-making aptitude
Strong ethics and reliability
CIPD Qualified to Level 5
Able to form and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and third parties
Self-motivated with a 'can do' attitude and determination to 'get under the skin of problems'
Able to streamline and improve operational HR processes
It is desirable but not essential for candidates to speak RomanianPlease click the APPLY button to send your CV for this role.

Candidates with experience or relevant job titles of; Human Resources Manager, HR Business Partner, Human Resources Analyst, Senior HR Advisor, Senior Human Resources Advisor, HR Generalist, Personnel Manager, HR Officer, Human Resources Business Partner, Human Resources Consultant, HR Specialist, Senior HR Coordinator may also be considered for this role

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