HR Operations Manager

45859.00 - 49461.00 GBP Annual
29 Jul 2021
26 Aug 2021
Human Resources
Contract Type
Full Time
Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service

HR Operations Manager

Salary Grade 9 (GBP45,859 to GBP49,461 pa)

Devon and Somerset Fire Rescue Service are looking to appoint an HR Operations Manager to lead their HR team at their Head Quarters in Exeter

About the Service

Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service is the largest non-metropolitan Fire and Rescue Service in England. We provide prevention, protection and response services across the counties of Devon and Somerset. Our vision is that together, we will work to end preventable fire and rescue emergencies, creating a safer world for you and your family. Keeping people safe is what we do and we owe our fantastic reputation to our highly skilled and motivated workforce with over 2,000 staff.

About the role

The HR Operations Manager is a key role within the HR team as people are our most important resource. The role leads a team who deliver front-line support to managers and employees, delivering a range of timely and accurate HR advice, information and training on the full range of HR matters. The role is significantly important as we are currently delivering an HR transformation to embed HR best practice that creates and adds value to the delivery of the service's objectives and performance.

This is an exceptional opportunity to join a forward-thinking organisation and applicants should have:

* Experience of implementing and leading significant organisational change.
* Proven skills in communication, diplomacy and consultation in an HR environment.
* Good organisation and prioritisation skills
* To be customer focused with the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, trade union representatives and service providers.
* Previous experience of working as a senior HR generalist
* Previous experience of successfully leading and managing teams
* Chartered Membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development
* Good working knowledge of current employment law and an ability to apply it in the Fire Service environment
Please note that the evidence supplied in respect of the criteria detailed above will be used for the shortlisting process.

What we can offer

Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue can offer you the beautiful counties of Devon & Somerset with their impressive and varied landscapes to live and work. In addition DSFRS offers an excellent package to all of our staff including a Local Government Pension Scheme, access to free parking, flexible working, training and development opportunities, sports and social clubs and the use of on-site gym facilities.

Our Values

As a Service and as Individuals we are:

* Proud to Help
* Honest
* Respectful
* Working Together

Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service recognise and celebrate the vast diversity of the local communities that we serve and aspire for this to be reflected within our workforce. We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds, experience, and beliefs, who share our values, to consider working for us.

Closing date for applications: 09:00am on Wednesday 11 August 2021

How to apply for the HR Operations Manager Role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this HR Operations Manager job, just click "apply" today and you will be directed to the company website where you can complete your application and submit any supporting documents.

You must be eligible to work in the UK

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