Specialist recruitment resourcing within the food & drink manufacturing sectors


HR Manager (Maternity Cover) * £40,000 – £45,000 * Slough

Benefits: Standard Company Benefits
Location: Slough
Sector: Bakery
Reference: 6956

A challenging but rewarding role in the food sector, for an experienced and highly competent HR Manager on a 12 month maternity cover contract

The Role:

The HR Manager reports to the senior management team manager and is focused on ensuring that the appropriate policies and procedures are in place to ensure an effective HR service to the site.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Be the trusted advisor to colleagues proactively providing HR guidance and support;
  • Develop HR plans and recruitment strategy to meet immediate and long-term people requirements, remuneration and training needs;
  • Build effective and creative talent acquisition channels, maintaining strong relationships ships with recruiters and other sourcing entities e.g. universities;
  • Manage the recruitment process by developing job descriptions, preparing job adverts, checking application forms, shortlisting and arranging interviews;
  • Implement and manage KPIS for key people processes to drive through results;
  • Develop and implement robust HR policies and procedures;
  • Mentor and support managers to understand and manage HR related policies and procedures such as grievances and disciplinary situations;
  • Maintain employee records administration of Company Pension scheme;
  • Interpret and advise on employment law

The Ideal Candidate:

Will need to have strong management experience in all areas of HR Management.

This is clearly a crucial role for our client so a dynamic and capable individual with a strong educational background, practical approach and excellent communication is required for this fast moving food business.

  • Be an excellent communicator;
  • Be tenacious and results driven
  • Have the ability to negotiate, coach and motivate
  • Have a strong sense of integrity experienced in handling sensitive information;
  • Be a team player and collaborator
  • Be highly organised with the ability to multi task
  • Be CIPD qualified
  • Be experienced in developing, implementing and monitoring effective HR policies, procedures and systems;
  • Have experience of developing strong business partnering relationships with colleagues, external contacts and stakeholders built on trust and respect
  • Have previous HR experience at both an operational and strategic level

If this is the ideal role for you then Apply Today!

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