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HR Manager – CIPD essential Job No: BS/EP/HRMgr
Salary: £38,000.00 - £46,000.00 Location: Rochester Contract Type: Permanent
Posted: 03/01/2020

HR Manager



Fantastic opportunity to join an established and successful independently owned business in Medway as HR Manager.

Reporting to the Finance Director, you will manage a team of three and work alongside the Senior management team. This is a generalist role, requiring a strong all rounder who is super organised and has solid experience in recruitment and talent acquisition.

We are only able to consider graduates with CIPD Level 7 for this position.


  • Overall provision for Human Resources and training across the business
  • Leadership and coaching of a team of two to three
  • Recommending innovative practices to develop the culture and engage the workforce
  • Coaching and developing managers in all aspects of people management
  • Ensuring disciplinary and grievance processes timely to achieve objectives and support and advise where required
  • Drive a high performance culture, ensuring that people management processes are completed to drive employee engagement
  • Ensuring that all training records are accurate and up to date and development plans are in place
  • To provide professional knowledge, advice and support to the management team
  • Manage the time and attendance system for all employees and train new employees and managers in the usage of the system
  • Managing the recruitment process for the business
  • Reporting of management information including employee turnover, absence and manning levels and preparation of monthly reports

You will have/be:

  • CIPD qualified
  • A graduate with a 2:1 or above in a relevant subject - this is essential
  • Excellent proven interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate and influence at all levels
  • Positive and proactive, happy to manage an ever changing workload and work closely with the SLT in order to deliver their company goals
  • Innovative, confident and passionate
  • Exceptional strategy and leadership skills
  • An excellent working knowledge of employment law
  • Previous experience of leading a successful team
  • Experience of working in a manufacturing and or unionised environment ideally
  • A proven track record of success in HR Management

This is a rare opportunity to join a business at a senior level in stable long term role. You will be rewarded for loyalty and hard work, and have the opportunity to work for an established brand.

If you feel this role sounds like the one for you, please apply online for immediate consideration. Please note, we are only able to consider candidates who meet the qualification and experience criteria.

This role is being handled by Emily Powell, Head of Business Support for Pearson Whiffin Recruitment.

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