Howarth Morros

Job Title

Group HR Manager

Job Description

• Are you a talented HR Generalist seeking to drive your professional development in the capacity of a Group HR Manager remit?
• Do you possess the requisite experience to lead and support in the management and delivery of day-to-day HR operations?
• Do you exhibit the gravitas and knowledge to effectively business partner with a Board and Executive team when it comes to complex employee relations matters?
• Are you a first class communicator who can combine an understanding of HR policy and practice in a complex unionised, educational environment?

If so, we'd love to hear from you. We have been appointed to recruit for a leading educational body based on the outskirts of St Helens. Encompassing a professional, talented, inclusive and diverse culture, my client is continuing its evolution to be recognised as 'outstanding' within their field. My client is continuously delivering high quality training, and committed to the ongoing development of their staff. As part of its ongoing evolution, my client has fantastic opportunity for a Group HR Manager.

Reporting directly to the Board, you will have a true HR Generalist role, providing professional and effective day-to-day advice on every aspect of HR Management. This will extend to all aspects of Employee Relations including performance management, disciplinary, grievance and capability issues, leading on complex cases, including conciliation and employment tribunals. Furthermore, you oversee recruitment, selection and induction and ensure strict compliance with all HR Policies and Procedures. As Group HR Manager, you will also establish and maintain HR administrative and information systems, assist in managing trade union relationships, work with the outsourced payroll provider and support organisational development and change management projects. You will also be expected to undertake occasional travel between different sites in Merseyside and Greater Manchester.

You will be working with multiple stakeholders, both internal and external. Therefore, communication is key. You will demonstrate drive and initiative, and possess an equable temperament and positive mind-set. You will operate with integrity, diplomacy, and a holistic approach. The successful candidate will be CIPD Qualified or possess equivalent experience in an HR Generalist role, including detailed knowledge of employment law, policies, practices and procedures (within an educational environment). Experience of working in an HR role in a complex unionised environment with varying types of employment disciplines is also advantageous.

This is an exciting time to join my client, and they are so much more than just an employer. My client plays an active role in the local communities that they serve and is keen to be recognised as an educational establishment that these communities can be proud of. My client has low staff turnover, a generous holiday entitlement and attractive salary and benefits package. My client has placed a strong emphasis on securing the right candidate, and has pulled together a package to support that.

Interested in progressing your application? Then contact us without delay.

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