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HR Manager

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  • Salary: £45000 - £55000
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  • Job ID: 01036
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Job Description

Job Title: Human Resources Manager

Location: Reading

Salary: £50k- £55k (D.O.E)

Job Type: Full Time, Perm


Providing services to its customers in the UK for the past 5 years, our client has extensive expertise in delivering a wide range of services and solutions for both fixed and wireless network infrastructure. With a successful track record in some of the biggest Telecom’s projects in the country, they are experiencing a period of growth and expansion.

They are currently looking to recruit a HR Manager to join the back office team located in the Reading area. HR Manager will recruit, support, and develop talent through developing policies and managing procedures. You will provide excellent assistance to employees and managers, be responsible for administrative tasks and you will contribute to making the company a better place to work.

This role would suit an experienced HR Manager looking to develop their career within a company with limitless scope and vision. The role will report into the Leadership Team and will be responsible for managing all areas of operational HR, whilst also implementing an effective People strategy for the Company.

The successful candidate will have considerable scope to shape the business’s HR policy and people agenda.


Key responsibilities:

  • To ensure the organisation runs smoothly by ensuring that all company processes are compliant with employment regulations and that all personnel act in line with company policies.
  • To oversee different functions within an HR department.
  • Be the point of contact for operational and strategic areas of HR, including employee Relations, Employment Law, VISA Applications & Tier 2 license, HR Best practice, support on recruitment, HR advice and guidance to managers, L&D, and the support on the full employee life cycle.
  • Review and update all HR documents and completing a full HR Health-check, including but not limited to – policies and procedures, staff handbooks, contracts, HR best practice policies, Training and ER procedures
  • The ability to inspire confidence of the Leadership team through timely delivery of information and HR plans.
  • Supporting managers with all advisory HR matters, providing support, advice and guidance to managers and directors, understanding, and supporting the career development of colleagues
  • Keep up to date with workplace legislative developments and manage compliance and risk factors
  • Maintain an overview of on-going training initiatives and recommend new training initiatives
  • To ensure that the company attracts the best candidates for open vacancies.
  • Oversee/monitor recruitment and retention processes, supporting managers with recruitment and ensuring it aligns with business needs
  • This may include writing job descriptions and preparing interview questions and application forms etc.
  • Ensure employee records are compliant with GDPR and other relevant legislation.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day management of the HR office and growing team, ensuring an effective, high quality service delivery to all members of the Company.
  • Develop HR policy and procedures to drive performance and mitigate disputes.
  • Support and develop employee wellness initiatives.


Candidate requirements:

  • Excellent organisational & administrative skills, with excellent attention to detail.
  • Able to work with tact and discretion within the Human Resources environment.
  • Personable with strong communication and relationship building capabilities across all levels.
  • Driven and determined.
  • CIPD Qualified to Associate Member level or an MBA in HR management
  • 3+ years minimum in a HR Management-level role
  • In-depth knowledge of UK employment law and HR best practice
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and active listening skills
  • Ability to manage conflict effectively and tactfully
  • Solid financial skills with a good commercial understanding of the needs of HR budgeting and planning


For this role candidates must have experience working in a similar role and CIPD Qualified. Candidates will need to be confident dealing with managers of all levels (up to Directors) and be willing to be involved with all areas of HR and the employee lifecycle.

Strong communication skills, robust and confident personality is essential, with the ability to influence and roll out new ideas, gaining the confidence of the senior team. Ideally candidates will come from a professional services, telecoms, construction, or similar industry sector, although this is not essential and candidates from all sectors will be considered.


If you are right for this demanding and challenging role then you will:


Have the following personal skills and attributes:

  • An upbeat, proactive, and positive person – a “can do” attitude with the ability to use your own initiative is essential
  • Tact and discretion, for dealing with confidential information
  • A willingness to help – a strong work ethic, loyalty, and commitment
  • A calm, polite and professional manner
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise, multi-task and manage projects
  • Excellent time management and the ability to work to deadlines
  • Highly organised approach and commitment to closing and completing tasks


And you will have the following experience:

  • At least 5 years’ experience working in HR
  • Demonstrable and proven experience as a HR Manager
  • Demonstrable and proven experience of prioritising tasks to meet the changing needs of the business
  • Evidence of where you’ve made process improvements within an office environment
  • Evidence of how you liaise and communicate with a wide range of people at all levels and with a high level of diplomacy, confidentiality, and professionalism
  • Engaging others within a company to ensure that “things get done” – getting the job done and seeing it through to the end
  • Advanced IT and keyboard skills and knowledge of MS Office applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and effective use of the internet
  • You’ll understand the challenges of working in a small but rapidly growing company environment
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Contract and Employment Law


On Offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working hours
  • Life Assurance
  • Medicare Cashplan
  • Challenging and dynamic work in a highly qualified team of professionals