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£30000 - £40000 per annum

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HR Manager


£30,000 - £40,000 DOE


We have an opportunity for an experienced HR Professional to join and expanding business with exciting plans for the future. As the HR Manager, you will have had experience in a standalone HR role covering all aspects of employee functions, HR policy and procedures.

Key responsibilities of the HR Manager will include but are not limited to:

  • Developing the evolving HR department
  • Act as the key contact for all staff providing support within company policies
  • Developing policies and procedures to ensure best practice is maintained
  • Coordination of the staff appraisal system and monitoring employee objectives
  • Support a consistent approach to staff training and development
  • Developing and maintaining the staff database/HR system
  • Introduce employee metrics and KPI's, and reporting to the Senior Management team and the Board
  • Ensure the recording and monitoring of staff absence, including holidays and training days
  • Support the entire lifecycle of employment from interview to leavers
  • Ensuring the correct paperwork and induction is in place for all new starters
  • Working with appropriate parties on reward strategies
  • Working with the MD to develop, maintain and communicate an organisation wide calendar of events and activities
  • Providing regular staff updates regarding updated policies, procedures and key business activities, including employee engagement surveys
  • Coordination of Board papers, minute & action recording at monthly Board Meetings
  • Attendance at monthly management meetings

The HR Manager needs to have:

  • CIPD qualification
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in similar role
  • Generalist HR Experience in a standalone role
  • Strong employment law knowledge
  • Experience of recruiting for positions at all levels
  • Understanding of change management
  • Ability to quickly build trust, credibility and positive relationships
  • Excellent interpersonal skills providing effective influence
  • Proactive with a positive and "can do" attitude and approach with the ability to drive initiatives forward
  • Excellent IT skills, including MS Word and Excel
  • Adherence to confidentiality at all times
  • Confidence to work with minimal supervision

If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you!

HR Manager role advertised: 27 November 2019


Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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