Sanderson Recruitment

Interim Head of Human Resources

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Location
Newry, Co. Antrim
Location type
Hybrid
Employment type
Full time
Job type
Fixed term
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Head of HR & People Development

Sanderson is partnering with its FMCG Manufacturing client to recruit an Interim Head of HR / HR Consultant based in Newry. Reporting into the Managing Director and sitting on the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) you will lead the HR function and further develop the current HR team of three to deliver a great end-to-end employee experience while embedding our client's Vision, Values & Culture proposition into everyday experiences.

Responsibilities

Core Values and Employee Satisfaction

  • Deliver strategies and initiatives aligned to our purpose and mission. Embed our core values with all our people and bring them to life in our everyday experiences.
  • Measure and monitor Employee satisfaction and engagement, and develop initiatives to move the dial upwards, by department and for the overall company.

Regulatory Compliance and Best Practise

  • Develop and update company policies and procedures, ensuring they comply with legal requirements and are aligned with customer needs and external, accreditation standards.
  • Develop and implement systems and standards that monitor and reduce staff absenteeism, and staff turnover and trend common reasons for same.

Enhancing Performance, Development & Retention

  • Design and implement companywide rollout of performance appraisal initiatives, to support improved recognition and reward processes, enhanced accountability, constructive feedback, and improved awareness and appraisal of development needs.
  • Build a development and succession plan, across all parts of the business, to ensure that we continually provide a very clear ladder for progression and development for all employees, and which retains the best talent within the company.

Employee Welfare & Benefits

  • Develop additional employee benefits, where relevant, for board approval. Administration of the company pension scheme and any other defined staff benefits.
  • Oversee occupational health programme to ensure that all staff are fit to work and are not exposed to any working hazards.

Internal Communications

  • Develop ongoing plan of internal communications and employee touchpoints, including quarterly town halls, monthly newsletters, notice boards etc to ensure active communication of key people and business initiatives.
  • Shape the purpose of the People and Culture committee as the main voice of the employees, and chair the monthly meeting.

Recruitment

  • Oversee the recruitment of all employees and ensure appropriate job descriptions, and salary are in place and have been approved.

Desired Criteria:

  • Strong knowledge of UK employment law. Strong local and national HR network links.
  • Experienced HR professional especially in relation to successfully delivering cultural change.
  • Strong evidence of change management experience in a growth environment
  • Experience of mergers and acquisitions would be advantageous
  • CIPD qualified

Important Dates
Posted on
25 March, 2024
Application deadline
22 April, 2024

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