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HR Manager

Location Ballymena
Job type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published 3 months ago
Contact email Deirdre Mulvenna
Job ref J2826_1679506732

Job description

HR Manager

We are recruiting for a HR Manager to join the Human Resources department of an award - winning specialist manufacturer of quality precast products based in Ballymena. You will create and drive the HR strategy to support the company to build upon recent successes and to achieve its key business objectives and world class vision, providing an operational and strategic HR function that is business-focused, professional and delivery orientated.

Job responsibilities:

  • Lead, develop and coach the HR team to meet the departmental objectives whilst ensuring the provision of effective systems to ensure compliance with internal and external standards.
  • Proactively develop appropriate HR strategies to meet the objectives of the business and address any challenges.
  • Provide an effective people planning and resourcing service to ensure right people, right place, right time - including guidance in developing job descriptions, advising, and designing appropriate selection methods, and participating in interviews as required.
  • Support the maintenance and progression of the Company's Investors in People accreditation. Collate information for IIP and CSR.
  • Negotiate all terms of business and external agencies to ensure recruitment solutions are cost effective.
  • Effective management of our award-winning Apprenticeship Programme, including promotion in schools/colleges, recruitment & selection, review process and continuous improvement.
  • Periodically review employee Contracts and Job Descriptions to ensure these align with business needs.
  • Provide a high-quality employee relations advisory service across all aspects of employee relations issues ensuring company policy and legislative requirements are adhered to by the business.
  • Champion the company performance review systems, ensuring quality and quantity of feedback.
  • Establish a system for periodic career development planning and succession planning.
  • Support the world-class vision by continuing to develop Employee Engagement, promoting team working through coaching and involvement of employees at all levels.
  • Develop and implement the communication strategy across the business to improve employee engagement and understand of the business needs.
  • Challenge, coach and facilitate managers to manage their teams' performance in line with best practice, business, and legal requirements to ensure employees meet and exceed expectations in a positive work environment.
  • Continue to develop the company's Reward and Recognition strategy to support the delivery of key objectives.
  • Proactively manage the pay structure, ensuring all employee pay rates fall within the market median.
  • Lead HR projects as required to drive continuous improvement across the business.
  • Lead employee wellbeing initiatives including the company's required health surveillance.
  • Liaise with Health and Safety Advisor on accident and incident responses and external audits.
  • Any other duties, within reason and capability, as agreed with Senior Management.

Essential Criteria:

  • Minimum 3 years' HR generalist experience.
  • Minimum 2 years' experience in a management position.
  • Third level qualification in Human Resources, CIPD or related discipline.
  • Experience in employee relations, recruitment & selection, learning & development, performance management, payroll, disciplinary and grievance, employee engagement etc.
  • Experience in leading and delivering service improvements within a HR role.
  • Experience in managing multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office packages or related software

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience working with PAMS HR Software System

Company Benefits:

  • On-site parking
  • TOIL Policy (Time in Lieu)
  • Company sick pay
  • 30 days holidays
  • Private Healthcare Scheme
  • AXA Insurance discount
  • Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Flexible Working Policy
  • Employee Referral Scheme

Hours of Work:

  • Standard hours will be Monday to Friday 8:00am-5:00pm (40hrs per week).
  • Flexibility is required to work additional hours if needed


  • Negotiable depending on experience

Job Type: Full time - Permanent

If you are interested in the above position, please apply and a member of the Staffline team will be in touch with those successful applicants.


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