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Role: HR Manager
Salary: £35,000
Location: Chesterfield
Type: Permanent

2fawcett are currently recruiting for a HR Manager for a business located in Chesterfield on a permanent basis. As HR Manager you will lead the HR & Payroll function in the provision of a professional and efficient HR & Payroll service; ensuring you remain a key contributor to the achievement of the Company’s vision.

Duties and Responsibilities for the HR Manager

  • To provide advice and support to all stakeholders on all aspects of Disciplinary / Capability / Grievance / Long-Term and Short-Term Sickness Absence / Maternity / Paternity / Shared Parental Leave.
  • To proactively and effectively manage employee relation cases through to resolution; liaising with insurers/legal advisors where appropriate.
  • To proactively and effectively manage Long-Term Sickness Absence cases through to resolution; utilising the Occupational Health and GP Reporting, liaising with insurers/legal advisors on dismissal cases.
  • To provide regular and ad hoc reports to the Senior Management Team on Recruitment / Sickness Absence / Disciplinary / Grievance / Retention / Attrition / Working Time Directive.
  • To manage all aspects of the recruitment process; identifying needs across the business and providing full administrative support to the advertisement of vacancies, sifting of applications, screening and organising of interviews for management roles, benchmarking and succession planning.
  • Review and discern appropriate Core Values appropriate for the business in 2022 and beyond
  • Plan, develop and implement HR strategy and project work.
  • Support the HR & Payroll Administrator in achieving a smooth HR function, and successful Payroll each month.
  • Provide guidance and support to the Training Coordinator in the implementation and maintenance of a successful training offering, including identifying development opportunities and succession plans.
  • Contribute with the Senior Management Team to provide leadership to the company particularly in implementing appropriate people strategies.
  • Ensure both legal and moral obligations are met at all times through the creation and development of Company policy, procedure, training and documentation.
  • Liaise with Business Managers to provide Directors and management with up-to-date information on HR Policy, particularly surrounding Health and Safety updates
  • Oversee training provision of employees via the relevant learning platform, performing training needs analysis and organising/providing additional training where appropriate.
  • Advocate, promote and develop employee engagement and well-being, promoting a people-focussed culture at all times.
  • Manage the maintenance, renewal and transferring of Company premises licencing in line with legal requirements.
  • Ensure employee data is managed in accordance with current GDPR legislation at all times.
  • Provide reports to the business regarding an HR & payroll specific issues
  • Report on Gender Pay Gap and Modern Slavery, create and update company policy as appropriate to maintain Company’s legal responsibilities.

Skills and personal attributes for the HR Manager

  • To be educated to Degree level or equivalent.
  • Ideally level 5 CIPD qualified.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Packages.
  • Good written, numerical, and verbal skills.
  • Utmost Integrity and confidentiality
  • Meticulous and attention to detail
  • Self-Motivated and able to demonstrate initiative
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Influencing Skills
  • Pro-Active, confident, and driven
  • Have a passion for recruitment, induction and show initiative toward succession planning.
  • Display innovation in all areas of work; seeking to challenge the status quo.

HR Specifics

  • Have a minimum of 2 years generalist HR experience at HR Advisor level or above, and demonstrate a passion for building a career within HR.
  • Have experience of working within a multi-site / fast-paced environment.
  • Ensuring managers are working in line with best practice and current Employment Law legislation.
  • Maintenance of up-to-date policy documents and internal template documents.
  • Good commercial awareness and up-to-date knowledge of UK Employment Law.
  • Full clean UK Driving Licence and willingness to travel within the UK.
  • Performing a true HR generalist role.
  • Display confidence in working autonomously and be credible liaising with stakeholders. Commitment to developing self through continuous professional development.

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