HR Manager (21 Hours per week)
£50,448 per annum pro-rata
30 Sep 2019
West London Waste Authority
We are looking for an experienced HR Manager to support senior management on all aspects of HR and deliver a comprehensive range of HR services to our varied workforce of 35 people.
This is a new role providing an opportunity to shape the way HR services are delivered in a small but quickly developing public sector organisation. The work is varied and ranges from strategic to operational processing and encompasses all legal and technical aspects of HR. In this role you will work with a large degree of autonomy focusing on providing advice and guidance to managers on a range of employee relations matters, developing people and performance, embedding policies across the business and delivering a day to day HR administrative function.
If you can draw upon in depth HR experience and apply your judgement in complex HR issues and are a confident, self-motivated and supportive team player prepared to roll up your sleeves in delivering day to day services, we’d like to hear from you.
Please send your cv, covering statement and equal opportunities monitoring form to email@example.com.
If you would like to discuss this vacancy please email the same address with your details and we’ll arrange a telephone call with the Head of Finance.
1. To carry out all duties responsibly and professionally, work collaboratively with colleagues and show initiative and flexibility in meeting the necessary priorities to enhance efficiency at the Authority.
2. To be responsible for the Authority’s HR function and lead the development, review and implementation of HR strategies, policies, procedures and practices for the organisation in line with business needs, appropriate best practice and current and proposed employment legislation.
3. To pro-actively advise the Managing Director and the Management Team on all HR matters while keeping them abreast of any ongoing issues preparing and presenting reports to the Board where appropriate.
4. To develop and ensure HR activities support the needs of the business and are flexible enough to adapt to changes in the organisation, as and when they occur.
5. To provide an efficient, effective and business-focused advisory service to managers and employees on employment matters, based on policy and procedures, best practice and employment law, identifying opportunities and mitigating risks effectively.
6. To act as the first point of contact for manager and employee enquiries about HR, providing support and a day to day
service (e.g. recruitment, appraisal support, training, pensions, retirement etc.).
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7. To participate in disciplinary, capability and other meetings in a variety of capacities ranging from note-taking/providing advice through to making judgements on behalf of management
8. To support, develop and coach employees and in particular managers in challenging and complex employment matters, ensuring HR practice is applied equitably across the organisation.
9. To lead on organisational development and training initiatives to build capacity and improve performances across the business
10. To manage relationships with service providers (e.g. occupational health, health screening, solicitors, consultants etc.), managing budgets and procuring appropriately
11. To undertake the administration of HR activities including record-keeping and corresponding to matters, in relation to absence monitoring/compliance, recruitment, discipline, appraisals, training, diversity and any other HR activity.
12. To be responsible for reporting and disclosing HR information following relevant regulatory requirements and best practice.
13. To devise and implement appropriate HR procedures for reporting relevant HR KPIs and commentary for the organisation.
14. To work as a member of the Finance Team with a focus on areas such as payroll and budget setting
15. To attend meetings with the union supporting and advising the Management Team in discussions
16. To perform any other duties or responsibilities as reasonably may be requested and that do not exceed the skills and abilities required of the post and/or post holder, including flexibility to work on other Authority Sites.
West London Waste Authority is continually reviewing its structures and ways of working to provide the best services possible for residents, in the most efficient way. As a result, through appropriate consultation with staff and representatives, the critical tasks in any job may be varied, and the post holder will be expected to take on such variations consistent with the level of responsibility of the post