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HR Manager- Maternity Cover

Posted 13/05/2021
£40,000 - £45,000 per annum
Milton Keynes

HR Manager- Maternity Cover

12-month maternity cover contract. Start Mid July

Part Time 22.5 hours per week

The ideal candidate will be a qualified and experienced HR professional,

In this standalone HR position, reporting directly to the Chief Executive you will provide a professional HR service across our organisation which has a workforce of around 75 permanent staff, 100 seasonal staff and around 200 volunteers.

Delivering a comprehensive HR service, the HR Manager works closely with line managers and the senior management team, advising on best practice and employee relations, organisational culture, handling day to day HR queries and administration, handling disciplinary and grievance matters and managing performance and capability issues, managing recruitment and onboarding, maintaining and implementing policies and coordinating a partially outsourced monthly payroll. As this is a stand-alone role the HR Manager is responsible for all associated administrative duties and must take a hands-on approach. Support is available for help with administrative duties with payroll being mainly managed by our Finance Team.

We are looking for a candidate with experience and interest in Workplace Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. The HR Manager will be required to manage a project during the 12-month maternity cover to champion diversity within our organisation and to develop plans to help the Trust become a more diverse organisation that provides opportunities for all.

Essential requirements for the post

CIPD qualified (ideally to level 5)
Up-to-date knowledge of employment law
At least five-year experience in HR preferably in a generalist role at a senior level
Demonstrable experience of managing Employee Relations
Demonstrable experience of managing and encouraging Workplace Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
Approachable and friendly personality
Desirable requirements for the post

Previous experience of working in a standalone role, or small team
Voluntary sector experience
Payroll knowledge or experience
An interest in Parks and the outdoors

You will be joining a ground-breaking organisation and be part of a high-performing team with a great range of staff benefits: ongoing support and training, excellent contributory pension scheme (up to 10% employer contribution), income protection and life assurance cover, enhanced maternity and paternity allowances, occupational sick pay, generous annual leave allowance, great office in a parkland setting with free parking alongside other additional benefits.

As a charity and a company limited by guarantee our client is committed to safeguarding and will always recruit all personnel in line with government guidelines, relevant legislation, Charity Commission guidance and best practice standards.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Profile Resourcing is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Profile Resourcing Limited