HR Manager

  • Permanent
  • Reading

People in HR

HR Manager – Reading

The HR Operations team is looking for an HR Manager to partner with their Enterprise business to ensure effective alignment and delivery of the people plan.

A key part of the role will be to contribute to the achievement of the business agenda, providing support during change and organisational design initiatives (together with other projects as required) with individual businesses and/or across business areas.

Your Skills and Experience

In order to effectively manage and challenge business requirements, you should have a strong commercial focus along with experience of day to day operational HR and HR planning, with the ability to work autonomously and take a creative and proactive approach to problem-solving.
Working closely with key stakeholders and their teams, you will take the lead in all people related activities from identifying recruitment requirements to engagement, organisational design, change management, trade union involvement and supporting performance management.

You should have the ability to execute strategic HR goals that are aligned to the business.
An experienced HR professional with a proven track record, you should be CIPD qualified and have an up to date knowledge of employment law. You should be emotionally resilient, possess strong influencing and organisational skills and have the ability to develop. The ability to work confidently with data in Excel is vital.

Please note, due to the nature of this role and where your stakeholders will be there will be some day travel required in this role.

The Company

This is a large infrastructure business comprising four companies: Contracting, Rail, Telecoms and Utilities (Private Networks) with a combined turnover of £600m Contracting is one of the UK’s largest Mechanical and Electrical (ME) contractors with a product/service portfolio ranging from M&E LV, HV, Instrumentation, Street Lighting, Facilities Management through to Combined Heat and Power solutions.

The Benefits

They strive to be a great place to work for everyone. In addition to a competitive salary, you’ll automatically be enrolled in into their Group Pension Plan and have the opportunity to join their Share plans.
You’ll enjoy a generous annual leave entitlement of 34 days (inclusive of public holidays), with the option to buy up to 10 extra days.

Each employee is also entitled to one day per year paid to do volunteering, allowing you to dedicate your time, skills and expertise to your local community or a charitable cause as part of their CSR scheme.

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