HR Manager - West Kent

c £50,000
Ref: 281 Date Posted: Wednesday 12 Jun 2024

Do you thrive working for SME’s where you have full autonomy to design and implement the overall people strategy? Are you adaptable, self-motivated and able to influence and steer SLT to impact decision making? You will be reporting to the MD and have one direct report in HR, working for a successful industry market leader with a diverse workforce. The successful candidate will develop the HR function in line with business objectives and be responsible for all areas of the organisation’s HR function, including, but not limited to, all recruitment processes, employee relations, employee development and retention, discipline, policies and procedures.


 This HR Manager responsibilities include:

  • Provide HR direction to the senior management team and supporting managers to improve the capability of the organisation, drive quality and reduce cost through implementation of effective people management strategies
  • Responsible for management and implementation of HR processes across the business; to include, but not limited to recruitment processes, staff retention, employment relations processes, performance management, holiday and sick leave, etc.
  • Providing operational advice on employment and performance management casework
  • To drive talent management through identification of skills gaps and ensuring knowledge transfer plans are in place
  • To be responsible for designing and implementing the overall people strategy, designed to support the organisations strategic objectives to achieve growth and increased profitability
  • Managing the employee reward and appraisal process to maximise employee engagement, retention and reward; setting and reviewing pay structures and employee compensation & benefits
  • Supporting and signing off payroll related processes to ensure accurate, deadline driven delivery.
  • Management of the company apprenticeship initiative
  • Providing decision making and thought leadership to other areas of the business as required, acting as trusted advisor to colleagues


Other benefits include:

  • Enhanced pension contributions
  • Quarterly staff bonus scheme
  • Company sick pay scheme


With your HR professional qualifications (min CIPD Level 5) and your strong leadership qualities to guide, support and motivate staff, you will find this opportunity exciting and varied as well as rewarding.


If the role sounds like something you feel you could add value to and you want to contribute to continued succession, then forward your CV today to Cressida Courtney or follow the link and apply online.




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