HR Manager from SME background seeking next role!
25th August 2020

We are pleased to be representing a fantastic HR Manager from an SME background who is looking for the next step in her career.  An energetic, enthusiastic and passionate CIPD (level 5) qualified generalist who is responsible for all elements of HR within an SME, she is currently a stand-alone HR Manager accountable for everything HR, payroll, health and safety, recruitment and facilities orientated with 250+ staff at its highest point. With a proven background in managing/developing both staff and processes, she would make a fantastic addition to any business seeking this level of candidate who has a passion for employee engagement/well-being and creating a positive company culture leading to committed and motivated teams.


Overview of current responsibilities:

  • Provide people leadership to CEO, Directors and employees on all HR related matters
  • Create strategies and plans to support, inspire, develop, manage and retain staff
  • Ensure delivery of the right outcomes to the organisation partners on employee relations, wellbeing and engagement
  • Drive continuous learning and organisational development enabling directors and employees to always be their best through coordinating and implementing L&D strategies and plans
  • Provide guidance and leadership to execute an open and collaborative team culture
  • Work closely with Directors to implement succession planning to deliver commercial goals Identify organisational structure that requires reviewing, devise and establish transformational project plans for implementation to support operational restructures and change programmes
  • Create role framework, defined salary bands and rewards structure for all levels/job roles
  • Established a thorough talent acquisition strategy to ensure high calibre candidates are found for required positions
  • Guide leadership and management development
  • Nurtured strong relationships with multiple stakeholders across the organisation
  • Managing varied HR projects
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders to build a suite of learning offerings from inductions, on boarding, professional skills, management development to suit the needs of the business
  • Support and coach line managers on best approach to develop inclusive, engaged teams with a talent pipeline for the future
  • Manage, consult and implement a diverse range of HR projects including digitalisation, organisational development, recruitment, employer branding, talent management, L&D, engagement initiatives, performance, rewards and recognition and employment compliance
  • Lead and support on individual ER cases such as disciplinaries, redundancies, etc.
  • Update and interpret employment law and best practice to ensure advice, policy and procedure is accurate and up to date Ensure robust business operational practices are in place to encourage business efficiency


Other information:

  • Lives in Hertfordshire
  • Car owner and flexible on location
  • CIPD qualified (Level 5)
  • Salary expectations circa £45,000
  • 1-month notice period
  • Candidate reference number – 16564


To find out more about this candidate or the other HR professionals we are working with in the local market, please contact Chris Jones for further details – / 01442 600100


Think Human Resources is the HR division of Think Specialist Recruitment, an independently owned recruitment business operating across the Herts, Beds, Bucks and Greater London area.  The HR division is responsible for recruiting permanent, temporary and contract roles within the field of Human Resources including; HR Administrator, HR Assistant, HR Advisor, HR Business Partner, HR Manager, Head of HR, Employee Relations, talent, internal recruitment, Compensation and Benefits/Reward and Recognition.