Human Resources Manager

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Competitive Salary
31 Aug 2018
30 Sep 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

Job Title

Human Resources Manager


Based in Newcastle upon Tyne, however regular travel to Luton, Frimley and various locations within the UK will be required

Reporting to

Human Resources Director


40 hours per week

Flexible to meet the needs of the business


Role Summary

The focus of the role will be to manage all areas of the Human Resources function, including recruitment, generalist HR, ER, payroll and health & safety, and to ensure that an employee-oriented culture is maintained and the HR strategy is aligned to the Company values and vision. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Contribute to and assist with implementing an effective human resources strategy
  • Writing and implementing HR policies and procedures in line with current legislation and best practice in people management
  • Conducting disciplinary, capability, grievance and appeal hearings
  • Managing the absence process and working with management to ensure absence levels are maintained at a satisfactory level
  • Providing professional and comprehensive advice, guidance and support to managers and employees across the business in all HR related matters
  • To manage the entire recruitment and selection process, ensuring that an effective recruitment strategy is implemented and achieved
  • To provide management, coaching, guidance and support to the HR team to help them achieve their full potential
  • Working in conjunction with the training and development team to design and deliver training sessions in relation to people, management and employment law
  • Managing, where required with the transfers of employment under TUPE regulations
  • Processing of all aspects of the monthly payrolls, ensuring the payroll is completed accurately, on a timely basis and all legislative requirements are complied with
  • To ensure that health and safety compliance is maintained throughout the business
  • To support with reward and recognition schemes and employee engagement initiatives
  • To produce and analyse HR management information, providing recommendations on where and how improvements can be made
  • To maintain an in-depth knowledge of all Company practices, policies and procedures and keep up to date with current legislation
  • To ensure HR matters are handled fairly and consistently in line with legislation and Company policy
  • Developing effective relationships with managers and employees and promoting good employee relations across the business
  • To ensure an excellent level of customer service is provided at all times
  • To carry out general administrative duties, along with any other reasonable requests

Experience, Skills & Qualifications Required

  • Professionally qualified or significant/proven experience of working in a similar role
  • Experience of developing and implementing a people strategy
  • Excellent knowledge of HR legislation and best practices in people management
  • Experience of conducting and leading disciplinary, capability, grievance appeal hearings
  • Experience of dealing with a wide and complex range of HR matters including TUPE, and performance and absence management
  • Significant experience of recruitment and selection, alongside employee onboarding, with the ability to identify and implement new best practices and routes to market
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and maintain good working relationships at all levels
  • Excellent written communication skills with experience of writing policies and procedures and delivering key messages from these policies to relevant parties
  • Excellent presentation skills with the ability to communicate to groups and individuals at all levels, tailoring style to suit audience and situation
  • Experience in assessment and evaluation techniques with the ability to give feedback constructively
  • Experience of managing and developing a team
  • Exceptional planning and organisational skills including the ability to meet deadlines and prioritise workload
  • Excellent analytical skills, with the ability to interpret relevant management information
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Excellent IT skills including the ability to use databases and Microsoft Office packages (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)
  • Commercially aware with good negotiation skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as a member of a team
  • Experience of working in an environment that requires high levels of confidentiality
  • Ability to fulfil mobility requirements of role
  • Ideally with previous experience of managing the payroll process


  • To undertake any other duties that may fall into the job criteria
  • To comply with all Company policies and procedures
  • To treat all employees, customers and suppliers with dignity and respect
  • To ensure the Company values are demonstrated at all times
  • This job description is not intended as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities of the post but simply reflects the key areas involved

To apply for this role, please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter along with your salary expectations.

Closing date - 9 September 2018

Broadway Travel reserve the right to close this vacancy prior to the advertised closing date should either a high volume of applicants be received or a suitable candidate found.

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