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HR Manager - Central Services - 12 FTC

Job Introduction

We are currently recruiting a HR Manager to join our team to proactively support team leaders in the assigned area of the BU with the full range of HR activities, including recruitment, progression and succession, L&D and remuneration, to develop a high-performing organisation. Ensure the implementation of HR policies, principles and standardised processes in accordance with the WGW, central HR guidance and legal requirements. Support team leaders in managing organisational, people and management issues, with particular focus on practical advice in all HR matters, pulling in specialist support from Central HR as needed.

Main Responsibility

  • Support the team leaders in developing a high-performing organisation with an employee-oriented open and collaborative culture that emphasises empowerment
  • Ensure the implementation and understanding of HR policies, principles and standardised processes, including tools and templates, in accordance with the WGW, central HR guidance and legal requirements (using local legal expertise where required)
  • As HR manager, work closely with team leaders to anticipate and solve complex organisational, people and management issues, with particular focus on practical advice and support in all HR matters; coach and build capability of the respective team leaders to anticipate and pre-empt issues, and jointly define and deliver effective solutions that meet the needs of the business
  • Support the HRBP / HRD to work with team leaders to improve efficiency and productivity
  • Support team leaders to recruit the best possible talent with strong skills, experience, and potential through rigorous standard processes, including competency-based interviewing, and to effectively onboard new employees to required level
  • Support team leaders in effectively executing progression and succession processes to build up people resources in the BU, including strong performance management.  Assist the HRD / HRBP in developing realistic succession plans for the BU. Drive proactive talent development discussions, ensuring talent processes are adopted and team leaders hold appropriate development and career discussions with team members.
  • Facilitate and monitor the implementation of relevant L&D programmes to enable employee development, and ensure employees have the required competencies available at the right time to maximise added value
  • Implement and advise in terms of the principles of the Company pay policy ensuring people receive appropriate compensation in line with policy, working closely with central Reward
  • Proactively support team leaders in the assigned area of the BU with the full range of HR activities, including recruitment, progression and succession, L&D and remuneration, to develop a high-performing organisation
  • Monitor and support the efficacy of D, E & I activities and initiatives in the business - while placing responsibility firmly with team leaders
  • Deliver and support the local implementation of projects and initiatives to timescales

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Experienced in developing and producing management information and reports
  • CIPD qualified, or equivalent, professional HR qualification, with experience of operating at an HR Advisor / Manager level in a generalist role.
  • Working knowledge of HR Systems and reporting
  • Committed to delivering business improvement, ideally at least Yellow belt in Lean Six Sigma or demonstrable problem solving tools and techniques
  • Experience of recruitment and selection procedures and ability to analyse data and trends to inform decision making

What we can offer you

  • We offer a competitive salary and benefits which are designed to promote our employees financial wellbeing. Employees are also eligible to participate in a bonus plan.
  • Our employees enjoy a generous holiday entitlement and an opportunity to ‘buy’ or ‘sell’ some holiday entitlement.
  • Private Healthcare and Doctor@Hand (remote GP service).
  • Our employees can join a defined contribution pension plan. Employees contribute either 4% or 5% of salary, the company contributes 8% or 10% depending on the employee contribution. Employee contributions can be made through salary sacrifice.
  • Our Employee Assistance Programme offers practical, impartial support on everyday matters ranging from medical, financial and legal to home and family issues. 
  • Our Life Assurance cover is a multiple of eight times your annual basic salary.
  • Product allocation so that you can enjoy our fantastic portfolio of brands.
  • Our Cycle to Work scheme allows you to hire a bike for an agreed length of time, and then snap it up for a fraction of its original value. All while making savings (at least 25%) and spreading the cost.
  • Every employee has the opportunity to claim up to £1,000 per year for a charity or charities for which they have raised money, volunteered their time or personally donated.
  • Learning resources to help you be your best self.

About William Grant & Sons

A HOME FOR RARE CHARACTERS

William Grant & Sons: a home where Rare Characters thrive.

We value every employee for their rare character, distinctive skills, experience and perspectives. Every one of our colleagues has a role to play in helping us to achieve our growth ambitions.

At William Grant & Sons, our vision is to be A home where rare characters thrive. We value all colleagues for their rare character, distinctive skills, experience and perspectives. Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of how we do things at William Grant & Sons, fully aligned to our purpose and our company values. We strive to create an environment where we can all be our best and bring our whole selves to work.

OUR AGILE WORKING PHILOSOPHY

Our agile working philosophy is to “Have your best work day everyday”.
Built on trust, we empower our rare characters to have their best work day every day. Where flexibility and positive working experiences help employees to feel connected and release potential across our teams.
We are open to discussing possible agile/flexible working options as part of the recruitment process.

INCLUSIVE RECRUITMENT PROCESS

Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of how we do things at William Grant & Sons, fully aligned to our purpose and our company values. We want to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive. If you have any questions or need some support with your application we’d love to hear from you. So please get in touch with our HR team at recruitment.enquiries@wgrant.com.

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