Job title:HR Consultant / HR Manager
Location: Maidstone, Kent
Closing date:2019-05-21 00:00:00
Salary:£35,000 to £40,000
Job type:Full time
Role overview:
HR Consultant / HR Manager 

You may remember Unipart as the company that revolutionised the automotive parts industry in the 1970s. Unipart is different company today with clients such as McLaren, Apple, Vodafone, BSkyB, Jaguar Land Rover and, the NHS. The Unipart Group is an independent manufacturing, logistics and consultancy company that employs nearly 10,000 employees worldwide and has an annual turnover of more than £1 billion 

Position: HR Consultant / HR Manager 
Location: South (Maidstone (base location), Bridgwater, Cowley, Bury St Edmonds) 
Job type: Full Time, Permanent 
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000 plus business car 

About the role: 

- Provide effective HR support, particularly in respect of Employee Relations, Reward, Training, Development and Resourcing to the business management and colleagues 
- Provide consultative support to the management team members regarding employee forums (the Company’s formal negotiating body) related matters 
- Provide case management, advice, guidance and coaching to line managers in the areas of absence management, discipline, grievance 
- Provide support for TUPE activities as and when required 
- Support the initiatives and organisation of the Employee Engagement Survey. Provide input and support for policy development as and when required 
- Advise, coach and guide line managers about levels and types of reward, including base and variable pay and incentives 
- Provide advice, coaching and guidance to line managers relating to performance management 
- Coach line managers in all matters relating to line management capability 
- Coach line managers for performance (individual and team) using a variety of tools and techniques 
- Develop and deliver line management training programmes in people management skills 
- Support change management activities as and when they occur, ensuring effective employee communication and engagement is maintained 
- Design and deliver effective recruitment campaigns to attract appropriate candidates (either internal or external) to a variety of roles in the organisation and ensure that candidates have a positive experience 
- Undertake and support, as appropriate, succession planning activities 
- Support the talent management process including support of nine box grid management, coaching and mentoring schemes 
- Support the HR senior team in the support for the international bids 
- Management of and support with HR related projects, such as the re-evaluation of job grades and remuneration packages 

About you: 

- Experience within an HR Advisory role, ideally gained within a fast-paced warehousing / logistics environment 
- Good working understanding of UK employee relations and employment law 
- Knowledge and understanding of generic HR policies, procedures and practice 
- Able to influence at a senior management level (Gravitas) 
- IT literate 
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
- Excellent ability to manage transactional elements of a HR role 
- Degree level or equivalent 

Desirable: 

- CIPD Qualified 
- SHL Level II or BPS Level B 
- Coaching and mentoring skills 
- Experience of leading and managing a team 

You may have experience of the following: HR Consultant, Human Resources Consultant, HR Manager, Human Resources Manager, HR Generalist, Human Resources Generalist, HR Advisor, Human Resources Advisor, HR Officer, Human Resources Officer, etc.
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