HR Manager - Coventry

  • Job Reference: NJ0147
  • Date Posted: 15 May 2023
  • Recruiter: Nexus Jobs
  • Location: Midlands
  • Salary: £45,000 to £60,000
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jas Gujral
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 020 7488 6900

Job Description

HR Manager – Coventry

Our Client is an international automotive parts manufacturer with several sites in the UK and Europe.

They are looking to recruit a seasoned professional with at least 5 to 8 years proven track record of expertise as a Human Resources Manager.

Lead HR team and support Division Head UK in daily business and local HR strategy.

Through an understanding of the business and engagement with the business leaders, translate the business requirements and challenges into relevant HR actions

Counsel and support the local management team in the resolution of specific individual local HR issues;

e.g. disciplinary actions, face-to-face meetings with managers/employee/Works Councils representatives, application of early retirement programs with execution of individual cases, lay -off employees, including negotiation of severance payments

Support local management to review, manage and optimize team performance through Performance Management and Employee Development

Support local management to ensure proper response to employee questions and concerns, as well as policy and procedure violations

Provide managers with advice and guidance on employee relations issues, in line with UK legislation and Works Councils practices

Manage legal processes in all domains (Warnings – Dismissals – Restructuring – Redundancies)

Support, and lead if required, organizational changes (restructuring, mergers, acquisitions) providing appropriate solutions to the business from the HR perspective initiatives

Drive target setting and year end process

Responsible for compensation & benefits schemes incl. benchmarks

Very good knowledge and experience in compensation & benefits, UK employment law, HR projects,  employee relations/engagement/development 

Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office

Influencing and negotiating skills to implement personnel policies

Must speak and write English fluently

Experience in process improvement or project management

Active affiliation with appropriate Human Resources networks and organizations and ongoing community involvement

Willing to travel

Education & Experience:                           

University degree or equivalent in Human Resources, Business, Organization Development or Law

A minimum of 5 to 7 years’ experience in an HR position (full generalist remit) in an international company 

Experience in leading a HR team in different plants

Personality :

Excellent oral, written communication skills in English

Demonstrated track record in taking initiative, working independently and handling multiple priorities simultaneously

Proven  interpersonal relationship building and employee coaching skills

Conflict management and resolution skills 

The Company has several sites in the UK and you will be involved in managing the HR function at the Coventry, Witham and Kidderminster factories.

The position will be based in Coventry and will be supporting around 600 employees in the UK. 

Ideally qualified with formal HR qualifications i.e. CIPD or MCIPD for this HR Manager role.

Salary will be in the range £45K - £60K + benefits.

Please forward your CV to us in Word format.