HR Change Manager

  • Location

    Newmarket, Suffolk

  • Sector:

    HR Jobs

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  • Salary:

    Up to £20.19 per hour

  • Contact:

    Vital Bristol Technology

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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  • Client:


Our client provides facilities management, consultancy, project management and a range of specialist services and they are currently looking for a HR Change Partner to be based in Manchester.

Job objectives and responsibilities

  • To manage the end to end TUPE, mobilisation and de-mobilisation process for all business areas
  • To manage large scale, complex change management projects including changes of terms and conditions, redundancies and business transformations
  • To assist the business, alongside the People Support function, in complex, high risk employee relations cases including discipline and grievance, absence management and performance management
  • To build capability of the line managers through effective training and coaching in managing people.
  • To support the wider HR Team with the delivery of Group wide HR Projects

Main duties

  • To ensure a positive experience for all Managers by providing a delightfully seamless service and technically sound employment law advice, always
  • To actively deliver a best in class service within the HR function
  • Be an instrumental part of the project team for all mobilisations and demobilisations to ensure that we are delivering a best in class service. This includes but is not limited to:-
  • Supporting the Sales function and HRBP during tender stage for new contracts o Liaising with clients
  • Ensuring that all legal obligations are being met in line with TUPE 2006 and 2014 regulations
  • Liaising with all incumbent contractors in relation to Employee liability information
  • Creating all necessary HR led documentation
  • Attending welcome meetings with incoming employees to ensure they are fully comfortable with the transfer of their employment
  • Supporting the business with any post transfer changes to the contract that impact our people
  • Remaining visible post mobilisation
  • Liaising with other Centres of Excellence to ensure that the whole
  • To be an instrumental part of all large-scale change programmes including:-
  • Working with the HRBP on the organisational design of the contract/business
  • Utilising change management strategies to implement change
  • Ensuring the change programme is managed in an ethical and legal manner with any risks being appropriately highlighted
  • To support the wider HR Team with the delivery of Group wide HR Projects
  • To support the HR Policy and Governance Manager with the review and redraft of existing HR Policies
  • To ensure all projects are managed in line with the company policies and procedures in a timely and commercially focused way
  • To work closely with the ER advisors, supporting on complex cases that need intervention out in the field
  • To coach and influence all Managers to ensure that decisions are in line with current legislation while remaining commercially aware.
  • To provide training, coaching, guidance to Managers on Employee Relations and Change
  • To maintain and promote relationships with the wider HR colleagues and teams
  • To proactively keep Employment Law knowledge up to date as legislation changes
  • To understand and comply with policies and procedures
  • To carry out work in a safe and diligent manner
  • To comply with all Health and Safety policies and procedures
  • To attend and fully participate in training and appraisal activities as required

Person Specification

  • Ability to challenge and influence key decision makers with a professional, yet assertive and confident approach
  • Strong generalist HR background and experience of complex HR issues including redundancies, dismissals, change management, ideally gained within commercial environment
  • Demonstrable experience in managing high volume Employee Relations cases
  • Excellent Employment Legislation knowledge
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to communicate with people from different levels of the organisation and across the different lines of business
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, SharePoint
  • Proficiency in SAP HR and payroll system or another recognised HR database preferred but not essential
  • Experience of working within a customer service environment. Risk awareness handling confidential information with due diligence
  • Accuracy and attention to detail recording detailed notes in the call logging system and responding to all queries with accurate information
  • The ability to analyse information, provide insight to trends and advise the HRBP in the business on patterns or concerns
  • The ability and willingness to travel - whilst the roles are regionally based there will be a requirement to support other regions as and when required
  • CIPD qualification or Employment Law qualification is desirable

Please note this is a contract position until 31st March 2019

If you do not hear from us within seven days, then your application has not been successful on this occasion. We may however keep your details on file for any suitable future vacancies and contact you accordingly