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Interim Human Resources Operations Manager


Duration: 8-12 months

Bath / Hybrid

Ref CK10030

We‘re still considering our shortlist. Suitably experienced candidates invited to apply ASAP.

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Interim Human Resources Operations Manager - Bath / Hybrid - £50-60,000 FTE 

As part of a preferred supply agreement, Well Placed HR are delighted to have been re-engaged by our longstanding client, a high profile professional services business, who seek to recruit an interim HR Operations Manager. The contract is offered on a full time basis with an anticipated duration of between 8-12 months. Our client promotes hybrid working (where preferred), with up to three days operated remotely and no less than two to be based at the company’s headquarters in Bath. 

Working as part of a sizeable and highly experienced people management team, the key focus of this role will be to effectively manage and develop the operational human resources team and to provide a high quality advisory service to company employees. Key responsibilities to include: 

- Play a lead role in the overall supervision of the HR administration function to include a small team of administrative focussed colleagues

- Assume a key point of contact for department heads and SMT where HR advice is required

- Ensure that HR administration systems, processes, policies are efficiently maintained and streamlined where possible 

- Play a key role in ensuring efficient onboarding and off boarding processes 

- Coordinate employee annual reviews (to include rewards and benefits) 

- Regularly liaise with the wider people management function on a number of ongoing projects 

- Delivery of HR metrics 

- Escalate complex HR cases that require the services of specialist providers 

- Notify HRM colleagues on changes to people management legislation 

The person we are looking to find: 

For this role we seek an experience HR professional, ideally educated to degree level (in a relevant area), and/or operating with a CIPD qualification. The successful candidate should have an up to date knowledge and understanding of UK employment law and regulatory requirements, ideally gained within a busy services environment. The contract will supervise a small team so staff management experience would be advantageous. The company is technology focussed and a good understanding of digital HR systems to include the production of HR metrics would be highly advantageous. The role may require a degree of infrequent travel to other business sites in the southwest. 

The contract is available for immediate commencement and suitable candidates are invited to apply as soon as possible to Carly Kellow quoting reference CK10030.   


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