• £40,000 - £43,000 + Up to 15% Company Bonus + Benefits

  • Colchester

  • Human Resources

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HR Manager | High-Growth Sports Nutrition Online Retailer - CIPD qualified (Level 5 or 7)
Colchester, CO4
£40,000 - £43,000 + Up to 15% Company Bonus + Benefits

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We are officially one of the UK’s fastest growing companies. Not only did we rank number 34 in the recent Sunday Times Fast Track league table, but we also placed as the 6th fastest growing online retailer in the UK.

Despite such success, we are just at the start of our journey. With 13 European websites and counting, plus expansion into the USA, China and beyond; we have ambitions to become the No.1 online sports nutrition brand in Europe – and ultimately the world. We need your help to do this. Join the likes of Anthony Joshua, Tom Daley, Jonathan Joseph, Lucy Watson & Lucy Mecklenburgh - our brand ambassadors who all share our vision to Dominate Life™ and be the best…

About the HR Manager role:

We are looking for an ambitious and innovative HR Manager to lead the HR Team for BULK POWDERS® across two sites in Colchester and London. The HR Manager will be responsible for providing support to over 160 employees, working closely with managers across the business on a variety of employee relations, compliance and employee engagement subjects.

The HR Manager will act as the most senior advisor on employment law matters in the business and should have a good background in advising on a variety of complex ER issues.
We have a diverse workforce with a range of job roles from food production, manual workers and office staff, and therefore would suit someone who has experience working as a HR professional in a variety of work environments. This a fast-paced, high-growth and ambitious business and therefore requires a HR Manager that will not only focus on the day to day but look to continually improve the department and the business as a whole.

What will your role involve?

+ HR strategy and coordinating HR initiatives that align the company’s goals, particularly in relation to employee engagement and retention
+ Managing and developing a small HR team
+ Working closely with the leadership team advising on ER issues, best practice and change management from a commercial perspective
+ Advising the leadership team on employee impact of business initiatives, projects, policies and procedures
+ Coaching line managers to develop their people management skills
+ Overseeing recruitment for all departments across the business, understanding how to attract and retain talent in an competitive market particularly for specialist skill areas
+ Designing and implementing a L&D programme that suits the business and allows its employee’s to develop and grow with the business
+ Leading HR projects to deliver continuous improvement in the department and across the business
+ Keeping current policies and procedures up-to-date and in line with employment legislation
+ Responsibility for the HRM system (CIPHR) and time and attendance software (ActinTime) to ensure employee data is efficiently processed and kept up-to-date
+ Managing the protection of employee data (ensuring all HR processes are GDPR compliant)
+ Working with the Finance Manager on monthly payroll
+ Analysing HR data and producing reports for the Board
+ Supporting the operations team with H&S on-site

What are we looking for?

+ Strong experience in a similar role with a varied HR background
+ CIPD qualified (Level 5 or 7)
+ Experience working with and advising managers at director/C-Level
+ Strong background in coaching managers on people management
+ Experience managing a small HR team
+ Proven ability to handle ER issues efficiently and support colleagues in an empathic and fair manner
+ Strong experience with change management and employee communications
+ Hands-on and proactive approach to work with the ability to work on own initiative
+ Professional, friendly and approachable manner
+ Keen interest in employee engagement and retention with the initiative to propose new ideas and implement positive changes
+ Meticulous attention to detail
+ Experience with payroll (or at least intermediate MS Excel and numerically capable)
+ Experience with the configuration and administration of HRM Systems (experience with CIPHR would be advantageous)
+ Previous HR project management experience would be a strong advantage
+ Some exposure to H&S Management would be advantageous but not essential
+ Good background in recruitment in a fast-growth business would be beneficial

Role will be based in Colchester but occasional travel to the London Office will be required.

Benefits:

+ Annual Company Bonus Scheme – up to 15%
+ Pension
+ Company discount scheme
+ Perk Box subscription with reduced price gym memberships, cinema tickets and free mobile phone insurance
+ Casual dress code
+ Career progression

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We take your privacy seriously and will only use your personal information to administer your application.

When you apply, we shall process your details and pass your application to our client for review for this vacancy only. We may contact you by email, text or telephone about the progress of your application. This processing is conducted lawfully on the basis of our legitimate interests. We use third party service providers in order to process your application swiftly and securely and to keep you updated. Please refer to our Data Privacy Policy & Notice for further details.

If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.

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