HR Manager

  • Construction Recruitment
  • London, South East England
  • Aug 01, 2020
Full time Construction

Job Description

Would you like to work for a company that value their employees and where people are at the heart of everything they do? Then we have a great opportunity for you!

We are currently recruiting for a HR Manager to support a collective of global companies working in the property and construction sector. This is a stand-alone, fast paced, generalist HR role and the successful applicant will assume responsibility for the end-to-end employee experience. The ideal candidate would have experience leading and mentoring an aspiring HR team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Carrying out day to day HR activities on a strategic and operational level for each organisation as instructed
  • Implementing HR initiatives and projects to improve efficiency and performance throughout
  • Acting as an internal advisor to the business, recommending relevant HRM solutions
  • Developing the HR Department whilst aligning functional strategies across the businesses to optimise effectiveness and to create organisational growth
  • Enhancing engagement to increase morale, productivity and create a positive working environment
  • Promoting equality and diversity as part of the culture
  • Managing the complete recruitment process; preparation and placement of advertisements, reviewing applications, shortlisting, providing advice and interviewing assistance to Line Managers, selection and negotiating with agencies on terms and conditions
  • Overseeing payroll process
  • Interpreting and advising on employment law and keeping up to date with developments in legislation - attending seminars where applicable
  • Report regularly to senior management on all aspects of HR operations, including effective KPI statistics
  • Identification of training and development needs in conjunction with Line Managers and arrangement of most effective solutions
  • Building relationships with local Schools/Colleges to grow our apprenticeship whilst adhering to our CSR
  • Facilitating roll-out performance management system - providing advice and coaching to Line Managers and employees
  • Producing and developing contracts of employment, policies and procedures in accordance with current employment law
  • Retaining talent where possible and ensuring leavers are dealt with efficiency
  • Welcoming and inducting new employees to the team
  • Monitoring employee absence levels - driving return to work interviews
  • Assisting, supporting and advising Line Manager on grievance and disciplinary procedures
  • Providing guidance and support for all employees
  • General administrative tasks as required
  • Assisting with H&S developments and monitoring as required -e.g Toolbox Talks, Working Time Regulations, etc


  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in HR
  • Level 5 CIPD
  • Construction background is desirable but not essential
  • Generalist HR experience
  • Strong multitasker
  • Ability to translate business goals into HR processes that are scalable, simple and adaptable to changing business needs