HR Manager

  • Location: North West
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Discipline: Office Services
  • Posted: 9 April 2024

Mpeople are recruiting on behalf of a well-established, manufacturing company who are looking to recruit for an experienced HR Manager to be based at their office in Greenfield, Oldham, and having responsibility for 200+ employees.

This is a stand-alone, generalist role, requiring a hands on, practical approach and a broad experience of the HR function, so you must comfortable operating in this capacity.

Hours: this is an office base role, Monday – Friday, 35 hours per week.

Salary: £40,000

Holidays: 31 days annual leave (including bank holidays) with the option to buy extra days.

Enhanced pension contribution after two years service.

Death in Service scheme

Free parking


Primary responsibilities:

  • Deal first hand with any HR related queries and correspondence.
  • Support and guide in all areas of HR ensuring legal compliance and promotion of best practice.
  • Keep up-to-date with changes and developments in employment legislation and case law, implementing changes as required.
  • Develop and continuously monitor and review HR policies and procedures.
  • Manage the recruitment, terms and conditions, contracts and the onboarding process.
  • Ensure all HR documentation is processed efficiently and updated on the system.
  • Manage all employee relations casework including disciplinary and grievances, absence management, and redundancies, including the procedural administration and minute taking.
  • Monitor and Maintain the attendance System (using the Bradford Formula) and carry out  necessary follow up actions.
  • Process and administer any ongoing and historical EL insurance claims, liaising with the relevant Insurance Loss Adjusters.
  • Supporting (but not administering) the payroll department with any changes.
  • Manage benefit schemes including the pension and health care schemes.
  • Ensure risk assessments and other relevant health and safety requirements are in line with statutory guidelines.
  • Help manage and monitor the performance of employees.


To be successful you will need:

  • Experience of working in a similar role.
  • Strong knowledge of employment law and legislation.
  • A professional approach, respecting confidentiality.
  • Excellent communication, relationship building and organisation skills.
  • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • To be qualified to CIPD Level 5.
  • Strong IT skills in Outlook, Excel and Word.


Please note that Mpeople cannot respond to all applicants due to the high volumes of CV's received on a daily basis. Should you not receive a response within 5 working days please accept that on this occasion your application hasn’t been successful. Mpeople wishes you all the best in your job search.




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