HR Generalist/Manager

Location: Leicestershire Salary: £40,000 – £45,000 Ref: ALS 2451

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Our client, a world leading biomedical researcher institution are working towards overcoming challenges in a range of disease areas. In line with their ongoing growth trajectory, they are looking for a HR Generalist/Manager to oversee operations of their UK facility. This is a newly created position and will offer continual progressional and development opportunities.

Basic Requirements:

  • Demonstrable track record of success in a large company with multi-channel networks, preferably within the life science sector
  • Degree in Human Resources or Business, MBA is desirable
  • CIPD qualification
  • Experience within the life science sector is highly desirable
  • Expertise in full responsibility in Human Resource Management inclusive of: HR Admin, Organisation, Employee Relations, Recruitment and Selection, Training and Development, Performance Management etc or HRBP responsibilities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to influence across the organisation and externally and the confidence to represent the team
  • Ability to create and communicate a clear vision and organisational expectations, effectively managing resources to achieve functional goals
  • Strong negotiation skills for work with internal management and external 3rd parties; ability to influence senior level management

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Partner with senior management to develop organisational strategies by identifying and researching HR issues; contributing information, analysis, and recommendations to organisation strategic thinking and direction; and establishing HR goals and projects in line with organisational objectives
  • Work within multi-functional, multi-cultural teams and collaborate across organisational boundaries and locations
  • Delivering business partnering and various HR support across the UK business. Guiding and influencing key stakeholders through use of HR knowledge and expertise
  • Drive change management and development processes across the business
  • Provide advice, counsel, and assistance to the organisation on HR related issues and programs in alignment with the Company culture
  • Develop and maintain relationships by engaging stakeholders to establish credibility, solve problems, build consensus and achieve objectives and communicate effectively to the management stakeholders
  • Act as the key mentor and point of contact to others inside the company on various HR programs and projects
  • Identify, define, plan, implement, communicate, track and follow up various HR programs and operational projects inside the company to ensure the timely delivery with high quality results
  • Participate in the development of HR Strategies along with other HR co-colleagues, suggest problem solving approaches, procedures and effectively manage them
  • Ensure the organisation’s compliance with all country employment laws and regulations, including formal documentation and communication of employment policies and practices
  • Assume responsibility for the delivery of special projects through diligent scheduling, planning, cost estimation risk analysis and financial management
  • Ensure integrity, maintenance and confidentiality of all personnel records in accordance with Company policies and procedures

Agenda and its clients only recruit people who are passionate about animal care and welfare, people with integrity who are honest and trustworthy and who have a great work ethic.  To enable us to hire the very best people we will conduct a full and comprehensive background and pre-employment screening as an essential part of the recruitment process.


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