HR Manager

  • Location
    Newbury, Berkshire
  • Salary
    £ 35000 - £ 40000 / Year
  • Category
    HR, Sales and Management - HR Manager
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    HR
  • External Reference
    JN-092020-141497



Our client is seeking a skilled HR Manager to join their team on a permanent basis. You will be responsible for all HR duties within the office of up to 75 employees.


The role is paying a salary of up to £40,000 depending on experience.


The ideal personality


We all have individual personalities but, as a company, how do we want to be seen? Our company/brand personality helps define the way we behave and communicate. It includes 4 key characteristics and we encourage our employees to display these both internally and externally.



  • Straightforward

  • Idiosyncratic

  • Positive

  • Drive



Role activities / responsibilities




  • First line HR support across the business providing pragmatic and comprehensive HR advice, escalating matters to the Managing Director where necessary.

  • Provide advice and guidance to line managers and employees on employee relations and employment law issues such as maternity; short- and long-term sickness absence; flexible working requests & probation extensions

  • Manage the recruitment process including advertising, arranging interviews, checking right to work documentation, making offers to candidates and on boarding.

  • Responsible for all ER cases, advising and guiding both managers and employees on HR policies and procedures and managing any issues that arise

  • Manage the exit process including conducting exit interviews and reporting absence data

  • Maintain accurate records on employees' right to work for audit purposes.

  • Monitoring, reviewing and updating all HR policies and ensuring these are in line with the current legislation.

  • Delivery of management and employee training where needed. Building relationships with training providers where necessary. Responsible for content selection, budget and training needs analysis

  • Responsible for creating, writing, improving and implementing company policies and procedures

  • Leading and implementing new HR initiatives as required

  • General administration as required



You will be/have:



  • CIPD qualified, level 5 or above

  • Proactively keeping up to date with current legislation and best practice

  • Strong generalist or advisor experience

  • Experience of working in an in-house recruitment role

  • Experience of developing, implementing and improving recruitment and HR processes

  • Experience of creating, developing and delivering training

  • Able to communicate at all levels of the business

  • Able to work on your own without supervision and take appropriate decisions

  • Able to handle confidential and sensitive information appropriately


Salary and benefits



  • Training and development, supporting your career pathway

  • Competitive salary

  • Laptop and Mobile phone provided

  • A great place to come to work, a beautiful environment base in the Berkshire countryside."


Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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Please apply with your CV to: Cody Stevens