The Nike Group of companies is a privately owned, diverse company based in Bracknell, Berkshire. The Group encompasses a large four star hotel, Ski Centres, Builders Merchant plus much more. We are now recruiting for a Group HR Manager to run the HR function for the Group.
Successful applicants will have previous HR Manager experience, ideally gained within a hotel, retail or similar customer focused environment. This is an interesting role, working within a small HR team, providing HR advice and support for multi site employees.
HR Management and Administration
Provide accurate and timely advice on HR management activities, policies and practices in line with legislation and best practice.
Liaise with the Group Strategic HR Manager to develop and document HR policies and practices ensuring they are compliant with legislation, positive company culture and the current/future needs of the business.
Communicate HR policies and practices effectively to all parts of the Group.
Regularly review and update the employee handbook.
Develop (and/or improve) the electronic and hard copy employee record systems.
Ensure the employee record systems are up to date and able to provide accurate information including (but not limited to): employment and exit details; leave management; training and development; performance management/appraisal system and recruitment records.
Assist managers to develop and/or maintain compliance with all relevant Health and Safety policies and practices
Maintain regular contact with all site managers encouraging a proactive approach to HR Management.
Ensure all Group sites are fully supported by the HR function by making planned quarterly visits to the other sites.
Travel to Group sites to give assistance in the event of urgent HR issues arising, possibly with immediate effect. (Due to travel requirements overnight stays may be necessary.)
Manage all matters of employee relations including disciplinary and grievance issues.
Ensure all employee relations issues are dealt with in accordance with legislation and company policy.
Develop and support the Group HR Advisor when they are dealing with employee relations issues.
Manage all issues to promote a positive relationship between staff and management.
Staffing and Recruitment
Develop company recruitment strategies including developing relationships with local colleges.
Regularly review recruitment with management to ensure the company is recruiting and retaining staff with the skills needed to meet both the current and future needs of the business.
Manage, with assistance from the Group HR Advisor, the recruitment process including development of job descriptions, online job postings, CV reviews, interviews, reference checking and induction.
Develop and implement a staff training and development process to encourage professional development, enhance existing competencies and promote staff retention.
With assistance from the Group HR Advisor review and administer the company induction ensuring consistency Group wide.
Identify essential training (such as H&S) and ensure all staff receive the training.
Ensure training records are up to date including training received and training required for each member of staff.
Develop and administer training for new managers on company HR procedures.
Update managers on relevant employment law issues in the form of regular email updates.
Ensure training needs are identified at least annually as part of the appraisal system.
Ensure training needs reflect both the current and future needs of the business.
ADDITIONAL GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES
Attend training courses as requested by the Group Operations Director.
With the assistance of the HR team develop to department in its roles as: Strategic Partner; Change Agent; Administrative Expert and Employee Relations Expert.
Ensure that the HR Department is helpful and professional at all times.
Attend meetings as requested.
Complete ad hoc projects as requested in a timely fashion.
Carry out any reasonable instruction as directed by the Group Operations Director.
Effectively mentor and manage direct reports.
HIGHLY DESIRABLE - CIPD QUALIFIED.
Bachelors degree or equivalent.
Highly competent user of Microsoft Office.
Experience in the hospitality and leisure industry.
Salary £35,000-45,000. Other Benefits included:
Life Assurance Benefit
Workplace Pension scheme
With car allowance
28 days holiday per annum
Discounts within hotel and Nike Group of Companies.
Job Type: Full-time