Finance & Business Management
Job Title: HR Manager
Reporting To: Head of Finance & Business Management
Type of Post: Permanent Part-time – The equivalent of 3 days per week
Salary: £30,000 pro-rata
The role of the HR Manager is to provide a comprehensive service to managers and employees, and to drive both HR operations and the delivery of strategic objectives. This is a hands-on, standalone role, working closely with a range of stakeholders to develop and agree HR plans and embed them into the organisation.
- Work in partnership with the management team to take an active and accountable part in decision making processes that impact people
- Advise, coach and assist management in all aspects of day to day operational HR including employee relations, discipline, grievance, absence, promotion, selection, performance, compensation, training, development and engagement.
- Lead on complex disciplinary/grievance and ER issues, using HR and company knowledge, good judgement and appropriate decision-making skills.
- Manage the recruitment process, to include designing job descriptions, drafting advertisements, corresponding with candidates, shortlisting applications, scheduling and attending interviews, issuing contracts etc.
- Liaise closely with the Orchestra Manager to ensure best practice in filling orchestral player vacancies including training those involved in selection process.
- Act as moderator in audition and trial panels, to ensure a fair and consistent process is followed, and coaching panel chairs as required.
- Manage and drive all Health, Safety & Wellbeing initiatives, ensuring compliance with legislation.
- Manage and drive all key HR business processes including Annual Appraisals and Absence Management.
- Develop and manage a robust induction and new start process to ensure new employees are engaged from outset.
- Liaise with the Musicians Union as required with regard to all union/HR matters
- Attend all Player Management Committees, Health and Safety committee and HR committee.
- Manage the leavers’ process including conducting Exit Interviews and using feedback to assist in improvement and retention initiatives.
- Assist in identifying and implementing training and development, and on-going performance management initiatives.
- Work with the management team to shape HR action plans and strategies to positively impact on operational performance and employee engagement.
- Gauge employee satisfaction levels and work with management to enhance these where appropriate.
- Ensure compliance with employment legislation and timely completion of all statutory reports, e.g. annual monitoring return and Article 55.
- Develop, monitor and maintain up to date HR policies, procedures and processes, keeping abreast of changes in employment legislation.
- Manage and develop the HR Information System, to streamline and automate transactional HR process and provide meaningful management information and metrics.
- Participate in the implementation of specific projects, procedures and guidelines, and support change management processes as required.
- Undertake any other reasonable duties as requested.
- Proven HR generalist experience of three to five years.
- CIPD qualification at Level 5 (or equivalent/higher).
- Demonstrable knowledge and expertise in HR, legislation, trends and best practice.
- Knowledge/experience of managing Health & Safety in the workplace.
- Strong interpersonal and communications skills, with an ability to mediate and negotiate effectively.
- Excellent organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and effectively prioritise.
- Proactive team player with strong customer service and problem-solving skills.
- Experienced in developing and supporting line managers through change.
- An ability to maintain confidentiality and act with discretion and diplomacy.
- Self-motivated and able to work autonomously or as part of a team.
- Proficient with all Microsoft Office programs and working knowledge of HRIS.
- Previous experience of working within an arts organisation or arts venue.
- Educated to degree level in HRM or Business.
- Previous experience in payroll and benefits.
Desirable criteria will be used in the event of shortlisting.
Please complete the application form ( see link below) and e-mail your application form and monitoring form to Bronagh Hughes at email@example.com . Interviews will be held the week beginning Monday 1 April 2019.
Position start date: 1 May 2019
The closing date is Friday 22 March 2019 at 12 noon