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    Business Support & HR

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    £30k - £35k per annum + company car

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    St David Recruitment Services

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    7 days ago

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HR Manager

Multi-site role; based between Cardiff, Newport and Swansea


Full-time, 8.30 – 5.30 Monday to Friday

£30k - £35k per annum + company car



Our client is a leading luxury car dealership with state-of-the-art Centres nationwide. Due to internal movement, they now have an immediate need for an experienced HR Manager to join their established team.

As the people conscience within their dealerships, you will role model their values and be proactive in collaborating with managers and colleagues across all functions.Your knowledge of employment law and good practice will enable you to guide, coach and advise on subjects across the employee lifecycle; from recruitment and induction through to engagement, enabling great performance and colleague wellbeing.

The HRM is a custodian for quality, not just in their people administration processes but with aspects of their customer experience too.As a HRM, you will promote and drive the divisional people plan, add value and bring about positive change in the workplace.

Main Duties:

  • Interact with managers and colleagues across your region and be seen as a key part of the business

  • Consult with line management, providing HR guidance when appropriate

  • Manage and resolve complex colleague relations issues.Working with management, help to conduct effective, thorough and objective processes

  • Maintain knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of colleagues, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance

  • Provide day-to-day performance management guidance to line management (e.g. coaching, counselling, career development and disciplinary actions)

  • Line manage, coach and support the Reception/Host function to ensure each customer experiences service excellence at their first point of contact

  • Work closely with managers and colleagues to improve working relationships, build/maintain morale and increase productivity and retention

  • Provide HR policy guidance and interpretation with support of the Divisional Head of HR (DHOHR) and Divisional HR Managers (DHRM)

  • Administer contractual terms for new hires, promotions and transfers

  • Support managers in delivering a consistent onboarding experience that excites new starters, monitors/aids their progress and equips them to deliver

  • Provide guidance and practical support of restructures, workforce planning and succession planning

  • Participate in the design, implementation, evaluation and monitoring of training programmes

  • Be a key part of delivering business improvement plans


In addition, you will have the following education, skills and level of experience:

  • Proven track record of working in an HR Advisor/Business Partner/Manager role

  • CIPD qualified to Level 5 or extensive demonstrable experience

  • Business and commercial awareness

  • Strong stakeholder management

  • Knowledge and application of current employment law

  • Evidence of mentoring, coaching, facilitation and presenting

  • Competent in use of HR systems desirable