People Manager (8 month maternity cover)

  • 14 December 2022

Job details

Job title: People Manager (8 month maternity cover)
Job type: Fixed Term Contract, Part Time 22.5 – 30 hours per week
Team: People & Operations
Reports to: People & Operations Director
Location: Bath, UK (Flexible Working)

About the role

The role holder will hold overall accountability for all People matters, developing close relationships across the organisation to provide pro-active and early engagement and support, as well as supporting the People & Operations Director with important change related activity.

The role holder will lead and help develop the Senior People Administrator and People Administrator. They will proactively identify process efficiencies and automation opportunities to enhance the employee experience.

Key responsibilities for the People Manager (8 month maternity cover) include:

  • Own, develop and monitor the delivery of the ORX People Strategy
  • Oversee the core HR processes: recruitment, induction process, training & development, employee relations, performance management, sickness management, employee recognition, employee record management and leaver processes
  • Ensure HR policies, processes and procedures are effective, proportionate and in line with employment law
  • Employee engagement lead including surveying and engagement measures
  • Advising on recruitment and selection, including headhunting and building relationships with a wide range of agencies and consultants
  • Business partner with Executive and Senior Leadership Team to drive early engagement and pro-active support
  • Coach, train and challenge managers on their approach to people issues, advising them on best practice approaches
  • Run important change related activity, in line with the strategy and with support of the People & Operations Director
  • Management of the recruitment and training budget
  • Prepare and present regular updates to the People & Operations Director
  • Assisting with HR project planning and management
  • Support and lead with employee wellbeing initiatives
  • Line management to the Senior People Administrator and People Administrator

For more information, download the full job description.

Full job description

People Manager (Maternity Cover) Job Description

What we offer in return 

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working to support a healthy work/life balance
  • Eight per cent company contribution to pension
  • Employee recognition scheme
  • Support for training and development
  • Twenty-five days holiday a year, plus bank holidays (pro rata)
  • Life assurance
  • Health cash plan
  • Perks at work scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Holiday trading
  • Summer and Xmas social events
  • Inclusive and supportive working environment

What else do I need to know?

We are an equal opportunity employer. We create an environment where everyone has an equal chance to succeed, during our recruitment phase and while working at ORX.

As we manage and have control of highly confidential data, the successful candidate will have to make specific commitments in this regard and will be subject to background checks.

How to apply

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to [email protected]. In the body of the email, please confirm what your salary expectations are.

Download the job description to find out more

People Manager (Maternity Cover) Job Description

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Send your CV and covering letter to [email protected].

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