Group HR Manager

Sector: Human resources
Region: South West
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: 12/01/2018
End Date: 11/02/2018

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced HR Manager professional to join our group to help deliver the groups aspirations and potential.
Helston Garages Group are one of the 25 largest dealer groups in Britain, with 1,100 staff and a turnover in excess of £600 million, they represent a range of franchises including VW, Audi, BMW, Jaguar, Land Rover and Skoda. The company is privately, family owned and is very proud of their history, determined to retain the principles of honest dealing, customer service and staff welfare that are responsible for more than 55 years of success.
As the group employs more than 1,100 staff, this Group HR Manager role is crucial to enabling the group to recruit, retain and develop high quality talent in the South West to create continued and sustained success. The successful Group HR Manager will of course have much interaction with staff at all levels but in particular will work closely with senior management and report to the Group Finance Director.
* £35,000 - £45,000 per annum
* Full time, Monday to Friday
* Access to employee car schemes
* Workplace pension
* Life insurance
* Employee discounts

Group HR Manager Responsibilities:
The HR Manager will take responsibility for HR operations throughout the group. Being an expert in their field the successful candidate will be instrumental in agreeing developmental priorities with board which will overlap with the areas of ongoing responsibility which will include:
* Recruitment and induction - maintaining, reviewing and improving existing processes. Supporting and working with managers through the selection and induction processes.
* Retention and development - working with management to identify and develop talent including management and improvement of management development programmes, career progression and succession, apprenticeship programmes.
* Maintaining, reviewing and continuously improving all group personnel processes, systems, policies and practices, working closely with dealership management who undertake the day-to-day staff management.
* Supporting and advising managers with staff management including disciplinary procedures. Coaching and developing their people management skills.
* Management reporting - developing the current reporting and working with management on actions to improve performance
* Working closely with the payroll team and ensuring that good personnel administration is in place and systems up-to-date and developed
* Developing the HR function and systems to provide the valuable service to the dealerships, enabling improved performance through excellent employee performance

The ideal Group HR Manager will have:
We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic individual with previous experience in a HR management role, preferably within a commercial environment. You will also possess:
* Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
* Good process skills and commercial appreciation
* Candidate will be proactive and be passionate about continuous improvement
* Driving licence and prepared to regularly drive to group dealerships
* CIPD qualification

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the top 25 dealer groups in the UK. If you feel you have the skills, aptitude and attitude to be a Group HR Manager, then please click 'apply'.
The vacancy you have applied for is being advertised by CVWOW Ltd, the UK's leading, award winning recruitment specialist. No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status. Full terms and conditions of the CVWOW business can be found on our website.

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