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HR Manager (12-month contract)

  • Application Deadline: Nov. 30, 2019
  • Northampton
  • Application Deadline: Nov. 30, 2019
  • Northampton

Igloo Books, a division of Bonnier Books UK, is looking for an operational human resources manager to join the team in Northamptonshire on a 12-month contract. This is a hands-on position that is responsible for the delivery of an effective and engaging HR service across two sites. The HR manager supports the HR Director for Bonnier Books UK and the CEO of Igloo Books.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide guidance and support to the business on policies, procedures and employee relations to ensure a fair and consistent approach to people management.
  • Ensure Igloo Books is compliant with all applicable legislation, including employment, immigration and health & safety laws.
  • Actively identify legislation risk and propose recommendations and solutions.
  • Work with the HR Director to ensure the delivery of group initiatives and support on project work when required.
  • Work in partnership with the wider business on resourcing requirements.
  • Support the health and safety and recruitment coordinator on recruitment as required.
  • Manage the complete employee lifecycle including the delivery of inductions and exit interviews.
  • Ensure the submission of accurate monthly payroll adjustments.
  • Management of HRIS and reporting requirements.
  • Line management of one HR team member.

Work with great people

Alex Alexandrou
Head of Commissioning - Children's
"When I joined Igloobooks, I saw it as an exciting opportunity that would offer a completely different experience to any other design environment — I still like it after being here for over five years!"
Sahina Bibi
Marketing Executive
"My team is vibrant and fun — brilliant minds brimming with wonderful ideas. Though we each manage our own projects, we're always bouncing ideas off one another and brainstorming fresh new initiatives."
Shane Hegarty
Head of Operations
"From my earliest days in the company I have been encouraged and enabled to have an appreciable input into how, when and what gets done — which is a rare thing to obtain, or sustain, in any company."
Nick Stearn
Art Director
"My first impressions when I joined Bonnier Books UK were: "'Wow, this company is so different." It acts in a different way, it has energy, it's exciting."

Skills & Requirements

  • CIPD qualified with proven experience in either an HR Advisor or HR Manager role.
  • Ability to demonstrate experience in successfully managing employee relations and delivering best practice.
  • Ability to work under pressure across a multi-site organisation and manage conflicting priorities.
  • Ability to quickly build trust and strong relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and written skills.
  • Excellent HRIS skills.
  • Line management experience would be an advantage.

Great Place to Work

  • Competitive Salary

  • Working with a team of passionate, talented people

  • Internal learning and development programmes

  • Career Development opportunities

  • Fun social events

About the company

Bonnier Books is a major UK publisher with group sales of £80m. Home to three divisions and 16 adult and children’s imprints, we publish across a wide variety of genres, for different ages. From crime to reading group fiction; memoir to self-help; activity to reference – we believe every book matters.

For more information about Bonnier Books UK please visit our website: www.bonnierbooks.co.uk

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