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HR Manager (part-time)

Position:                              HR Manager (Part-time)

Hours:                                  20 - 30 hours per week to suit

Reports to:                           Managing Director



To oversee the HR function by providing practical, consistent support, and advice on HR policies and procedures, employment legislation, recruitment, performance management, pay and benefits, training and best practice HR management.

Strategy and planning

·                Promote continual improvement

·                Create and agree annual HR plans and budgets

·                Identify and address knowledge and skill gaps

·                Implement succession planning for all key roles

·                Promote the Investors in People standard and coordinate Investors in People reviews

·                Manage staff recognition and engagement initiatives

·                Review and advise upon staff organisational structure, ensuring that it remains fit for purpose


·                Ensure compliance with relevant legislation and HR best practice

·                Advise directors, management and staff on HR issues

·                Develop and amend the Employee Handbook and related policies

·                Develop and maintain all HR related content in the Quality Management System


·                Implement agreed HR plans and budgets

·                Maintain personnel records

·                Ensure compliance with the Employee Handbook and related policies

·                Manage and control employment costs within agreed budgets

·                Assist managers to implement a culture of continuous improvement

·                Ensure that the performance management process is used effectively

·                Deal with staff issues including absences, disciplinaries and grievances


·                Manage staff communication

Starters and leavers

·                Manage recruitment

·                Manage the induction process

·                Conduct exit interviews with leavers and address any concerns


Training and development

·                Manage training and development of all staff

·                Ensure proper record keeping for training, knowledge and skills

·                Ensure all training requests are considered fairly

·                Apply for Government training grants when available


·                Manage all pay and benefits

·                Manage pension scheme records and contributions


·                Create and provide relevant insight, analysis and reports


Key skills and experience


·                5 G.C.S.E. or equivalent (including Maths and English)

·                Level 3 CIPD qualification or studying towards

·                Able to demonstrate thorough HR practical experience which would include working in previous HR functions/departments.

·                Thorough and up-to-date knowledge of Isle of Man employment legislation

·                Ability to represent the HR function as part of the Management Team

·                Excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills

·                Strong influencing and negotiation skills

·                Ability to work under pressure and with staff from all levels

·                Ability to work with minimal supervision and meet deadlines

·                High level of accuracy and attention to detail

·                Ability to deal with difficult situations in a tactful and diplomatic manner



·                Educated to degree level or equivalent

·                Level 5 CIPD qualification

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Bill Foster
Bill Foster, Owner @ The Guardhouse, Jurby