HR Manager

  • Location

    Wakefield, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    HR & Business Support

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent benefits

  • Contact:

    Sue Wallis

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Sewell Wallis are currently working on an exclusive basis with a brilliant Wakefield based business who are looking for an experienced HR Manager to join their team.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a fast moving, ambitious organisation reporting directly to the MD and taking lead on the implementation of new policies and a HR strategy across the business.
Experience working at a senior level with full autonomy is essential together with the ability to have a hands on approach in a sometimes demanding environment. The main duties include:-

-Working in close partnership with senior management to develop and implement HR strategy.
-On-going review of all HR policies, including updating handbooks and contracts.
-Overseeing payroll in relation to SSP, SPP, SMP, starters, leavers and absences.
-Supporting managers on all recruiting matters.
-Working with managers to design, develop and implement an employee appraisal system.
-Advising managers and providing guidance on HR policy and procedures.
-Managing a small team of HR administrators and payroll.
-Working closely with Health and Safety to ensure all processes are up to date and all staff receive ongoing training.
-Operate and refine starter and leaver procedures.


- A full member of CIPD or currently studying.
-Experience within a fast moving, multi site organisation is essential.
-HR generalist experience.
-Experience proactively leading the development of a HR department and building policies.

Please contact Sue Wallis for more information.

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful.

Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions www.sewellwallis.co.uk