Location: Stoke, GB
Company: Premier Foods
A great British food company
Premier Foods is one of Britain’s biggest listed food companies, employing over 4,000 colleagues at 15 manufacturing sites and offices up and down the country.
Many of our brands have been part of UK life for more than a century and you’ll find them in 94% of British households.
Based in Stoke
An opportunity has arisen for an experienced HR Manager to work in partnership with the Factory General Manager, the site leadership team and as part of the UK HR team to develop and deliver the key HR objectives. These goals will be achieved through effective coaching, leading by example and robustly managing KPI performance. The HR Manager is the expert for all aspects of HR such as resourcing, L&D, ER, engagement, communication, OH, reward and recognition and responsible for effectively leading their HR team.
What you will be doing:
Works in partnership with the Senior Leadership Team to support the delivery of the business plan
Plays a key role in developing and delivering the HR People Plan
Consistent delivery of HR key performance indicators
Proactively coaches HR team to ensure the provision of a value adding HR service
Ensures that HR best practice is continuously identified and shared across the network
Ensure accurate, timely and relevant HR information is available to enable more effective decision making
Ensures robust development and succession plans are in place through delivery of Premier Foods talent and performance management processes
Delivers timely wage negotiation activity through strategic planning and governance of related activity to include external benchmarking of local market rates; participation in appropriate negotiations
Leads key HR projects ensuring that they are delivered to the business to time, cost and quality standards
Promotes a positive working environment through the delivery of an engagement strategy in addition to effective management of procedural issues and provision of expert advice to line management
What we need from you:
Minimum of 5 years experience working with a unionised environment
Experience of leading TU negotiations, pay awards and T&C’s reviews
Strong knowledge of employment law
Change management experience
Experience in a Logistics/Manufacturing environment
What we offer you in return:
Up to 7.5% pension
Private medical insurance
Wide range of online and in-house training
Access to an employee discount scheme, with access to hundreds of nationwide retailers
Our much-loved brands include Mr Kipling, Cadbury, Bisto, Batchelors, Ambrosia, Sharwood’s, Oxo, Loyd Grossman, Homepride, Paul Hollywood and McDougall’s, with some supported by our strategic partnerships with Mondelez and Nissin.