HR Manager vacancy

HR Manager

Northampton (office/hybrid with regular travel to UK sites)
Mon-Fri, 37.5 hours per week

Are you an experienced, ambitious human resource professional ready to step into an exciting HR Manager role?   

The HR Manager is a crucial role in spearheading further development of our Operations and Head Office based teams. You will be the driving force behind all HR programmes and initiatives, streamline recruitment and boost employee engagement and retention. 

This is an operational role with an opportunity to get involved with strategic projects.  You will lead a small team to deliver an optimum HR service.  You will also implement initiatives to drive and maintain excellent employee relations and healthy communications. 

Main duties

  • Act as a Business Partner for the Director of Operations, their heads of function, and Regional Operations Managers
  • Support field, office and workshop teams and undertake regular HR health check reviews, to understand potential issues and create action plans 
  • Champion core values through the company appraisal process
  • Manage, coach and mentor a small team of HR staff, ensuring a first-class service to all internal customers
  • Ensure that all employees are appropriately remunerated and motivated through their pay, bonus and other remuneration schemes as appropriate
  • Manage the twice-yearly grade review process for field-based service technicians 
  • Champion robust and reliable recruitment and selection procedures, and support line managers with pre-screening, interview, and selection processes
  • Facilitate an open culture that is conducive to all employees making maximum contribution to the business within their range of skills and abilities
  • Support managers in all performance management issues, including any discipline and grievance issues, ensuring a positive employee relations climate is maintained in line with best practice
  • Monitor compliance with all HR policies, and develop new policies and procedures as required
  • Liaise with operational management to establish and satisfy the training needs of their team members, identifying and implementing any new development initiatives as required
  • Support talent management and succession planning processes, ensuring that top talent is set up for current and future success

Personal attributes

  • Strong ability to prioritise and to meet deadlines
  • A passion for continuous improvement and development
  • An in-depth knowledge of UK employment law and its application
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels of the organisation
  • Technical expertise as an HR generalist 

Basic qualifications

  • CIPD qualified level 5 or above


  • Competitive salary and annual bonus
  • Car Allowance (with EV salary sacrifice scheme after qualifying period)
  • Additional green benefits scheme
  • Pension scheme 
  • Private medical insurance

Apply now

  • Email your CV and a covering letter to