Role description

The mission of the Interim Human Resources Manager (Maternity Cover) is to provide a professional HR service to the Selling Unit (Elland), Production Unit (Bingley), 6 small service centres across the UK (around 150 UK employees) including small number of Group employees based in the UK. In addition, support to Region North-Central EMEA and Group where needed.

Your main challenges

  • Recruitment; marketing, profiling job descriptions, pre-selection of candidates, selection interviews, Harrison online assessments, final decision and contracts, organising and delivering new starter inductions and onboarding
  • Training and development; analysis of development - needs to ensure actual and future performance.Development action (of internal and external in the job/off the job and on the job). Deliver training programmes where needed
  • Succession planning and mentoring scheme; Involvement in developing and maintaining a plan
  • Compensation; be able to provide a backup for the payroll performed by the Payroll Assistant. Develop individual performance related compensation schemes.Benchmark roles to build an effective performance scheme to fit the business. Manage all employment benefits and compensation such as salary reviews and bonus schemes
  • Employee relations; Support management in maintaining a good working environment and provide strong advice when needed in relation to Disciplinary and Grievance
  • Management of full employee lifecycle, working closely with Payroll
  • Develop contracts, policies and procedures to meet the business requirements in line with UK Law
  • Preparation and control of personnel budgets and usual KPI’s
  • Any other duties as may reasonably be required, consistent with the post such as administration, group reporting, etc.


What we look for

Your education and experience

  • Educated to Degree level
  • Must be Chartered Institute of Personal Development qualified (level 5 minimum)
  • Formal relevant qualifications ranging from GCSE and A-Levels (A* - C or equivalent) including English and ideally possess a Level 3 (NVQ) Certificate in Business and Administration
  • Human Resources generalist experience for at least 3 years
  • Good knowledge of UK Law and regulations with the ability to work with legal advisers to provide guidance to the business
  • Excellent IT skills, preferably Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Experience of using different HR systems

Your personality

  • Strong link to Habasit Core Values
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be able to work on own initiative, although coaching will be available as Head of HR will have ultimate responsibility. The successful person will need to work on projects independently
  • Must be able to work in a pressurised environment where projects are running concurrently and the volume of work does not run smoothly
  • Must be able to travel and stay away from home if needed, including other countries on a limited basis if the situation arises



What we offer

We are more than just a manufacturer of conveyor belts, power transmission or timing belts. With us, you count as a human, and have the advantage of two worlds: the structures of a global player mixed with the appreciation and culture of a family business! We offer an attractive place to work and personal development in an empowered working culture. You will benefit from the expertise and opportunities of a solid global group of companies and the reputation of its products.

If you are flexible like our belts, then move your future actively with us and find your best solution according to our motto: solutions in motion!