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HR Manager

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Job Introduction

Highly Competitive Salary + Bonus + Company Car/ Car Allowance. Based at Aberthaw, Barry, South Wales, with regular travel across the UK and Ireland

At Tarmac, ‘who you are’ matters.  We want to get to know you.  If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, collaborative in working well with others and ambitious to make things better, then have a read of what we have on offer.

We are seeking an experienced HR Manager to join our HR team at Tarmac Aberthaw. This role is a single-site opportunity although attendance at meetings across UK and Ireland may be required and you will have responsibility for delivering a comprehensive, commercially focused HR service for one of our largest Cement Plants in the UK. As well as Aberthaw, this role is easily accessible from Bristol, Weston-super-Mare, Chepstow, Newport and Cardiff and the surrounding areas.

This broad HR Manager role is an opportunity for you to partner with some key business stakeholders and work on a wide range of activities such as change initiatives, talent attraction and development, inclusion and diversity, employee engagement and business improvement initiatives.

Here at Tarmac, we are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.


Role Responsibility

Reporting into the Senior HR Manager (Cement and Packed), the role of HR Manager will be responsible for managing all HR at our Aberthaw site as well as for our Supply Chain and Logistics teams in the Southern region.

As HR Manager you will represent the HR function within management teams to ensure national, Business Unit and local priorities and strategies are achieved. This role will also be responsible for:

  • Implementing, monitoring, and adhering to HR policies, initiatives and projects within timescales to support the delivery of the Group objectives
  • Working with colleagues to deliver the business’ strategy on talent attraction, talent identification and development and succession planning
  • Leading on early careers activities, including our educational engagement activities
  • Working with stakeholders to always ensure compliance with employment law and company policies
  • Promoting and instilling a culture of consistency, equality, and fairness in our handling of employee relations matters, challenging stakeholders where appropriate
  • Providing coaching and support to site management teams and Supply Chain and Logistics teams to create an enabling and engaging culture
  • Being the main point of contact for union representatives across the Aberthaw site and be involved in annual wage negotiation process
  • Providing relevant HR KPI data, analysis and insight
  • Driving an absence and performance management culture across the site
  • Co-ordinating the annual performance review process and other such tasks required as part of the annual HR cycle
  • Managing good working relationships with Trade Unions
  • Supporting the organisation and delivery of training sessions and supporting the wider HR Team when needed


The Ideal Candidate

Suitable candidates for the role of HR Manager will be CIPD qualified (or equivalent experience) and possess a comprehensive understanding of HR principles and practices, coupled with relevant business experience and professional development. The role of HR Manager will suit a well organised, agile, and resilient HR professional who also has:

  • Good working and practical understanding of employment law and how to deal with employee relations cases
  • Proven track record of supporting business changes such as reorganisations and TUPE transfers
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build and develop strong relationships internally and externally
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience of working in a unionised environment
  • High integrity and ability to challenge, impact and influence others
  • Personal drive and a desire to succeed and improve
  • Ability to impact and influence (able to get acceptance of ideas through indirect influence)
  • Ability to assess, measure and identify key talent and ensure they fit with key organisational drivers


Why Us

In addition to the role of HR Manager we also offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits:

  • Company car/allowance
  • Bonus scheme
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice
  • Access to join our Employee Communities (employee networks) we currently have nine communities inc.(REACH) Religious, Ethnic, Cultural Heritage, LGBTQ+, Parents & carers, Ability, Wellbeing, Female voice and menopause
  • Training and development opportunities

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future?

Tarmac, a CRH company, is an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when this happens we sometimes bring the published closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

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