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HR Manager

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HR Manager

Location: Aberdeen, UK Closing Date: 31/05/2022
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We are looking for an experienced HR Manager to join our team in the UK. The ideal candidate will provide a full scope of Generalist HR support for a team of 70 employees, spread across bases in Aberdeen, Great Yarmouth and Isle of Wight.

The applicant should be comfortable in a standalone role, and able to manage and prioritise their workload to suit the wider business.

Key Responsibilities:

Organisation Design and Development

  • Develop and execute HR Policies in line with HQ and local laws to support business objectives
  • Work along with Group HR Team for the implementation of new initiatives
  • Update organisation charts and manning updated in the Central database
  • Good at collecting, consolidating, and reporting key HR Matrices
  • Communicate effectively and regularly with the regional team, Head office, and other regional HR Heads
  • Execute special Group initiatives and tasks to ensure regional office is aligned with the Group


Talent On-boarding

  • Manage end to end recruitment process including creating job descriptions, sourcing, advertising, interviewing, preparing employment documentation and carrying out pre-employment checks
  • Manage the induction and on-boarding of new staff in the UK region
  • Ensure that new joiners have a clear 30-60-day training plan and KPIs for their role and set them for personal and business excellence


Communication & Internal Branding

  • Actively identify gaps, propose and implement changes necessary to cover the communication gaps to ensure and enhance employee engagement
  • Identify and monitor the organisation's culture so that it supports the attainment of the company's goals and promotes employee satisfaction
  • Undertake town halls on major changes and keep alignment and communication with Head Office.


Compensation and Benefits

  • Assist in defining the company wage and salary structure, pay policies, and oversee variable pay systems within the company including bonuses and raises in coordination with functional heads and VP, Human Resources
  • Maintain employee benefits programs and inform employees of benefits by studying and assessing benefit needs and trends.


Talent Planning & Management

  • Monitor and report on workforce and succession planning, ensuring KPIs are established
  • Oversee and manage Monthly Reviews of all employees
  • Coach and train managers in their communication, feedback, recognition, and interaction responsibilities
  • Advise managers on full range of employment matters including, but not limited to, pay and conditions, employment legislation, company policy and employee relations
  • Assist management in carrying out investigations, disciplinary processes, or performance management to ensure that any issues are dealt with efficiently, effectively and according to legislation
  • Assess training needs for the region and monitor training programs. Where required coordinate cost-effective training and employee initiatives as per company requirement.


Employee Engagement

  • Assist in staff welfare and recognition programs
  • Effectively partner with managers on people engagement
  • Deal with and investigate employee complaints and take appropriate action
  • Conduct Exit Interviews to ensure the smooth exit of staff members from the company
  • Undertake regular site visits to regional offices to maintain employee engagement.

Essential Person Specifications:


CIPD qualified to Level 3

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Experience as an HR generalist at Advisor level
  • Good practical skills in using Microsoft Office Software i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Comfortable using ERP software
  • Flexible approach to tasks and roles
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Ability to plan, organize and deliver on time


  • Effective Communication and negotiation skills
  • Decision Making
  • Planning & Organising
  • Initiative & Problem Solving
  • Teamwork & Motivation
  • Leadership
  • Responsibility

QHSE Responsibilities

  • To consistently work to all Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental standards applicable to Unique Group and to assist in the development and improvement of such standards
  • Comply with Unique Group’s QHSE Management System
  • Promote a positive QHSE culture in the workplace

Desirable Person Specifications:


CIPD qualified to Level 5 / Degree qualified

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Experience as an HR generalist at the Manager level
  • Experience in analysis and assisting with strategic decision making


  • The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job.
  • Management may, at its discretion, assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time in agreement by both the parties.
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