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HR Manager

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Stretford
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 18/10/2016
  • Duration: 3 months
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The Role:
HR Manager will work with the HR Partner of the respective Business Unit/Group Function and specialist experts in Shared Services to ensure that the functional plan for that Business Unit/Function is effectively executed.


* Work with Shared Services to ensure delivery and effective execution of the functional plan.
* Offer general advice, coaching, feedback and challenge where appropriate. Provide signposting for leaders/managers so that they receive appropriate support.
* Ensure that ER cases are referred to Shared Services and support HR Partner with resolution of the more sensitive and complex ER cases.
* Contribute to capability assessment and work with Shared Services L&D team to ensure delivery.
* Work with shared services to ensure delivery of resourcing, talent and succession plans.
* Play an active role in assessment and selection for L5 roles and provide some facilitation of talent/development board discussions.
* Work with the relevant business lead and Shared Services to provide organisational design input and ensure that planned changes/reorganisations are implemented properly.
* Ensure that the performance management process is rolled out across the business unit/function.
* Ensure that reward programmes are rolled out across the business unit/function and support managers in making good reward decisions.
* Play an active role in supporting the business unit/function on commercial activity.
* Collate workforce and functional performance insight and use proactively to identify issues for resolution.
* Work with the HR Partner and Shared Services to ensure that milestones and plans are delivered for the business unit/function and that those plans align with the group IR agenda.
* Ensure that Group HR processes and policies are implemented.
* Provide insight regarding local market requirements to the HR Partner so that they can be taken into account.
* Play an active role in ensuring that relevant legislative requirements are met.
* Contribute to the execution and governance of Centrica HR's strategy and plans.


* Credible and values driven person, who is able to deliver exceptional results.
* Takes an enterprise-wide approach and is collaborative, adaptable and able to understand the dynamics of large, complex organisations.
* Able to understand detail, alongside complexity, and still deliver against strategic aims.
* Strong influencing and communication skills.
* Skilled in matrix working.
* Strong intellectual rigour and an appetite for professional development.
* Commercial acumen and broad business understanding.
* Able to work conceptually as well as having the focus to execute.
* Track record of building successful, collaborative relationships quickly across all levels and business functions.
* A skilful team player with the ability to network effectively up, down and across the organisation.
* Strong communication skills; articulate, compelling, engaging and an inclusive manner.
* Able to and comfortable providing strong feedback to people, both positive and developmental.
* Resilience and tenacity.

Work Experience

* A proven track record of converting strategy to action.
* A demonstrable track record of translating vision, strategies and business requirements into clear, actionable goals and delivering excellent results and outcome.
* A successful track record of operating commercially and executing plans effectively.
* Experience of working with others to deliver exceptional results - strong collaborator.
* Ability to contribute to the development of the overall function strategy and vision.

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