Position: HR Manager
Salary: bonus
Ref: 522518_1573037847
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 06/11/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Reading or Portsmouth

Salary: Circa £50,000 depending on skills and experience + annual bonus

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time (37 hours) with Flexible working patterns available

About the Department

SSE Human Resources is made up of several operational and specialist teams who strive to help the business to design, develop and deliver their people strategies. We partner with the business to provide expert advice on all people matters, enabling them to get the best out of their teams and equip them to meet the changing demands of our business now, and in the future.

What is the Role

We have an exciting opportunity in our HR Operations team for an HR Manager to partner with part of our Distribution business to ensure effective alignment and delivery of the strategic people plan.

A key part of the role will be to contribute to the shaping and achievement of the business agenda, providing support to specific business leaders as they manage significant change. The role will also require participation in or leading HR initiatives across the whole business.

In order to effectively support the business, you should have a commercial focus and experience of HR with the ability to take a creative and proactive approach to problem-solving. Working closely with key stakeholders and their teams, you will be skilled at building effective working relationships. You will lead in all people-related activities from identifying short- and long-term recruitment requirements to engagement, organisational design, change management, trade union involvement and supporting performance improvement.

What do I need?

In order to effectively manage and challenge business requirements, you should have a strong commercial focus along with experience of day to day operational HR and HR planning. You'll be comfortable working autonomously and will take a creative and proactive approach to problem-solving. You should have the ability to execute strategic HR goals that are aligned with the business.

An experienced HR professional with a proven track record, you'll likely be CIPD qualified and have demonstrable experience of executing HR projects and initiatives. You should be emotionally resilient, possess strong influencing and organisational skills.

Please be aware if you are successful, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE.

Our Benefits

Were committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Why not watch our short employee benefits video to see what else is on offer?

Next Steps

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch with sse.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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