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HR and Training Manager

Full–time, Contract, Permanent

Job Purpose:

To develop and deliver people management and development strategies which supports the charities overall strategic aims and objectives.

As an experienced HR and Training Manager you will act mainly in a standalone manager capacity responsible for a very small team of colleagues. Responsibility for shaping and delivering the people strategy and management of the charities employment advisory outsourced partner is a key element to this Leadership Team role.

Responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Develop and upkeep the charities people management, recruitment and training strategies
  • Provide expert professional HR, Training, Recruitment advice and support to the management of the charity
  • Assume full responsibility for the companies recruitment strategy and delivery
  • Ensure all HR documentation and policies are up to date and in line with the latest legislation
  • Ensure the internal H&S requirement is documented, planned and policed
  • Ensure a continued development of the induction process is maintained and delivered for all new employees.
  • Ensure all Personal Data for HR purposes is maintained
  • Working along the charities internal and external H&S resources to ensure full compliance whilst retaining a commercial common sense approach.
  • Manage a small team of colleagues to ensure delivery of their daily tasks.
  • Ensure the development of the team is appropriate to meet the overall strategy of the department.
  • Build a relationship with the outsourced HR, H&S advice agency to maximise the partnership.
  • Take an active part in the charities Leadership Team activities.
  • Assume responsibility for the companies data protection strategy

Qualifications and Skills

Key Skills & Experience

  • CIPD qualified.
  • Project management (e.g. PRINCE2.)

Essential skills:

  • Project and change management;
  • Restructuring experience and associated projects tasks, e.g. change readiness, leadership engagement, communications, assessment & selection, redundancy, embedding change, etc.
  • Understanding and experience of implementing successful learning & development interventions across varied role profiles;
  • Building culture, culture change management and embedding culture;
  • Proven experience / knowledge of Training individuals at all levels

Additional skills:

  • Significant experience in operating in a HR Manager position (2–3 years+).
  • Proven HR legislative understanding / knowledge and ability to apply this knowledge appropriately.
  • Proven experience in advising on complex ER matters (grievance, disciplinary, performance management, absence, etc.). * High learning agility and strong ability to work with a high degree of ambiguity.
  • Working knowledge of TUPE.
  • Commercially–focused HR professional.
  • Resilient / adaptable/ flexible.
  • High level of influencing & communication skills (personal and professional credibility).
  • High attention to detail & accuracy and highly organised.
  • Positive and proactive.
  • Able to build trust, respect and openness.
  • Able to see the bigger picture and imagining better ways of achieving outcomes.
  • Business and commercially focused.


  • On application

Job Location

  • Manchester, Greater Manchester

Required education:

  • Diploma

Required experience:

  • HR: 2 years

Please email with your CV and cover letter if you wish to apply.