HR Manager

Administration [ADMI] – Guernsey, Guernsey
Department Administration [ADMI]
Employment Type Permanent

BASIC FUNCTION:

The HR Manager will be responsible for the management and delivery of HR operations to the Guernsey business and ensuring the effective integration of the acquired companies. As this is a new post in 2017, they will assist the Group HR function in setting up bespoke HR services and developing the Estera brand as an employer of choice locally. Working closely with the Jersey HR Manager, the post holder will be instrumental in driving the development of a regional HR function with aligned HR operating practices and policies.

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

EMPLOYEE RELATIONS AND PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

  • Advising the Directors and Senior Managers on employee relations including grievance, disciplinary and dismissal.
  • Providing expertise and input into the effective management of the annual performance reviews.
  • Identifying and managing potential risk and developing proposals to manage issues effectively.
  • Advising on local employment and immigration/housing controls.

RESOURCING

  • Preparing and managing Guernsey headcount budgets.
  • Liaising with the business to prepare business cases for recruitment authorisations.
  • Determining in conjunction with the business local resource requirements.
  • Developing effective resourcing strategies in the Guernsey market.
  • Managing relationships with local recruiters and colleges to develop employer brand awareness.
  • Assisting Directors in candidate selection and managing offers of employment and relevant terms of offer.
  • Prepare job descriptions and keep these up to date.

ONBOARDING AND LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT

  • Reviewing and implementing the Estera onboarding program ensuring it is tailored to meet local needs.
  • Identifying training requirements source and where appropriate working with Learning and Development to source and deliver training.

REMUNERATION AND BENEFITS

  • Managing the payroll process (currently outsourced) and ensuring exceptions reporting is accurate.
  • Evaluating salary and benefits benchmarking reports and managing the local pay and bonus round in accordance with Group requirements.

BUDGETING

  • Collaborate with Finance and Group HR to produce accurate local budgets including training, recruitment and employee welfare.
  • Manage and monitor budgets throughout the year.

GROUP HR AND PROJECTS

  • Collaborate with HR Managers within the UK and European Estera offices to ensure HR polcies and procedures are aligned where possible.
  • Take responsibility for projects identifies to develop the HR operating platform at a Group or regional level.
  • Any other such duties that might be reasonably required for your role.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Degree level education and CIPD qualification or equivalent.
  • Extensive HR experience, ideally financial services sector experience would be an advantage but not essential.
  • Demonstrate the ability to analyse problems and recommend solutions using appropriate personal judgment.
  • Outstanding communication skills with the ability to represent the employer brand and influence relevant stakeholders.
  • Confident and articulate and able to make effective presentations.
  • Ability to gather and interpret management information and prepare HR reports.
  • Demonstrate project management skills.
  • IT literate in HR systems and Microsoft Office.
  • Conversant with relevant local legislation including housing, tax and employment.

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  • Location
    Guernsey, Guernsey
  • Department
    Administration [ADMI]
  • Employment Type
    Permanent
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