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Chester Service Centre
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Negotiable DOE
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Fixed Term Contract - Full Time

About The Role

As the HR Manager for GSF Car Parts you will be an influential individual who will support the business to deliver people-related processes, vision, and strategy across the company, aligned with current employment law whilst playing an integral part in the implementation of specific projects, procedures and guidelines to help align the workforce with the strategic goals of the organisation.

The interim HR Manager role will be covering maternity for a minimum of 12 months to be based within our Chester Support Centre with the potential to review to permanent within a HR capacity role.

With our aim to be a flexible employer, this role offers hybrid working, however due to the nature of the role, this will require predominantly office working. 
 
Main Duties include:
 
  • Drive alignment between HR strategy and business goals
  • Participate in the implementation of specific projects, procedures and guidelines to help align the workforce with the strategic goals of the organisation
  • Work directly with the Divisional leadership teams to ensure quality delivery of HR support
  • Manage a team of HR individuals to guide and mentor through best practise 
  • Act as a trusted advisor, coach, and consultant for leaders to improve their team effectiveness, strategic insight, and business performance
  • Play an integral part within the leadership teams, having credibility and business knowledge to be consulted and actively contribute to overall business decisions
  • Coaching and mentoring Managers in the business on all people related activities where required.
  • Continuously monitor and review HR policies and processes and implement changes where necessary.
  • Support change management processes
  • Partner with business leaders in driving culture change and embedding purpose and values within the business and supporting the leadership team in nurturing a culture of high performance and continuous improvement.
  • Assist with the coordination of recruitment process and onboarding programs at all levels, in conjunction with the talent team including new branch opening and business acquisitions which may include the TUPE process.
Working hours:

40 per week – Monday to Friday between the hours of 8am and 5:30pm

About You

What you'll need to succeed:
 
  • A minimum of 5 years’ HR generalist experience, ideally within a multi-site organisation
  • Business and Management BA/BSc (Hons) or CIPD Qualification would be advantageous
  • A good understanding of laws and regulations governing the management of HR Exposure to mergers and acquisitions inc TUPE process would be beneficial
  • Ability to work effectively and independently in a fast-paced environment, whilst taking full advantage of shared services support that is available
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with the ability to converse well with various stakeholders and partners
  • Ability to deal with confidential issues in a sensitive, efficient, and professional manner
  • Experienced in training others with the ability to build and deliver HR related content
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office tools
  • Well versed in change management
  • Be available to travel when required with a full UK Driving Licence (maximum of 6 points)
 
What we’ll offer:

  • 33 days annual leave, including bank holidays 
  • Online employee discount scheme including big discounts to local cinemas, theme park attractions, major retailers and much more
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Company pension
  • Internal Development Programmes

About Us

GSF Car Parts is one of the UK’s leading automotive parts distributors, supplying thousands of independent garages throughout the UK and Ireland with parts, tools, garage equipment and specialist training. The group has over 175 branches nationwide and a turnover exceeding £475 million. Built on the heritage and success of a dozen local brand identities acquired over several years, we have traded as one brand since November 2021. Our branch network is bolstered by centralised support and expertise from specialist departments in key areas such as procurement and supply chain, marketing and national accounts. The business also benefits from integrated IT systems, which include our industry leading catalogue system, Allicat, and access to the Group's national garage programme, Servicesure.
 
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