Area HR Manager
Tata Steel
Flexible Location, Sout, GB
7h ago

Job Title : Area HR Manager x 2

Function : Human Resources

Location : Flexible / Hybrid and Port Talbot or Llanwern as office location when required

Salary : Circa £35,000-£40,000 Plus Benefits

Contract : 1 x Permanent, 1 x 12 months fixed term

Closing Date : Friday July 17th 2022

We believe that our strength is not just in our steel but the diversity of our workforce. Our people make the difference.

Following a recent re organisation, reporting to the Senior Business Partner, we have created the role of Area HR Manager to be the point of contact for People related matters for a designated business area of Tata Steel UK.

The role is supported with a team of HR Case Advisors for transactional and generalist HR process and policy issues and by Centres of Expertise for specialist support in areas such as Talent Acquisition, Reward. IR, L&D.

The Role

As the Area HR Manager, you will work as part of a wider team as described above , but will be responsible for leading and implementing the people plan for your allocated business area.

Your key accountabilities will include, but not be limited to the following :

  • To develop a local people plan aligned to the HR strategy and implement using the relevant HR policies, processes and products for best value.
  • To drive improvement in organisational capability and add value to the local business through the delivery of key people metrics (KPI’s).
  • To design and implement reorganisation and change programmes with the area management team ensuring that information and consultation requirements are met.
  • To drive communication, engagement and action planning to improve how people feel by robust actions to deliver improvements.
  • Conduct surveys, focus groups and design workforce communications to ensure improved engagement.

  • To Identify and design, in partnership with L&D, specific change programmes for the partnered areas to enable achievement of the people strategy, including determining the expected impact on change and how stakeholders should be managed.
  • To translate people capability (skills) and capacity (manning) needs over the short and medium term into workforce and annual plans.
  • To develop the people leadership capability by coaching line managers to undertake their people responsibilities effectively and confidently
  • To manage talent within the areas to ensure : development plans are actioned; skills and capability is driven, opportunities to broaden people for the future are taken and leaders for the future are developed.
  • Provide guidance on how to identify, manage and develop key talent within the area.

  • To coach line management in people leadership to improve retention, absenteeism and employee performance.
  • To lead employee information and consultation processes, collective bargaining and negotiation for the area of influence, for example, departmental bonus negotiations and local consultation
  • To be responsible for IR and ER cases and ensuring the right outcome is delivered with minimization of risks. (TU engagement / partnerships)
  • The Candidate

    As the Area HR Manager you will be a well rounded HR professional with a track record of success and either a professional academic qualification or extensive practical experience to support this.

    You will need to be experienced in the following areas :

  • Project management / implementation of change programmes
  • Understanding of the implementation and use of planning and continuous improvement processes inc. Data gathering and analysis
  • Broad HR knowledge base and practical application of this
  • Legal and regulatory frameworks surrounding people
  • Understanding of key business principles and frameworks (e.g. financial)
  • Coaching managers and facilitation
  • Organisational and planning skills ability to work to tight deadlines with the flexibility and ability to prioritise tasks for self and others
  • Influencing and challenging others
  • The Benefits

    Tata Steel UK offers their employees significant benefits packages. For this role, you will benefit from :

    A market competitive salary

    35 days holidays per annum

    Annual Pay Review

    Annual Bonus Scheme subject to business performance

    Private Healthcare Scheme (Individual cover)

    One of the UK’s leading defined contribution pension schemes (10% employer contribution / 6% employee contribution)

    We also have an extensive list of lifestyle benefits including free onsite parking at all of our sites, an employee assistance programme as well as discounts with local and national retailers and services.

    This role offers the opportunity for hybrid working. At Tata Steel UK, hybrid working is a voluntary, non-contractual arrangement providing employees with more choice and flexibility around how and where they work.

    Further details will be discussed as part of the selection process

    Employee discount scheme for companies including Vodafone, Nissan, Jaguar Land Rover and also various local services

    The Business

    Tata Steel is one of the world’s top 10 steel producers. The combined group has an annual aggregate crude steel capacity of more than 33 million tonnes with approximately 80,000 employees across four continents.

    We’re part of the Tata Group, one of the largest, most diverse conglomerates in the world with businesses in the UK including Tata Steel, Jaguar Land Rover and Tetley Tea.

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