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HR Manager 30255

  • Job reference: 932840
  • Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Human Resources, Life Sciences
  • Date posted: 19/11/2020

Orion Group Life Sciences have an exciting opportunity for a HR Manager for our Multinational Pharmaceutical client based in the Cambridgeshire area on a 6 -month contract.

Job Purpose

To create HR process efficiencies across all UK/Ire HR disciplines so that Company UK/Ire staff experience HR operational service excellence, and improve HR team efficiency through streamlined process improvement

Main Responsibilities of the role

Key responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring all UK/Ire HR processes, policies and data sources are optimised for efficiency, accurate and fit for purpose
  • Providing and promoting a culture of coaching and continuous feedback across the team in relation to process improvement and service delivery
  • Ensuring seamless process collaboration with all UK/Ire HR sub functions, and
  • Leveraging regional HR resource and technology
  • Policy and Process Improvement
  • To review and evaluate all UK/Ire HR processes and policies (including those across multiple HR disciplines), identifying key priorities and making relevant improvements to ensure operational excellence and legislative compliance as well as ensuring they are fit for purpose
  • To provide coaching and change management to the HR team, enabling best in class process delivery to UK/Ire staff, and learning opportunity for the team,
  • Create process that ensures all data sources are up to date, accurate, efficiencies are leveraged and decision making enabled
  • To deliver process efficiency and compliance through review of bespoke UK Employee Programmes and processes

Desired Experience and Background of the successful candidate

  • Degree level qualification
  • CIPD or other HR qualification preferred
  • Previous experience of HR process improvement / HR Shared Service Centre leadership and coaching
  • Proven change management capability, with a focus on process
  • Results oriented and goal driven, with strong organisational and planning skills
  • Strong computer literacy with all MS Office applications, Workday and SAP
  • Excellent relationship building, credibility and influencing skills at all levels, both local and remote in a matrix environment
  • Strong analytical capabilities and ability to interpret data, creating information to inform business decisions
  • Understanding of pharmaceutical industry landscape preferred

For more information on this role, call Kate O' Sullivan on +44 (0) 2039 944702 or email for a completely confidential chat about this role and other opportunities using the reference number: 932840

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.