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HR Manager

  • Job reference: 922635
  • Location: Inverness, Highlands
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: HR , Office & Commercial
  • Date posted: 19/12/2018

We currently have a vacancy for an experienced HR Manager located in Inverness to support our Client with the personnel functions.

Main responsibilities:

  • Support to management team and site on confidential HR issues
  • Maintaining HR Database, including personal files
  • Research, initiate and propose changes to Company HR personnel policies/procedures and ensure legislative compliance and best practices
  • Monitoring of overtime
  • Administration and monitoring of sickness absence in conjunction with Occupation Health department
  • Managing all aspects of recruitment, including liaising with external agencies
  • Liaison with Trade Unions
  • Support Management team on departmental training, including monitoring and maintaining the training database
  • Support Management team with Personal Development Plans.
  • Support and coach Management team with employee performance concerns, including the use of Performance Improvement Plans
  • Manage payroll queries, ensuring all changes are communicated to the employee in a timely manner
  • Provide support and development opportunities to the HR Administrator
  • Raise necessary purchase orders
  • Being an active member of the Contractor Management Committee
  • Active engagement and participation in continuously improving the safety culture


  • Knowledge of HR Legislation
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Mediating and negotiating skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • General administrative and clerical skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and demanding environment to tight deadlines

Qualifications/ Experience:

  • CIPD qualified, or working towards
  • Standard grade education qualification or equivalent (essential)
  • Previous HR experience
  • Demonstrated presentation and communication skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages

This is a contract position with negotiable rates of pay.

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 922635.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
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.

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