The role of the HR Manager is to provide a comprehensive service to managers and employees, and to drive both HR operations and the delivery of strategic objectives. This is a hands-on, standalone role, working closely with a range of stakeholders to develop and agree HR plans and embed them into the organisation.The role is permanent and part-time, the equivalent of 3 days a week.
· Work in partnership with the management team to take an active and accountable part in decision making processes that impact people
· Advise, coach and assist management in all aspects of day to day operational HR including employee relations, discipline, grievance, absence, promotion, selection, performance, compensation, training, development and engagement.
· Lead on complex disciplinary/grievance and ER issues, using HR and company knowledge, good judgement and appropriate decision-making skills.
· Manage the recruitment process, to include designing job descriptions, drafting advertisements, corresponding with candidates, shortlisting applications, scheduling and attending interviews, issuing contracts etc.
· Liaise closely with the Orchestra Manager to ensure best practice in filling orchestral player vacancies including training those involved in selection process.
· Act as moderator in audition and trial panels, to ensure a fair and consistent process is followed, and coaching panel chairs as required.
· Manage and drive all Health, Safety & Wellbeing initiatives, ensuring compliance with legislation.
· Manage and drive all key HR business processes including Annual Appraisals and Absence Management.
· Develop and manage a robust induction and new start process to ensure new employees are engaged from outset.
· Liaise with the Musicians Union as required with regard to all union/HR matters
· Attend all Player Management Committees, Health and Safety committee and HR committee.
· Manage the leavers’ process including conducting Exit Interviews and using feedback to assist in improvement and retention initiatives.
· Assist in identifying and implementing training and development, and on-going performance management initiatives.
· Work with the management team to shape HR action plans and strategies to positively impact on operational performance and employee engagement.
· Gauge employee satisfaction levels and work with management to enhance these where appropriate.
· Ensure compliance with employment legislation and timely completion of all statutory reports, e.g. annual monitoring return and Article 55.
· Develop, monitor and maintain up to date HR policies, procedures and processes, keeping abreast of changes in employment legislation.
· Manage and develop the HR Information System, to streamline and automate transactional HR process and provide meaningful management information and metrics.
· Participate in the implementation of specific projects, procedures and guidelines, and support change management processes as required.
· Undertake any other reasonable duties as requested.
For the full application pack, please visit the Ulster Orchestra website by clicking the link below.
Published on 6 March 2019