HR Manager

  • Rochdale AFC
  • Rochdale, UK
  • 16 Sep, 2020
Full time Leadership & Management Human Resources

Job Description

Founded in 1907, Rochdale AFC is a thriving professional football team currently competing in League One of the EFL.

With a turnover of c£6million the club is involved in a broad range of activities – sporting, commercial and charitable – and is supported by a strong executive team.

To strengthen this team further we are now looking to recruit an experienced stand-alone HR Manager.  Initially this will be a three day a week role but, for the right person, there is the potential to develop into a full-time position.

Working closely with the senior team, the successful candidate will provide a comprehensive HR service ensuring that Rochdale AFC is equipped with best practice to foster a high performance and inclusive culture. This role will also be responsible for implementing and overseeing processes and policies alongside providing clear direction and guidance to help generate a positive and encouraging working environment.

The role is a varied mix of hand-on operational work combined with a strategic focus which requires providing expert advice and support.

What are we looking for?

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience as an HR generalist
  • Successful record of establishing and updating HR policies, procedures and processes in line with wider organisational strategy
  • Experience of successfully implementing and managing appraisal systems
  • Supporting SMT with all aspects of HR
  • Handling complex employee relations casework
  • Managing restructures or other organisational change
  • Experience of working in a stand-alone role with responsibility for both strategic direction and day-to-day operations
  • Demonstrable knowledge of HR best practice and employment legislation
  • Ability to flex between senior strategic direction and ground level HR tasks.