HR Manager - Long Term Temp role


HR Manager 18- month Temporary Contract

We’re currently seeking an experienced HR Manager to work within a state of the art, high throughput diagnostics laboratory environment based in Leamington Spa as part of the UK’s NHS Test and Trace programme.

As the HR Manager, as well as playing a vital role in supporting society’s return to a more normal way of life by helping to break the chains of COVID-19 transmission, you will also gain invaluable experience and exposure to some of the country’s most highly skilled individuals in the scientific community.

This represents a once in a lifetime opportunity to go above and beyond to support public health, while also extending your already accomplished technical skills and positioning your career for further success and growth.

Your responsibilities:

As the HR Manager you will support the Senior HR Manager in delivering a high-quality HR business partnering service to their particular client group, actively contributing to the effective implementation of the people strategy, priorities and wider organisational objectives.

The role will have a customer-centric approach with their clients and provide day to day client relationship management and service delivery on issues such as performance management, talent planning, employment law, D&I.

 The role will work closely with colleagues to ensure the staff needs are met and the Lab runs smoothly and delivers on target.

Full comprehensive Job Spec can be issued upon contact.

Please call Marie on 0203 750 0575 Ext 307

Specific skills and capabilities


  • CIPD qualified (or working towards qualification)
  • Stakeholder management – experience of partnering dedicated business areas, advising on generic HR/people related matters
  • Ability to deliver HR/people related training/development events
  • Analytical skills – ability to extract management information, analyse and interpret the data utilising Excel as appropriate and make balanced recommendations on findings
  • Employee relations management – confident in management of ER cases with ability to recognise key risks and provide commercial, risk-based advice to line managers

  • Communication – able to communicate in a clear, concise and accurate manner using a range of media
  • Proven ability to prioritise conflicting priorities, exercise sound judgement, anticipate issues and respond quickly to emerging people matters
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality, discretion and use initiative
  • Interest in/commitment to advancing the organisational equality/inclusion agenda
  • Commercial knowledge – broad understanding of business operations – and awareness of the wider external/internal factors affecting the Lab agenda
  • Strong team-working and customer-focus ethic


  • Experience of working in a laboratory environment, factory or distribution centre

You will be required to work Monday to Friday, however flexibility and an agile approach will be required should there be any urgent matters to attend, as the Lab is a 24/7 operation.


Share Job