The best HR plans are carefully project-managed to ensure that they are delivered on time and that their benefits and drawbacks are accurately measured. The HR project manager is in charge of taking the strategic aims of the company and ensuring they are implemented with regard to staffing, training and projection of future needs. They are key cogs in the machinery of a well-functioning company, especially one going through growth, restructuring or acquisition, when HR needs to be scheduled to perfection to maximize the effects of recruitment, relocation and training.
Essentially, the HR project manager is the link between the project team and the stakeholders, and provides system support to the team as a whole. Good HR project managers are highly valued members of the management team, and can save companies significant amounts of money through effectively making sure the strategic direction of the company is put into practice in a manner that is predictable, measurable and responsive.
Being a methodical planner is the most important personal attribute for the HR project manager. You will not only be receiving direct instruction from the board about recruitment, training and all the other facets of human resources – you will also be creating detailed plans and timetables to ensure the plans are made operational and that every stakeholder in the company has the details at their fingertips.
It’s possible that the company will put you in control of a certain aspect of HR rather than the entirety of an HR department’s planning. In such cases, expertise in that aspect (e.g. training, rewards, assessment) will be of use, along with a demonstrable ability to project manage them. Similarly, experience within the sector occupied by the employer will improve your chances of landing the role, as each sector has its own specific demands and parameters that are essential when project managing.
Cast UK is one of the UK’s most exciting specialist recruitment consultancies. We only deal with the management and executive levels of recruitment, and have close, long-term relationships with the companies for whom we recruit. These relationships are based on years of expertise in the various roles and a team of qualified consultants who maintain our excellence at every point of contact.
If you’re an HR project manager and want to find a fantastic position in a forward-looking company, Cast UK wants to talk. We have jobs that are not advertised widely as our clients trust us to source the very best candidates. If that sounds like you, call us on 0333 121 3345 to get the ball rolling.
Situated in Bedfordshire, around 30 miles north of London, Luton is a thriving community that is home to a number of big businesses. It is also located in the London commuter belt, meaning those who live here have a wide choice of options when it comes to finding HR Project Manager vacancies.
Since the 17th century, Luton has been known for its hat making industry, and this is a tradition that continues today, although it is now a more niche market.
Vauxhall Motors has been based in Luton since 1905 and its headquarters are still located here. Although the firm's passenger car production has been moved to Ellesmere Port in Cheshire, some commercial vehicles - mainly vans - are still produced at the IBC Vehicles plant.
Other companies based in Luton, or which have major facilities in the city, include AstraZeneca pharmaceuticals, Ernst & Young, Experian, Siemens AG and Whitbread, a hospitality chain.
Luton is also home to one of the main airports that services the London area. It sees around ten million passengers every year and is one of the UK's busiest airports. EasyJet, Ryanair, Thomson Airways and Monarch Airlines are all based here and the airport also processes cargo for Atlantic Airways, BA, DHL, MNG and Varig Logistica.
Based in Manchester, Cast UK is one of the UK's leading recruitment consultancies for the procurement, logistics and supply chain sectors. We work with clients and candidates throughout the country and we endeavour to find the best applicant for every vacancy.
To find out more about how we can help, get in touch today. A member of our team will be happy to discuss your requirements and advise on how to proceed with your search for the ideal HR Project Manager position for your requirements.
To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within Luton or source a new job in Luton then contact one of our consultant team on 0333 121 3345.
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