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HR Manager
Added on October 4, 2019

Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

Full-time, Permanent

UK based and no agencies please.


Derrick Services (UK) Ltd now have an exciting opportunity available for an experienced HR Manager to join their established team.


Job Role

Provide a comprehensive service regarding all HR matters within the DSL Group and offer the Board and Senior Management team with professional and timely advice and guidance ensuring best practice and adherence to relevant employment law.


Key Responsibilities

  • Act as trusted business partner for the senior management team offering support and guidance relating to all HR matters.
  • Provide advice and guidance to the management team in the UK and overseas offices on dealing effectively with all personnel issues.
  • Advise and/or facilitate disciplinary and grievance meetings when required, providing support to managers in the UK and overseas offices and ensuring the relevant policies and procedures are adhered to.
  • Develop, implement and continuously review all people policies, procedures and processes for the UK and overseas offices.
  • Provide contractual advice and produce various contract variations regarding offshore and onshore personnel in the UK and overseas offices.
  • Produce accurate monthly headcount reports for the UK and all overseas offices.
  • Provide a variety of HR related reports to the Board, as required and analyse information and identify data trends if appropriate.
  • Provide support and guidance during periods of organisational change including restructures and redundancies.
  • Coordinate, design and deliver appropriate training sessions to managers and staff as required
  • To manage direct reports within the office and cleaning staff
  • Generate offer letters and contracts of employment for all personnel and produce contract variation letters as required for UK and overseas offices.
  • Manage the recruitment process, including writing recruitment advertisements, candidate screening, interviewing and liaising with external agencies.
  • Review and update Job Descriptions and Person Specifications periodically and assist in the development of new roles
  • Update and maintain the HR database.
  • Review and implement the appraisal system and support managers in facilitating reviews.
  • Provide a variety of references for all personnel as required and manage the reference procedure for new employees.
  • Monitor and advise probation reviews with managers.
  • Process starters and leavers, liaising with various departments and generate associated documentation.
  • Welcome and induct new starters to the business
  • Any other adhoc duties commensurate to the role.
  • Provide quality customer service, including interacting with customers and maintaining customer focus as appropriate.
  • Day to day supervision of the department members including, but not limited to;
  • performance management
  • training / development needs
  • annual appraisals
  • ongoing review of departmental resource levels to align with business requirements
  • Ensure adequate control of HSE risks associated with departmental activities
  • Ensure team members are fully aware of and understand both their individual and collective QHSE responsibilities and carry out all activities accordingly
  • Maintain within the Company BMS up-to-date policies & procedures associated with departmental activities, in compliance with relevant legislation / certifying bodies
  • Ensure all personnel under your supervision are aware of their individual responsibilities with respect to the BMS and undertake their activities accordingly
  • Conduct an annual review (as a minimum) of departmental policies and procedures
  • Prepare and manage budgets for the department and drive the attainment of financial objectives by estimating requirements, record & analyse variances, make recommendations for and initiate agreed corrective actions.
  • Enhance the department by exploring opportunities to add value & improve efficiencies.


Essential Experience

  • 5 years in a similar role, in the Oil and Gas offshore or renewable sector
  • Sourcing and recruiting contractors inclusive of UK and foreign labour



· Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development

· Level 5 CIPD Qualification in HRM



  • To be able to work under pressure to tight deadlines and be competent when dealing with clients.
  • Hands on approach but also able to delegate
  • Ability to prioritise workload for the department and overall business/project requirements and coordinate activities to suit
  • Good commercial awareness
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Proactive and able to use own initiative
  • Enthusiastic, reliable and committed.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team player
  • Accurate report writing


Reference ID: DSL/HR


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Beware Of Fake Job Offers

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Please be aware that any offers of employment will not be made without personal contact being made by our Head office in Gt Yarmouth.
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Telephone: 01493 669 141

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Falcongate House
Faraday Road
Harfreys Industrial Estate,
Great Yarmouth
Norfolk, NR31 0NF
Tel: +44 (0) 1493 669141
Fax: +44 (0) 1493 668409


9 Abbotswell Road
AB12 3AD
Tel: +44 (0) 1224 898571
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Derrick Services (DSL)
Suite 925, 11490 Westheimer
Texas 77077

Tel: 713 425 6393
Fax: 713 783 0067

Dubai, UAE

Derrick Services MENA FZE
Plot HD-17, PO Box 49945
Tel: +971 (0) 06 552 0040
Fax: +971 (0) 06 562 1417


Derrick Services India Private Limited,
7th Floor, 701, Powai Plaza,
Hiranandani Gardens, Powai
Mumbai City, Maharashtra – 400076

Tel: +91 484 4061000
Fax: +91 484 4060363