Cantel Medical

  • HR Manager - 14 Months FTC

    Location UK
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Human Resources
    Cantel Southend
  • Job Overview

    With the support of the EMEA Human Resources Director, manages the Human Resource function of Cantel UK. This is a role which will need to be hands on in the areas of organizational planning/restructure and design, organizational development, employment relations matters, development and implementation of programs and processes that support a growing employee population, training, performance management, compensation, compliance to UK employment legislation and administration management. Will be working with the UK leadership team to develop and implement programs, processes, policies and strategies that help attract and retain top talent throughout the UK. This position is expected to understand UK employment law and to advise the company and managers appropriately to mitigate organizational risks where possible. This position will emulate Cantel’s mission and values and help build a strong culture that models those values.

    Main Responsibilities





    1. Develop and implement the operational HR plan for the UK business. Recommend and implement HR policies and objectives based on local laws, company goals and corporate guidelines for Cantel UK across the whole HR spectrum.
    2. Expected to interact with key managers and leaders where required by the EMEA Director and oversee the management of the European HR administration team.
    3. Lead and manage a UK HR team that is aligned and working to Cantel’s objectives. Ensure team members are motivated, capable, fit for purpose, developing and performing.
    4. Work with UK Supervisors/Managers and the US/EU HR team on global projects to develop and implement recruitment plans and strategies that meet the business needs of Cantel UK.
    5. Follow established employee relations practices necessary to establish a positive employer-employee relationship and promote a high level of employee morale. Will be expected to take the lead and be heavily involved on all operational ER matters in the UK.
    6. Monitor legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting the human resources function. Monitor exposure and potential risk. Prepare information requested or required for compliance using MI system available at the time.
    7. Develop HR policies and procedures on a regular basis ensuring fit for purpose and adding value to the organization.
    8. Oversee all HR process, including payroll input to ensure accuracy until further HRIS improvements are made.
    9. Protect interests of employees and the company in accordance with company human resources policies and governmental laws and regulations. Review recommendations for people related matters and ensure appropriate approvals and process are implemented where required.
    10. Engage with global HR team and COE to participate in the development and implementation of wage and salary structure, pay policies, performance appraisal programs, employee satisfaction and employee relations programs.
    11. Work with global L&D team allowing for participation in the development and delivery of in-house UK management training programs that address business needs.         
    12. Ensure successful implementation of corporate human resources programs for Cantel UK, including integration work within the UK.
    13. Support the EMEA HR Director and participate in the selection and coordination of additional human resources consultants, training specialists, and other outside resources as needed.
    14. Partner and support the Cantel UK MD and UK Senior Management team in HR/People related matters. Hands on support, coaching and guidance will be required.
    15. Participate in regular regional meetings to support and drive key business and operational objectives and promote teamwork with other regional managers.
    16. Drive continuous improvement through the UK HR department through striving to be ‘best in class’ HR service for Cantel, ensuring they are resourced appropriately.
    17. Participate in global HR projects to drive the team forward in support the operation with strategic goals.



    Education and qualification

    1. Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or a related field; advanced degree a plus.                                            
    2. Solid HR generalist background with broad knowledge of employment, compensation, benefits, organizational planning, employee relations, and training and development.
    3. Significant human resource generalist experience gained through increasingly responsible positions.
    4. Management experience required as will have HR Coordinators/Administrators direct reports
    5. Employment law qualification required
    6. Strong verbal and written communication skills in English is required
    7. Other people related/management/coaching qualification beneficial.  





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