Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity


Linwood, near Glasgow, Scotland

Enva is a full-service and leading provider of recycling and resource recovery solutions, employing over 1,600 people at locations across the United Kingdom and Ireland. With sustainability at the forefront of its proposition, Enva recovers a broad range of hazardous and non-hazardous waste materials for re-use in manufacturing and for energy conversion, as well as providing a complete portfolio of water and waste water services.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Human Resources Manager to join Enva Scotland Limited. Reporting to the General Manager for Recycling Scotland the HR Manager will lead the HR function delivering the company’s long-term goals and ongoing operational requirements.

Covering Recycling and Specialist businesses and Group functions across 8 sites in Scotland, the HR Manager will provide leadership to the business and HR function to deliver a professional, business partner service supporting the creation and implementation of business strategies relating to the full employee life cycle.

Based at Linwood, the HR Manager will provide an efficient, effective and customer focussed generalist HR service which supports all aspects of an employee’s relationship and engagement with the organisation including:

  • Ensure you are a safety champion and promote a positive safety culture throughout the business
  • Cascade the responsibility and accountability for safety throughout both office based, home based and field-based staff
  • Maintain, improve and ensure compliance with all relevant legislation
  • Create and implement a strategic HR framework to support the delivery of long term company goals
  • Build effective working relationships with staff at all levels providing advice and guidance on a range of HR polices and HR related issues to support understanding and ensure effective communication of good HR practice
  • Build relationships with managers at all levels and develop a good understanding of their work and KPIs so as to be able to act as a true business partner
  • Lead, develop and focus a small HR team
  • Manage talent pools and succession to ensure ongoing operational success
  • Develop and report on KPIS to allow intelligent business actions and initiatives
  • Oversee staff attendance and absence monitoring
  • Oversee training and development for the company identifying, implementing and evaluating cost effective solutions
  • Deliver administrative excellence
  • Leading the recruitment and onboarding process and delivering a cost effective pipeline of available talent to address changing service requirements and turnover
  • Support the development of strong communication and feedback channels with all staff to support employee engagement
  • Resolve complex employee relations issues and address grievances
  • Ensure all data on manual and computerised records is accurate and up to date and provide accurate and timely reports and analyse trends and metrics.
To be considered for the role you must have:
  • CIPD membership or degree in related field
  • Multisite experience
  • Capability of developing and focussing a small team with multiple stakeholders and competing priorities
  • Deep knowledge of employment law and its application
  • Track record of competency across all specialisms
  • Proven leadership skills with gravitas
  • A “can do” outcome focussed attitude and approach, resourceful and works to make things happen taking others along with them
  • A relentless drive to improve performance and deliver outstanding results through new, innovative and more effective ways of working
  • Excellent communication skills, works effectively within a team, see the potential in others and understands the impact of their actions on colleagues
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills with the ability to persuade and influence and when appropriate challenge with tact and diplomacy
  • A creative and analytical thinking style applying tenacity in the face of obstacles
  • A pro-active approach to work and problem solving and the ability to spot and deal with issues as they occur
  • A high level of personal integrity who displays respect and empathy for others and is consistent, open and honest
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Strong IT skills including Microsoft Office.

To apply for this position please send your current CV and a covering letter outlining why you believe that you should be considered for this role to
Enva Scotland Ltd. Is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

No agencies please.