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Job Title:  Sr. Manager, Human Resources


Leicester, LEC, GB, LE49JQ

Business Unit:  Nul
Posting Date:  Nov 8, 2022
Job Description: 

AMETEK Inc. is a leading global supplier of electronic instrumentation and electromechanical devices. The AMETEK Group employs over 18,500 people in nearly 150 locations and has a global network of sales, service and support locations in the United States and 30 other countries worldwide.

In order to fulfill a replacement, we are looking for a Senior HR Manager to join us on a full-time basis, based in the UK. The position will report to the Country Manager UK and Nordics, with a dotted line to the Corporate Director, HR - EMEAIB.

Your job with us:

  • Be the business partner to the Country Manager UK and Nordics.
  • Be the senior HR contact for employees within the AMETEK GB entity.
  • Support the hiring, development and retention of key talents and key contributors.
  • Manage and harmonize HR policies and processes within AMETEK UK and Nordics at a country level, ensuring standardization where possible and appropriate.
  • Build strong relationships with the Business Unit HR leads within your countries and the Country HR Managers from the EMEAIB region.
  • Lead and implement all restructuring and/or mergers & acquisitions activities
  • Drive performance management, development and succession processes
  • Manage recruitment and recruitment processes and development of new recruiting strategies
  • Further develop and implement talent management strategy to attract and keep talents
  • Rollout and maintain compensation programs, conduct salary reviews
  • Manage the insured benefits programme and annual renewal process for the UK.
  • Be the primary contact for the administration of the UK pension scheme.
  • Take the role of Authorising Officer for all visa applications for AMETEK GB and AMETEK European Holdings.
  • Oversee HR administration and complete reporting activities so that tasks are delivered cost effectively, accurately & on time.
  • For AMETEK GB, manage and ensure that payroll is done within the regular established timeframe.
  • Lead the local HR team (currently 1 direct report) and HR projects across UK and Nordics
  • Work closely with the European HR team to create and deliver appropriate processes to support business goals
  • Support global HR projects and activities as required and lead the local roll-out within UK and Nordics
  • Identify improvement opportunities and lead organizational development projects
  • Co-ordinate GDPR activities with the external provider for the UK.
  • Ensure that all HR activities are in line with legislation, compliance, quality, policies and business requirements.

Your skills matter:

  • University degree, preferably HR related
  • Experienced in similar Senior HR roles for at least 10 years or more
  • Expanded practical experience, preferably in a global multinational US company
  • Excellent grasp of employment law and practices for UK and Nordics
  • Know-how in the areas of M&A activities
  • Willing to travel across UK and Nordics to support the multiple sites of AMETEK GB Ltd
  • Ability to inspire people and successfully guide them through the UK and Nordics HR specifics
  • Ability to create energy and urgency within the team to drive projects and goals to completion.
  • Able to challenge and to motivate people, teams and organizations
  • Mindset of continuous improvement and efficiencies, facts based, KPI driven with good grasp of digital tools
  • Strong negotiating skills, resilience, persuasiveness, and a self-confident manner
  • Strong communication skills in English, other European languages an advantage
  • Proactive, team-oriented approach with creativity and flexibility to adapt to changes
  • Structured, pragmatic and result-oriented way of working
  • Confident user knowledge of MS Office (including Excel), SAP Success Factors an advantage
  • Residence in UK

What we can offer you in return:

  • A fully generalist role with a wide variety of tasks
  • Interesting development opportunities and excellent exposure in a global company
  • A cooperative working atmosphere within a highly motivated team
  • The opportunity to make positive changes which shape the future of the UK and Nordics business
  • Short decision-making paths and a high level of personal responsibility and independence
  • The support of a wide HR network and local support and guidance of a motivated and energetic management team
  • Attractive employment conditions

AMETEK is committed to making a safer, sustainable, and more productive world a reality. We use differentiated technology solutions to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We employ 18,500 colleagues, in 30 countries, that are grounded by our core values: Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility. AMETEK (NYSE:AME) is a component of the S&P 500. Visit for more information.