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Human Resources Manager

Job Description

A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

Are you an experienced HR Manager, comfortable working in a fast-paced environment? Are you collaborative and able to influence stakeholders at all levels within an organisation?

If the answer is yes - then look no further as Church & Dwight UK Ltd have an exciting opportunity for a HR Manager to join our team in Folkestone, Kent on a permanent basis.

The Human Resources Manager is responsible for leading the UK HR team to deliver an effective service to the UK subsidiary, comprising of a manufacturing site, logistics centre, R&D facility and commercial offices. Critical to this role is building and maintaining credible relationships across the whole UK business to provide support to both the management team and employees.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Leading the UK HR Team (HR Officer, HR Co-ordinator, Payroll Officer) to deliver an effective HR service to the organisation.

  • Business partner with the UK Management teams to provide coaching and guidance on people related topics.

  • Management of Employee Relations cases (Grievance, Disciplinary, Performance Management, Ill health etc as required).

  • Recruitment and onboarding for UK employees.

  • Management of employee welfare in collaboration with Occupational health and ensuring statutory obligations are met (such as employee health surveillance).

  • Ensuring the company is compliant with UK employment law and policies are relevant and regularly reviewed.

  • Managing the Welfare and Training budgets to maximise benefits for the company.

  • Supporting with a range of initiatives and projects, including Mental Health, Employee Engagement, D&I

The ideal candidate will be a CIPD Level 7 Qualified HR Manager with significant experience in a comparable fast paced-industry such as manufacturing/logistics. In addition, they will:

  • Have proven experience of leading a HR function through a team (including payroll)

  • Have up to date knowledge of UK employment law with significant experience of managing complex ER casework

  • Be digitally savvy – very confident with Microsoft Programs and managing a HR Information System (Workday would be ideal)

  • Be a team player, able to build credible relationships with stakeholders at all levels within the organisation

  • Have excellent communication, interpersonal and influencing skills

  • Be agile – able to make decisions quickly and with limited information

In return we offer a competitive package, including 24 days annual leave (with the opportunity to purchase up to an additional 3 days), a pension matched up to 9%, discretionary annual bonus, life assurance cover and membership of a health cash plan.

For more information on our company, our brands and our culture visit us at

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With offices in London and Folkestone, Kent, our more than 400 employees enjoy numerous benefits.

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DIVERSITY At Church & Dwight

Church & Dwight strives to create an environment where everyone feels free to bring their authentic self to work every day.

We win when we respect every employee for who they are – regardless of gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other differences. We believe that our employees’ contributions are richer because of their diversity. We aim to be a diverse, inclusive and equitable company and are determined to build a culture where people have the power to win together.

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CULTURE At Church & Dwight

We care - about our people, our products, our consumers and our environment. To honor these priorities, we’ve built our culture around the tenants of courage, determination and team spirit. We’re united by our small company feel and inspired by opportunities to make our mark.

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Equal Employment Opportunity for the Disabled At Church & Dwight

As an equal opportunity employer, Church & Dwight is committed to providing access and opportunities to individuals with disabilities. Applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact 877-809-8449 or email their resume and cover letter to Please note that these options are available only to those needing an accommodation because of a medical condition or disability. All email submissions should include “Accommodation needed” in the subject line as well as information related to the specific position you are interested in (requisition number, job title, location, etc.). Church & Dwight will not respond to inquiries made to or 877-809-8449 that are not related to accessibility of the online application system by persons with medical conditions or disabilities. To review Church & Dwight’s Equal Opportunities Employer Policy, click link below.

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