Following continued substantial global growth – and an increasing team of associates - we are looking for a HR Manager to help shape the future direction of MFG in the UK and overseas.

Job Title: HR Manager
Contract: Full-time
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 P/A
Location: Wiltshire or Lancaster area, UK

The Company:

The MFG Group is a leading provider of sales generation and advisory services to the automotive sector. Now in its eleventh year of successful trading, the MFG Group has built up an enviable list of blue-chip automotive clients across the world.

The MFG Group is expanding rapidly and this represents an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to work in a forward thinking, fast moving and internationally-minded business.

The Role:

Reporting directly to the Head of Sales and Performance, the HR Manager will be a crucial member of the MFG management team.

You will be the ‘go to’ person for all business-related HR matters. This will be an autonomous role that will help to shape the growth of MFG in the UK and Globally.


  • Designing job specifications and all aspects of recruitment-based marketing

  • Planning, managing and leading recruitment assessment centres

  • Managing the entire recruitment process - from CV screening to appointment

  • Designing and managing induction/onboarding process

  • Implementing and managing individual continuous improvement plans, key KPIs and one-to-one performance reviews

  • Issuing service agreements

  • Applying HR and business knowledge showing appropriate decision-making skills

  • Advising managers on the terms and conditions of employment and sharing best practice

  • Developing HR policy and procedures to drive performance and mitigate disputes

  • Implementing a learning and development and travel policy

  • Providing first line advice on current and existing benefits for employees and managers

  • Administering payroll and payroll records - keeping accounts appraised of any changes

  • Working with appropriate parties on a reward strategy

  • Managing talent and succession planning

  • Driving alignment between HR strategy and business goals

  • Continuously monitoring and reviewing HR policies and processes - implementing changes where necessary

  • General support for the Head Of Sales & Performance function including collation of action points for weekly operations meeting


  • Automotive background preferable but not essential

  • Working with and dealing with senior personnel at all levels and via all media

  • Working in partnership and as part of a wide and diverse team

  • CIPD qualification an advantage but not essential

  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Office

Personal Attributes:

  • Exceptional and proven attention to detail and ability to genuinely multi-task

  • Excellent communication skills across all levels

  • Confident, diligent and focused in their approach

  • Strong organisational skills with an ability to prioritise and meet deadlines

  • Self-motivated and autonomous with a ‘can do’ attitude

  • Expert problem solver - especially under pressure

  • A willingness to learn and evolve


  • MFG Office – Devizes, Wiltshire

Other Details:

  • Holiday 25 days p/a plus UK public holidays

  • Mobile phone / laptop

  • Probationary period of 6 months

  • Potential for sponsored professional development

  • Core office hours 9-5 / Mon – Fri

How to apply:

Please email a copy of your CV and a covering letter detailing your suitability for the role to jobs@mfg-group.co.uk

Successful applicants will then be invited to conduct a telephone interview before being invited to meet the MFG Senior Management team.

Closing date for applications: 30th April 2019