Human Resources Manager

Date: Aug 3, 2022

LOCATION: Leighton Buzzard, BDF, GB

Company: Pelican Products, Inc.





The Human Resources Manager is a critical position that will act as a business partner by providing professional HR guidance and support to relevant internal client groups with the objective to add value to the business. This position will be responsible for talent acquisition, compensation, benefits, payroll, employee relations, learning initiatives, performance management and organizational change


 What You’ll Do:


  • Contributes to the business strategy by helping identify, prioritize, and build organizational capabilities, behaviors, structures, and processes.
  • Supports line management in forecasting and planning talent pipeline requirements.
  • Facilitates initiatives to build a high-performing organization aligned with the strategic leadership agenda.
  • Ensures HR processes and practices at all facilities within assigned region are in compliance with local regulatory requirements.
  • Conducts recruitment, including sourcing, tracking and administration of assessments, background and reference checks.  Conducts new-employee orientations, onboarding, outplacement counseling and exit interviews.
  • Collaborates and negotiates with agencies that provide temporary, contract labor, and outsourced HR services for benefits as appropriate for the EMEA region.
  • Rewrites job descriptions as necessary; analyzes compensation; monitors the performance evaluation program and suggests revisions as necessary.
  • Interprets and counsels’ employees regarding company policies and procedures. Conducts investigations and employee relations counseling as necessary.
  • Manages payroll administration and filings in conjunction with Finance Department; ensures timeliness and accuracy of the payroll administration function.
  • Ensures Peli BioThermal HR policies and activities are consistent with both regional and Pelican Corporate policies.
  • Manages specific projects as determined in the annual HR operational plan as well as participates in functional and cross-functional initiatives.
  • Develops and promotes feedback mechanisms for employees to influence continuous improvement of HR services and processes.
  • Develops, recommends and implements HR policies and reward strategies to ensure decisions and practices are fair, consistent, objective and in-line with business goals.
  • Evaluates reports, decisions and results of department in relation to established goals. Recommends new approaches, policies and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed. Review and benchmark internal and external environment to improve HR policies and initiatives to enhance overall business performance.
  • Identifies and drives communication and sharing of learning across functions to facilitate continuous improvement.
  • Manages the HR team



What You’ll Need:


  • Higher education in business administration and/or HR management with a minimum 7 years’ experience in HR role(s) in comparable organizations.
  • Maintains active involvement in the HR community through networking, continuing professional development education/certification, and leadership roles in professional associations. CIPD level 7 preferred.
  • Ability to develop clear, actionable steps from larger strategic plan & complete projects according to set timeframes and budget.
  • Excellent written, verbal, presentation, project management skills
  • Proficient with HRIS systems and software programs, including Microsoft Office Suite and other appropriate software.

Bonus Points For:


Experience with success factors and softworks



Why Join Peli BioThermal ? Here’s a glimpse of Peli’s Perks


  • Generous pension contributions with a competitive match
  • Established reputable brand offering premium products – you’ll be proud to represent Peli!
  • 26 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Life Insurance
  • Permanent Health and disability Insurance
  • Gym reimbursement scheme
  • Free On Site Parking
  • Free Tea, Coffee and fresh fruit provided to all employees
  • Employee discount program on Pelican Products
  • Lucrative employee referral program – get paid to work with your trusted network.
  • And more…




Peli BioThermal Ltd. offers the widest range of temperature-controlled packaging and service solutions to the global life sciences industry. The company is the recipient of two Queen’s Awards for Enterprise: International Trade in 2018 and Innovation in 2017. The company’s products ensure that delicate biological materials arrive intact and effective, despite exterior environments. Peli BioThermal is dedicated to developing innovative products designed to fulfil the complex needs of the global life sciences industry. The company’s customers benefit from its extensive expertise in ensuring that temperature stability is maintained throughout the distribution chain. The company also offers a complete portfolio of services and software to support end-to-end temperature-controlled packaging asset management. For more information, visit All trademarks are registered and/or unregistered trademarks of Peli BioThermal Ltd., its parent, subsidiaries and/or affiliates.




  • Next Steps of the Selection Process:
  • Our hiring team reviews applications and select candidates.
  • We’ll invite candidates to complete a video interview on Teams
  • After the submitted one-way video interviews are reviewed, we’ll invite a final number of candidates for in-person interview(s).



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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