HR Director

HR Director

Bluestones staffing is exclusively working with a leading Accountancy firm in Manchester to obtain a HR Director.

The HR director has ultimate responsibility for all people based activity within an organisation from both an operational and strategic perspective. The HR director will be involved in many areas, such as: resource planning and recruitment; training; managing a variety of ER issues at any one time and being the first point of contact for all employee related issues which may be at a national, international or geographic region (e.g. Pan-European).

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Act as the face of HR for the company
  • Responsible for senior level decision making and both day to day management and strategic direction of the organisation
  • Develop and implement an annual agenda for HR strategy in line with the business plan.
  • Ensure HR plans support the needs of the business but are also flexible enough to cope with changes in the organisation, as and when they occur
  • Provide information and reports on data such as staff turnover, references, cost per hire, training hours per person, etc.
  • Provide advice on and administer maternity and paternity leave cases.
  • Responsible for resource planning for maternity re-joiners
  • Conduct training needs analysis and designs and implement a training plan with input from business heads and markets. Manage costs to budget.
  • Ensure all staff receive appraisals in accordance with company policy and monitor probationary periods
  • Standardise HR policies, processes and procedures across all international offices
  • Co-ordinate recruitment throughout the company through management of a recruitment team/HR team. Build relationships with recruiters, draft briefs, set up interviews where necessary.
  • Interview senior hires when necessary
  • Ensure all Job Descriptions are kept up to date, create new JDs as and when necessary
  • Deal with any performance or grievance issues in a legally compliant and professional way
  • Monitor sickness absence.
  • Ensure all policies and procedures are up to date and legally compliant.
  • Provide day to day advice to line managers on all human resource issues: management of staff, remuneration, etc.
  • Review all staff salaries and make recommendations for pay rises in consultation with dept heads. Implement any increases and promotions.
  • Maintain a succession plan for all departments
  • Involvement in all redundancy consultations
  • Ensure payroll is completed accurately and to deadline
    Conduct occupational health referrals and providing pastoral support and advice to employees
  • Pension scheme administration
  • Manage Salary Sacrifice arrangements (childcare vouchers, cycle to work, pensions etc)
  • Coordinate and manage other employee benefits (Critical Illness, Death in Service, Travel Insurance) – relationship, renewal, administration, record keeping

Person Specification:

The role requires a degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field and Chartered Membership of the CIPD.  The successful candidate will have experience in a similar role, with international HR experience and demonstrate a broad knowledge and experience in employment law, compensation, organisation development, employee relations.  You should also demonstrate your ability to serve as a successful participant at board level, have good commercial acumen and ability to contribute to the overall leadership and direction of the organisation.

For a full JD please contact Debbie on

BSNI is acting as a Recruitment agency

Commercial tyre fitter

Bluestones staffing is a specialised industrial recruitment agency based in Mallusk  due to continued growth our Client has a requirement for an experienced Commercial tyre fitter working for one of the leading tyre distribution companies  in Northern Ireland with multiple sites Progression is a achievable for the right candidate.

Hours of work:  Full Flexibility as on call and out of hours may be required

Shift Pattern:     Fully Flexible

Location:            Northern Ireland Various

Salary:                Meets Minimum wage requirements.


  • Ad Hearing to company policy’s and procedure
  • Heavy lifting
  • Customer Service
  • Ad hearing to Health and Safety procedures
  • following all other duties as required
  • Fitting Commercial tyres

Essential Criteria

  • Experience confident and trained  in commercial tyre fitting
  •  Counterbalance Fork lift Essential
  • Reach truck License would be an advantage
  • Excellent Customer service skills


Desireable Criteria

Certified to work with

  • Heavy Commercial
  • AGRI tyres
  • Quarry plant tyres


For further information please contact Tina on 02895219313 or email your CV with with the title Commerical tyre fitter to

Production Operative

Bluestones staffing specialised manufacturing division is building a database of candidates for our client in Lurgan.

Location: Lurgan

Duration: Temporary role with permanent role available for the right candidate

Salary: £9.00 phr increasing to £23k when permanent

Start date: TBC


Working 7 shifts within a 14 day period.

For example:

In Tuesday and Wednesday – Days
Off Thursday and Friday
In Saturday, Sunday and Monday – Days
Off Tuesday and Wednesday
In Thursday and Friday – Days
Off Saturday, Sunday and Monday
Move to nights Tuesday and Wednesday – then the same pattern on nights for two weeks.

Main duties and responsibilities:

Set-up and changeover of lines within set minimum targets.
Responsibility for machine repairs required or allocated to ensure continuity of production whilst minimising scrap and downtime to meet targets.
Machine start ups when required and ensure they are up and running to within specification as soon as possible and to maximum efficiency.
Ensure equipment and tooling used corresponds with the details on process manuals.
Issue tooling, take back tooling and check for damage and cleanliness and action repairs or coating.
Ensure all pre-run check lists are complete and signed off.
Once running to correct targets to monitor all lines and maintain efficiency and quality throughout the shift.
Ensuring the correct blend of materials is available at each machine and correct formulas are used.
Control and the acceptance of responsibility for quality, scrap levels and defects.
Ensure all scrap and defects are rerecorded accurately.
Ensuring that the company policy on health, safety and environment is followed, and that appropriate health and safety rules regulations and PPE are adhered to.
Ensuring the housekeeping standards of the area and especially during and after change over’s is adhered to.
For immediate interview forward cv via the link below, if you would like further information please contact Debbie on 02895219313.

Bluestones will keep your cv until we have a confirmation from our client when interviews will be taking place and will contact you at this stage.

BSNI is acting as a recruitment agency.

Night shift warehouse operative

Bluestones staffing has been asked to build a database of candidates for our client in Nutts Corner.

As of yet we do not have the confirmed start date but once confirmed a member of our team will be in touch to organise an interview.

Location:  Dundrod

Hourly rate:  £8.20phr – £8.80phr

Hours of work:  bewteen 7pm – 6am

Duration:  Temporary ongoing flexible working shift


  • Working as part of a team
  • Loading and unloading vehicles
  • Sorting mail into area codes
  • All other duties as required

Essential Criteria:

  • Have transport to get to the location
  • Over 18 years of age due to legislation
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Ability to stand on your feet most of your shift

Bluestones staffing will be in touch once we have a confirmed start date.

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Warehouse Operative

Bluestones staffing is working with a leading distribution company in NI, due to continued growth they have a requirement for Temporary warehouse operatives.

Location:  Warehouse Operative

Hours of work:  3am – 11 / 12pm

Duration:  Temporary


  • Loading and unloading vehicles
  • Sorting parcels
  • Working as part of a team
  • Following health and safety procedures
  • Heavy lifting maybe invovled from time to time


  • Warehouse experience is required

For interview forward cv via link below:

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Software Development Manager

Bluestones staffing is working with a new and exciting IT site in Belfast city centre.  If you are an experienced Software Development Manager and looking for a new and exciting challenge, look no further.

Location:  Belfast City Centre

Duration:  Permanent

Salary: £55 – £75k

About the Job

As a Development Manager you will be a crucial part of team who will lead by example and set the pace and tone for building a culture of high performing teams.

Providing direction and oversight through all phases of the product release cycle (design, development and quality assurance), aligning development objectives with product milestones and ultimately customer satisfaction.


  • 5 years managing a software development team
  • Experience with agile development methodologies (Scrum/Kanban)
  • Expert Level knowledge of OOP concepts and architectural patterns (Inversion of Control, Domian Driven Design, MVC, Etc)
  • Experience with popular unit testing and mocking frameworks
  • Experience building loosley coupled applications using microservices and integration patterns
  • Experience evaluating third-party libraries/frameworks
  • Familiarity with Continuous integration, Continuous Deployment.
  • Experience iwht PaaS and Iaas cloud technologies (Azure/AWS)
  • Excellent command of the English language, both written and spoken.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience working in healthcare
  • Experience working in product based company

For further information contact Debbie today on 02895219313 or email cv via link below.

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Warehouse operative

Bluestones staffing specialised warehouse division is working with a leading distribution company in Antrim.  Due to an increase in work load and the retail market opening up again we have been asked to build a database of candidates for when they require an uplift in staff.

Position :  Warehouse operative

Location:   Antrim

Salary: £8.72

Duration:  Temporary on going

Hours of work:  Various shifts between Sunday – Saturday


  • Loading and unloading vehicles
  • Sorting parcels
  • Using scanners
  • Managing daily and weekly KPI’s
  • Working as part of a team
  • Dealing with returns
  • All other duties as required


  • Warehouse would be an advantage but not essential

Essential Criteria:

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Flexible to working hours as shifts can vary
  • Ability communicate effectively

For further information forward your cv via the link below.

BSNI is acting as a recruitment business

HR Consultant

Bluestones staffing has a requirement for a HR Consultant.

You will be working directly for our clients, offering a first class service, acting as their own in-house HR Manager.  The HR support must balance the operational needs of clients’ businesses, so they can focus on their commercial priorities and have the peace of mind they are compliant in HR and people matters. You will also manage a small team of Sagegreen HR professionals.


This a challenging, generalist role, suitable for someone who is able to work in fast-moving and dynamic environments and able to take up the reigns quickly and efficiently.  Experience of dealing with multi-sited operations or having worked in a variety of business sectors would be a distinct advantage.

You will:

·     provide on-going HR support services, handling email enquiries and offering bespoke telephone advice;

·     be fully competent in handling a variety of employee relations matters

·     involved in the development of HR policies and procedures, training and development material, and HR projects

·     knowledgeable on evolving HR legislation and its potential business impact

·     Required to travel to client sites*


As a Sagegreen HR Manager you need to be highly motivated, able to work under pressure and have the ability to juggle priorities.  You will be working as part of a wider team but equally must be comfortable to use your own initiative in making decisions.  We are looking for someone who can hit the ground running.


This assignment is anticipated to be for an initial period of 3 months with possible extension.


If this sounds of interest, please send your CV to:


Closing date for applications: Friday, 12th June 2020

General Operative

Bluestones Staffing is a specialised  recruitment agency working in partnership with One of our leading Distribution companies  Due to continued growth and success we have an opportunity to recruit full time warehouse operatives

Hours of work: Temporary Ad Hoc (when required)

Hourly Rate: £ TBC


Loading and unloading vehicles
Tidying warehouse
Packing out shelves
All other duties as required


Essential Criteria

Warehouse experience
Good work ethic
Good time keeping skills
Counter balance forklift license (Not essential)
For more information please contact Tina on  02895219313

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7.5 Tonne driver

Bluestones Staffing is working with our clients to build a pool of  candidates who will be available when our companies are fully operational they will require temporary and full time 7.5 Tonne drivers

Hours of work: Various  Day shifts and night shifts will be available

Location:   Nuts Corner Newtownabbey Belfast

Salary:       £8.72 – £.10.00phr


Delivering Goods throughout NI.
Attention to detail and customer service is a must
Loading and unloading van
Ensuring safety of your crew
All other duties as required

Experience required:

Customer service
Team Player
7.5tonne multi-drop experience

Essential Criteria:

7.5tonne licence
Digi Card

Offer of employment pending Complication of required checks

For immediate interview contact Tina on 02895219313 or send a cv to