This vacancy has now closed

HR Manager

  • Part time
  • £33,000 pro-rata
  • Dunfermline (On site)
  • Closing 5th April 2024

  • Advertised from 21st March 2024
  • Permanent, part-time position. 25 hours per week, ideally over 5 days (Mon- Fri)


Award winning animal charity Pet Blood Bank UK is pleased to be seeking an HR Manager to play a pivotal role in shaping our organisation's human resources landscape. This position holds significant importance in devising and implementing HR strategies that align with our strategic objectives, while also fostering a positive work culture throughout Pet Blood Bank UK. If you're passionate about making a difference and are adept at HR management, we invite you to be part of our dedicated team.


Launched in 2007, Pet Blood Bank UK is the only charity that provides a blood bank service for all vets across the UK. As part of our charitable remit, our aim is to advance animal health and welfare and to relieve suffering by providing quick and convenient access to blood. Every unit of blood helps save up to four other lives, saving thousands of lives every year.

Our values

Caring. Pioneering. Real. These are the values Pet Blood Bank UK is built upon. Our values bind us together as a charity and guide everything we do. We expect every team member to know, understand and embody our values, helping to build our reputation as a pioneering, caring and practical charity.

Read more about our values.

What you’ll do

  • Develop and implement HR strategies aligned with organisational goals, ensuring long-term sustainability and success.
  • Conduct regular reviews of HR policies and procedures, making recommendations for improvements.
  • Analyse HR metrics to assess program effectiveness and provide recommendations for continuous improvement.
  • Implement and execute effective retention strategies to attract and retain top talent within the organisation
  • Facilitate onboarding programs to integrate new employees, providing necessary resources for success from day one.
  • Foster a positive work environment through open communication and conflict resolution.
  • Manage performance, training, compliance, and benefits administration to support staff development and organizational compliance.

What we need

This is a newly created role in Pet Blood Bank UK; our ideal candidate will understand the critical importance of HR in driving organisational success and sustainability. You will possess a proven track record in developing and implementing HR strategies aligned with objectives and demonstrate strong analytical skills.

We’re looking for someone who has:

  • Proven track record in HR strategy development and implementation, ideally within the non-profit sector.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with senior management and across departments.
  • Previous experience in fostering positive employee relations, conflict resolution, and conducting employee engagement surveys.
  • Strong analytical abilities to review HR policies, assess metrics, and provide actionable insights.
  • Comprehensive understanding of performance management, training, compliance, and benefits administration.
  • Experience overseeing the full recruitment lifecycle to support attraction and retention.

What’s in it for you

In return, we offer full training, competitive salary with pay progression, contributory pension scheme, lifestyle rewards and 30 days annual holidays (pro rata, including bank holidays).

Further details

This role is part time, working 25 hours per week, ideally Mon – Fri.

Application notes

To apply, please follow this link to our careers platform:

HR Manager - Pet Blood Bank UK job - Dunfermline - Square Peg HR (

Square Peg is our recruitment partner for this role.