HR Manager – Full Time

Since CRATE Brewery was established in 2012 it has become one of the busiest craft beer destinations in the UK. Situated in Queens Yard, the heart of Hackney Wick our flagship brewpub sits canal side in a converted print works; here we serve our own range of beers alongside our famous pizzas.

Four years down the track, it’s not just our beer that’s developed, grown, and matured; we have an awesome team and a wide range of roles and opportunities. Our beer is still made in Queens Yard, we have been increasing our capacity year upon year. As a rapidly expanding company we now have a need for an HR Manager to help keep our people focused business running smoothly.

The Role

  • Recruitment of senior staff, performance reviews and group training
  • Provide day-to-day HR support, coaching and advice to managers
  • Provide timely and accurate advice to managers and employees on any HR related issues and overseeing disciplinary proceedings where needed in accordance with HR guidelines and employee handbooks
  • Ensuring compliance with any legislative changes, identifying the issues and implications these might have on CRATE brewery
  • Providing accurate job descriptions for CRATE employees and new starters
  • Workforce Planning based on the requirements of CRATE’s short and long-term business objectives

You will be working alongside the Operations Manager directly reporting to the company Director

You will have overall responsibility for implementing and managing the CRATE HR strategy to ensure improved productivity and efficiency.

The Right Person

  • Appreciation for the importance of Health & Safety within a brewery, warehouse, events spaces and busy bar/kitchen setting.
  • Ability to identify, design and undertake training where appropriate.
  • At least 5 years experience of strong business partnering, advisory or client delivery roles.
  • Experience working with different departments in order to understand their needs.
  • Proven data quality and tracking abilities
  • Experience in conducting audits and interviews.
  • Approachable, reliable, administrative, energetic, great multi-tasker with meticulous attention to detail
  • Self-starter and a great communicator

As well as offering great opportunities to progress and grow in an ever changing environment, CRATE staff also benefit from being part of a close-knit community of fun focused small businesses where everyone can enjoy the fruits of their labour.

To apply for this role please send a current CV and covering letter to

Salary: 27-35k

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