HR Advisor – 884243 – Up to £35000DOE

Overview of role

Deliver a commercially focussed, proactive and flexible HR service across the site. Providing relevant and appropriate HR support whilst driving best practice and ensuring compliance with all company procedures and employment legislation.


The Role:


  • To be the first point of contact providing an effective HR advisory service to Operational Managers on the site. To lead on day-to-day absence issues, conduct and capability, grievance matters and recruitment.


  • Guide managers through employee relations cases, intervening and steering in the appropriate direction taking account of internal policies, employment law, best practice and precedent.


  • To lead on the management of all casework relating to absence, including Long Term Sickness. To give advice and support to managers, facilitate case review meetings and to ensure all issues are proactively dealt with in a timely manner.


  • To manage recruitment of all Factory based staff. In addition to be responsible for co-ordinating and managing through to conclusion, all other non-factory-based recruitment.


  • To ensure all employees are trained appropriately for their roles and that succession plans are in place for key positions.


  • To ensure all employees are effectively inducted into the business and that this process is continually reviewed for quality and to meet Technical and business needs.


  • To ensure the Performance Development Process is undertaken by all Managers to a high standard.


  • To offer support to the HR Director on the salary review process by providing salary information on the market and specific roles as required.


  • To keep up to date with developments in employment legislation and human resources best practice, knowledge sharing with the team to ensure continuous improvement in the service offered. Identify and communicate these implications to business as appropriate.


  • To assist (and lead where appropriate) on other Human Resources projects and activities as required by the HR Director.



The Person:


  • Degree level, CIPD qualified to level 5 or above.
  • At least 3 years generalist HR experience gained within a manufacturing or retail environment.
  • Able to demonstrate a sound knowledge, understanding and practical application of Employment Law.
  • A proven ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • An ability to work confidently and independently.
  • Proactive approach to work.
  • Demonstrates resilience and a positive outlook at all times.
  • Provides clear leadership and direction on HR issues.
  • Focused on continuous improvement of the business.
  • Conscientious and vigilant with regard to Health and Safety.




Our Referral Incentive:

Due to the high amount of interest that we receive for each of our roles unfortunately we cannot respond to each application individually, therefore if you do not hear back from us you have not been shortlisted for this role. Please continue to check our website for any other roles which may be of interest.

We offer a £500 referral if you introduce someone we place – see our website for details –

We regret that this client is not prepared to sponsor work permit or work permit transfer applications. Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK


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