We are now looking to appoint an experienced HR Advisor who will often act as a first point of contact and will provide professional, comprehensive and timely advice to managers and staff on a range of general HR queries such as recruitment, employee relations, training & development, employment law and HR policies and procedures.
Key Responsibilities and Accountability
Provide advice and guidance on employment law issues and company policies and procedures to employees and managers, producing any necessary documentation
Develop and implement policies and procedures based on current legislation
Support business units with recruitment activities ensuring vacancies are progressed and completed in a timely and efficient manner as and when required
Support the HR Director with HR improvement initiatives (Induction Project, Exit Interview Project, Employee Communications, Intranet design etc)
Support employee development and training projects by co-ordinating Group training courses ensuring accurate records are kept of attendees, certificates issued and HR system kept up to date.
Develop and communicate information briefings on a range of HR related topics
Co-ordinate applications for maternity, paternity, adoption, shared parental leave, providing advice and guidance to employees and line managers
Support business units with the co-ordination and administration of the Apprenticeship Programme, including recruiting, liaising with training providers, ensuring apprenticeship levy is utilised and arranging group training activities
Liaising with the Health and Safety team and business units regarding Health Surveillance activities.
Responsible for ensuring HR data contained in the HR System is fit for purpose, producing accurate management information for managers within the business.
Qualifications, Experience & Personal Attributes
A proven track record of working in an advisory role with previous experience of advising on employee relations, employment law and policy & procedures
A working knowledge of relevant employment legislation
Strong interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal with a high level of situational sensitivity and confidentiality
Ability to think and plan ahead, to take a methodical and organised approach to tasks
Completer/finisher style, tenacious with the ability to meet deadlines
Flexibility, to be able to carry-out duties not part of the normal remit in the interests of the team
Excellent organisational skills with ability to prioritise workload