HR Advisor

Job Title: HR Advisor
Contract Type:
Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
  • £25,000 - £30,000
  • Contact Name: Jodie Clements
    Job Published:
    REF: BBBH4442

    Job description:

    Vanilla Recruitment

    On behalf of an industry leading international manufacturer, we’re delighted to be supporting the recruitment of a skilled HR & Payroll Advisor with strong commercial acumen and a process driven mind-set.

    The successful candidate will provide effective, solution-focused generalist HR & Payroll support, as well as assisting the HR Manager in developing and delivering the annual HR Plan through involvement of key strategic projects.

    This is a fantastic opportunity to gain valuable experience working within a fast moving environment, with key involvement in a wide variety of HR related issues and strategical decision-making.


    Duties and responsibilities:

    • Providing advice, guidance, and support on a full breadth of HR related matters, ensuring policy and legal compliance.
    • Assisting with the weekly and salaried monthly payroll.
    • Liaising with the Payroll Manager to guarantee adherence with all relevant legislation, HMRC guidelines, salary changes and solving queries surrounding employee payroll.
    • Advising, coaching, and supporting line managers on a full range of employee relation matters, such as absence management, disciplinary, grievance, performance management and organisational change.
    • Supporting and coaching the site’s people managers.
    • Supporting the site with its recruitment needs at various levels.
    • Reviewing and administration of the employee award schemes.
    • Reviewing and updating job descriptions.
    • Helping Managers/Supervisors to identify and satisfy training and development needs for their direct reports through performance appraisals, PDP’s, and skills matrices.
    • Liaising with external stakeholders, such as occupational health, recruitment agencies, pensions providers and any others as deemed suitable.
    • Assisting the HR Manager in developing and delivering the annual HR plan through involvement of key strategic projects.


    Skills and experience required:

    • Completed or working towards Level 3 CIPD qualification.
    • Extensive experience of working in a similar HR role, ideally within the industrial or manufacturing sectors.
    • Experience of working in a complex organisation which recognises trade unions.
    • A sound working knowledge of employment law and its practical application in operational situations is advantageous.
    • Experience of advising on a range of HR matters such as absence management, coaching, performance management, and recruitment and selection.
    • Proven organisation and prioritisation skills to balance multiple ER matters and HR activities.
    • Ability to find effective and appropriate solutions for ER issues
    • Proactive and skilled communicator who can achieve desired understanding and results through writing and/or talking to internal and external stakeholders.
    • Ability to drive change forward using best practices.
    • Team worker with experience at all levels of management
    • Enjoys working towards deadlines, KPIs and project goals.
    • Able to deal with sensitive and private information with strict confidentiality.

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