HR Advisor - 12 Month Contract

HR Advisor - 12 Month Contract

Job Title: HR Advisor - 12 Month Contract
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary: £28,000
REF: 897143
Contact Name: Sophie Rice
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

The successful applicant to this exciting new role will be responsible for contributing towards the provision of an expert, advisory HR service. The ideal candidate will be a professional HR Advisor with strong generalist experience with the ability to deal with advising and guiding managers at all levels and supporting the wider HR team. This role is extremely fast-paced and will suit a candidate who has a real passion for HR, has experience of working within a unionised environment and is CIPD qualified.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Providing proactive support and advice across the full spectrum of employee relations and employment law
  • Handling often complex disciplinary and grievances, ensuring full compliance with policy and legislation and a consistent approach across the site and supporting wider HR team with all casework aspects
  • Working closely with trade union representatives including the head convenor, providing fair and appropriate advice and solutions and ensuring best practice is followed across the site
  • Advising on current policies, processes and procedures and prevailing legislation to ensure the business is fully compliant and up to date on modern HR best practice and assistance with the creation or workflow/processes
  • Assisting managers in performance management to ensure the highest potential from employees
  • Assisting with the annual appraisal process, liaising with Managers to ensure appraisals are conducted in a timely and effective manner
  • Providing support and input with regards to training requirements across the company and support in the development and delivery of any training plans ensuring that it is aligned with and supports the Company's strategy
  • Taking ownership of problems, making decisions and resolving issues
  • Escalation and mitigation of potential risks and issues through agreed channels
  • Co-ordinating and conducting exit interviews
  • Working collaboratively and autonomously on a variety of HR related projects
  • Good understanding and application of GDPR
  • Any other duties as directed by the HR Manager/Senior Business Partner

Skills and experience required:

  • CIPD qualified preferred, with demonstrable relevant experience
  • Good level of influence at all levels and ability to work with employees and Managers at all levels
  • Solid knowledge of Employment Law with the ability to implement that knowledge to develop policy and processes, as well as advise others
  • Proven track record of building relationships with key stakeholders and success in coaching management within a busy manufacturing environment
  • Experience of working in a high pressure and fast paced environment and delivering to tight deadlines
  • Committed, driven and tenacious
  • Approachable and adaptable
  • Compliance and process driven

Hours of work:

  • Monday to Thursday 7.30am - 4.00pm (1Hour lunch)
  • Friday 7.30am - 12.30pm

Salary and benefits:

  • £28,000 + benefits