HR Advisor

HR Advisor

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

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  • Salary:

    £25000.00 - £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Ryan Fountain

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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My client is an independent, family run distribution company who have over 50 years experience. The company has had rapid growth and currently a market leader in the UK, who have expanded in to Europe, with a view towards further international expansion in the future.

The successful HR Advisor will be exposed to a professional and supportive working environment. They are looking for like minded people who are passionate about people services and who are a real HR generalist, to join them on their ongoing expansion.

Working within a small HR team, the successful HR Advisor will be reporting directly into the Head of HR. The company has two sites, a Distribution Centre and a head office. The HR Advisor will cover the 2 sites which are situated on the outskirts of Birmingham's city centre, and both sites have free on site parking.

As the successful HR Advisor, the role will involve:

  • Assisting with the management of employee relations
  • Providing advice to managers on policies and procedures
  • Working closely with the Recruitment Manager to ensure that all aspects of recruitment and selection are progressed and completed in a timely and efficient manner
  • Providing support with profiling the statistics for the HR metrics and take forward actions from the analysis
  • Contribute to the development; implementation and monitoring of policies and procedures based on relevant legislation
  • Proactively assisting managers in managing absence in line with company policy
  • Providing advice to employees and managers on general HR issues
  • Conducting investigations, disciplinary hearings and grievances
  • Advising and supporting managers throughout informal and formal procedures including disciplinary, grievance, capability, redundancy and the conduct of sickness absence review meetings ensuring adherence to Company policies
  • Developing and maintaining effective relationships

It would be highly beneficial for you to have:

  • CIPD Qualification (Desirable)
  • 3 years experience of managing employee relations casework.
  • Experience of using HR databases
  • Experience of advising on employment law, policies and procedures.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office packages (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • An understanding of relevant employment law and recent case law outcomes
  • In depth knowledge of employee relations processes and procedures
  • Ability to be proactive and to use initiative is essential
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to innovate and introduce improvements

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