Human Resource Advisor- Part time

Main Purpose of the role

The primary purpose of this role is to provide HR support to the UK teams, building effective relationships, advising people and department managers on employee related matters and to drive employee engagement initiatives.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Be the linking pin in the organisation between the People Services department and the business. Refer operational HR requests to People Services and manage the more complex queries (internally as well as externally) yourself.
  • Build and maintain effective, co-operative working relationships with key stakeholders from around the business.
  • Provide input to People Services on people, policy or procedure changes.
  • To manage all local recruitment up to European Leadership Team (ELT) level, including scoping, advertising, sourcing, interviewing through to offer. Work together with the central recruitment department to transition some of the activities to them.
  • Organise, in conjunction with Line Managers, induction programmes for all new starters in the UK.
  • To manage all local Employee Relations cases, providing advice and support to line managers (including performance management, disciplinary/grievance)
  • To work with line managers and People Services to monitor and manage sickness and other absences, including occupational health referrals.
  • Manage the local transition to a new personnel system. Work together in this project with the Germains HR team and People Services.
  • To support the HR Director with the annual salary review process.
  • To actively promote training and development, encouraging a ‘learning culture’ of continuous improvement. Work with managers to identify training needs and support the HR Director to manage the budget appropriately.
  • Co-organise and initiate employee engagement activities, including employee engagement surveys and recognition schemes.
  • To hold overall responsibility for the UK employee wellbeing programme and budget management while encouraging and supporting the Site Administrator to take the lead. The HR Advisor will need to attend monthly meetings, contribute ideas, advertise events, and ensure that the content remains varied and relevant.
  • To be an active member of the health and safety committee.
  • To be an active member of the Local Leadership Team (LMT), contributing ideas, working on various site initiatives, and supporting decision making.
  • To provide support to the HR Director on any new HR initiatives or projects.

 General Responsibilities

  • Perform any special projects as and when requested by the business.
  • Complete administrative paperwork as required (raising Purchase Orders etc).
  • To always ensure adherence to Health and Safety policy and practices.
  • Additional work identified as necessary for the operation of the business.

Requirements for Role

Education: The job holder should be educated to a minimum ‘A’ Level standard or equivalent. HR/ CIPD qualifications desirable.

Experience/ skills:

  • Previous experience working in HR.
  • Good IT skills with some exposure to HR systems.
  • Well organised, with ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong understanding of employment law and HR best practice.
  • Strong communication and listening skills.
  • Can easily build relationships with managers and employees
  • A strong understanding of and adherence to confidentiality.

Closing date- 24th May 2024

Location Kings Lynn
Salary £30,000- £35,000

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