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HR Advisor - National

Hays Human Resources
Warrington, England
Up to £28500.00 per annum
Closing date
15 Dec 2021

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Retail & Wholesale
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
HR Advisor
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Permanent vacancy - Hr Advisor National - Hybrid Model - Based in Warrington

Your new company

My client one of the UKs leading Equipment rental companies based in Warrington is seeking a professional HR advisor to join their team on a permanent basis.
The specialise in the rental of machinery and signage and operate on a global scale.

Your new role

The position is being offered as full time Monday - Friday and a hybrid model is in place x 2-3 days from home.
This is a national position so travel will required across the country Car allowance and fuel allowance is being offered
You will be reporting to the HR Business Partner and the role holder will provide a generalist HR support to their business area(s) on a geographical basis and employee relations advice to their business area(s), ensuring legal compliance and reducing risk.

Some of your duties will include but not limited to

Working with the wider HR team. Supporting the HR Business Partner and working closely with senior management and their direct reports.
To provide an advisory service to colleagues, line managers and employees across all functions of the business, ensuring the HR function operates efficiently, effectively and in line with current legislation requirements.

Advising and coaching of managers, senior managers and regional directors in relation to all ER issues (e.g. disciplinary, grievance, absence)
Advising and supporting senior management on processes and best practice relating to re-structures, mergers, acquisitions and organisational change
Stakeholder ownership/management of managers at a grade 4-5 (e.g. Service Centre Manager, Sales Manager)
Ownership of long term sick management within own region/business area(s) including occupational health processes
Supporting any employment tribunal processes from beginning to end in own region/business area(s)
Supporting the HRBP in the delivery of people plans for own region/business area(s)
Adapting advice to meet business needs by offering range of options, whilst giving consideration to the commercial and wider impact
Developing strong relationships with key stakeholders
Supporting the HRBP in the delivery of HR projects, including organisational change
Looking for ways to make improvements or a difference both personally and in the department
Ensuring fair and consistent application of policy and procedures within own region/business area(s)
Deputising in the HRBP absence
Working with the HRBP and HR System Analyst and Project Co-ordinator to produce and analyse monthly and ad hoc MI such as people metrics, used to monitor progress and the impact of HR activities
Supporting the L&D and Recruitment teams with company initiatives for recruitment and development
Designing and delivering training on a range of HR topics for region/business area(s)
Role model and champion for Company values, continuously striving to improve people management to deliver exceptional performance
Creating, reviewing and implementing HR policies and procedures
Advising and assisting Recruitment team in any HR related queries
Promoting adherence to company and legal HR policies and procedures
HR expert in agreed key areas, keeping the team and the business up to date with key changes (e.g. flexible working, family friendly policies, diversity)
Keeping up to date with the latest employment legislation ensuring the business are informed of key changes

What you'll need to succeed

Relevant HR qualifications (CIPD level 5, or equivalent)
Strong knowledge of employment legislation and HR practices
Significant experience gained working within a busy, fast paced business environment including experience of influencing management and stakeholders
Confidence in dealing with various levels within the organisation
Excellent communication skills
Experience of successfully working independently with limited day to day support
Generalist with strong experience in every aspect of employee relations
Experience of TUPE transfers, mergers, acquisitions and organisational change
Experience of delivery of HR policies and projects
Presentation skills
Coaching managers
Driving licence essential

What you'll get in return

5k car allowance
Excellent bonus structure
Free parking
Increased pension
Friendly and supportive team

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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