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Interim HR Advisor

Page Personnel
Bedford, England
£35000 - £40000 per annum
Closing date
17 Dec 2021

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Professional Services
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
HR Advisor
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Job Details

This Interim HR Advisor role in Bedford is responsible for providing HR Generalist administrative and advisory support across the full HR lifecycle and region (UK, Europe, India, UAE). Working as part of the extended HR team to develop solutions to help the business area to delivery its strategy.

Client Details

This Great Interim HR Advisor role is based in Bedford for a global company who have a developing Hum,an Resources and Personnel function requiring someone to start on an ideally immediate basis with only a short notice period considered. On an initial temp basis this role will work to help implement the people strategy and provide operational support and guidance to managers, employees and applicants, based on established HR policies and procedures.


Interim HR Advisor duties and responsibilities;

  • Support the HR EMEA Manager with the overall HR strategy
  • In conjunction with the HR EMEA Manager, ensure that HR policies and procedures are maintained and developed within relevant country legislation.
  • To support line managers with recruitment & on-boarding, development and retention of all employees.
  • Work with the operations team providing appropriate advice and support to enable effective team management and development.
  • Provide guidance on people practices such as restructures and succession planning
  • To actively promote positive staff welfare of all employees inclusive of health and safety, Working Time Regulations, employee satisfaction and wellbeing.
  • To successfully manage a positive workplace culture through effective employee relations including all investigatory, disciplinary, capability and performance management issues
  • To support talent development and ensure all HR and training records are accurate and up to date and meet legislative requirements
  • To manage absence levels, ensuring minimal cost are incurred by the organisation.
  • Coordinating the administration of Right to Work and Visa applications
  • Understand and adhere to the HR Shared Service procedures, checklist and general HR processes.
  • To undertake any other duty commensurate with this post as determined by the HR EMEA Manager


Interim HR Advisor experience and characteristics required;

  • Proven experience of successfully working in a similar HR focused role
  • HR system experience ideally Workday or ADP but other HR systems are transferable
  • A thorough understanding of current UK employment law and application within the business
  • Strong experience of managing complex employee relation cases and negotiating terms & conditions of employment with employees
  • Good working knowledge of Business English
  • Excellent Excel skills and appropriate PC skills.
  • Good organisational and planning skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • A strong team player, with excellent organisational and problem solving skills and the ability to work independently.
  • Ability to multi-task and work well within a high pace pressurised environment.
  • Experience of matrix management and working within an international organisation across different time zones is desirable but not essential

Job Offer

This Interim HR Advisor role is acting as a standalone HR position for this Bedford location and offices. A great EMEA role on an initial temporary basis within a wider international Human Resources and personnel shared service centre function that would provide adhoc and administration to support to this role


Whether you’re looking to take your first step on the HR career ladder, or you’re seeking a fresh challenge in a new HR job - we’re here to help. Our specialist consultants know the HR market inside out and can help you to find the right role for your specific skills and requirements.

Here are just some of the job areas we specialise in:

  • HR administrators
  • HR officers
  • HR assistants
  • Payroll administrators
  • HR advisors
  • Learning & Development assistants
  • Training administrators
  • Organisational Development assistants
  • Recruitment assistants

We recruit permanent, temporary and contract HR jobs.

If you’re looking for a new position or are thinking of changing jobs, here are some reasons to choose Page Personnel Human Resources:

  • Dedicated, specialist consultants with strong industry knowledge
  • The expertise and resources of our extensive global network
  • A consultative approach to creating a successful placement
  • Advice and support at every step of your job search

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01932 264 154

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