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Senior HR Advisor

Hays Human Resources
Southampton, England
£35000 - £40000 per annum + Extensive benefits.
Closing date
29 Jul 2022

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Retail & Wholesale
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
HR Advisor
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Job Details

An experienced, proactive Senior HR Advisor to join a manufacturing and retail business in Southampton.

Your new company

My client is an established brand within manufacturing and retail who employ over 390 people across the company (2 x sites in Hampshire).

Your new role

It is the responsibility of the Senior HR Advisor to respond quickly and effectively to a constantly changing environment. You will assist the HR Director with designing HR strategies and policies which integrate with the company's core objectives and are fast and focused in delivery. You will assist in facilitating the structural and operational changes needed to improve staff performance in all areas of the company and which harmonise the changes demanded by various business strategies.

Key responsibilities include:

  • To provide first line generalist HR advice and support on terms and conditions of employment and HR policies and procedures, with a view to resolving matters efficiently and effectively.
  • Responsible for staff and managers on both sites in the UK
  • Provide advice and guidance on employee relation issues to team leaders, supervisors and managers across the business.
  • Provide advice and guidance on occupational health referrals, absence management issues and return to work cases to team leaders, supervisor and managers across the business.
  • Provide advice and guidance on job descriptions, recruitment, induction, restructuring and redeployment processes, advising on best practice.

Working hours are 40 / week, 8.30am-5.30pm (Monday-Friday). This position is office-based till you pass your probationary period (6 months max), then it will be hybrid working of 3 days office vs 2 days home per week (contractual).

What you'll need to succeed

You must have experience in a HR Advisor role or similar and be CIPD Level 5 qualified+ (minimum). Experience within manufacturing or retail sectors will be an advantage, but is not essential.

What you'll get in return

This is a great opportunity to join a leading brand and report to a supportive HR Director as part of a friendly HR team of 5.

You will receive a market-led salary between £35,000-£40,000 (DOE), pension at 5% employee / 4% employer, free onsite parking, share and private medical schemes, Employee Assistance Program, life assurance (4 x salary) and company social events.

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 me today on 07834 975318.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact me for a confidential discussion on your career.

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