HR Adviser

Hays Human Resources
Lurgan, Northern Ireland
Up to £35000.00 per annum
Closing date
3 Feb 2023

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Distribution & Logistics
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
HR Advisor
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Your new company
Hays is pleased to be working in partnership with a global leader in the supply chain industry to appoint an HR Adviser to join their team on a permanent basis.

Your new role
As an HR Adviser, you will work closely with the HR Manager to advise and support managers in effectively managing employment relationships. You will provide accurate & specialist advise on legislation, procedure and policy to managers and employees, and deliver best practice whilst acting in the businesses interest. You will also be responsible for HR projects and initiatives that will support the success of the HR department and achieve business goals.
Your responsibilities will include:

  • Own and manage the full Recruitment & Selection process, including working closely with management to develop recruitment strategy, initiatives and approaches.
  • Manage attendance, absence and sickness in line with company policy.
  • Be the first point of contact for managers and employees with advice on 'Family Friendly' rights and entitlements including; Maternity, Paternity, Adoption, Flexible Working, Parental Leave, Dependency Leave, Compassionate Leave and Bereavement Leave.
  • Produce monthly departmental KPI's.
  • Support and accompany managers in disciplinary, grievance, sickness management and performance management exercises.
  • Own and manage the Occupational Health referral process.
  • Own company people policies and recommend changes / updates in line with changing legislation. Attend annual employment law updates and cascade learnings to the wider team.
  • Advise on employment relation queries from managers and employees in line with company policies/procedures/processes.
  • Support in formal meeting relating to grievance, discipline, performance, sickness and absence.
  • Administer and update departmental training matrix and advise managers on any re-training requirements.
  • Support Managers by implementing and rolling out PDPs across the business.
  • Own HR Business Plan projects and support other departmental projects as required.
  • Identify improvements in work processes, promoting continuous improvement. Raise suggestions for improvement with HRM.
  • Carry out any other reasonable requests as instructed by the HRM or Management Team.

What you'll need to succeed

  • CIPD Level 3 qualified or previous experience within a senior role in a similar environment
  • Sound knowledge of HR legislation and Employment Law
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with the ability to deliver a message to all levels
  • Proactive and pragmatic with balanced and sound judgement
  • Responsive problem solver and solution focused
  • Ability to drive accountability amongst the team and within the wider business
  • Proven experience in advising on HR associated matters (grievance, disciplinary, performance management, absence, etc.)

What you'll get in return

  • Salary of £35,000
  • Permanent position
  • Career development
  • Hybrid working available following probation
  • 28 days annual leave
  • Pension contribution

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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