HR Officer/Advisor

Hays Human Resources
Lowestoft, England
£23000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Closing date
6 Feb 2023

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Engineering & Manufacturing
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
HR Advisor
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HR Officer/Advisor, Specialist Manufacturing Sector, Lowestoft/Hybrid, c£25,000-30,000 + excellent benefits

Your new company
Your new organisation is a specialist manufacturer and service provider. In recent years, they have experienced tremendous positive growth and organisational success. They have been providing specialist services for over 50 years, delivering on experience, quality, and expertise! In line with growth, they are looking for a HR Officer/Advisor to support the team based in Lowestoft.

This role can be operated on a hybrid pattern, with the expectation for 3 days to be functioned in office, and the rest at home if desired.

This organisation has an excellent person agenda, promoting their values within all they do - externally, and internally.

This role is perfect for a HR Officer/Advisor looking to gain experience within an alternative sector, or for a budding HR Assistant looking to develop within a supportive organisation. This role will encounter activities across the generalist remit, inclusive of transactional administration.

Your new role
Fundamentally, you will be providing first line operational support to all stakeholders within the business, inclusive of site staff and line management. As part of your duties, you will cover the following:

  • Providing HR support and guidance to line managers on all elements of HR, inclusive of recruitment, L&D, ER, performance management, and policies and procedures.
  • HR Admin, maintaining and updating records
  • Reviewing company policy and procedures
  • Supporting in the creation of reports
  • Supporting staff with learning and developing, and upskilling managers
  • Monitoring and recording staff absence
  • Basic payroll support
  • Recruitment administration
  • Coordinating appraisal processes
  • Supporting with key HR initiatives, wellbeing drives, and HR strategy

The above responsibilities are a sample of your involvement, this role has a lot of scope to develop and advance to include more advisory elements.

What you'll need to succeed
In order to succeed, you will have experience functioning at this level, or will be able to successfully demonstrate your ambition for development. You will ideally hold or be working towards a CIPD level 3 accreditation and be able to align yourself to organisational values.

You will have working knowledge of HR administration and experience of supporting managers and employees on all aspects of HR.

Fundamentally, you will have excellent communication skills, a positive can-do attitude, and a proven ability to handle pressure and multitask.

It is fundamental within this role that you are able to confidently operate independently and within a team. You will have the confidence to support floor staff and develop relationships with all organisational stakeholders.

You will operate professionally and confidentially.

What you'll get in return
In return, you will receive an experience scaled salary of circa £25,000-30,000, hybrid working, 23 days holiday + BH (growing with tenure), free parking, ongoing support and training, access to a paid voluntary day, access to their Employee Assistance Programme and Wellbeing initiatives, reward schemes, social events, and the opportunity to work within a successful, developing, and supportive organisation.

Please enquire for additional information.

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