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HR Advisor

Michael Page Human Resources
Chester, England
Closing date
20 Jun 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
HR Systems

Job Details

This is a fantastic opportunity for those who have managed payroll, global benefits and maintained HR systems, who want to be stretched and challenge themselves whilst working within a fast-paced, ever changing industry.

Client Details

Our client is a major player in the Life Science industry, with a global footprint and a significant presence in the UK. The company employs over a thousand individuals and is known for its commitment to innovation and development.



· Process payroll accurately and timely for all employees, ensuring compliance with relevant laws and regulations.

· Maintain payroll records, including deductions, bonuses, and overtime.

· Resolve payroll discrepancies and answer employee inquiries regarding pay.

Global Benefits:

· Administer global benefits programs, including health insurance, retirement plans, and other employee benefits.

· Ensure compliance with local regulations and manage relationships with benefit vendors.

· Assist employees with benefit-related questions and issues.

HR Systems Management:

· Oversee the implementation and maintenance of HR systems, including HRIS, timekeeping, and performance management software.

· Ensure data accuracy and integrity within HR systems.

· Provide training and support to employees on HR systems usage.

Compliance and Reporting:

· Stay up-to-date with relevant employment laws and regulations, ensuring compliance in all HR operations.

· Generate reports and analyse data related to payroll, benefits, and HR metrics.

Assist with audits and compliance reviews as needed.


· Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field.

· 3+ years of experience in payroll administration, global benefits management, and HR systems.

· Strong understanding of payroll processes and regulations.

· Experience with global benefits administration and familiarity with international benefits practices.

Proficiency in HRIS and payroll systems; experience with Sage, Workday, or similar platforms

· HR trained.

· Knowledge of UK employment and payroll legislation.

· Second language skill.

· HR analytics - ability to analyse trends from own data production.

· Ability to interpret complex data.

Job Offer

  • up to £40,000
  • A permanent role in a leading Life Science company.
  • A chance to work in a supportive and inclusive environment.
  • Opportunities for professional development and advancement.

If you're an experienced HR Advisor looking for a new challenge in the Life Science industry, we would love to hear from you. Apply today to take the next step in your career.


Michael Page Human Resources is acknowledged as one of the leading recruitment companies for human resources with over 30 years of recruitment expertise and a team of specialist consultants based in offices nationwide.  If you’re looking for permanent or temporary job opportunities in human resources, let us use our extensive network and strong relationships to help you find you the next step in your career.

Michael Page Human Resources recruit HR roles nationwide, ranging from HR Administrator to Global HR Director and also within the specialist areas of HR including Learning & Development, Recruitment, Reward, and Talent.

We offer vacancies across executive, director, manager and junior levels with many of the UK’s leading companies. Our teams have specialist consultants that focus on permanent, interim and contract opportunities. Find out more about our consultants here.

To get started browse for human resources jobs or contact one of our offices directly to find out how our expertise could make a difference to your HR recruitment process.

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