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HR Advisor – 6-month FTC (5189)
N/A Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire 185 Days Ago
Posted: 23-08-2019
27,000 - 27,000 Per Annum
Monday to Friday, 9.00am – 5.00pm
Salary: £27,000 per annum

Candidate Requirements:

Essential Criteria:


  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience working in HR at Adviser level
  • Experience of managing a variety of employee relations cases (discipline, sickness absence, capability, investigations)
  • Experience of using a variety of HR/Payroll systems
  • Experience of designing and developing a range of comprehensive HR management information reports
  • Experience of delivering an effective and efficient recruitment service to managers
  • Experience of developing and implementing procedures and guidance documents
  • Strong MS Office skills with the ability to use MS Excel to analyse and manipulate data
  • Ability to produce a variety of management information reports through generation and analysis of data from the HR system
  • Good understanding of HR Administration processes with the ability to identify and develop improvements and efficiencies
  • Excellent knowledge of current employment legislation and the practical implications for HR
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritise, deal effectively with competing demands
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to present clear and concise explanations to managers and staff at all levels
  • Well-developed administration and analytical skills with strong attention to detail


Desirable Criteria:


  • Experience of HR systems implementation and development
  • Previous experience working with Cascade or Sage / Snowdrop KCS
  • CIPD Qualified
  • Project Management experience

Job Description:

 Our successful client has an exciting opportunity to join the business as a HR Advisor. The successful candidate will provide effective HR Advisory support to managers and colleagues across the Group. To support specific HR projects including system implementation and development.


  • Support a variety of employment relations issues, including investigations, disciplinary, grievance, absence and performance capability cases.
  • Provide information and advice to managers and staff on terms and conditions, policies and procedures, and current employment legislation.
  • Support the recruitment process when required.
  • Support the implementation of the HR & Payroll system.
  • Contribute to the development of a range of standard HR management information reports.
  • Contribute to the production of user manuals/guidance documents for each stage of system implementation and roll out.
  • Coordinate project group meetings and lead on assigned actions.
  • Contribute to the provision of people metrics information and reports.
  • Provide group training and 1:1 coaching to managers and colleagues as necessary.
  • Develop and review HR systems, processes and records making recommendations for change where necessary.
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