HR Advisor - Maternity Cover

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Recruiter
Hays
Location
Wolverhampton, England
Salary
£25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted
17 Jun 2019
Closes
17 Jul 2019
Ref
3616759
Contact
Stuart Callaghan
Specialist Area
Employee Relations
HR Jobs Level
Advisor
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
HR Advisor - 10 Month FTC

Your new company

My client are part of a global manufacturing Group with sites across the UK with this role being based between the three West Mids/Black Country locations. Reporting into the Group HRD, they are now looking for an experienced HR Advisor to join the team to cover a period of maternity for c10 months.

Your new role

The main purpose of this role is to support the provision of a proactive and effective HR service for all functions and departments across the organisation. The role will also involve working as a business partner to departments, covering all generalist HR duties.

HR Partnering:


* HR Partnering related duties for allocated departments/ functions, encompassing all facets of HR such as providing advice on employment matters, recruitment and performance management and annual review processes.
* Assist with coaching Supervisors and Managers through HR related issues.

Recruitment:


* Hold recruitment meetings with the partner departments to agree a specific approach to each individual role.
* Building relationships with agencies to increase their knowledge of Company and increase the attraction of candidates with the right cultural fit.
* Managing the advertising of roles internally and externally as appropriate.
* Screen CVs, facilitate recruitment tests as necessary and complete first stage interviews as required.

Starters and Leavers:


* Conduct the first day HR induction as required for new starters, transfers, maternity/ paternity returners, etc. in line with the UK induction process.
* Ensure that probationary reviews are completed for all new starters in your partner departments and advise line managers/ Heads of Department on any necessary action arising from performance or conduct issues and finding appropriate solutions.

Absence Management:


* Assist with and manage sickness absence cases within partner departments.
* Support with return to work meetings in conjunction with Supervisors/ Manager as required and communicate with employees whose absence levels are approaching sick pay cut off points as applicable.

Employee Relations:


* Organise and manage all aspects of the family-friendly processes including maternity, paternity, adoption, parental and unpaid leave and oversee re-integration on return from leave ensuring all necessary paperwork is completed and Supervisors/ Managers are kept fully up to date.
* Assist with a whole range of employee relation issues as and when they arise.
* Have a thorough understanding of HR law in particular relating to contracts, terms and conditions, discrimination, maternity / paternity, shared parental leave, dismissal processes, grievances, etc.
* Lead on dismissal, grievances and redundancy issues for partner departments.

Learning and Development:


* Liaise with the Organisational Development Manager to develop relevant L&D interventions in partner departments.
* Support Supervisors/ Managers in partner departments with soft skills coaching and training.


Engagement


* Actively drive employee engagement with Supervisors, Managers and employees and support on the engagement survey and subsequent action planning.

Appraisals:

* Assist with organising and co-ordinating the annual appraisal process and support staff with completion of the process in partner departments.
* Assist with the organisation of any training requests following the appraisals

HR Administration:


* Managing data contained in the HR system ensuring it is accurate and up-to-date
* Ensure all correspondence relating to contract changes, sickness absence, disciplinaries, grievances, etc. for staff in partner departments is completed accurately and in a timely manner.

What you'll need to succeed


* Member of the CIPD; Chartered membership desirable but not essential
* Full UK driving licence
* Excellent influencing and interpersonal skills with people at all levels, internally and externally.
* Strong written and oral communication skills, including presentation skills.
* Strong coaching/ mentoring skills.
* Effective planning and project management skills with the ability to set and work to (personal, team and organisational) deadlines.
* Change management skills.
* Numeracy and ability to analyse quantitative and qualitative data.
* Self-motivation, enthusiasm and results-focus.
* Flexible, adaptable and comfortable with ambiguity.
* Pragmatic and solution-oriented.
* Committed to high standards and continuous improvement.
* Ability to move between big picture and detail.
* Able to demonstrate up to date knowledge of theory and good practice in employment law and generalist HR.
* An HR qualification, or equivalent professional knowledge gained through significant experience working as an HR professional.
* Experience of, and commitment to, continuous organisational improvement and the ability to act as a change agent.


What you'll get in return

The role offers a salary of c£25,000-£30,000 DOE plus 24 days holiday plus bank holidays, Healthcare, pension and a retention bonus for the completion of the contract.

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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