HR Advisor

Manchester, Greater Manchester
£26,000 Pro rata
18 Feb 2021
18 Mar 2021
HR Jobs Level
Contract Type
CIPD Membership
CIPD Member, Non CIPD member

The Human Resource Advisor will provide a full range of HR advisory services for all staff, advising on appropriate policy, legislation and best practice, so that appropriate solutions are applied which support the achievement of the Organisational Capability objectives.

This position will be located in Manchester with regular travel to Birmingham.

Key accountabilities for this position are:

Employee Relations

  • Provide advice, recommendations and resolutions to ensure hands-on support, guidance and high-quality service on all day to day employee relations matters.
  • Lead and advise managers on disciplinary, grievance and capability issues, ensuring adherence to policy and legislation.
  • Record and monitor sickness absence, work with line-managers to recognise patterns and support with the application of the absence management procedure.
  • Monitor, review and update local HR policies and ensuring these are current and in line with legislation.
  • Work with Occupational Health to ensure that mandatory health checks and reviews take place as required.  Make employee referrals, and request specialist reports as required on specific health issues and develop plans as required.



HR Data

  • Updating and maintaining the HR Information System
  • Manage HR record systems, and metrics ensuring that employee records and information is current, complete and accurate.
  • Advise payroll of required changes new starters and leavers, salary changes, sickness absences etc. ensuring information provided is accurate and presented in a timely manner.
  • Assist the HR Manager, UK in providing information to managers to support their roles, ongoing development and to assist in managing their teams.
  • Reporting and monitoring of sickness and absence, using Bradford Score for UK employees

Recruitment and Onboarding

  • Lead full-cycle recruitment activity for professional, technical, administrative and production staff in the UK.
  • Provide an effective onboarding program for new hires, ensuring complete follow-through with ALA assigned orientation programs and establishment of individual training programs.
  • Support management by monitoring and actioning probation periods and various compensation and job changes.

Training and Development

  • To organise UK training, including upkeep of Training Plan, Tensor, Hubbub, Skills Matrix and electronic filing of certificates.
  • Obtain Training Course Evaluation Forms and monitor and report on feedback
  • Support with the Talent Development Life Cycle, ensuring reviews are completed and saved, supporting with employee development activities that are identified.
  • Provide local support on training events, and support management in developing staff.

HR Goals and Strategy

  • Support the rollout of corporate programs and initiatives such as performance management, recognition, rewards and training to improve engagement and productivity.
  • Assist in the development of strong communication and feedback channels with all staff and through a variety of mechanisms to support employee engagement.

Role Requirements

  • University degree, and/or minimum of CIPD qualification level 5 or working towards.
  • 2 + of HR Advisor generalist experience ideally within a manufacturing or engineering organisation.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, a team player with the ability to work with people at all levels across the business.
  • Good organisational and administrative skills with working knowledge of HR systems and processes.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, practical and logical approach to conflict management.

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