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HR Advisor

Workdry Ltd (Selwood & Siltbuster)
Monmouth, Monmouthshire (Sir Fynwy)
Up to £44,500 per annum + bonus
Closing date
17 Mar 2024

Job Details

Our Business

Workdry International is the holding company for two of the UK’s leading providers of water pumps and industrial wastewater treatment products and services. The Group operates two complementary trading businesses - Selwood Ltd and Siltbuster Ltd. 

With a pedigree spanning seven decades, Selwood is an innovative business with a cutting-edge approach to customer service, product development, manufacture and quality. We are world leaders in pump manufacturing and the leading pump rental solutions company in the UK.

Siltbuster’s goal is to keep our water clean and natural, the business has over twenty years expertise in treating contaminated waters across a wide range of sectors.

The Group has grown enormously over the last few years and we ensure our staff have the right skills, knowledge & experience to deliver to our customers, as well as creating career paths to help develop, retain and motivate our people.

We have an exciting opportunity in our Advice & Guidance team within our HR shared service function. This role will help meet the ever-increasing needs of our expanding businesses. If you love to drive change and help businesses achieve their goals, then this is the role you are looking for!

  About The Role

To help us deliver our HR Projects & to provide an advisory service to Siltbuster Ltd in Monmouth we are looking for an HR & Project Advisor to join our team.

Reporting to our HR Operations Manager this role has a dual purpose – HR advisory and delivering HR projects. It is expected that  your time will be spilt between Monmouth (50%), Home (40%), Southampton / Other locations (10%)  

HR Advisor responsibilities include:

  • Approximately 50% of time will be spent in Siltbuster. Monmouth working collaboratively with the MD and his SLT providing comprehensive & timely advice and guidance on all ER issues and influencing them in order to build their knowledge and capability to make conscious, business-risk-assessed people decisions. In particular providing coaching and guidance on performance management, disciplinaries, absence and grievances.
  • Work directly with the MD on organisation design, attraction & retention, talent management, -partnering to provide a confidential HR service and drive the HR strategy.
  • Provide employment law guidance – statute & case law - taking into account company precedents ensuring the business executes it’s legal duties diligently.
  • Work with Learning & Development to develop internal training material to support Line Managers with Employee Relations issues.
  • Identify current and future critical roles and deliver succession planning for Siltbuster.
  • Work with the Recruitment and Management teams to critically assess levels of resource for Siltbuster. Provide advice and support on all recruitment issues including job description writing.

HR Projects responsibilities include:

  • Working from home with occasional travel to company locations, in collaboration with the HR team and other stakeholders, deliver all HR projects to deadline, ensure they enhance the HR value proposition and can be delivered within resource constraints.
  • Deliver a Workdry Group project to update/create HR policies & processes to reflect legislative changes and ensure compliance, including creating template forms, letters, agenda to deliver a complete way of working for each HR process flow.
  • Research, write and deliver training for people managers on HR policies, processes and documentation on managing absence, capability, discipline & grievance, to include statute, case law and real-life examples to illustrate what being trained.
  • Deliver a Workdry Group project to manage International Assignments – UK employees to overseas, Overseas to UK and overseas territory to overseas territory.


  • Educated to degree Standard or equivalent
  • CIPD Level 5 ideally including the Employment Law module
  • Demonstrable experience of initiating and collaboratively delivering HR projects on time to cost and quality
  • Experience of writing and delivering HR training courses for People Managers on absence, grievance, discipline capability, to include statute, case law and real life examples to illustrate what being trained
  • Proven experience of excellent stakeholder engagement skills, including the ability to manage key relationships and influencing outcomes when/where needed
  • Great interpersonal skills and able to adapt your style and approach to meet the needs of your stakeholders.
  • Dynamic, self-motivated and flexible, ready to develop the role and drive the people strategy forward
  • Professional and confident to challenge the status quo and improve the way things are done
  • Proactive and solutions-focussed with the drive to deliver positive change across the business
  • IT proficient - experience with HR software, like HRIS
  • Computer literate (MS Office applications, in particular)
  • Ability to travel to various parts of the business when required, to execute duties.
  • Car driver.
  • Manufacturing and / or construction industry experience useful but not essential
  •   What we can offer you
  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus scheme (quarterly and annual payments)
  • Medicash – medical expenses plan post probation
  • Pension scheme with contribution based on total earnings not just salary
  • 24 days holiday + 8 Bank Holidays
  • Increasing annual leave entitlement with long service
  • Support for development and training
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Free on-site parking
  • This role is open to hybrid working (i.e. working from home and in the office) pattern


This role is not open to Agencies - Please no calls or emails - Thank you.

Workdry International Ltd is committed to encouraging equality, diversity and inclusion among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination.


We are proud to provide an environment that supports every team member to thrive, progress, and reach their full potential. Our commitments to staff training and development, equality and diversity and competitive pay and benefits packages are among the reasons we are known as an exceptional employer. We have a range of vacancies at our Selwood, Siltbuster and Vanderkamp businesses.

Company info
32-36 Bournemouth Rd,
Chandler's Ford,
SO53 3ZL
United Kingdom

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