HR Advisor - Maternity Cover

Location
Mirfield
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
28 Jul 2017
Closes
25 Aug 2017
Ref
00071459
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
HR & Training
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an opportunity to join an award-winning UK leading global supplier of textile fabrics, with 700 employees worldwide 'Delivering style with substance'.

Based at their Head Office in Mirfield, West Yorkshire the role of HR Advisor will be to actively support line managers across the business by providing effective and professional HR advice and guidance covering the full generalist remit to support the strategy of the business and embed excellent people practices reporting into the Group Director of HR.

You will be the first point of contact for line managers in dealing with HR issues in the UK and Internationally, offering advice and support in line with legislation and company procedure. Promote the visibility of the HR team including site visits and maintaining a HR presence through face to face discussions.

Provide guidance to the HR Assistant and Cleaning & Vending Operative ensuring high levels of accuracy and customer service is demonstrated at all times.

Review, update, develop and implement HR policies and procedures ensuring compliance with employment law and recognised best practice establishing processes in line with company strategy.

Coach, train and develop line managers in all aspects of people issues including sickness absence management, investigations and recruitment embedding best practice. Drive change and improve business efficiencies in line with strategic goals. Promote culture engagement " getting the best out of people". Support the succession planning process and liaise with Learning & Development to inform the training plan.

Manage the recruitment process, training & supporting managers, instilling professionalism and best practice. Protect our company and our people by undertaking salary benchmarking and raising issues or discrepancies with the Group Director of HR.

Knowledge and aptitudes required:
- CIPD qualified
- Significant experience working at adviser level within a fast-paced environment
- High levels of numeracy and literacy
- Excellent knowledge of employment law and best practice, with experience developing policy and procedure
- Line management experience
- Previous experience coaching and supporting managers in ER cases and recruitment
- Previous experience of HR administration
- Good understanding of strategic HR
- Exposure to international HR would be an advantage
- An overview of learning and development is desirable

Personal Competencies:
- Confidentiality
- Problem solving skills with the ability to resolve difficult situations
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Ability to influence and work with managers of all levels
- Results focussed
- Excellent organisation skills
- Works with initiative and independence
- Ability to develop others
- Self-motivated
- Confidence to challenge

Additional Requirements:
Full driving licence as there will be travel to other UK sites