HR Advisor

Posted 30 April 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Temporary
Discipline Human Resources Recruitment
Contact NameEmilie Stevenson

Job description

We are currently working in partnership with a Higher Educational Body based in London, who are recruiting for a HR Advisor on a Temporary 5 month contract. The position is due to start mid May. The hourly rate of pay is negotiable dependent on experience.

The ideal candidate will be CIPD qualified or training towards their CIPD and will have experience dealing with low level ER cases.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Providing a customer-focused, risk-based, expert, and professional HR advisory service to managers and employees, liaising with the relevant HR Business Partner and Trade Union representatives as required

  • Working with managers to fully manage case work proactively at both informal and formal stages, referring complex cases and significant risks to the Employee Relations and Policy Manager and/or relevant HR Business Partner

  • Working collaboratively with managers, Occupational Health and HR Business Partners to pro-actively manage sickness absence cases and sickness absence levels

  • Building and maintaining effective working relationships within allocated areas, advising on a range of employee relations matters and the implementation of procedures

  • Supporting the HR Business Partners in workforce planning, organisational effectiveness reviews, restructures and employee engagement initiatives, providing reports and data analysis where required

  • Supporting the review, development and implementation of HR policies and procedures to ensure processes meet business need, and that policies and guidance notes are continuously improved

Experience required:

  • Experience of handling a HR case work portfolio, including disciplinaries and grievance investigations, hearings, and appeals

  • Experience in attendance and performance management processes to conclusion

  • Experience in providing high quality advice and guidance to managers

  • Experience of supporting change management projects

Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

  • Effective IT, numeracy and data analytical skills, with the ability to analyse HR metric

  • data

  • Understanding of how HR policies are developed and embedded within a complex workforce

  • Knowledge on how to develop and sustain relationships with key stakeholders

  • Associate CIPD membership or working towards CIPD Level 5 qualification

Working hours:

  • 35 hours per week

  • Mon – Fri, 9am – 5pm

  • 2 days working from home

Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

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