Derby, Derby, England, United Kingdom

Position: HR Advisor (12 month Fixed Term Contract)

Location: Pride Park, Derby



AEGIS (part of the IKOS Group) is a dynamic and growing engineering company. Our vision is to be recognised and respected globally as the railway engineering consultancy of choice – a positive choice for our clients as well as for our staff and associates. Through the daily application of our core values – integrity, respect, excellence, passion and care – our goal is to delight our customers by giving excellent service, whilst providing a stimulating and rewarding working environment for our employees to thrive in.

We also offer some fabulous benefits including generous matched pension contributions, private healthcare, EAP, access to online, GP, Physio and Mental Health appointments, Life Assurance, generous company sick pay and enhanced sick pay insurance for LTS, and EV, Technology and Cycle to work salary sacrifice schemes too!


The Role:


Working within a small but dynamic People/HR team, the HR Advisor acts as a key liaison between the HR department and the business. This role requires a dynamic individual with a ‘can do’ attitude. A 12 month FTC to start with a view to permanent conversion subject to budget.

Reporting to the Head of People and working in a growing and dynamic team with an ambitious strategic plan to support business growth, it is an exciting time to join AEGIS and be able to experience HR where ER issues are minimal and in a business that truly values the input that HR can have to business success.


Key Responsibilities:


Responsibilities include support HR initiatives, collaborating with sector leads, managers and colleagues, Employee Relations case management (with support from Head of People), contributing to the departments operational and strategic goals and targets (KPI’s), producing metrics for reports, basic HR Admin (providing some, but not all cover whilst the HR admin is on Maternity leave later in the year).


·      Assist in supporting HR initiatives and programs.

·      HR administrative duties (producing letters, updating documents and metrics, producing reports).

·      Onboarding and offboarding assistance.

·      Collaborate with managers and colleagues.

·      Contribute to the development and implementation of HR processes.

·      Act as a point of contact for HR-related matters within the business.


Essential Skills/ knowledge:

The following attributes are considered essential for the role;


·      Positive, caring and ethical attitude

·      Proven collaborator with strong interpersonal skills

·      Able to build strong relations with key stakeholders

·      2-3 years employment relations experience

·      Not afraid to muck in and get involved




·      Relevant experience in HR (at least 3 years).

·      CIPD Level 3-5 - Optional


If you share our vision and ambitions and are interested in joining our team, please get in touch by emailing your CV and covering letter to: [email protected].

Fixed Term


CIPD Optional

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