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Senior HR Advisor - Maternity Cover

Elland, West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

We are looking for a Senior HR Adisor to cover maternity leave for up to 18 months.



Supporting the Head of HR, to provide a professional Human Resources service to 2 production units, 6 small service centres across the UK (around 150 UK employees) and a small number of Group employees based in the UK. In addition, support to Region North-Central EMEA and Group where needed.




·      Provide a Human Resource service to the business to a high standard.


·      Including but not limited to:


Ø Recruitment; marketing, profiling job descriptions, pre-selection of candidates, selection interviews, Harrison online assessments, final decision and contracts, organising and delivering new starter inductions and onboarding


Ø Performance management; support managers in carrying out interviews, evaluating the outcomes of the interviews and developing a business plan for the training and development


Ø Support in training and development; analysis of development - needs to ensure actual and future performance. Development action (of internal and external in the job/off the job and on the job). Deliver training programmes where needed


Ø Employee relations; Support management in maintaining a good working environment, relationship, and provide strong advice when needed in relation to Disciplinary and Grievance. 


Ø Any other duties as may reasonably be required, consistent with the post such as administration, group reporting, etc.




·      Must be Chartered Institute of Personal Development qualified (level 5 minimum)


·      Formal relevant qualifications ranging from GCSE and A-Levels (A* - C) including English and ideally possess a Level 3 (NVQ) Certificate in Business and Administration


·      Human Resources generalist experience for at least 3 years


·      Good knowledge of UK Law and regulations with the ability to work with legal advisers to provide guidance to the business


·      Must be able to work on own initiative, although coaching will be available as Head of HR will have ultimate responsibility.


·      Must be organised, able to work in a pressurised environment where projects are running concurrently and the volume of work does not run smoothly, whilst maintaining and maintain


·      Excellent IT skills including working knowledge of word processing, Excel spreadsheets and presentation software packages, preferably Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Fixed Term


CIPD Level 5 Required

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