HR Advisor

HR Advisor
Looking for a new challenging opportunity in HR? Do you have experience in a similar role and want to become part of a recognised and growing organisation? Do you have the relevant HR experience and or qualifications to really demonstrate your capabilities and have the appropriate recognition? Are you CIPD Qualified or Part Qualified with relevant experience?

Our client based in near Maidstone with occasional travel into London are seeking an experienced HR Professional to assist them during a period of company restructuring.

The right candidate will be experienced in providing advice, handling any redundancy options that might occur, general HR issues and ensuring all documentation is recorded accurately for audit trail purposes. Responsibilities include the smooth operation of the HR Department by offering an efficient, high quality and professional service to the business.

This role requires a hand on practical approach. You will be familiar with fundamental principles of UK employment law such as those outlined in the ACAS code, also be technically capable Microsoft office products including Word, Excel and HR Software Systems, specifically Sage Snowdrop (if applicable).

Duties:
*Provide an advisory service on disciplinary and redundancy situations, maternity and paternity issues and flexible working practices.
*Attend disciplinary and grievance meetings to partner and support line managers.
*Fully develop and maintain an electronic HR administrative system including maintenance of Snowdrop.
*Assist and support the Group HR Officer with the monthly Payroll process, including processing and checking all relevant information.
*To liaise with the Payroll Bureau on a weekly basis to advise of all new starters/leavers and amendments/changes
*Assist and support the HR Officer with all employee benefits across the group, to include all pension administration.
*Assist the HR Officer with varied HR Projects including necessary data gathering from Snowdrop and assessment of data and provision of guidance to the management team.
*Absence management advice and guidance using the Bradford Factor System.
*Assist the HR Officer with employee retention and employee reward.
*Offering support to line managers with all capability and performance issues.
*Employee relations at all levels to include supporting the HR Officer with complex cases.
*Supporting the HR Officer to train new HR initiatives, employment law updates and
*recruitment guidelines to the wider business.
*Assist the HR Officer to communicate and ‘live’ the GRP visions and values, and to be a role model to the Company.
*Compile job specifications and assisting the HR Officer with recruitment at all levels from entry level recruitment to senior level recruitment.
*Liaise with employees at all levels and co-ordinate with all companies within the GRP Group.
*To apply for references for all new starters and to answer reference requests for all ex-employees.
*Process all new starters including entering all details onto Snowdrop accurately, processing all documents, including offer letters and contracts and create both manual and electronic personnel files.
*To deal with HR and Payroll queries in the absence of the HR Officer.
*Offering a professional telephone answering service and providing information and assistance in response to general enquiries.
*To monitor probation periods and send out letters to confirm completion or extension.
*Advising and guiding managers on the probation process and supporting managers at probationary meetings.
*To manage the leaver process for all employees exiting the business, including calculating annual leave entitlement, letters and processing on Snowdrop.
*Conducting exit Interviews with exiting employees and advising and identifying any potential issues.
*To request and chase immigration documents, references and any other outstanding documentation.
*To refer and prepare documents for occupational health appointments and identify any potential issues.
*Updating and maintaining all GRP HR Policies and Procedures and employee handbooks.
*Assisting with the renewal of employee skills certificates, compliance and health and safety qualifications.

Competencies:
Planning and Organisation: Organises work, sets priorities and determines resource requirements; determines necessary sequence of activities needed to achieve goals; plans and organises their tasks and/or team tasks effectively to ensure that work is completed on time and to the required standard.

Quality & Action orientation, Communication and Team Work.

Initiative Adapts well to changes in assignments and priorities; adapts behaviour or work methods in response to new information, changing conditions or unexpected obstacles; approaches change positively and adjusts behaviours accordingly.

Adaptability Adapts well to changes in assignments and priorities; adapts behaviour or work methods in response to new information, changing conditions or unexpected obstacles; approaches change positively and adjusts behaviours accordingly.

Job Knowledge Skills & Experience
The preferred job holder will match the following requirements:
*CIPD qualified or working towards a CIPD qualification to at least Associate Level.
*Self-confidence and assurance
*Ability to build strong relationships with colleagues
*Strong client focus
*Excellent communication and people skills
*Excellent level of written skills
*Ability to remain calm and deliver quality under pressure
*High attention to detail
*Excellent problem solver
*High level of professionalism
*Ability to work within a fast-paced, results driven environment

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