HR Adviser

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Corporate & Professional Services Specialism:
Type: Contract Contact: Aaron Stone

HR Advisor

Term: 12 months

Currently looking for a HR Advisor to join a leading developer of mission and safety critical equipment in the aerospace and defence industries, based in Cheltenham.

The role is for a fixed term contract of 12 months.

All candidates must be eligible for security clearance.

Job Purpose:

To provide professional, effective and compliant HR advice and an efficient HR service for line managers and employees.

Some of the main duties of the HR Advisor will include:

  • Provide advice, coaching and support to managers and employees including providing recommendations on a wide range of employment related issues, e.g. employee health, grievance, conduct and capability, organizational change and employee and employment relations matters, ensuring the implementation of policy, legislation and good practice.
  • Prepare ad hoc and regular management reports supporting in improvement of management and monitoring performance management and sickness absence systems.
  • Prepare and deliver appropriate contractual documents regarding terminations, appointments and employment variations as well as ensuring associated documentation/procedures are completed prior to commencement of employment, e.g. BPSS checks in conjunction with the relevant HR team member.
  • Advise managers on selection and recruitment issues, including creation of job descriptions, providing advice on the appropriate selection process(es), McQuaig interpretation and be fully involved in the interview and selection process. Ensure the process is efficient and cost effective, utilizing a variety of resourcing tools including CareerBuilder, recruitment agencies, among others.
  • Undertake new starter induction meetings and ensure that Managers follow the Probation Period Review progress.
  • Provide generalist HR advice to line managers to ensure that we maintain compliance with employment legislation and maintain a positive employee relations climate.
  • Advise managers on appropriate employee development actions identified in PDR process are carried out and recorded.
  • Provide effective support to annual pay review and other reward processes including flexible benefits programme and monthly payroll.
  • Effective use of the HRIS to provide accurate and timely HR information on a regular and ad hoc basis as required by the business.
  • Provide recommendations to HR Director on continuous improvement initiatives ensuring that we continue to offer a HR service aligned to the business.
  • Provide support to the ongoing projects and other activities as required.

Skills and qualifications as HR Advisor:

  • CIPD Level 5 qualified
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build strong relationships with managers and employees at all levels.
  • Excellent working knowledge across all areas of HR, i.e. employment law, recruitment and selection, compensation and benefits, policies and procedures, development.
  • Extensive experience in using HR Information Systems
  • Good PC skills including use of spreadsheets
  • Numerate
  • Good analytical skills
  • Experience in working with an engineering/scientific or other technical population is desirable
  • Working in a SME environment is desirable
  • Flexible approach to meet the changing demands of the business.

Don't miss out on this opportunity, apply now!

This advert was posted by Gold Group - one of the UK's leading niche recruitment consultancies. We span a variety of specialist industries and are the recruitment company to help you find your next career opportunity. We pride ourselves on our commitment to candidates and stick to our ethos of finding the right role for the right person. Visit our website or get in touch today to discuss this role, find out what else we've got or just for a chat about the state of your industry. Services advertised by Gold Group are those of an Agency and/or an Employment Business. Please be aware that we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for an interview. A copy of our privacy policy can be found here: Gold Group is an equal opportunity & diversity employer. A copy of our equal opportunity & diversity policy can be found here:

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