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HR Advisor

  • Location: Portsmouth
  • Salary: £16 - £17 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Non-core sector
  • Contact: Sarah Bacon
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01942 323277
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 15 January 2021
  • Job Ref: 1033820
An industry leading defence contractor are seeking to recruit a HR Advisor for work based in Portsmouth. Initial 5 month contract basis starting ASAP.

About the role:
  • Working closely with managers, provide pro-active professional HR advice and support based on company policy, employment law and best practice.
  • Proactively manage a varied employee relations caseload, dealing with complex and sensitive matters, and ensuring successful and timely resolution.
  • Support the design, delivery and implementation of HR initiatives and projects and contribute to the development and implementation of policies and procedures, taking a lead role where required.
  • Work with Occupational Health and line managers to ensure the wellbeing of staff through effective attendance management, education and health surveillance.
  • Support the effective implementation of organisational changes.
  • Responsible for producing a range of accurate and timely management information and supporting monthly absence reporting requirements as required.
  • Work as a collaborative member of the team supporting payroll processing and other administrative tasks.
  • Responsible for ensuring confidentiality and integrity of all HR information in accordance with the Data Protection Act and other relevant legislation and codes of practice.
  • Undertake any other general HR or training related tasks as required.
  • Ensure Company health, safety and environmental procedures are implemented and complied with at all times.
  • This job description does not limit the work that can be undertaken by the job holder. To ensure maximum flexibility and reflect the Company’s evolving needs, the job holder may be asked to perform additional tasks that may be reasonably expected within their level of capability. 
What you will need:

  • CIPD qualified Level 5 or equivalent
  • Experience in a generalist HR role at an advisory level
  • Experience of managing a complex and varied caseload
  • Strong knowledge of current and forthcoming employment law
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Strong excel skills (including pivot tables, VLOOKUP, conditional formatting)
  • Experience of using HR systems and reporting tools, ideally Success Factors
  • Knowledge and experience of handing confidential and sensitive information
  • Experience of working with trade union representatives
  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience of TUPE regulations
  • Knowledge and experience of consultations, change management and reorganisations