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Date Added: Wed 14/07/2021

HR Advisor

East Grinstead, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £30000 - £35000/annum excellent company benefits

Lloyd Recruitment Services are pleased to be working with a reputable business based in East Grinstead who are currently looking for an HR Advisor to join their team on an 18 month fixed term contract.

The role:

Build effective working relationships with staff at all levels, providing advice and guidance on a range of HR policies and HR related issues to support understanding and ensure effective communication of good HR practice

What's in it for you?

Competitive Salary of £35,000 DOE
25 days holiday plus bank holidays on top!
Opportunity to purchase or sell up to 5 days holiday per year
Company Pension
Life Assurance
Private Health Scheme
Discounted Gym membership
Discount of Company products and merchandise
Childcare and Eye Care Voucher Scheme

Key tasks / accountabilities:

Staff Welfare, Compliance and Benefits:

Build effective working relationships with staff at all levels, providing advice and guidance on a range of HR policies and HR related issues to support understanding and ensure effective communication of good HR practice
Working with the HR Manager, review and define policies and processes that support the Company's people strategy and objectives
Ensure all HR related policies are regularly reviewed, amended and available on the Intranet for employee reference
Use and understand the HR tools and policies to ensure their use across the Company and increase consistency in all departments
Provide generalist experience across a range of HR issues leading to the design and implementation of solutions that meet the needs of the Company
Provide a confidential and empathetic listening ear, together with advice and guidance where appropriate to employees, as required in matters relating to their employment & welfare
Assist in coaching and building the capability of line managers via Open Blend support, Workshops and regular Head of Department meetings
Ensure effective monitoring of sickness trends and remedial action in accordance with the Company's policy and to facilitate a proactive approach to absence management to ensure a smooth return to work
Liaise with the Company's Occupational Health providers as required. Provide advice to managers and manage records accordingly
Ensure the appropriate area of the Intranet is maintained and updated as required
Keep up to date on external trends and new HR initiatives


Ensure the accurate maintenance of the SAP HCM system and all other electronic staff records, including excel databases, through regular reviews of data
Ensure accurate records of staff absence and approved leave are maintained by all sites. Amend the system where changes are required
Manage other contractual changes in SAP, such as starters and leavers, contract changes, whilst adhering to payroll deadlines
Plan and implement SAP HCM knowledge sharing and competency across other areas of the HR team. Provide support, guidance and training where necessary to other members of staff on the SAP HCM system, when required, to mitigate errors and issues

General Administration:

In conjunction with the HR team review administration processes to ensure the team is working at the optimum efficiency and effectiveness
Be the main point of contact in the team when the HR Manager is out of the office
Be prepared to attend HR related events off site throughout the year as required
To develop and maintain an awareness of the other HR roles enabling a mutually supportive working environment, fostering a culture of continuous improvement across the wider HR team and enhancement of the professional reputation of the department
Provide support to the HR Manager on HR projects as required

Essential Skills & Experience Required:

Previous HR experience in a generalist capacity, including recruitment, employee relations, grievance and disciplinary procedures
Good knowledge and understanding of employment law
Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills with the ability to persuade influence and, when appropriate, challenge with tact and diplomacy
A high level of personal integrity, who displays respect and empathy for others and is consistent, open and honest
Strong organisational skills with the ability to adopt a process and analytical approach to tasks
Excellent attention to detail
A proactive approach to work and problem solving, and the ability to spot and deal with issues as they occur
Good communication skills, both verbal and written
Knowledge of SAP and G Suite

Salary of £35,000 DOE plus excellent company benefits

Due to the high volume of applications, Lloyd Recruitment Services can only contact shortlisted candidates
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