An exciting interim opportunity has arisen for a generalist to join a busy HR department in Farnborough, providing expert professional advice and support on all aspects of the employee life-cycle. This is a small team and you will work closely with the Group Head of HR and have line management responsibility for the HR Coordinator, and Recruitment Coordinator.

We’re looking for a robust, resilient and highly articulate individual with gravitas, who will deputise for the Group Head of HR when necessary, so should feel comfortable presenting and communicating at all levels.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Working with the Group Head of HR to implement the annual HR plan to support the overall strategic aims and objectives of the Company, identifying and implementing strategic HR projects as and when required
  • Dealing efficiently and effectively with maternity/paternity/parental leave requests and flexible working requests
  • Working closely with Line managers to determine training needs analysis of employees
  • Providing guidance and support to all employees on full range of HR activities including policies and procedures, terms and conditions of employment, absence management, restructuring of departments, recruitment and retention, performance management, employee relations, employee reward, learning and development and internal communications
  • Working closely with senior and line managers, providing them with expert guidance, coaching and support on the full range of HR activities including policies and procedures, terms and conditions of employment, absence management, restructuring of services, performance management, redundancy planning
  • Keep up to date with legal developments and advise management on compliance and risk factors. Manage investigations, disciplinary and grievance matters in conjunction with management
  • Provide advice and guidance on individual employee relations cases, ensuring that these are well managed and meet the requirements of the company’s policies, best practice and employment legislation
  • Ensure that managers and employees are aware of the policies and procedures and able to operate them effectively
  • Ensure that employees and Line Managers are informed and updated on key business and organisational issues
  • Assist with the annual salary review process, as and when required
  • Providing support in answering audit queries
  • Manage health issues and medical referrals
  • Any other duty as reasonable requested by the Group Head of HR

Skills and experience required:

  • CIPD qualified/Degree (or equivalent qualified)
  • Proven generalist experience including the ability to work at operational level
  • Fully conversant and up-to-date with all aspects of employment law and HR best practice
  • Ability to work autonomously and flexibly
  • Influencing, persuading, coaching and negotiating skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Pro-active and self-motivated
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills to meet deadlines
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office applications, email and the Internet
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • A cooperative and supportive team player
  • A good working knowledge of HR systems

Job Reference: CS298

Salary: Negotiable

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration:

Job Start Date: ASAP

Job Type:

Job Location: ,

Job Industry:

Job Skill: ,

Apply Now