Experienced HR Advisor with Payroll (manufacturing company)

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Industrial & Manufacturing
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Industrial and Manufacturing
  • External Reference

I am pleased to be representing my client, a large manufacturing company to recruit an experienced HR Advisor.

The role will be heavily based on building relationships with key stakeholders and leaders and to provide generalist HR advice and guidance to directors, managers, and employees.

Required Experience/ Qualifications

  • Demonstrable experience of working within HR Advisor role, preferably in manufacturing/ service industry.

  • A thorough understanding of running payroll and required process using ADP system and working on a Flexible Benefits Portal.

  • Ideally Recruitment and Talent Management experience as well as HR Policy Development experience.

  • A good understanding of various responsibilities within a HR function (e.g., Learning & development, reward, compensation, and benefits).

  • With demonstrable experience working in a complex matrix organisation, you will be adaptable and dynamic. With strong communication skills you will have excellent stakeholder management and be highly capable of building and maintaining relationships across all levels of the organisation and enjoy working in a team. You will be organised, and results driven and highly adaptable with a focus on achieving results and meeting deadlines.


  • Delivering key HR initiatives across the HR spectrum, including workforce planning, resourcing, talent management, pay and reward, employee relations and employee engagement.

  • Involvement with restructure, redundancies and retirements following the correct legal processes and procedures.

  • Analysing and reporting HR information to support with bench-marking and the development of HR pay and benefits strategies and solutions.

  • Maintain a clear understanding and provide up to date information of the legal framework within which HR operates. Developing HR policies in line with current legislation and keeping abreast of HR processes/procedures and best practice.

  • Supporting the development and implementation of the pay and reward strategy e.g., through support with pay discussions, operation of annual performance review and bonus allocation process.

  • Cover Payroll during the Payroll Specialist's absence, processing the payroll to ensure employees are paid on time and correctly.

  • Developing HR Strategies, Policies and Practices.

  • Monitoring work patterns and shift work monthly.

  • Involvement with recruitment initiatives both internally and externally for relevant departments.

  • Assisting with new HR/Benefits programmes as appropriate.

  • Lead on Secondments, reward and employee recognition, apprenticeship levy, advising and managing end to end process

  • Coaching and mentoring directors and managers through all HR related people requirements, delivering training in disciplinary and grievance and any other HR related training as required.

  • Knowledge of shared Maternity/Paternity processes

  • Support the renewal process for all benefits to include insurances (medical insurance, Life assurance, etc.)

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