HR Advisor

  • Location
    Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Salary
    £ 30000 - £ 35000 / Year
  • Category
    HR, Sales and Management - HR Advisor
  • Job type
  • Industry
  • External Reference

My client is looking for an experienced HR Advisor to set up a HR function at their head office based in Yardley, Birmingham. This exciting opportunity is a standalone role which would suit someone who thrives on a challenge and is a motivated self-starter.

You will be working in partnership with the business to support and provide effective human resource management by developing and implementing policies, programs and services that contribute to the delivery of company goals. Ensuring involvement with and understanding of the strategy and operation of the business entity, provide counsel on organisation effectiveness, talent management, leadership, and rewards components of business strategy.


  • Salary: £30-35,000 dependant on experience

  • Location: Yardley

  • 8:30 - 5:30 Monday - Friday

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage, support and advice on all complex ER casework in the following subject areas:

  • Induction, Performance Management, Absence Management, Disciplinary, Grievance & Appeals, Exit interviews, Probationary Reviews, Coaching and Development, Reward and Benefits, Change Management, Recruitment and Selection, Talent and Succession Planning

  • Establish SLAs and KPIs for core HR transactions

  • Be pro-active in supporting the Operations Director on specific HR related projects for the benefit of the company

  • Promote and contribute to the effective implementation and operation of Best Practice people processes

  • Develop and Implement HR policy and procedures to drive performance and mitigate disputes. Continuously monitor, review and update

  • Participate in the implementation of specific projects, procedures, and guidelines to help align the workforce with the strategic goals of the organisation

  • Administer payroll and maintain payroll records and keep accounts appraised of any changes.

  • Manage Ethical Audits

  • Deliver change management programmes including reduction in headcount, restructuring, relocation, and changes to T&Cs

  • Coach and develop managers on all aspects of people management

  • Candidate management, including approval process, posting positions, sourcing, screening, scheduling, and conducting interviews, confirming arrangements, and keeping candidates/hiring managers updated of progress/feedback

  • Creation of employment contracts and offer letters, ensure all on boarding documentation checks and requirements are completed - Right to Work, references, vehicle driver checks and process document returns

Skills/Experience Required:

  • 3-5 years HR Advisory experience

  • Ability to lead, manage and influence in a dynamic Operations environment with ongoing rapid change and ambiguity.

  • HR and business knowledge, demonstrating own decision-making

  • Business acumen with an ability to understand business issues and add value to their resolution.

  • Hands-on approach - able to work across a broad range of groups from employees to suppliers to internal customers.

  • Able to communicate clearly to a broad audience.

  • Generalist HR leader with experience of working at a senior level.

  • CIPD Level 5 qualified or above

  • A good understanding of employment law and legislative changes

  • Excellent planning and organisation skills

  • Ability to work independently, self-motivated, and able to work as part of a team.

  • Experienced in developing and supporting line managers through change.

If this sounds like the role for you, please apply today!

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