HR Adviser

Posted 1 week ago

Our client is looking to recruit an experienced Human Resources Advisor to work at its plant based in Washington, Tyne and Wear. The role is to support, direct and co-ordinate the provision of a full site Human Resources service, incorporating employee relations, training and development, recruitment and selection, health safety and environment, payroll, and site services.


The role of the Human Resources Adviser is to support the HR team in the operational provision of day-to-day HR management in accordance with the Group’s human resources policies and procedures, employment law and best practice.


The role responsibilities:

  • Assist in resource planning & management through co-ordination and support of the recruitment process (job descriptions, advertisements, interviews, contractual offers, induction).
  • Support the deployment of Employee Empowerment initiatives throughout the plant.
  • Co-ordinate management development and training activities, including the maintenance of training records.
  • Daily management of time and attendance data to produce management reports to support business decisions, month end KPI’s and employee payroll.
  • Assist the HR team in personnel administration, implementation of group HR policies and their follow-up, maintenance of employee files, employee queries, staffing issues and employee relations.
  • Advise and guide in the application and delivery of investigation, grievance and disciplinary procedures note taking as required.
  • Support and manage attendance management procedures with occupational health support as appropriate.
  • Support employee relations initiatives and projects.


The person we’re looking for:

  • The job holder should be of graduate calibre, CIPD qualified with ideally with at least 2-5 years generalist HR experience preferably gained within a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience of employee relations gained within a unionised environment is preferred.
  • Knowledge of employment law, pay and reward practices, health and safety legislation and recruitment & selection methods, which need to be continuously updated in line with current developments.
  • The job holder should be aware of developments within the local area and establish effective communication links within the community to enhance the Company’s profile / position.
  • The job holder must be resilient, capable of working on their own initiative and possess the ability to work under pressure at pace to tight and changing deadlines.
  • The job holder should maintain an awareness of current developments within the field of Human Resources.
  • The job holder should be computer literate and familiar with Microsoft Office, and computerised personnel and time and attendance systems.
  • Eligible to work in the UK on permanent basis
  • Learning agile
  • Enthusiastic, motivated, and well organised
  • Results oriented with strong written and oral communication skills
  • Hardworking, flexible, and reliable
  • Able to work well within a team
  • Self-confident, decisive, and able to apply initiative
  • Committed to continuous improvement


By applying for this opportunity, you agree that Zenith People Ltd may share your details with the end client at the shortlist stage. If you have the relevant skills and the drive to enhance your career, we would love to speak with you. Apply now or give us a call – 0191 428 6444.

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