HR Advisor job at Zenith People

HR Advisor

Posted 2 weeks ago

Zenith People are working with our client who are looking to recruit an HR Advisor on a permanent basis.  The main purpose of the role is to support the HR function in all areas of the business. Reporting into the Senior HR Advisor this is a permanent role and an exciting opportunity to join one of the most successful North East Manufacturers. We would prefer to hear from candidates with previous experience working in a High Volume Manufacturing environment.


The role responsibilities:

  • Provide guidance and support to the business at all levels in the correct and accurate interpretation and execution of HR policies, processes and procedures including but not limited to covid/smart start playbook and the employee handbook.
  • Provide various reports of information and data on an ‘as needed’ and weekly basis, including KPI reporting, absenteeism/turnover rates, etc.
  • Ensure the timely and accurate input and maintenance of employee information and data and business reporting systems
  • Participate in the research and development of HR policies and procedures with the rest of the HR team
  • Provide support with recruitment activity, including the delivery of new hire inductions and manage all associated recruitment administration
  • Foster good employee relations at all levels
  • Undertake projects and activities as required to support the department and/or business, for example occupational health / antigen testing
  • Manage the day-to-day administration of the HR department, policies, processes and procedures in a timely manner ensuring compliance with Customer Specific Requirements for their area of work
  •    Co-ordinate plant employee relations and communications policies and procedure
  • Conduct research and analysis to support the development of HR policies and procedures
  • Project management on a variety of HR initiatives, including introduction of HR systems, Handbook, Policies and Procedures from design and development through to delivery and post-implementation follow-up
  • Ensure a safe working environment and excellent housekeeping standards – yes
  • Any other duties commensurate to the role
  • Adherence to all current Health, Safety and Environmental regulations and guidance including Company Policies
  • Standard HR KPI’s – absence, turnover, recruitment, etc.
  • Involvement in disciplinary meetings resulting in the best outcome for the business (i.e., not putting the business at risk)
  • Customer engagement/satisfaction
  • Employee Opinion Survey results


The person we’re looking for:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working as part of a Human Resources team and actively pursuing a CIPD qualification
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working in a similar generalist HR function
  • Basic appreciation of employment, health and safety law and their application in the workplace
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills – Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Experience of supporting strategic change, of working on confidential and sensitive projects and of policy development
  • Relevant and diverse training experience
  • Outstanding professional, communication and influencing skills
  • Be flexible in mind and approach to facilitate working across a wide spectrum of subjects
  • Be able to cope with a challenging, heavy schedule with rapidly changing priorities
  • Qualified to CIPD Level 5
  • Experience of working within the automotive sector.


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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