HR Officer

27000.00 - 31000.00 GBP Annual + GBP27000 - GBP31000/annum Pension, Bonus, Development
14 Jun 2017
29 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
HR Officer

This role is reporting to the Head of HR providing a robust and business focused HR service; including but not limited to employee pay and reward, training and development, appraisals, performance management, employee relations and the entire employee life cycle.

Key areas of responsibility:
*Provide generalist HR advice and support to all employees and managers within the business, and act as key point of contact for employment legislation and best practice advice
*HR representative for investigations, grievance, disciplinary, performance management and other employee relations matters
*HR representative and support for recruitment and on boarding, including the creation and updating of Company PSL
*Recruitment administration; including the preparation of interview and selection centre packs, the advertising of positions on approved job sites and databases, shortlisting of candidates against JD and PS, liaising with line Managers and candidates
*Provide assistance and support to the Head of HR on all HR matters, HR administration and payroll procedures
*Process all new starters administration, including inclusion on payroll, the HR database and ensuring that all necessary documents and information are obtained in a timely manner
*Apply for references for all new starters and provide reference requests in standard format for all leavers
*General filing, administration and office duties as directed by the Head of HR
*Co-ordination and administration of the Personal Performance Plan's, including providing manager training and support and the identification of training needs
*Co-ordinating and administering company training and development programme and liaising with external bodies as required.
*Process, maintain and provide timely and accurate HR data using the HR database, as well as updating and maintaining the HR electronic filing database
*Oversee the HR inbox and ensure that all queries are dealt with in an effective and timely manner
*Monitor probation periods, liaise with Managers and send letters to confirm completion or extension
*Oversee the absence management process, including the monitoring of self-certification, return to work forms and fit for work notes.
*Oversee the leaver process, including calculating annual leave entitlement, sending confirmation of leaving letters, and processing on the HR database and payroll
*Undertake exit interviews with leavers, and advising of any potential issues
*Act as first point of contact for all maternity, paternity, parental leave and flexible working requests
*Complete medical records access requests, including requests to doctors, consultants and other medical practitioners, as well as referrals to occupational health
*Administer the end of year bonus scheme, including timely liaison with managers to prepare SMART objectives, confirmation of objectives achievement and recommendations for payment
*Preparation of job descriptions and person specifications in line with company standards
*Responsible for administration of pension schemes

Key skills and qualifications:
*Minimum of 3 years previous experience within a generalist HR environment at Officer level
*Experience if working in a larger organisation (150+ employees) would be beneficial.
*Experience of supporting managers against a variety of departments at different levels in all aspects of HR and training
*Must have experience of managing recruitment from start to finish, both in house and utilising agencies
*Understanding and practical knowledge of employment law and employer best practice
*CIPD desirable but not essential
*Must be extremely organised and methodical approach to administration and record keeping
*Touch typing skills would be advantageous
*Detailed focused and pragmatic in approach
*Can work autonomously with no direction but also follow instructions clearly
*Conscientious and self-motivated
*Open, honest and trustworthy
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills
*Good MS Office skills
*A team player requiring minimal supervision
*Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills

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