Job | Hamlin Knight


HR Officer

  • #82454
  • TBC
  • £22,000
  • Permanent
  • 21 Oct 2019


Working for a leading manufacturing company based in Rugby you will join the HR Manager to support the HR department in all areas including recruitment, L&D, employee benefits and much more.

Job Purpose:

To provide general day-to-day HR support in relation to all HR, Employee Benefits, Training and Development and other administration for all employees, all in compliance with statutory obligations and best practice.

Main Accountabilities:

  • Working closely with the HR & Payroll Manager to ensure a consistent approach in HR advice and improve overall effectiveness of HR delivery across the business
  • Work in partnership with the HR & Payroll Manager to support the review, creation and implementation of HR policies and procedures
  • Support initiatives to improve the wellbeing and engagement of teams and individuals, working closely with the HR & Payroll Manager
  • Assist with the creation and delivery of HR related training courses/workshops to managers on discipline and grievance, absence management, performance improvement and other HR related subjects
  • Coordinating and administering training and development programmes and liaising with external training bodies as required.
  • Administration and co-ordination of internal training programmes
  • Provide timely, accurate and robust advice and guidance on a range of routine HR issues and employment relations casework. This may include but is not limited to disciplinary, capability, grievance, attendance management, and organisational change.
  • Assisting with the preparations for disciplinary, grievance, absence management and performance improvement meetings and attendance at those meetings as appropriate
  • Provide direct guidance and advice to decision makers during formal hearings and appeal processes
  • Review sickness absence and undertake relevant interventions, including referrals to Occupational Health and advice to managers on phased return
  • Ensure the businesses are always audit ready which will include all job descriptions being up to date, organisation charts kept updated, training records maintained
  • Ensure compliance with Data Protection legislation and Information Assurance requirements, policy and procedures at all times.
  • Managing and maintaining contracts, personnel files and other employee information
  • Delivering  induction programmes for new employees
  • Undertake other duties from time to time as required by the HR & Payroll Manager




Knowledge/ Skills and Experience:

  • Qualified or working towards CIPD is desirable
  • At least three years experience of working in a generalist HR environment, to include administration of recruitment and training at all levels
  • Must have experience of dealing with a range of employee relations issues
  • Must have a good understanding and practical knowledge of current employment legislation and ability to translate this into workplace practices, with good commercial awareness
  • Strong HR Administration experience
  • Experience of supporting managers across a variety of departments at different levels in all aspects of HR and training
  • Experience of managing own time and workload effectively, meeting targets and deadlines
  • Ability to inform and empower/coach managers, identifying the required approach in any given situation
  • Experience of creating and delivering training on HR related subjects would be desirable
  • Excellent IT Skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential

Key Relationships/Customers:

  • Senior Management Team
  • Internal and external stakeholders
  • External customers

Key Competencies:

  • Planning and control
  • Managing the customer relationship
  • Communication & influencing
  • Team working & personal impact
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills and relationship management

Other information:

  • Willing to carry out business travel to attend meetings or training within the UK if required
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