HR Advisor - SME

Posted 24 January by Kelly Services
HR Advisor
Job Salary: £30,000 - 35,000 per annum
Job Location: Cheltenham (Centre), Gloucestershire
Job Duration: Permanent
Environment: SME (professional services)

Your new Company
Kelly Services is working with a Cheltenham based professional services organisation to appoint an HR Advisor within a newly created role.

They have implemented a strong growth strategy, expanding across their 2 sites, necessitating a full time HR Advisor to cover all aspects of Human Resources. The company is innovative, winning awards for such within their industry. They are described as professional, client-focused and creative.

Your new Job
As this is a new position you will be expected to hit the ground running. Most of the policies are in place, but procedures which suit the offices may need to be introduced. The role itself will be varied, where you look after the administration and operational parts of HR. It will also involve HR projects, where you will partner with the business to input new strategy, working with key business objectives.

It is commutable from all areas of Cheltenham and other areas of Gloucestershire including Gloucester, Tewkesbury, Worcester, Cirencester and the Forest of Dean.

Skills you need to succeed
The key challenge with this position is understanding the organisation and the function quickly. Due to the environment you will be expected to have Professional Services experience in order for you to succeed. This will enable you to speak the language, embed within the culture and build credibility with senior managers.

You will be expected to hold diverse experience within HR, including some Payroll preparation. They have recently implemented a new HR system, which should ease you into the business.

You will need to adapt to a changing environment, building credibility quickly with different managers and influencing changes to procedure. It is therefore expected that you are calm, personable, professional and highly organised in your approach.

You may come from a role as a HR Manager, HR Advisor, HR Business Partner or HR Assistant. Ideally you will be CIPD level 5 qualified, but qualification by experience is considered.

What this opportunity will do for you
As this is a brand new role it will give you a challenge unlike many others. As it is standalone you will have the opportunity to implement the robustness into their HR Operations, moulding the function how you see fit.

Socially it is a positive environment, with frequent company gatherings. You will be working alongside a highly rated Finance Manager who will be a key stakeholder alongside HR and a real confidante.

The company offers a company holiday buy/sell scheme, company pension upto 3% if you contribute 5%, Health Insurance, Corporate gym membership and other flexible benefits.

Hours of the role are favourable, where you would be expected to work 09:00 - 5:15.

If this sounds of interest don't delay, please apply immediately to avoid disappointment.

Kelly Services are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. Kelly Services are acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this job.

Reference: 34307053

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