My client are a National Contractor who have an opening for an HR Assistant to join their North West office, based in Manchester.
Reporting to the HR Manager you will be responsible for providing operational first line advice and guidance to managers relating to all areas of HR practice.
Duties will include:
" Coordinate and take responsibility for the following aspects of the HR Function: absence management (including maintaining contact with employees on long term sick), assist in the data collection associated with TUPE transfers, assist and support line managers in disciplinary/grievance and performance management issues, re-organisations and succession planning.
" Coordinate the recruitment process for the region, ensuring that all documentation is in place, maintaining dialogue with recruiting line managers and following up with feedback.
" Support line managers and employees with all matters relating to employment and escalating issues as required
" Ensure that managers and employees are aware of HR policies and procedures and are equipped and skilled to implement them
" Assist in the appraisal and salary review process.
" Provide agreed regional HR reports to the business / HRD's on relevant HR statistics.
" Manage absence to ensure consistency with the Company's trigger levels by working directly with line managers and employees.
" Ensure personal knowledge of legislation is continuously up to date in order to advise on employment law issues.
" Provide support and advice for employees engaging in planned long term absence including maternity leave.
" Excellent verbal and written communication skills
" Flexible and willing to be involved in a variety of tasks
Responsible for own workload, requiring minimal supervision with an ability to meet deadlines
" Organised, efficient and able to prioritise own work while taking into account the workload of the HR Officer
" Ability to demonstrate experience of providing administrative support
" Experience in dealing with absence management
" Strong Microsoft office skills and experience of HR systems and databases (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
* CIPD Qualification (or currently studying)
Travel will be required as part of the role, so successful candidate will need to hold a valid driving licence.
In return for your skills you will be offered a salary between £22-25k dependant on experience, Company car or allowance, company benefits including healthcare, pension, 25 days holiday (plus bank) and continued training and development to progress in your career.
If you are interested in this role and would like to apply, please send your CV to