HR Officer

Posted 15 March by WilsonHCG-EMEA Easy Apply

Our client has a great opportunity to join them as a HR officer, working 3 full days a week and based from their Birmingham office.

As HR Officer your role will be to support the day to day operational delivery of a high-quality HR central function by providing comprehensive, confidential, effective support to the business and contributing to the long-term development of the HR function.

Our client is a membership organisation and the UK’s leading trade body focused in the Manufacturing and Engineering Sector. They work with a broad range of businesses, including world class blue-chip organisations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Attendance at disciplinary/performance and capability/grievance and consultation meetings (up to and including Stage 2 of policies and procedures)
  • Attendance at absence review meetings, under the direction of the HR Management.
  • Undertake timely and independent investigations, providing recommendation in line with employment law/best practice.
  • Undertake specific projects as directed by HR Management.
  • Undertaking welfare calls to employees as and when required.
  • Production and amendment of standard letters for capability/disciplinary review meetings, ensuring that support documentation is available for case review.
  • To be responsible for the development, implementation, monitoring and on-going review of HR related employment policies, ensuring all are in line with researched best practice.
  • Production of letters to obtain consent and request medical reports thereafter and the creation of case files.
  • Dealing with enquiries via telephone and email.
  • Liaising with payroll - managing monthly payroll submission (when required to support team).
  • Creation of job descriptions to support the business.
  • Creation of interview assessment forms as required and ensuring that best practice is followed with regards to interview panels/structure.
  • Support at interviews (both face to face and via Lync).
  • The post holder will be expected to provide cover as required in relation to offers of employment, standard letters, employee leaver process, absence line management and payroll/pension input to ensure the smooth running of the function.
  • To undertake any other duties as requested.

The skills & experience we are looking for:

  • Employment Law knowledge and practical experience gained within a similar environment
  • CIPD qualified
  • Excellent skills gained in a similar role
  • Experience of reviewing HR policies and recommend changes or rewrite in line with current employment law
  • Proficient in IT with Excel, Outlook and Word to intermediate level
  • Knowledge of computerised HR/payroll system gained in a previous role
  • Flexible to meet the needs of the business and cover other team members as directed by the HR Central Services Manager and HR Manager.
  • Full UK driving licence and own vehicle, able to travel occasionally to other offices/locations (with a mileage allowance)

Benefits & additional information:

  • Competitive salary
  • Car allowance
  • Opportunities for development and progression
  • Pension with up to 8% matched contribution
  • 26 days’ annual leave, plus Bank Holidays
  • Free parking on site

Required skills

  • Employment Law
  • HR
  • Performance Management
  • ER issues
  • HR Policies

Reference: 34690272

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