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HR Officer




East Midlands





  • The role is a standalone position and will be a mixture of HR Duties (75%) and providing support to the Managing Director (25%)
  • To manage all recruitment activities in conjunction with line managers, placing adverts either directly or recruiting via agencies, screening applicants and participating in interviews. All vacancies must be approved by the MD in advance.
  • To be a member of the Senior Leadership team, working closely with management colleagues.  To challenge, debate and move forward HR practices within the business.
  • In conjunction with NatWest Mentor, ensure all HR policies are kept up to date, are compliant with employment law and reflect best practice and are consistently applied across the business.  To provide effective coaching and advice to managers to assist them to understand and implement HR policies and processes.
  • To advise, coach and guide managers on all aspects of employee relations including investigations, disciplinary and grievance processes and departmental restructures..
  • To administer job offers and contracts of employment, and induct all new starters to the Company.
  • To manage employee personnel records, both paper and electronic, ensuring that they are up to date.
  • To enter and keep employee information up to date on Equator and MPower (Workday).
  • Local lead for the MPower system.
  • To administer all employee benefits such as Life Assurance and Private Medical schemes and long service awards.
  • To provide advice, guidance and support to managers regarding absence, ill-health and capability.
  • To work closely with the production management team on a range of people-related activities including ordering workwear and organising occupational health surveillance.
  • To ensure corporate compliance training and policy signatures take place across the workforce.
  • To manage HR project work of varied content and complexity from start through to completion.
  • To provide a monthly report on HR activity and projects to the Managing Director.



  • Graduate or graduate calibre
  • CIPD qualified or have the equivalent experience
  • Have an understanding of UK employment legislation and its practical application
  • Have a hands-on approach with an in-depth knowledge of HR policies and procedures
  • Be able to advise and influence management on all employee issues and build sound relationships at all levels of the business
  • IT skills to include Microsoft Office (Word, Excel), payroll and HR systems
  • Experience of managing and developing staff
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • Be sensitive yet confident to tackle difficult and complex situations
  • Thrives on challenge and able to work under pressure to achieve results
  • Organised self-starter with good problem-solving skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to persuade and influence
  • Good level of numeracy
  • Good administration skills including accurate documentation and report writing
  • Adaptable and flexible, a team player with a ‘can do’ attitude


Contact Kelly Kehoe:

Kelly Kehoe

Specialist Recruitment Consultant
0161 443 0015

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