Fixed Term HR Advisor

Posted By: Greg Phipps
Salary: £35,000
Location: Washington
Job Type: Contract
Category: Office & Professional

Central Employment are delighted to be working in partnership an award-winning, global manufacturing and engineering organisation based in Tyne & Wear, as they look for a Fixed Term HR Advisor.

Immediate start date, fixed term contract for circa 7 months, up to £35k DOE.


Duties of the HR Advisor: 

  • Provide guidance and coaching to managers on a range of employee relations matters, including disciplinary, grievance, capability, performance management, and absence management processes.
  • Educate and up-skill supervisors and managers on HR best practices to enhance their abilities and mitigate potential risks.
  • Ensure the smooth implementation of the Employee Review process, providing feedback and coaching to support employees’ career growth.
  • Manage employee health surveillance in collaboration with occupational health providers.
  • Support employee engagement initiatives to foster a positive work environment.
  • Collaborate with managers and preferred suppliers to determine the most effective recruitment approach.
  • Develop and refine recruitment documentation to ensure a robust and thorough assessment of candidates against technical, competency, and cultural requirements.
  • Track and coordinate recruitment activities, providing insights and recommendations based on data analysis.
  • Assess employee skills and competencies, making recommendations for training and development opportunities aligned with business needs.
  • Design and deliver in-house training programs to enhance employee development across all functions.
  • Processing monthly payroll- ensuring that Finance and external payroll provider are provided with all necessary payroll information monthly.
  • Collate and distribute payroll information (sickness, overtime, shift allowances etc) to the payroll provider.
  • Produce variable pay input not covered within the payroll input file ie: expatriates variable pay, commission guarantee, expatriate tax etc.
  • Proactively manage HR systems and processes, ensuring consistency, efficiency, and continuous improvement.
  • Identify process gaps and propose and implement changes to mitigate business risks.
  • Prepare and analyse HR management information and reporting
  • Identify and implement operational efficiencies, guiding on best practices to ensure seamless processes.

Experience required:

  • Solid experience in a generalist HR Advisor or similar role – 2/3 yrs
  • Up-to-date knowledge of employment legislation and hands-on experience in employee relations.
  • Proficiency in competency-based selection up to and including manager level.
  • Experience in designing and delivering employee and manager training.
  • Digitally savvy with strong organisational skills and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Experience in delivering HR projects and employee engagement activities.
  • Proficiency in working with data and HR systems.

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