HR Advisor

Based near Earlsfield/Wimbledon, a professional services firm is expanding its footprint and require an HR Advisor to join their team. Employing an expanding team of over 40 they offer forward-thinking solutions to a wide range of multi-disciplined customers.
 
The business has crafted a unique offering, by utilising the latest cloud-based solutions and a modern work formula, they provide a range of services to meet the increasing needs of SME businesses. This is their first permanent HR hire.
 
At this vibrant and fast-growing company, located close to Wimbledon Park station on the District Line (and with onsite parking), you will have the opportunity to work with a variety of employees across a range of professions, career levels and experience.
 
As an HR Advisor, you are responsible for frontline contact with employees regarding queries and the distribution of information. You will be expected to support the senior management team to deliver an ambitious HR agenda on behalf of the Board. Your focus will be to deliver an HR advisory and administrative function with a positive influence that operates effectively and efficiently, and implements change.
 
In brief, you will responsible for:
  • Employee liaison
  • Policy change and advice
  • Recruitment oversight and administration
  • Personal data maintenance
  • Absence Management
 
Employee Liaison - You will manage the administrative process for all employees; creating and maintaining records, attending briefings and meeting with employees to discuss enquiries. You will offer advice to the senior leadership team and line managers, regarding options and actions available across employee relations, learning and development, people and culture and grievance and disciplinary.
 
Policy - You will review, amend and implement company policies to assist the business in achieving its goals. This will include, but is not limited to; the company culture/handbook, contracts, individual objectives, job requirements and general behaviours.
 
Recruitment - You will assist managers with recruitment, particularly initial screening, logistics and administration. This may include tracking candidate progress and timescales, responding to unsuitable candidates, administering tests and booking interviews. Further, you will create/organise, send and be responsible for the correct completion of offer letters, contracts and inductions.
 
Data - You will be responsible for the maintenance and management of all HR data and employee records. You must ensure that the information is secure. You must manage access, authority and consent. Further, you will provide a twice-annual salary report to the senior leadership team, benchmarking internal roles against market expectations.
 
Absence - This includes tracking both authorised and unauthorised absence. You will need to ensure that sickness absence is recorded, reported and managed. You must complete return-to-work interviews and escalate where necessary to line managers.
 
Generally, you will participate in a busy office environment will be willing to support other requirements of the organisation. These might include, but are not limited to; Health and Safety, exit interviews, training and development tasks, updating monthly payroll details, photocopying, note-taking and event coordination.
 
To be suitable we would expect you to have significant HR Administration work within a busy office environment, coupled with some previous HR Advisory work. You will need to be a confident communicator. The starting basic salary for an HR Advisor with the above experience is between £32,000 and £35,000.
 
Beyond your role as a successful HR Advisor, there should be options to grow into a team-leading role and beyond that to specialise in a particular aspect of HR, such as Learning and Development or Employee Relations.
 
To send your CV, click on the apply button and, if asked, complete the consent registration form on the Ashdown Group website.
Salary:
£35,000
Type:
Permanent
Location:
London - South
Sector:
HR
Ref:
16902
Contact Name:
Jon Aspinell

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