The position for HR Advisor in Woking is no longer available
Job Title: HR Advisor (Generalist)
Location: Woking, Surrey
Rate/Salary: Negotiable on Experience
Duration: 3-6 months (possibly longer)
Our client is an Engineering Services company, who are an international technical consultancy, providing a range of services including licence to operate, asset management, manufacturing improvement and capital investment to customers in the chemical, petrochemical, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, manufacturing and consumer industries worldwide
The Role of the HR Advisor will be:-
To perform all functions within the HR remit, being the sole contact for the UK office of our client. As an HR Advisor, you will represent 60+ staff and will, as part of your role, recruit across the entire EMEA region (Europe, M.East & Africa). You report to the Regional VP HR as well as to the Global Talent Manager.
Primary Responsibilities of the HR Advisor:-
Recruitment across EMEA, for roles from junior – senior. The methods are predominantly through Linked In activities and advertising. Agencies are not typically used. The end to end process is completely managed by the HR Advisor
Consult with senior management in USA and Sweden, but also make daily decisions on the ground and be the first point of call for 60+ staff.
Advice and handling of employee relations issues including grievances and appeals
Ascertaining sponsorship requirements and consulting with UK Border Agency on licenses
Consult with HMRC regarding employees on international assignments
The HR Advisor will be advising managers in handling of performance management processes and disciplinary action
Proactively liaise with line managers regarding management of sickness absence
Record and manage all employee absence and sickness
The HR Advisor will be a driving force in the integration between group organizations and HR functions
Assist in creating documents for employee transfers across countries/regions
Work closely with Finance with regard to payroll and salary review
Implement annual and bi-annual Performance & Development appraisal process. Advise managers and build their skills in the assessment of employee performance.
Relay training information to staff and promote courses to managers and employees
The HR Advisor will undertake occasional travel across Europe and UK for workshops, events, training, or any other issues that may arise
Create and issue employment contracts for predominantly UK, but also internationally
Analytical and Communication Skills of the HR Advisor:-
Ability to read, analyse, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.
Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Essential Skills / Qualifications of the HR Advisor:-
Bachelors Degree or equivalent in Business/Economics/Human Resource Management or other related. Preferably 2.1 and above.
Qualified CIPD with previous HR generalist experience across recruiting, performance management, project management, change management.
Detail oriented with proven follow-through and lead management capabilities.
The ability to manage an array of tasks at any given time. Time management is key.
Appropriate and assertive interview techniques which promote in a manner that will attract candidates
The ability to form close relationships with management for recruitment and other issues
Ability to work autonomously, trust own judgment, and take responsibility.
The HR Advisor will have previous recruiting experience and be confidence in your ability to discern through the recruitment process
Fircroft is a leading provider of technical recruitment solutions to a number of specialist industries, active in over 30 countries worldwide. Our key sectors include: Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals & Process, Automotive & Aerospace, Nuclear & Power, Mining & Minerals and General Engineering.