HR Officer - London

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Human Resources
Ref: 84 Date Posted: Wednesday 24 Jul 2019
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HR Officer ( 6 month FTC) - Central London 

Do you want to work for an award winning Company? 

If you can juggle tasks with a smile on your face and deliver great customer service then this role is for you.

You will be a main point of contact for all new and existing employees, but more than that you’re a crucial part of the HR team. That means you’ll be involved in various employee related projects and helping us providing award-winning service to our employees.  The successful candidate must maintain a high level of confidentiality and professionalism at all times.

You’ll be responsible for providing a professional, efficient and cost-effective HR service for staff.

You’ll be based in our clients Central London office in a small but busy team, reporting to the HR Director. They pay very competitively and you’ll get a host of extras,

They are not afraid to promote quickly once you’ve succeeded in the role and there is training available every year to help you grow as a business-person.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Support the HR Department in dealing with the day to day HR administration
  • Responsible for providing support in the day to day HR function, responding to any difficulties encountered and liaising with Senior Directors when necessary
  • Providing accurate and appropriate advice on a full range of BE HR policies and procedures to all staff e.g. Disciplinary/grievance issues, sickness absence, parental rights and ensuring that staff are managed consistently and fairly across the business
  • Analyse employee statistics such as absence and staff turn over
  • Ensure HR data is kept up to date at all times
  • Liaising with legal bodies on any ER issues when required
  • Collate and submit wider HR statistics as and when required
  • At times lead or support disciplinary, grievance and appeal hearings. Ensuring compliance, best practice and company procedures are upheld
  • Attend meetings internal and external commensurate to the position e.g. site visits to directly support managers
  • Manage the recruitment process from end to end and assist with recruitment, training and development requirements
  • Understanding of auto-enrolment procedures
  • To become a champion of equal opportunities for the business
  • Keep-up-to date with legislation and best practice at all times
  • Carry out ad hoc duties and special projects as and when required
  • Uphold the HR Departments GDPR responsibility and ensure compliance

Role Related Development:

  • Support and implement HR strategies, policies and procedures within the company
  • Support and develop an Induction course and a corporate induction for all members of staff
  • Revise and draft job descriptions and person specifications
  • Carry out internal quality audits as and when required of office procedures/systems
  • Implement recruitment and selection activities for all staff from placement of adverts – objective selection processes through to preparation of employment offers and subsequent induction programme
  • Develop and implement performance management and appraisal processes

The above accountabilities are not exhaustive of your duties and may change over time. As the Business expands, gradual changes may occur and result in the substitution of one role for another. When substantial changes occur, the post holder will be consulted and before the change is introduced and reasonable notice will be given.

Personal Specification:

Qualification and Education

  • CPP or CIPD Level 5 Qualification or other relevant qualifications – Essential


  •  2-3 years’ generalist HR experience – Essential
  • Knowledge and understanding of HR policies, employment law and employee relations – Essential
  • Previous administration experience – Essential
  • Understanding of monthly payroll collation – Essential
  • Experience and understanding of redundancy procedures – Desirable
  • Experience of conducting disciplinary and grievance meetings – Essential


 Skills and Abilities

  • Proficient in Word, Excel and Outlook – Essential
  • Excellent telephone and face-to-face communication skills – Essential
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills – Essential
  • Ability to interpret legislative requirements, best practice and company polices – Essential
  • Flexible approach to the changing needs of the business – Desirable
  • Familiarity with HR systems and setting up new reports – Desirable

Work Requirements

  • Full time position working business hours Monday to Friday – Essential
  • Occasional irregular hours if required to meet business needs – Essential
  • Flexibility to travel to other sites – Essential