HR Advisor

Did you get into HR to make a difference, to solve problems and to add real value to the people you work with? As a HR Advisor you’ve become a magician, a supporter, a plate spinner, a juggler, and like a challenging and varied workplace. You get it, it’s a varied and a very busy role but one where you can really make changes and work with a team that is committed to making a real difference. Currently a team of four looking to grow to five.
BASIC SALARY: £30,000 – £35,000
· Contributory Pension
· 22 Days Holiday plus statutory holidays
LOCATION: Derby – You will be based at Derby but will need to be mobile to travel to our London and Southampton sites.
COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Nottingham, Burton upon Trent, Castle Donnington, Loughborough, Uttoxeter, Coalville, Ashby de la Zouch, Matlock
JOB DESCRIPTION: People Advisor, HR Advisor, HR Officer – Food manufacturer
As our HR Advisor, you will work closely with the People Business Partner and the team (HR Admin, L&D and another Advisor) to offer support, guidance and assistance to the wider workforce. We have 3 sites across the UK with c450 colleagues, 350 in Derby, 50 in London and 40 in Southampton. There will be lots of project work required but you will also need to be happy to deal with and complete the day-to-day workload of a busy HR office.
Your primary focus is supporting and developing the employees and their line managers in parallel with the business aspirations.
You will:
· Act as first and second line support with all enquiries.
· Manage all correspondence relating to employees (contracts, wage reviews, PDR’s, letters of employment, leavers, absence etc).
· Support managers and outsourced partners with recruitment, job / person specifications, SOP’s, PDR’s and any challenges with staff performance.
· On board new recruits to ensure they have all the relevant training / understand the business culture.
· Travel to other sites (North London and Southampton) when required. This is possibly once a fortnight 
PERSON SPECIFICATION: People Advisor, HR Advisor, HR Officer – Food manufacturer
Regardless of your background, you will be a self-starter who is happy working on your own initiative, any experience of fast paced manufacturing is a distinct advantage. Resilience, patience, agility and adaptability will be key characteristics you would use to describe yourself
We would be delighted to receive applications from individuals who have:
· A proven track record of looking after a workforce of 100+ and ideally multi site.
· Strong experience as a HR Advisor or Generalist.
· A CIPD qualification, certainly to Level 3 and ideally Level 5 – however we will gladly talk to people working towards their accreditation.
· The ability to demonstrate experience of handling organisational change and all other L&D challenges (recruitment, training, tracking skills, developing staff & conflict management).
Why us?
We are one of the UK’s leading catering butchers; with over 50 years’ experience providing meat & poultry to the hospitality industry. We are proud of our people and believe they are a key factor for our continued success. Our mission is to be the undisputed market leader that customers want to work with, and people want to work for, whilst our vision is to be our customers’ most valued and trusted business partner.
Our Core Values are: Professional; Passionate and Trusted.
INTERESTED? Please click apply. You will receive an acknowledgement of your application.
Please Note: Wallace Hind Selection have been chosen as the retained recruitment partner of our client and therefore any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.
REF: MH17072, Wallace Hind Selection

Type: Permanent