HR Advisor

  • Location

    Barnard Castle, County Durham

  • Sector:

    IT, Engineering

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  • Contact:

    Ben Mcrae

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Duration:

    5 Months

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Role: HR Advisor

Location: Barnard Castle

Duration: 5 Months

Rate: Negotiable on Experience

Job Purpose:

The role will provide effective HR support to HRMs, Line Managers and where applicable employees across a range of HR activities to develop and enable them to deliver business objectives and add maximum value to the business.

As the job holder develops theirs skill they will understand and work within the One HR agenda.

Member of an in-country or in-business HR services group and works with other areas of HR to deliver effective HR solutions.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assist HRMs and Line Managers in the delivery of key and standardized HR activities
  • Support line managers with interpretation of HR policies and processes and queries and provide guidance in line with company policy and procedure and local legislation.
  • Support line managers with general coaching and advice on Workday
  • Respond to queries from managers and employees referred from elsewhere including Service Hubs and escalate to HRMs as appropriate
  • Participate in and support the delivery of key initiatives for business wide projects developed by the HR Centers of Excellence e.g. ITM (Integrated Talent management), Performance System
  • Promote standardization and continuous improvement across the business in delivering HR services
  • Participate in process improvement initiatives as required providing input about core HR processes.
  • Identify HR risks and raise awareness to mitigate risk to client reputation
  • As aligned with in country scope and in context of the current employment environment, resolve low risk ER/IR issues
  • Support HRMs with the preparation of consultation briefing packs and employee impact analyses for proposed restructuring initiatives.
  • Support HRMs with the assessment and selection process for business related restructuring initiatives
  • Responsible for initial engagement with new hires within the client and accountable for following and delivering the New Hire Calls to educate employees about the HR Operating Model.
  • Be a champion in implementing the Customer Experience Model
  • Understands and supports the One HR agenda


  • Ability and demonstrated experience of working in a team environment with strong interpersonal skills and customer focus mindset to support delivery of HR solutions
  • Ability to assess and identify route cause of issues and effectively problem solve
  • Self starter able to maintain motivation and determination to see work through to completion over prolonged periods
  • Experience exercising good judgement and working with people at all levels in the organization
  • Demonstration of ability to maintain confidentiality of information
  • Strong analytical skills and sound knowledge of reporting tools
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects with tight deadlines and effective organisational skills
  • Has experience in one field of HR or HR support, e.g. Hub, Recruitment

To apply please send your CV's in the first instance