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Interim HR Officer – 6-9 month contract

Location North East | Salary Competitive plus benefits


Our client is a successful, international business who is looking to recruit an experienced HR professional on an interim basis for 6 to 9 months.  Reporting in to the Head Lead, the role will be responsible for supporting all aspects of HR on site in a fast-moving and commercial environment.  Although this cannot be guaranteed there may be further extensions or a permanent opportunity available for the right candidate.

Job Description

Main responsibilities include:

  • Working as part of the HR team to ensure business and production objectives are achieved.
  • Develop Policies and Procedures to ensure the effective management of Human Resources within legislation and best practice.
  • Provide advice and guidance on all aspects of Employee Relations including: Absence Management; conduct Disciplinary and Grievance issues; Capability and Performance Management.
  • Update and manage the Time and Attendance system.
  • Support the payroll function with any queries in relation to Starters; Leavers; Maternity and Paternity.
  • Supporting senior management through change management activities.
  • Support continuous improvement activities and projects.
  • Ad hoc HR project work as required.
  • Business partner with high level operational stakeholders.
  • Coordinate and support managers within the Performance Appraisal processes.
  • Provide advice and guidance on Learning and Development activity.
  • Support the business with general people queries and give advice according to company guidelines and legislation.
  • Support continuous improvement activities and projects.

Person Specification

The successful applicant will have a proven track record of delivering a high standard of HR service from within a commercial or industrial environment.  You will have demonstrable experience at the HR Officer or HR Advisor level and be confident in managing complex employee relations matters.

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