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HR Officer

Harrogate

£25k to £30k pa plus excellent benefits package

Invigorate Recruitment is looking to recruit an experienced HR Officer to work with its client In Harrogate.

As the HR Officer you will be responsible for supporting staff based throughout the UK and in overseas satellite offices. In conjunction with the HR Manager you will provide operational support on all HR matters, including:

  • Implementation and development of the Company’s HR policies and procedures
  • Ensuring that the Company remains compliant with all applicable employment law
  • Recruitment of staff via supporting Line Managers to develop appropriate specifications, selecting recruitment mechanisms suitable for the role, and screening CVs
  • Coordination of staff training programmes, including the selection of suitable training providers, booking courses and maintaining staff training records
  • Provision of responsive best-practice guidance to Line Managers to assist with staffing issues such as sickness/absence, disciplinaries and performance management
  • Coordination of staff appraisals to track performance and identify training opportunities
  • Supporting Company-wide initiatives to motivate, retain and engage staff

HR Officer - Essential Skills:

The successful candidate will be qualified to CIPD Level 3 or above and will be passionate about a people-focused career. You will be comfortable with liaising with staff at all levels, accustomed to working in a demanding office environment, and will relish new challenges.

Other key requirements of the HR Officer include:

  • Practical experience in a people-focused HR role, with a pragmatic attitude to solving HR problems
  • Excellent customer service skills, with a strong desire to serve colleagues and provide responsive guidance and support
  • A proactive approach to HR, including a desire for continuous improvement and to explore new HR initiatives
  • Experience of staff recruitment, assessment and employment contracts
  • Excellent communication skills, including confident verbal communication with senior staff and clear, concise written communication
  • A high level of IT literacy, including familiarity with Microsoft Office, Outlook and SharePoint
  • A good working knowledge of UK employment law

Desirable Skills:

  • Qualified to CIPD Level 5 or equivalent
  • Experience of HR in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience of HR management software, e.g. Orange HRM, Sage HRM
  • Experience of the administration and processing of payroll
  • A working knowledge of the requirements of GDPR/DPA
  • Experience of managing staff engagement, motivation and well-being programmes

Package:

This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to gain invaluable experience and develop their HR career. Furthermore, the successful candidate can expect to receive a highly competitive package including:

  • Company pension plan
  • Private Healthcare scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Permanent Health Insurance
  • 23 days annual leave + statutory holidays
  • Cycle to Work scheme