HR Advisor 6m FTC
Cromwell Group
5d ago

As HR Advisor (6m FTC)

You’ll build and develop relationships with managers and colleagues at all levels, sharing best practice, and providing HR support and guidance on a range of HR matters, policies, and procedures.

If you are motivated by making an impact on how HR engages with and supports the business to achieve its overall goals, and would relish being part of the exciting journey we are on with ambitious growth plans, and a positive change agenda then you’ll gain great satisfaction from this HR Advisor contract role working within a friendly and welcoming team.

Role responsibilities

  • Supporting the HRBP team through the provision of generalist, proactive support on a range of HR issues such as employee relations, performance management, resource planning and talent management strategy for the business
  • Proactively managing sickness absence cases and monitoring trends. Assisting with the identification and resolution of cases and long term sickness issues.
  • Escalating any complex, high risk or high profile employee relations cases
  • Supporting various business units through organisational change, engaging employees and embedding new structures, and processes
  • Creating a positive employee relations climate; coaching Managers to fulfil their people management responsibilities
  • Reviewing and revising HR policies and procedures in collaboration with the HRBP team to ensure they meet the needs of the business and are communicated effectively
  • Analysing KPI and Absence Trigger report trends, providing insight to the HRBP team
  • The ideal candidate

  • Proven track record in a similar role
  • Experience of handling a high volume of ER cases
  • Experience of working in a fast paced environment Up to date knowledge of employment legislation to provide sound guidance and expertise to management
  • Good commercial awareness
  • Assertive and confident in approach
  • High level of discretion and confidentiality
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work under pressure and to deadlines, and able to manage and prioritise a busy and varied workload
  • Effective problem solver, self-starter and team player
  • Relevant professional / HR qualification(s), such as the CIPD Level 5 Intermediate Certificate in HRM, or equivalent proven experience
  • Education to degree level, preferably in a business / HR relevant subject highly desirable
  • Experience and knowledge of international employment law desirable
  • Knowledge of industry and competitors desirable
  • What you'll get in return

    The chance to join an organisation with ambitious growth plans and one where colleagues truly matter. Our people focus incudes engagement, development opportunities and career path, diversity and the ability to influence.

    About the organisation

    Cromwell is a subsidiary of W.W. Grainger, a U.S. Fortune 500 industrial supplies business.

    Cromwell has been established for over 50 years and is a supplier of maintenance, repair and operations type products, offering an unrivalled choice of products to all industries, professions and trades.

    From cutting tools to personal protection products and from precision equipment to abrasives and power tools, our extensive range brings together all the major brands and more in an unrivalled selection available from a single source.

    We also offer a diverse profile of technical and specialist support, which ranges from in-depth product expertise, to on-

    site solutions to enable you to maximise performance.

    We offer next day delivery or collection from our nationwide Stock Centres, supported by an overnight UK logistics network.

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