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.
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.