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Job Title: Interim Senior HR Advisor

Ref: FV20-1115A
Location: South Somerset
Salary: £35-40,000 p.a.
Type: Fixed Term Contract 12 months

Interim Senior HR Advisor

We are currently seeking a high potential Interim Senior HR Advisor looking for that next step up to HR Manager level to cover a one year maternity leave starting in June based in South Somerset.

Reporting to a remote based HRD and two direct reports, this is a broad generalist role encompassing the following; coaching and advising the SMT on all aspects of employee relations; recruitment and some really interesting adding value projects. One of those projects will be to undertake a comprehensive TNA of all managers and develop a suite of workshops to address knowledge gaps on HR issues. So a passion for and experience of putting in new L&D initiatives would be ideal. You will partner line managers on HR issues and people management processes, developing and delivering training initiatives that support the business. This will require a strong focus on advising and developing managers to drive their effectiveness, supporting on any ER issues and recruitment, implementing engagement strategies and action plans and providing solutions to people issues.

Person Specification

  • Degree and/or minimum CIPD level 5 qualified with experience in all aspects of HR including: employee relations, employment law, recruitment, coaching & L&D and reward preferably within a fast moving, small, private sector organisation.
  • Our client is looking for someone with manufacturing or industrial experience.
  • A passion for and evidence of having designed and implemented adding value talent development workshops on HR issues.
  • Supportive, motivating, enthusiastic, with a strong desire to help people be the very best they can be.
  • Confident in your understanding of current employment law.
  • A creative thinker who is solutions-focused and a self-starter
  • Credible with some management experience, able to influence, coach and advise people at all levels.
  • Positive, high energy and inspiring so that people are engaged into new ways of working.
  • Strong business acumen and able to evidence how effective HR initiatives add value to the bottom line.

This would suit a commercially astute, engaging Senior HR Advisor looking for the opportunity to manage a small team in a successful organisation with a strong business pipeline.

Purple House Recruitment Ltd., 14 Orchard Street, Bristol BS1 5EH

0117 957 4100