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HR Business Partners   £40,000 + benefits   |   Cornwall

Ref: TM22-1233
Location: Cornwall
Salary: £40,000 + benefits
Type: Permanent

HR Business Partners x2

We are actively seeking two proactive HR Business Partners to join an established and profitable organisation with outlets throughout the UK and a head office based in Cornwall. This organisation has a strong reputation in its field and is regarded as a leading light in its industry.

You need to be curious, credible, good at building trust and brave enough to challenge the norm. With a strong commercial and people focus, including a broad understanding of key business levers, this role is key to our clients continued success.

Working in partnership with the business partner team as well as the wider HR team you will focus on supporting and guiding your stakeholders to create and manage high performing and engaged teams that are focused on delivering the business goals efficiently and driving business profitability.

Reporting to the Director of HR Business Partnering you will be responsible for the HR service for a designated business areas. You should be able to translate business strategy into people plans in partnership with other HR teams to create a culture where staff thrive. In conjunction with your colleagues and your manager you will identify and support improvements across HR – and work with the team, or lead projects, to deliver on these.

To achieve these goals, the people agenda is focused on three things: Organisation-wide change; personal growth; and the development of a workplace that inspires people to be the best version of themselves.

Person Specification:

  • Full or part CIPD qualified with experience of providing a comprehensive HR business partnering service within a fast paced private sector, commercial environment.
  • We are looking for proactive HR Business Partners who want to make a difference, who identify areas for improvement and puts in effective solutions.
  • You will have in depth employment law knowledge with evidence of having worked on and resolved complex ER cases.
  • We are looking for candidates with excellent influencing skills, who can evidence driving forward positive cultural and behavioural change with an established workforce.
  • You will have driven forward adding value change initiatives, from restructures to changes in working practices.
  • A facilitator and coach, with the gravitas and credibility to influence at a senior level and the warmth to bring people with you into new ways of working.
  • Strategic as well as operational and happy to roll up your sleeves and get on with the more operational parts of the role coupled with commercial acumen, understanding what adds value to the business.
  • Curiosity to understand ‘why’ and develop best fit solutions.
  • Ability to analyse and diagnose business issues and translate these into people-based solutions.
  • Ability to quickly and effectively build senior-level relationships.
  • Credible HR professional.
  • Strong organisational and planning skills.
  • Exceptional communication skills.

For a proactive and fast paced HR Business Partner with presence and credibility, this role offers the opportunity to work in a successful environment and the autonomy to make a real difference.

Purple House works with clients and candidates from all HR disciplines across the whole of the UK. We are committed to resourcing, assessing and selecting the best talent available on behalf of our clients.

If you are interested in this role or would like to discuss it in more detail please forward your CV to Tom Mornement or call on 0117 957 4100. Please remember to quote the job reference number in all correspondence with Purple House Recruitment Ltd.

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Learning & Development Manager   c. £45,000 p.a. + £5k Car allowance + Benefits   |   Swindon, Wiltshire with some travel

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Location: Swindon, Wiltshire with some travel
Salary: c. £45,000 p.a. + £5k Car allowance + Benefits
Type: Permanent

Learning & Development Manager

We are currently seeking an innovative Learning & Development Manager who is looking for a role where they can really add value and make their mark on an organisation.  This role is to develop, manage and deliver innovative blended L&D initiatives for both soft and technical skills across the whole of the organisation, supporting c.1,4 00 employees.

Reporting to the engaging and inspirational Head of Talent and Comms this role is particularly unique as it will offer the appointee the opportunity to really add value to an already successful business.  This role will offer hybrid working both in the office and remote with some travel.

Overview of the role:

  • Identify, map and review top internal talent through a comprehensive TNA and from that create engaging development plans in order to retain that talent.
  • Identify skills gaps which need to be resourced externally to support the growth of the organisation.
  • To deliver training to all levels in such a way that engages people in new ways of working.
  • Develop an engaged and transparent relationship with the different sites based across the UK, which would involve a degree of travel, especially initially in order to build those relationships.
  • Undertake research and commission additional training to fulfil the needs identified by the TNA.
  • Actively support managers through coaching with the ability to deliver soft skills training initiatives.
  • Build a culture which supports the embedding of learning and knowledge sharing within the organization.
  • In conjunction with this is the need to develop succession planning and to support performance management and appraisal initiatives.
  • Evaluate and monitor the success of L&D initiatives through business and behavioural changes.

Person Specification

  • An experience L&D practitioner both in the design and delivery of blended learning initiatives from e-learning, to coaching the senior leadership team.
  • A Graduate preferably with additional qualifications or training in Learning and Development
  • Experience of supporting a comprehensive TNA or training audit.
  • Qualified or experienced in assessment of skills, with experience of developing and assessing competencies.
  • Evidence of having designed, implemented and delivered training initiatives in a private sector environment which support development of managers and high potential employees.
  • A proven track record of supporting the full talent and training lifecycle.
  • Able to apply a consultancy approach with the credibility to coach and influence at a senior level
  • Able to evidence improving leadership capability
  • Demonstrable levels of business awareness
  • Good relationship building skills and able to engage people to embrace new ways of working.

The appointee will have the autonomy to make a huge positive impact in this unique opportunity to build and develop a comprehensive L&D function.

Purple House works with clients and candidates from all HR disciplines across the whole of the UK. We are committed to resourcing, assessing and selecting the best talent available on behalf of our clients.

If you are interested in this role or would like to discuss it in more detail please forward your CV to Fiona Vennbrook or call on 0117 957 4100. Please remember to quote the job reference number in all correspondence with Purple House Recruitment Ltd.

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HR & Training Consultant   £35,000 p.a.   |   South Devon

Ref: FV22-1132
Location: South Devon
Salary: £35,000 p.a.
Type: Permanent

Full-time or Part-time HR & Training Consultant

We are looking for an HR Consultant who has a passion for training mangers to be the best they can be.  It would be working for a reputable consultancy based in South Devon supporting clients across the South West.   The HR & Training Consultant will work as part of a friendly supportive team confidently providing an exceptional HR advice and training service to a wide variety of blue collar SMEs.   This is a fast paced, varied and interesting role which requires strong employment law knowledge and the credibility and passion to develop and coach managers to be better leaders in terms of their HR knowledge and leadership style.  You will need to be experienced in employee relations, from performance and absence management to Grievance and Disciplinary as well as being able to manage a variety of different HR projects from restructures to TUPEs

This is a great position for an HR and training professional who excels in a fast-paced, demanding environment and has the resilience and tenacity to influence others through a course of actions.

Our client is happy to consider people looking for full-time or part-time work, 5,4 or 3 days a week, a compressed week or 5 short-day.  It will be mostly remote working, with one day in the office and 1-2 days meeting with clients and 2-3 days working from home dependent on whether full time or part-time.

Strong operational managers with excellent employment law knowledge, Employee Relations experience and a passion for training will also be considered.

Person Specification

  • Experience of L&D provision across all organisational levels.
  • An understanding of different learning needs of individuals working in a variety of industry sectors (construction, manufacturing, professional services, etc.) and experience of developing course programs.
  • The confidence to challenge in a constructive manner, being a facilitator not an agitator.
  • Superb employment law knowledge with experience of high volume Employee Relations and proven track record in ER case resolution.
  • Solid experience as an HR generalist or solid HR experience within an operational role with excellent knowledge of best HR practice.
  • Excellent people skills – a good communicator, influencer and relationship builder who can gain trust quickly.
  • Fun, outgoing, fast paced.

This is a lovely opportunity to join a warm supportive niche consultancy where you can gain a huge breadth of experience working with a great variety of clients.

Purple House works with clients and candidates from all HR disciplines across the whole of the UK. We are committed to resourcing, assessing and selecting the best talent available on behalf of our clients.

If you are interested in this role or would like to discuss it in more detail please forward your CV to Fiona Vennbrook or call on 0117 957 4100. Please remember to quote the job reference number in all correspondence with Purple House Recruitment Ltd.

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Reward and Pension Manager   c£50,000 + excellent benefits   |   Bristol

Ref: TM22-1230
Location: Bristol
Salary: c£50,000 + excellent benefits
Type: Permanent

REWARD AND PENSION MANAGER

We are currently seeking a pro-active Reward and Pension Manager to continue the reward and pensions services within this established and highly esteemed charity based in Bristol.

Reporting to the HR Director, this role will be responsible for managing different Reward and Pensions initiatives to secure a balance between controlling costs and improving employee engagement and retention. This role will support the business by providing a strategic lead and compliance on all reward and pension matters, promoting, and mainstreaming the wider benefits of equality and diversity both as a service provider, with its customers and within the workforce.

Key Results Areas:

  • Manage the annual salary review and bonus cycles
  • To assess the implications of changing legislation and make recommendations.
  • Conduct benchmarking exercises to evaluate competitors’ offerings.
  • Manage third party suppliers such as payroll and monitor the payroll interface to ensure compliance & data integrity is adhered to.
  • Responsible for the improvement, design and development of the basic reward structures in the business (job levels, job description policy, promotion policy, retirement planning, incentive schemes etc.) and ensure they are aligned to the culture and values.
  • Deal with and advise on exceptions in remuneration areas (pay mix etc.).
  • Ensure all forms of communications are clear, timely, and relevant and in line with the plain English campaign.
  • Any other reasonable task as advised from time-to-time

Person Specification

  • Successful track record as Reward and Pensions Manager in large, complex, unionised organisations.
  • Ability to take a pro-active lead on the reward and benefits agenda at senior level and able to engage confidently and effectively at board level.
  • Provide a strategic overview on reward and benefits matters, delivering advice and guidance on reward, benefits, pensions, compensation issues to support board members and senior managers.
  • Ability to provide professional support and advice on reward, benefit and pension issues on staffing matters and key Management Information / Dashboards.
  • Demonstrable experience of working collaboratively with staff at all levels and enabling the reward and benefits agenda to be embedded in the organisation.
  • Coach staff and project manage resources who do not directly report to you to achieve shared objectives.
  • Demonstrate up to date knowledge of pension and tax legislation relating to subject areas.
  • Ability to lead and implement policies, papers, presentations, documents on reward and benefits issues to a range of audiences. Confidence in presenting to audiences.
  • Demonstrable experience of working with staff at all levels and enabling the reward and benefits agenda to be embedded in the organisation.

The above is intended to describe the general nature and responsibilities of the role and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties or responsibilities of employees in this role. This role offers great benefits in a very values driven culture.

Purple House works with clients and candidates from all HR disciplines across the whole of the UK. We are committed to resourcing, assessing and selecting the best talent available on behalf of our clients.

If you are interested in this role or would like to discuss it in more detail please forward your CV to Tom Mornement or call on 0117 957 4100. Please remember to quote the job reference number in all correspondence with Purple House Recruitment Ltd.

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Talent Acquisition Manager   £60-70,000 p.a. + bonus and benefits   |   Swindon - Hybrid

Ref: FV22-1228
Location: Swindon - Hybrid
Salary: £60-70,000 p.a. + bonus and benefits
Type: Permanent

Talent Acquisition Lead

We are looking for a Talent Acquisition Manager/TA Lead to head up a recruitment function within a fast paced, multi-site, customer-facing organisation based in Swindon.   The role will be working flexibly (2-3 days in the office, 2-3 days from home), partly in Swindon, partly remote with occasional travel.

Managing a recruitment team of 4, there will be plenty of opportunity to add value in this ever-changing organisation which is rapidly growing. Th is is at an exciting period of change for the company, both in terms of growth and structure, with lots of opportunity to make a difference.

Reporting into the inspiring and engaging HR Director, you will be designing and leading on some really interesting change projects and will have the autonomy and opportunity to really make your mark.

Responsibilities

  • Create a positive and powerful employer brand which better attracts top talent.
  • Responsible for all recruitment activity across the multiple UK locations and Head Office.
  • Fully immerse yourself in the business, learning where it began, where it is now, how it works and what makes it so unique and successful.
  • Create a fresh and radically different approach to attracting top talent that supports ambitious growth plans and builds a diverse and inclusive team.
  • Define the recruitment strategy to build a talent pipeline internally and externally with more direct sourcing.
  • Share accountability for creating and delivering outstanding on-boarding experiences and superb candidate journeys.
  • Share your skills and knowledge by providing coaching to the leadership team enable them to more confidently select the best people into their teams.

Person Specification

  • Experienced in leading an internal recruitment team in a fast-paced, multi-site, customer facing environment.
  • Previous experience in a Hospitality/Retail/FMCG/multi-site/customer services/high-volume type industry preferred.
  • Experience in managing end-to-end recruitment processes across a fast paced organisation including exec level recruitment.
  • Superb people management skills with the passion to support and develop the in house recruitment team.
  • Able to evidence effective use of social media and strong direct sourcing knowledge.
  • Strong project Management and transformational change experience
  • Demonstrable experience in developing & delivering adding value talent acquisition strategies
  • Must be able to multi-task and effectively juggle conflicting priorities and demanding deadlines.
  • Commercially astute with a proven track record in adding value and continuous improvements

This role offers a lot of opportunity to add value and make a difference and also offers hybrid flexible working.

Purple House works with clients and candidates from all HR disciplines across the whole of the UK. We are committed to resourcing, assessing and selecting the best talent available on behalf of our clients.

If you are interested in this role or would like to discuss it in more detail please forward your CV to Fiona Vennbrook or call on 0117 957 4100. Please remember to quote the job reference number in all correspondence with Purple House Recruitment Ltd.

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Learning & Development Specialist   £40,000 - £45,000 + benefits   |   Cheltenham

Ref: TM22-1227
Location: Cheltenham
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 + benefits
Type: Permanent

Learning & Development Specialist

Our client, a reputable SME based in the Cheltenham has been growing rapidly and continues to do so. They are now looking to recruit a creative Learning and Development Manager with a passion for understanding behaviour and how training can add value to an organisation. The role will work closely with the Head of HR to develop and implement leading edge learning and development initiatives. Their people work quickly and are hugely commercial, therefore your ideas and your ability to execute good L&D initiatives that enable their success and set them up for the future needs to be equally impressive.

This role will be based in Bristol but there will be a need for some travel, on occasion.

Learning Responsibilities

  • Liaise with key stakeholders across the business to understand capability gaps in management across the site(s) and department(s).
  • Design, deliver and evaluate management and soft skills training, in line with business needs and be willing and able to adjust approach to programmes to support learners and the organisation.
  • Understand the support needs of different departments and be able to prioritise which areas of the organisation require the most urgent attention.
  • Assess the impact of learning interventions and provide regular statistics / reporting to track the impact of soft skill training.
  • Working in collaboration with senior leaders, ensure new managers are on-boarded effectively and efficiently.
  • Provide 1:1 coaching support for managers as required.
  • Ownership of overall career development programmes in support of talent & succession management.
  • Support new line managers throughout their first six to 12 months in the organisation; working in collaboration with their respective line managers

Skills

  • Experience working in a corporate management development role
  • Proven track record of designing and delivering fit-for-purpose learning solutions
  • Ability to demonstrate using how learning interventions support culture change
  • Experience of working with managers at all levels of an organisation
  • Confidence to advise the business on skill gaps and learning needs of managers and ability to translate these needs into pragmatic learning programmes
  • Commercial and financial acumen

Person Specification

  • A confident and engaging self-starter with a positive, ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Qualifications in Leadership & Management skills/training (CIPD qualified or similar)
  • A well-rounded leadership development professional
  • Passionate, resilient and personality with uncompromising integrity
  • Willingness to take ownership of processes and see these through to completion
  • Openness to embracing new ways of working
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Strong command and understanding of models, frameworks, tools and solutions to increase leadership effectiveness, including but not limited to; culture change, emotional intelligence, change management, high performing team effectiveness, coaching, Situational Leadership

We are looking for someone who can design and deliver totally engaging training programmes as well as someone who can bring new ideas and innovative solutions. This role would offer a high potential candidate the autonomy to add value and make a difference throughout the Group.

Purple House works with clients and candidates from all HR disciplines across the whole of the UK. We are committed to resourcing, assessing and selecting the best talent available on behalf of our clients.

If you are interested in this role or would like to discuss it in more detail please forward your CV to Tom Mornement or call on 0117 957 4100. Please remember to quote the job reference number in all correspondence with Purple House Recruitment Ltd.

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HR Consultant   £35,000 - £45,000 + Benefits   |   South West (Hybrid)

Ref: TM21-1226
Location: South West (Hybrid)
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 + Benefits
Type: Permanent/Part-Time

An established HR consultancy with an excellent reputation for delivering a high quality HR and ER service based in the South West are looking for a proactive HR Consultant ideally on a full-time basis (although part-time could be considered).

The HR Consultant will work as part of a friendly supportive team confidently providing a wide range of SME clients with exceptional HR and ER advice. This is a fast paced, varied and interesting role which requires strong employment law knowledge, and experience in employee relations as well as being able to manage a variety of different HR projects from restructures to TUPEs.

This is a great position for an HR professional who excels in a fast-paced, demanding environment and has the resilience and tenacity to influence others through a course of action. The role requires an HR professional with excellent Employment Law knowledge balanced with a pragmatic and commercially aware outlook. You’ll need to be credible with the ability to influence at all levels.

The successful candidate will need to be able to identify and act upon opportunities to expand the range of services provided to clients.

Person Specification

  • Superb employment law knowledge with experience of high volume Employee Relations and proven track record in ER case resolution.
  • A proactive approach. We are looking for someone who is able to make things happen, resolve issues and see the client’s bigger picture
  • Work independently and as part of a team to deliver for the client
  • Resilience and calmness under pressure
  • High integrity – able to do what is right for each client
  • Solid experience as an HR generalist with excellent knowledge of best HR practice
  • Excellent people skills – a good communicator, influencer and relationship builder who can gain trust quickly.
  • Able to multi-task and prioritise conflicting priorities.
  • Able to learn quickly, share knowledge and work accurately at speed.
  • Fun, outgoing, fast paced.

This is a lovely opportunity to join a warm supportive niche consultancy where you can gain a huge breadth of experience working with a great variety of clients.

Purple House works with clients and candidates from all HR disciplines across the whole of the UK. We are committed to resourcing, assessing and selecting the best talent available on behalf of our clients.

If you are interested in this role or would like to discuss it in more detail please forward your CV to Tom Mornement or call on 0117 957 4100. Please remember to quote the job reference number in all correspondence with Purple House Recruitment Ltd.

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Recruitment Partner   c. £45,000-£50,000p.a.   |   Working Hybrid or remote - London and Cheltenham

Ref: FV21-1224
Location: Working Hybrid or remote - London and Cheltenham
Salary: c. £45,000-£50,000p.a.
Type: Permanent

Recruitment Partner – Working hybrid or remote with some Travel – London – Gloucestershire

This is a perfect opportunity for a driven and results orientated Resourcing/Recruitment Partner to make a real impact on a successful and growing start-up organisation with its roots in finance/accountancy. Established in 2019, this business has grown its client base rapidly over the past couple of years and is only now maturing its infrastructure and corporate processes and is looking for their first dedicated Recruitment Professional.

As such this role is in many ways a ‘blank sheet’ so would provide a creative candidate with finance recruitment experience a rare opportunity to both devise, own and implement recruitment strategies to meet the demands of this fast paced growing business. The role is an influential one and a great opportunity for someone who is an accomplished communicator and relationship builder to be creative, win buy in and implement their ideas.

With offices in both Gloucestershire and London, although this role could be working from home or hybrid with a few days in the office, with some travel to both locations, the ideal location for someone to be situated would be either of the two locations or somewhere inbetween.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Own the internal vacancy ‘lifecycle’ from requisition to appointment for permanent hires and drive and execute a direct sourcing strategy, create talent pipelines and reduce agency costs.
  • Create a compelling candidate journey and experience, contributing to improving the employer brand.
  • This role will also own the talent assessment process so that along with other activities there is a focus on and measurement of quality of hire.
  • Support a small number of clients to help them recruit finance / accountancy staff.
  • Review and create a fit for purpose recruitment PSL and developing great relationships with suppliers so that they appropriately represent the brand.
  • The role is a mix of strategic and operational work and will require a candidate willing to be hands on and bring structure and insight as the business matures.

Person Specification:

  • Degree educated with strong knowledge and experience of talent attraction strategies and assessment especially in the tech and finance arenas.
  • A track record of success as a Talent Acquisition Specialist preferably in accountancy or finance.
  • Experience of creating and implementing strategic recruitment/resourcing solutions preferably in a small growing business or recruitment function start up.
  • Experience of driving a direct sourcing approach using a variety of channels to attract candidates and constantly monitor and improve the candidate experience.
  • Credible at all levels with excellent influencing skills & an enthusiastic, positive approach.
  • A great relationship builder, able to develop trusted relationships at all levels
  • An honest straightforward and genuine personality with a sense of fun!
  • We would consider both internal recruiters and agency recruiters who are at the top of their game.

This role will offer a top notch recruiter the opportunity to create a recruitment function from scratch and make it ‘theirs’ and ultimately add a lot of value.

Purple House works with clients and candidates from all HR disciplines across the whole of the UK. We are committed to resourcing, assessing and selecting the best talent available on behalf of our clients.

If you are interested in this role or would like to discuss it in more detail please forward your CV to Fiona Vennbrook or call on 0117 957 4100. Please remember to quote the job reference number in all correspondence with Purple House Recruitment Ltd.

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HR & Payroll Coordinator   £30,000 - £35,000 + good benefits   |   Bristol

Ref: TM21-1219
Location: Bristol
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 + good benefits
Type: Permanent

HR & Payroll Coordinator

We are looking for an experienced HR & Payroll Coordinator to support the HR function of our clients growing and developing business. Reporting to the People Director, working alongside the wider HR team, the global network of administrators and corporate service providers.

This is a newly created position and will focus on the ongoing implementation of effective HR practices, whilst developing robust HR, payroll and benefit programmes.

The HR & Payroll Coordinator role will be the first point of contact for HR queries, all HR coordination and managing payroll & benefits. This role will play a key part in developing the HR infrastructure allowing for global growth.

The role is based in UK but has responsibility for multiple jurisdictions including (but not limited to) UK, Ireland, Germany, Spain, Australia, Luxembourg, Japan and USA.

HR Coordinator Duties

  • Provide first point of contact for all HR internal and external queries, delivering a knowledgeable and timely response
  • Support the recruitment process for attracting and identifying key talent, and manage the onboarding and induction processes
  • Manage the HRIS system ensuring all data and records are up to date, designing and delivering various monthly reports to manage people process across the business
  • Administering all HR-related documentation, through-out the employee lifecycle
  • Support the administration of the L&D Management System, ensuring all employees adhere to induction and development plans
  • Ensure employee HR information is updated and communicated regularly, providing guidance and training as required
  • Provide any HR data support to key transactions and business growth
  • Ad hoc project work

Payroll & Benefits Duties

  • Evaluate company’s payroll outsourcing provision and support the implementation of subsequent actions to allow for business growth
  • Working with the People Director, determine suitable global benefits that will attract and retain employee talent
  • Build relationships across payroll and benefit providers, ensuring HR data flows and managing performance
  • Run the end-to-end payroll process alongside outsourced provider/s, collating data from various systems for input into the payroll run
  • Manage the benefits administration, supporting the various global programmes as they impact on payroll
  • Liaising with Finance on payments globally, in addition to managing any one-off bonuses/pay rises/deductions
  • Communicate across company on payroll and benefits management, providing monthly updates and deadlines
  • Support the annual remuneration review process, accessing data and surveys as appropriate, ensuring the business is attractive to potential talent

Skills and Experience

  • At least 2 years’ experience in a HR role, in a fast-paced commercial environment
  • Proven record of collaborating with colleagues across geographical and function boundaries and providing global HR support
  • Previous experience with HR Information Systems
  • Good numeracy, analytical, planning, organizing and problem-solving skills
  • Experience of dealing with sensitive and confidential data
  • Excellent communication skills (written and spoken) with a pleasant, professional online/telephone manner for global support
  • Self-motivated with a high level of personal and professional presentation
  • Experience of working under pressure, prioritising and executing tasks in a face-paced changeable working environment
  • CIPD Level 3 or higher

For more information about this genuinely exciting opportunity please get in touch at your earliest opportunity.

Purple House works with clients and candidates from all HR disciplines across the whole of the UK. We are committed to resourcing, assessing and selecting the best talent available on behalf of our clients.

If you are interested in this role or would like to discuss it in more detail please forward your CV to Tom Mornement or call on 0117 957 4100. Please remember to quote the job reference number in all correspondence with Purple House Recruitment Ltd.

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Full or Part-Time Senior HR Advisor   £35-40,000 p.a.   |   Plymouth, South Devon

Ref: FV21-1210
Location: Plymouth, South Devon
Salary: £35-40,000 p.a.
Type: Permanent

Senior HR Advisor

We are currently seeking an experienced Senior HR Advisor for a role based with an industrial organisation in Plymouth. We are happy to consider both people looking for full or part-time work. That could be a condensed week or 4 days a week. It will working on site the majority of the time and the site is based in South Plymouth.

Reporting to a remote based HR Business Partner, this is a broad generalist role encompassing the following; leading on complex ER case resolutions working closely with unions; 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. You will partner line managers on HR issues and people management processes, developing and delivering development initiatives that support the business.

This will require a strong focus on advising and developing managers to drive their effectiveness, supporting on all of the many complex and challenging ER issues in a unionised environment and also recruitment, implementing engagement strategies and action plans and providing solutions to people issues.

Person Specification

  • Experience in all aspects of HR including: employee relations, employment law, recruitment, coaching & L&D and reward preferably within a fast moving, private sector organisation.
  • Our client is preferably looking for someone with HR experience within manufacturing or industrial/engineering. Certainly you must be comfortable working in an earthy male dominated, unionised environment.
  • 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.
  • Excellent employment law knowledge and a track record in complex ER case resolution.

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 works with clients and candidates from all HR disciplines across the whole of the UK. We are committed to resourcing, assessing and selecting the best talent available on behalf of our clients.

If you are interested in this role or would like to discuss it in more detail please forward your CV to Fiona Vennbrook or call on 0117 957 4100. Please remember to quote the job reference number in all correspondence with Purple House Recruitment Ltd.

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If your CV is not quite right for a particular role, then you get all the support you need to ensure you’re given the best possible platform to secure an interview.

Success Stories

Tom really understood the brief, type of person and culture fit and as a result presented 5 extremely credible candidates to me for interview. I am pleased to say we offered to one who has now started and I’m sure will make a huge difference to us here at Twinings!

Thanks Tom I really couldn’t have done it without you.

Bridget Marshall

HD Director, Twinings

We have used Purple House exclusively for all of our HR Recruitment over 4 years. They have taken the time to get to know our business & they understand the importance of getting the right cultural fit. The quality of the no-nonsense consultancy advice that we receive has been outstanding, they are head and shoulders above the competition.”

Graham de Guise

Ex HR Director, TLT Solicitors

Latest Vacancies

HR Business Partners

£40,000 + benefits| Cornwall

Learning & Development Manager

c. £45,000 p.a. + £5k Car allowance + Benefits| Swindon, Wiltshire with some travel

HR & Training Consultant

£35,000 p.a.| South Devon

Contact us

For further information or to talk to us about your enquiry please contact us either by email Fiona Vennbrook or Tom Mornement or give us a call on

0117 957 4100