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HR Business Partner (FTC)   £60,000 - £65,000 pro rata   |   Taunton, Bristol - Hybrid

Ref: LM23 -1301
Location: Taunton, Bristol - Hybrid
Salary: £60,000 - £65,000 pro rata
Type: Interim

We are currently seeking a proactive HR Business Partner to join an established and profitable, growing organisation based across the UK with its head office in Somerset. This organisation has a strong reputation in its field and is regarded as a leading light by the industry.

Reporting directly to the HR Director there is a huge appetite for change and there will be a lot of opportunity to add real value. As such they have a need for someone to join them on a 2/3 month FTC (they are happy to pay a day rate) to support the current workload.

The HRBP will support some significant change projects which support a newly created operating model aiming to increase productivity and profits for this already successful company. To achieve such ambitious 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 or working towards with experience of providing a comprehensive HR business partnering service within a fast paced private sector, commercial environment preferably with a FTSE 250 business.
• We are looking for a proactive HR Business Partner who wants to make a difference, who identifies areas for improvement and delivers 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 business as usual parts of the role coupled with commercial acumen, understanding what adds value to the business.

This is a Fixed Term Contract for 2-3 months with hybrid flexibility.

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 Louise McMilan 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 Advisor   £35,000 - £40,000 p.a.   |   Frome, North East Somerset

Ref: FV22-1289
Location: Frome, North East Somerset
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 p.a.
Type: Permanent

HR Advisor/Snr HR Advisor – Could have an Operational Management background with HR Experience

We are looking for a proactive and high energy HR Advisor or Senior HR Advisor for our client based in Frome. If you have experience as an HR advisor or Senior Advisor, then great, we’d love to hear from you. However, our client is also happy to consider candidates who may not have had an HR title in previous roles, but who may have had HR experience as an Operational Manager in a fast paced high volume ER environment, such as retail, hospitality, care, logistics or manufacturing. As an Ops Manager in those sectors you should have knowledge and skills in : employee relations, performance and absence management, grievance & disciplinary and talent development.

This role is working with a global manufacturer with an exciting agenda for change and long-term growth plans. Working closely with the supportive and inspiring HR Leader, this is very much a generalist role providing a comprehensive HR and ER service to the whole organisation. The role will be a mix of operational HR and high volume Employee Relations work as well as input on a wide breadth of interesting HR projects. There will be the opportunity to make an impact on the organisation and with that excellent career prospects through proactive succession planning. Due to the nature of working in manufacturing, there is a need for this HR Partner to work on site 5 days a week in their South Wiltshire plant.

Person Specification:

  • Preferably degree or CIPD qualified or working towards and preferably with a good grounding as generalist HR Advisor. This may have been gained on a Graduate HR Programme.
  • If you haven’t previously worked in an HR role, but have significant employee relations, absence & performance management experience as an Operational Manager and you’re looking to move into a ‘pure HR’ role, then we would still like to hear from you. It’s more about your positive energy, commercial acumen, desire to add value and ability to learn than a previous job title.
  • You must be comfortable working in a factory environment and able to flex communication skills to engage effectively with a multi-national workforce.
  • Up-to-date HR knowledge is needed with all aspects of employment law and HR best practice and with some experience of ER case resolution.
  • Experienced in the development and implementation of employment policies and procedures.
  • Able to effectively support on recruitment interviewing and assessment up to middle management level.
  • Engaging and credible Influencing, persuading and coaching skills at all levels.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to prepare and present reports to management.
  • Pro-active & self-motivated with the initiative to create innovative solutions which add value.
  • IT literate, comfortable with using a variety of systems.
  • Able to create HR communications appropriate for the audience.
  • Strong analytical abilities and a good understanding of business processes.
  • Able to evidence going the extra mile and working beyond your remit.

If you are looking for a fast paced role, working closely with a collaborative and supportive HR Leader in a fun friendly HR team in a successful organisation, then we’d love to hear from you.

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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People Manager – Part-Time   £55,000 - £65,000 + Benefits   |   North London, Remote

Ref: TM23-1296
Location: North London, Remote
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + Benefits
Type: Permanent, Part-Time

People Manager – Part-Time (3 days/week)

As part of an overall plan to better align their Business Strategy with their People Strategy our Professional Services client is looking to hire their first People Manager. This will be a part-time role (3 days/week) with hybrid flexibility.

The SLT have identified that HR and recruitment & retention of staff requires additional focus to ensure that the drive to grow and develop does not stall. This has led to a decision that our client needs to attract and recruit an individual to organise and drive the HR and recruitment process, whilst also undertaking an overhaul of the Employment and Staff procedures within the business.

This is a new role within the company, where you will be responsible for executing the HR and recruitment strategy as part of the businesses plans.

Proactive and results driven, you will have a very keen eye for detail, supporting on all generalist components of the employee lifecycle.

In addition to the HR and Talent Acquisition piece, there is an important L&D aspect, working with the SLT to develop and support team/individual KPI’s through the L&D function and performance management.

Desired Attributes

  • Experience of a wide ranging HR generalist role with strong experience in Talent Acquisition and or Recruitment within a commercial environment,
  • Significant experience and understanding within a Professional Services firm,
  • Possess a good understanding of HR processes and process improvement,
  • Value reward and recognition and instilling these within teams,
  • Strong external radar to understand the external environment and what the business need to be responsive to,
  • Professionally qualified and up to date with employment legislation,
  • Someone who is a consensus-builder rather than confrontational,
  • Confident of your ability to deal with SLT and staff to make recommendations and carry plans through to fruition,
  • Someone with emotional maturity and intelligence.

This is a part time role (3 days/week) with hybrid flexibility.

 

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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You, the candidate, are just as important to us as our clients. We like to build long term relationships and to make you feel special and supported. Since 2002 we have placed over 2,000 candidates in the HR arena, some of them 3 or 4 times as they progress through their career.

Not only do we like to find you that ‘dream job’ but we also try to support you in that journey; to help you present yourself in the best possible way to not only secure an interview but to nail that interview and get an offer.

We do this by meeting you face to face wherever possible to ascertain your needs and requirements. We assess not only your skills to meet the technical challenges of the role, but also your match to the culture of the organisation and personalities of the immediate team.

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 Partner (FTC)

£60,000 - £65,000 pro rata| Taunton, Bristol - Hybrid

HR Advisor

£35,000 - £40,000 p.a.| Frome, North East Somerset

People Manager – Part-Time

£55,000 - £65,000 + Benefits| North London, Remote

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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