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HR / ER Advisor   c. £25,000 p.a. + benefits   |   Cornwall

Ref: FV20-1126
Location: Cornwall
Salary: c. £25,000 p.a. + benefits
Type: Interim

HR/ER Advisor

Working in one of the most beautiful parts of the UK countryside, our Cornish based client is looking for a proactive Interim HR or ER Advisor to work in this fast paced, multi-site third-sector organisation.  Working flexibly both from home and in the office, this is initially for an 18 month fixed term contract with the future possibility of being permanent.You will be providing operational HR advice and guidance to the business on all HR issues, with a focus on transactional HR: health and Welfare, appraisal issues, performance, people management, and Employee Relations.

Working within this value driven organisation, this role will offer the appointee the opportunity to add value and work in a friendly established team.

As well as experienced HR Advisors, this may also suit a graduate HR Assistant who has good ER and employment law knowledge and just wanting the chance to develop.

Person Specification

  • Educated to A Level standard and CIPD Level 3 qualified, preferably working towards full CIPD qualification.
  • Experienced in providing HR and Employee Relations advice both over the phone, in person and in writing.
  • Good employment law knowledge and best practice to enable managers to lead their teams
  • Strong IT skills in Microsoft Office and CRM databases
  • Excellent report writing and language skills
  • A sense of pace, able to multi-task and juggle conflicting priorities.
  • Credible with the ability to coach and develop Managers in how to better deal with complex Employee Relations issues.

This is a lovely role where you will be building comprehensive relationships across all business areas, utilising a commercial focus to influence, persuade and advise managers on how to effectively handle HR and employee relations situations, highlighting risks where appropriate.

This is a lovely opportunity to work in a beautiful part of the country in the South West by the sea and to make a difference in a values driven third sector organisation that likes to give back to the community.

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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Sales Coordinator/Sales Advisor   to £24,000 + good benefits   |   South Northamptonshire

Ref: FV20-1125
Location: South Northamptonshire
Salary: to £24,000 + good benefits
Type: Permanent

SALES COORDINATOR/SALES ADVISOR
Our client, a long established Financial Services business are currently looking to hire a Sales Advisor/Sales Coordinator.  Established over 100 years ago this business works closely with its clients helping them plan for the worst but prepare for the best by safeguarding and enhancing their financial prosperity.
PURPOSE OF THIS ROLE
As the  Sales Coordinator/Sales Advisor you will be responsible for developing the performance and business growth of the agency’s Financial Services products and services which includes investments, pensions and ISAs.
This will suit a graduate with excellent communication skills and some experience in a customer facing role. Someone who lives in North Oxfordshire, South Northamptonshire or North West Buckinghamshire would be ideal.
The role will actively prospect clients from the existing client base, identifying opportunities for cross-selling as well as supporting new business campaigns and booking sales appointments for the financial advisor. In addition, the role will be expected to generate additional opportunities for general insurance and to bolster efforts in generation of leads for Financial Services and Risk Management Services.
PERSON SPECIFICATION
  • A Graduate with experience of providing an adding value service in a customer facing role.
  • Superb communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to influence across different levels.
  • Evidence of supporting the development of sales performance or improved revenue within a business.
  • Able to develop strong relationships over the phone and able to engage people to embrace new ways of working.
  • Experience of working in a phone based, sales environment.
  • Evidence a track record of working positively in a team based environment.
  • Demonstrable levels of business awareness and commercially astute
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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Independent Committee Members   £5067.00pa   |   Andover

Ref: TM20-1124
Location: Andover
Salary: £5067.00pa
Type: Part-Time

We’ve worked this client for over 12 years recruiting across their HR teams in different locations. This time they’ve asked us to help identify and hire a number of Independent Committee Members to join various Committee’s throughout the business on 1 day a month basis.

They are a not-for-dividend business established over 30 years ago and have over £1.6billion worth of assets. Providing services to approximately 90,000 customers and employing c1,300 people.

As a business this is a really exciting time to join them. They are working towards their clearly defined vision which is bold but one everyone across their business is passionate about.

The Opportunity

There are vacancies available on the following committees:
• Group Remuneration & Nominations Committee
• Group Risk & Compliance Committee
• Group Audit Committee
• Group Treasury Committee

This is a fantastic opportunity to support the work of the committees and provide advice and guidance to the Group Board on various matters relating to the relevant committee’s areas of responsibility.

This role provides a great opportunity for members to contribute specialist knowledge as appropriate, exercising direction and control in the interest of customers and the wider community in order to balance our client’s social purpose with its commercial activities.

This is far from a generic committee member role. Alongside the traditional committee responsibilities of scrutiny and assurance, the Independent Committee Members are given a real opportunity to contribute more widely to the business through annual strategy days, board and committee member development sessions and virtual tours. As an independent committee member you will play a fundamental role in shaping the future of the business.

What will you be doing

Accountable to the Chair of the Committee and Group Board, all committee members share responsibility for its decisions. Each committee member must act only in the interests of the business. As a committee member you are responsible for establishing strong working relationships within and between the Committee, the Board, and with the Chief Executive and Senior Executive Staff.

The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting in setting long term objectives and determining strategy. Candidates will be responsible for monitoring performance in relation to strategies, plans, budgets, controls and decisions and will work within a framework of effective controls that enable risk to be identified, assessed and managed.

What About You

You will be an “ambassador” willing to share your knowledge and expertise. You will be used to being in a position of influence, able to establish constructive, high quality relationships with a group of stakeholders.

For specific information about these roles please get in touch with me via the link provided.

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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Interim HR   Day Rate   |   South West

Ref: CV101
Location: South West
Salary: Day Rate
Type: Interim

Interim HR

Although a number of our longer-term FTC’s and permanent roles have been put on hold (due to the Coronavirus) for the time being, we have recently supported some of our longstanding clients with some excellent and very temporary (4 – 8 weeks) HR support to help them through this very difficult and challenging time.

We are not tending to advertise those interim roles as they move very quickly.

If you are available immediately, happy to work on a short term basis and have in depth experience in any of the following then it would be good to hear from you:

  • Restructures, Re-organisation,
  • Consultations,
  • Wage and Shift Negotiations,
  • Knowledge of ‘Furlough’,
  • General Employee Relations

 

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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Your candidate experience

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 / ER Advisor

c. £25,000 p.a. + benefits| Cornwall

Sales Coordinator/Sales Advisor

to £24,000 + good benefits| South Northamptonshire

Independent Committee Members

£5067.00pa| Andover

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