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Interim HR Administrator   To £23,000 p.a. + good benefits   |   Bristol

Ref: FV21-1155
Location: Bristol
Salary: To £23,000 p.a. + good benefits
Type: Interim

Interim HR Administrator

We are looking for an Interim HR Administrator who can start immediately to cover a maternity leave for c. 14 months.   Based in central Bristol our client, with an intellectual and academic workforce, is looking for a proactive and organised HR Administrator who can put their hand to most things.

This includes, but is not limited to, managing the HR-related inboxes, responding to queries, answering phones, providing advice and support to employees on general HR matters, booking and coordinating training, arranging interviews, keeping the HR and Recruitment systems up to date, ensuring Payroll updates are entered and recorded, maintaining the HR Calendar and Project roster, acting as the department’s Digital champion and system super-user, producing high quality letters and other documentation and key communication activities such as maintaining the HR intranet pages and notice board.

Person Specification

  • Comfortable communicating in a high intellect, academic environment, so a strong secondary level education – educated to at least A’ Level standard would be preferred.
  • Previous experience of working as an HR Administrator in a busy office, ideally with some experience of making payroll changes.
  • Know your way around HR Systems with a good understanding of Microsoft Office 365 and ideally Sharepoint.
  • Proven technical competence in document writing and specialist databases.
  • Able and used to working to deadlines and within defined standards
  • Fluency in written and spoken business English
  • Assertive, efficient, enthusiastic and flexible
  • Confidential and impartial.
  • Excellent organisation, time management and prioritisation skills
  • Able to adapt and work effectively with a variety of situations, individuals or groups.
  • Available to start immediately.

You will be joining a fun, established HR team with plenty of opportunity to help support the success of this creative and academic organisation.

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 Business Partner   c. £42,000 p.a.   |   Central Gloucestershire

Ref: FV21-2099
Location: Central Gloucestershire
Salary: c. £42,000 p.a.
Type: Permanent

HR Business Partner

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a proactive HR Business Partner or Senior HR Advisor working with one of our most valued global clients.  In this role you will be supporting a manufacturing site based in Central Gloucestershire and inputting into wider global initiatives.  As well as operational generalist HR, there’s the opportunity to own a number of HR projects with a focus on talent management, early careers and diversity.

Key accountabilities will include: supporting resourcing initiatives, diversity and inclusion projects, early careers, succession planning, talent and performance management, leadership development and employee relations.

You will need to be creative and self motivated, have a can do attitude and be able to demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively at all levels in a corporate environment, where there is a real need to both deliver HR solutions and to challenge managers thinking.

Although the role is based in Gloucestershire, the role will involve some travel, once or twice a year.

Requirements:

  • A graduate and ideally CIPD qualified with  a minimum of 2-3 years in a generalist HR Advisor role or junior BP role with a passion for talent management.
  • Experience of working on graduate, apprenticeships, diversity & inclusion projects would be ideal. However a passion for early careers programs and D&I is a must.
  • Experienced working with third party providers such as recruiters, training companies, colleges etc.
  • Excellent people skills – a good communicator, relationship builder and able to build trust quickly.
  • Proactive and solutions oriented with evidence of strong commercial acumen.
  • Able to work at pace and comfortable with changing priorities in a structured corporate environment.
  • Experience of building great relationships to support managers through change.
  • Able to evidence having added value and been recognised for it through internal promotion and career progression within an organisation.
  • Ambitious and looking for a company which offers superb career progression.

This role offers the opportunity to work with an established, supportive HR team in a company where HR is valued and people are recognised and developed.

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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Interim HR Business Partner   £45-50,000 p.a.   |   Bristol

Ref: FV20-1148
Location: Bristol
Salary: £45-50,000 p.a.
Type: Interim or Permanent

Interim HR Business Partner

Our Bristol based client is looking for an experienced HR Business Partner who is able start work immediately on an interim basis for approximately 6 months.  This could also be a permanent role for someone who can start immediately.

Reporting to the high energy, commercially astute Operations & People Director with direct line management of a team of 2 this is a fast paced, varied and interesting role supporting a workforce of c. 200 across 6 locations.

We are looking for a resilient HR Generalist who has experience of working within a professional or financial services, sales environment.    Preferably you will either have experience of working in a Partnership environment or certainly to have the intellect to be credible with an educated and driven work force.

Key Responsibilities and person specification:

  • Act as a Business Partner across the 6 offices locations to deliver HR support and guidance to Managers and Partners in the areas of Resourcing, Employee Relations and support on Learning and Development matters and project work where required.
  • We are looking for an HR professional with proven HR experience, who excels in fast-paced, demanding situations and has the resilience, tenacity and credibility to influence in a challenging, commercial and sales driven environment.
  • You will be hands-on with strong operational experience who takes a pragmatic and commercially balanced approach to your work with excellent customer facing skills.
  • Ideally CIPD and degree qualified or qualified by experience, you’ll be an excellent communicator, a great team player and be able to work with all levels.
  • Ideally experience of working in either a Professional services, Financial services or corporate environment would be preferred.
  • Must be available to start immediately.  By the beginning of March.

This role will offer plenty of opportunity to add value and make a 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 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 Business Partner – UK   £50,000 - £60,000 + car allowance, bonus and benefits   |   Gloucester or Derby

Ref: TM21-1153
Location: Gloucester or Derby
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 + car allowance, bonus and benefits
Type: Permanent

HR Business Partner – UK

This is an excellent opportunity for a proactive and commercial HR Business Partner, who’s looking to work with a fast paced, leading edge and growing business. The role can be based in either Gloucester or Derby.

Supporting a diverse workforce of c.200 staff in 3 different SME businesses across 7 sites we are looking for an HR Business Partner with a mix of operational HR and value adding strategic HR projects experience.

This role will suit a fast paced, solutions oriented individual who can communicate effectively at all levels, both locally and internationally as this role reports into the Global Head of HR. Someone with experience of a retail, FMCG, e-commerce or pacey multi-site environment would be ideal.

Joining an International Group which is growing, the HR Business Partner, as the most senior person in HR in the UK, needs to not only put together a value adding people strategy and drive those projects forward, but also to be happy rolling up their sleeves to get on with the operational day to day HR duties. Whilst at the same time being responsible for the local HR team.

Person Specification

  • Preferably degree educated and CIPD qualified or equivalent.
  • As the most senior person in HR, you would need to have significant experience in all aspects of HR especially in Change Management, Employee Relations and Reward.
  • Experience of managing, engaging stakeholders to and driving forward HR projects within a multisite, fast paced, customer facing environment.
  • Able to flex your approach to adapt to the needs of an evolving, growing and changing Group.
  • Being proactive with excellent problem solving skills.
  • No airs and graces, willing to muck in and get on with whatever needs doing.
  • Able to plan and organise workloads effectively.
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation and written communication skills.
  • Well-developed influencing and negotiating skills.
  • Good judgement; confident, persuasive, approachable and dependable.
  • Commitment to continuing personal and professional development.

This role will suit a commercially astute, Business Partner who wants to make a difference within an ambitious International Group which has a fun, dynamic, fast paced 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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Employee Relations Manager   £70,000 +care/allowance and excellent bonus   |   Swindon

Ref: FV21-1154
Location: Swindon
Salary: £70,000 +care/allowance and excellent bonus
Type: Permanent

Employee Relations Manager

Following a major restructure our client, a fast paced, multi-site, customer facing business is looking to recruit an experienced, professional ER Manager to join their Head Office team.

The role will be to successfully deliver the Employee Relations strategy by providing direction, support and training regarding the provision of a quality ER advice to this international organisation. Managing a small team of ER Advisors, you will have the autonomy to add value and drive forward positive change in creating a proactive rather than reactive Employee Relations service.

Responsibilities:

  • To work with the Senior HR team to develop the Employee Relations strategy for the future.
  • To effectively manage, develop and motivate a high energy Employee Relations team of c. 5-8 direct reports.
  • To interpret changing employment legislation and provide information and relevant updates for the Business Units and Central teams.
  • To develop and deliver corporate/company-wide policies, where required, and update regularly.
  • To develop and deliver ER training for the Business, where required, in line with strategy.
  • To provide contractual advice and service agreements as required, and in conjunction with, the Group Legal department.
  • To deliver ad-hoc ER and HR projects as required.
  • To liaise and negotiate with relevant unions.

Person specification:

  • You will have a proven track record; either as an ER specialist or as a senior HR Generalist with extensive ER experience in a large matrixed, customer facing, multi-site environment.
  • International ER experience in hospitality, retail or leisure would be useful.
  • You will also have achieved success providing an excellent ER service in private sector companies which have experienced constant change.
  • A positive and engaging management style is paramount to effectively develop the fast paced fairly new ER team.
  • You will bring superb communication skills and able to influence effectively at all levels.
  • A strong business awareness and high level of credibility are essential.
  • You will possess excellent knowledge of current Employment Legislation and its practical application.
  • Outstanding written, verbal communication and presentation skills are essential.

This role offers the opportunity to influence the development of the strategic Employee Relations Function within this reputable and established organisation and to contribute to the reputation of the HR 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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Interim HR   Day Rate   |   South West

Ref: PH101
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 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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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

Interim HR Administrator

To £23,000 p.a. + good benefits| Bristol

HR Business Partner

c. £42,000 p.a.| Central Gloucestershire

Interim HR Business Partner

£45-50,000 p.a.| Bristol

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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