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Learning & Development Specialist   c£50,000 + benefits   |   South Bristol

Ref: TM21-1183
Location: South Bristol
Salary: c£50,000 + benefits
Type: Permanent

Learning & Development Specialist

Our client, a reputable SME based on the outskirts of Bristol has been growing rapidly and continues to do so. They are now looking to recruit a creative Learning and Talent Specialist 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 talent development initiatives primarily for their Bristol Office functions but also for some other UK sites as well. These 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 need to be equally impressive.

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

Learning Responsibilities

  • Manage training across the full employment life cycle ensuring robust and suitable training so as the team are well trained to perform their role
  • Work with Managers to identify new training and development needs and support the design, delivery and implementation of appropriate training solutions
  • Co-ordinate and support the succession and talent planning / development processes and work with managers to engage employees with career progression opportunities and development planning
  • Develop and deliver a suite of generic courses, as appropriate, including introduction to the business, personal development review training.
  • Review of training providers to ensure best value as well as sourcing new trainers as required
  • Manage training administration and provide appropriate management information.

Person Specification

  • A Graduate with in depth experience of providing truly innovative and adding value learning and development initiatives.
  • A background in psychology would be useful along with knowledge and use of psychometrics desired but not essential
  • Evidence of having designed and delivered training initiatives which support development of different head office functions at all levels.
  • Able to apply a consultancy approach with the credibility to coach and influence at all levels.
  • Able to evidence improving leadership capability
  • Demonstrable levels of business awareness and commercially astute
  • Superb relationship building skills and able to engage people to embrace new ways of working.

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 to develop fast paced Head Office personnel. 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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Interim HR Manager   £45-50,000 p.a. + good benfits   |   Farnborough

Ref: FV21-1163
Location: Farnborough
Salary: £45-50,000 p.a. + good benfits
Type: Interim - 12 months

Interim HR Manager

A great opportunity has arisen for a proactive, fast paced, operational HR Manager to work with a growing established organisation based in mostly in Farnborough and occasionally another Hampshire location.  This role requires someone who is available to start fairly immediately.

The role reports into the Head of HR and it will support managers as a ‘Partner’ to the business to help them achieve the organizational goals through strong and effective people strategy. With direct line management of 2, you will be expected deal with all the operational HR issues to support the full employee lifecycle, from on-boarding to ER and performance/absence management, annual reviews, TUPE’s, to improving leadership capability in order to increase the capability of the workforce.

This SME, dynamic, white collar organisation is hugely fast paced, growing through organic growth and acquisition. The role is very varied with the need to flex and change to effectively support a number of different business units with ever changing priorities.

Although this is initially a 12 month contract, there is a strong possibility that this role will become permanent for the right person moving forward, due to the growth of the company. The job will be working remotely initially and will then be flexible working moving forward, 2-3 days in the office and 2-3 days at home.

Person Specification:

  • Preferably degree and CIPD qualified with significant experience of delivering a great operational HR service within an established complex private sector, fast paced organisation.
  • This is an HR generalist role with responsibility for operational HR, including employee relations, absence management, on-boarding, performance management and providing training and coaching in effective people management. Some experience in these areas is therefore essential.
  • In depth employment law knowledge and a track record in the resolution of complex ER cases.
  • In depth experience of HR processes and systems with attention to detail and good analytical skills.
  • Warm and motivational line management skills are needed to support this established HR team and with a passion to develop people to be the best they can be.
  • Able to identify areas for improvement and the creativity to design effective HR solutions is also needed to be successful in this role. We would therefore we would be hoping to attract candidates who are commercially astute with clear examples of adding HR value and making a difference in a proactive manner.
  • An engaging and warm communicator with buckets of positive energy.
  • To do this job well, you must be hugely organised, with the ability to multi-task and effectively juggle conflicting priorities
  • What is most important is to be flexible, with a ‘can do attitude’ and able to evidence always going beyond your remit to do the best possible job.
  • Must be available to start fairly immediately.

This is a varied and interesting role with the opportunity to add value in a successful, friendly and dynamic company.

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 Talent Development Specialist   £60,0000p.a. or c. £300/day   |   Gloucestershire

Ref: FV21-1180
Location: Gloucestershire
Salary: £60,0000p.a. or c. £300/day
Type: Interim

Interim Talent Development Specialist – 6 months

We are looking for an Interim Talent Development Specialist to work closely with the Global Talent Development Manager on a number of key development projects within an international design engineering company. The primary projects are:

  • To embed a new Talent Planning approach across the organisation, identifying high potential, rising stars – and then training and upskilling the HR, leadership and management populations in the new program.
  • To co-create a global leadership development offering.

The role will be working flexible with 2-3 days in central Gloucestershire and 2-3 days working remotely.

Role requirements:

  • Able to collaborate and co-create with external providers and internal stakeholders
  • Confident designing blended learning solutions in a variety of formats.
  • Able to take design concepts through to tangible deliverables in a timely manner.
  • Able to quickly establish strong relationships between chosen external providers & Group

Person Specification

  • In depth experience of designing and implementing leadership development programmes.
  • Able to design training and guidance documents for different levels of seniority.
  • Confident presenting ideas and updates up to board level
  • Able to multi-task and juggle conflicting priorities, ideally across different global locations.
  • Ideally have an occupational psychologist qualification, CIPD or equivalent
  • A creative mind-set, a willingness to explore new ideas and a curious mind – asks questions, shares ideas and is collaborative.
  • Commercially astute – able to quickly understand business needs and create a development solution which adds value.
  • High emotional intelligence – have the insight to understand your impact on others and who can determine how to get the best out of others.
  • In addition to the more strategic aspects of the role, you must be able to just roll up your sleeves and happy to get on with the more operational parts of the role, from building toolkits, to preparing presentations.
  • Ideally we are looking for someone who is high energy, high potential, possibly looking for their next step up and keen to prove themselves in the next level role.

Reporting to the forward thinking, collaborative, bright, engaging Global Development Manager, this interim role offers a lot of opportunity to add value.

The closing date for this role is Wednesday the 30th June. You will receive feedback after this date as to whether you are being progressed.

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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Part Time Interim HR Adminstrator   £22,000 p.a. pro-rata   |   Central Bristol

Ref: FV21-1177
Location: Central Bristol
Salary: £22,000 p.a. pro-rata
Type: Interim

Part Time HR Administrator

We are looking for a part-time HR Administrator to join a supportive and values driven charity with its Head Office based in the Centre of Bristol to cover a one year maternity leave.

The role is working c. 18.5 hours a week i.e. half the normal hours and will be 4 or 5 mornings a week staring at 9am.

This is a broad generalist HR Administration role and key responsibilities are as follows:

  • Administer all aspects of the recruitment process including placing adverts, liaising with recruitment agencies, sending out job packs, co-ordinate the interview process, administer tests and organise the induction process.
  • In addition it will be to maintain all computerised and manual records, processing DBS checks, annual leave, and sickness records, RTW interview data, probation periods, appraisal reviews, and H&S records, exit interviews.
  • Organise training as directed, including booking places, venues, accommodation and catering.
  • Maintain and develop the HR database (SAGE HR) and prepare monthly reports for Finance for any payroll changes.
  • Deal with routine HR queries from staff or refer to the appropriate person as necessary.
  • Prepare regular reports and information for the Senior Management team as required e.g. recruitment and selection, staff stability, absence and training.
  • Take minutes of confidential meetings as required

Person Specification

  • Significant experience of working as an HR or Recruitment Administrator.
  • Experience of using HR databases and systems
  • Excellent IT Skills
  • Experience of drafting, editing and producing reports.
  • Good Organisational skills
  • A flexible can do attitude.

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. £50,000 p.a.   |   Bath

Ref: FV21-1178
Location: Bath
Salary: c. £50,000 p.a.
Type: Permanent

HR Business Partner

If you are looking for an autonomous HR Business Partner role in a very fast paced commercial business then this role could be just what you’re after. Our client is a listed international creative business. A period of transition and careful acquisition has positioned it as an agile leader in several markets.

With a passion for its products and the audience it serves, it is a people focused business which thrives on getting results through collaboration, accountability and learning from any mistakes it makes.This role is what we’d term a ‘real’ HR Business Partner – it reports to and partners senior management team to advise and support on all HR issues for one or two divisions.

This is a sector and business which moves at speed.

  • You can expect to be at the heart of constant change requiring expertise in restructure, organisation design, some complex ER especially around any future acquisitions and talent acquisition and management.
  • You’ll need to be a great coach, developing the expertise of managers to manage their people in this environment.
  • You’ll have a great employment law grounding yet a pragmatic and solution-focused approach to help stakeholders find the best way to run the division.
  • So, you’ll have to build great relationships so that you have the trust and credibility to challenge and influence.
  • This is not a business that appreciates policy and process, so we’ll be looking for a candidate who can create workable people solutions that keep the business agile.
  • You’ll be comfortable working without too much structure but you’ll be able to make the case for structure when it is needed/appropriate.
  • We’ll need you to articulate how you have added value in previous roles and your track record of bringing ideas and solutions to your stakeholders.
  • This role is working flexibly initially 1 day in the office, increasing to 2-3 days in the Bath office and 2-3 days from home.

If you are an HR professional who can demonstrate a very commercial approach and the depth of experience that you’re now ready for the autonomy provides by this role then we’d love to talk to 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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ER Advisor   £35,000 p.a.   |   Swindon - Remote

Ref: TM21-1179
Location: Swindon - Remote
Salary: £35,000 p.a.
Type: Permanent

Employee Relations Advisor

We are seeking an ER Advisor who is available fairly immediately and who has excellent consultation experience to help support this multi-site customer facing organisation through lots of change.  You will need to be able to quickly build strong relationships with key stakeholders and work closely with trade union representatives and line managers in order to gain engagement to new ways of working.

This role is fast paced and will be working with an established friendly team.There will be a degree of flexible working – 2-3 days in the office and 2-3 days at home.

Person Specification:

  • Graduate CIPD or part qualified and working towards full qualification.
  • Excellent employment law knowledge ideally with experience of having supported change programs.
  • In depth experience of having managed and led consultations on a range of issues.
  • Experience of working closely with Trade Unions
  • Credible with the ability to gain buy in to new initiatives.
  • Good level of HR generalist knowledge with particular specialism dealing with volume employee relations issues.
  • Looking for a role based from home with no travel.
  • A great communicator able to build excellent relationships through, VC, phone and email.
  • Effective use of software packages – Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel and databases
  • Fast paced with a can do attitude looking for a busy role with a fun proactive team.

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 Advisor   £32,000 - £35,000 + benefits   |   Avonmouth, Bristol

Ref: TM21-1176
Location: Avonmouth, Bristol
Salary: £32,000 - £35,000 + benefits
Type: Permanent

HR ADVISOR

Our client is looking for an ambitious, proactive HR Advisor to join their supportive, friendly and well-respected HR team based in Avonmouth.  The role of HR Advisor will provide significant opportunity for personal development as well as potential for future senior roles within the business.

Working closely with the HR Director the HR Advisor will support on the following:

  • Working on site at Avonmouth, support the delivery the HR strategy consistently throughout the company.
  • Develop effective relationships across the whole business.
  • Drive talent management, with emphasis on improving leadership capability.
  • Manage recruitment of all production based staff to meet seasonal demands. In addition to be responsible for co-ordinating and managing through to conclusion, all other non-factory based recruitment.
  • Support the management team to drive positive change in a part-unionised environment.
  • Guide managers through employee relations cases, intervening and steering in the appropriate direction taking account of internal policies, employment law, best practice and precedent.
  • Manage and support on HR projects and initiatives across and within the business unit.
  • Develop and implement Individual Development Plans and Performance Improvement Plans where appropriate.

We are searching for someone who can evidence or demonstrate the following:

  • Experience of working at a similar level within a fast paced HR environment.
  • Experience of supporting a company in growth would be an advantage.
  • Will ideally have experience of working in either a unionised or a manufacturing/production environment, but certainly in fast paced, private sector.
  • Ideally, the successful candidates will be fully or part CIPD qualified
  • You must also have excellent organisational skills and initiative, with the ability to manage the day -to-day HR processes effectively with minimal input from the HRD.
  • Excellent knowledge of employment legislation in all areas, able to put knowledge into practice in protecting the company from liability.
  • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills.

Please Note – we are looking for someone who can start fairly quickly. This role offers plenty of opportunity to add value in fun friendly HR team and a company that values HR and its people.

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 Business Partner   Up to £42,000 p.a.   |   South Bristol

Ref: TM21-1175
Location: South Bristol
Salary: Up to £42,000 p.a.
Type: Interim

Interim HR Business Partner

Our Bristol based client is looking for an Interim HR Business Partner who is able start work fairly quickly on an interim basis covering maternity for approximately 12 months.There is every chance that this role could become permanent.

Reporting to the high energy, commercially astute Head of HR in this is a fast paced, autonomous and interesting role supporting a wide and varied workforce of c.300-350.

This role will suit someone with excellent communication skills who can engage with a wide group of stakeholders and is extremely diverse so you will meet fresh challenges almost daily.

Key responsibilities

  • Partner with line managers to offer commercial and pragmatic advice and support on all aspects of HR.
  • Influence, support & coach managers to help achieve business objectives.
  • Lead on projects that are part of the people strategy, embedding practices and actioning initiatives to support the people agenda.
  • Offer commercially focussed employee relations support to drive a high-performance culture.
  • Champion employee engagement and empowerment & identify opportunities for improvement.

Person Specification:

  • Strong background as an HR Business Partner or Senior HR Advisor in a fast paced customer facing, private sector environment.
  • Strong influencing skills and ability to build relationships.
  • Tenacious and resilient nature with a pragmatic approach to problem solving.
  • Able to manage a busy workload and perform to deadlines.
  • Sound knowledge of employment law and best practice in HR.
  • CIPD Level 5 qualification (or equivalent).

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 Assistant   £25,000 p.a.   |   North Bristol

Ref: FV21-2108
Location: North Bristol
Salary: £25,000 p.a.
Type: Permanent

HR Assistant

We are looking for a fast paced, organised permanent HR Assistant who is available to start fairly immediately to work with our fun, funky, sport focused client based in North Bristol.

This role is to support a very busy period of growth and a major part will be to support recruitment in pre-screening candidates, arranging interviews, organising the on-boarding process and chasing for references. There will also be a variety of HR administration and operational tasks from assisting in absence monitoring, holidays, maintaining accurate HR records to being the first point of contact for HR queries and HR Advice.

Person Specification:

  • Ideally we are looking for someone with recruitment experience in pre-screening candidates and supporting the administrative and on-boarding side of recruitment.
  • Experience within an HR department would be ideal, but they may consider someone recently qualified with an HR degree and  at least a year of administration or recruitment experience looking for their first HR role.
  • Excellent attention to detail with good IT, spreadsheet skills and experience of manipulating data.
  • A fun person, with an open, energetic approach who enjoys working in a lively team.
  • A passion for being active and someone who enjoys the outdoors would fit well within this environment.
  • The company is very green and proactively supports sustainability, so someone with this mind-set would fit the team well.
  • Happy to roll your sleeves up and just get on with whatever needs doing.
  • Must be available to start immediately.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to influence at all levels.

This is a great role for someone looking to be part of a growing new company which delights in promoting the outdoors and activity.

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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Head of HR   £70,000 - £75,000 + great benefits   |   Warrington

Ref: TM21-1174
Location: Warrington
Salary: £70,000 - £75,000 + great benefits
Type: Permanent

Head of HR

Our Warrington based client, who is a rapidly growing International Consultancy business, is looking to recruit a new Head of HR, Client Services (operational HR). This role is vital to the supported growth of our clients business, through flawless employee relations, business partnering and strategic HR thinking. A careful balance of operational expertise and efficiency, combined with coaching and developing a wider HR team.

This role will be based in Warrington but there will be a need for some travel, occasionally.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Mergers and acquisitions processes and protocols. Human Resources best practices and principles. Leadership and supervisory principles. Business acumen. Strategic planning. Employee relations. Organisational development. Training and learning development principles. Project Management principles.
  • HRIS Systems (preferably Oracle). Engineering and architectural design consulting industry. Coaching, Mentoring and Influencing. Exercising confidentiality, discretion and sound-judgment. Leading change initiatives in an entrepreneurial environment.
  • Ability to partner with Executive Leadership Team and engage, influence and challenge at all levels. Quickly building and sustaining credibility with leadership and employees. Client focus with a proven ability to translate concepts and business strategy into plan and execution, to achieve desired outcomes/results. Operating effectively in a matrix environment.
  • Ability to effectively organize, plan, prioritise, and manage time and competing priorities. Analysing and interpreting employee behaviour. Team building, mentoring and staff development. Identifying, diagnosing and resolving complex business issues.
  • Leading projects. Taking initiative and self-motivation. Interpreting analysis and metrics to identify trends and/or potential issues and form and communicate insights. Anticipating the impact of program implementations within the region. Ability to effectively facilitate meetings.
  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction and collaboration with colleagues, supervisor, clients and partners across the HR community, etc., sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
  • Project Management. Budget Management – able to understand project budgets and commercial related budgets.

Person Specification

  • Experience in senior HR roles, mergers and / or acquisitions you will be highly skilled at organisational design theory as well as the delivery of HR client services.
  • The right person will have an established capability of working successfully within a fast paced, matrix and global business. This role requires organizational and leaderships skills to manage a team of HR professionals, handle competing priorities and deadlines, and the ability to use discretion and independent judgement when dealing with complex, highly confidential matters.
  • The delivery of HR initiatives that are aligned with the business strategy is a core feature of this role. Preparing the organisation for growth at every step.
  • Supports and leads the business on employee relations issues; partners with legal counsel as appropriate; provides guidance on complex HR issues through coaching, negotiation and resolution to ensure successful resolution with minimum impact to the business.

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 Business Partner & Employee Experience Lead   £60,000 + excellent bonus and superb benefits   |   Derby

Ref: FV21-1172
Location: Derby
Salary: £60,000 + excellent bonus and superb benefits
Type: Permanent

HR Business Partner and Employee Experience Lead

A great opportunity has arisen for a proactive, fast paced, HR Business Partner to join a rapidly growing leading edge creative tech business. The major remit of the role is twofold: It is to business partner both newly acquired company based in the Midlands and the London Head Office corporate employee in all aspects of HR. In addition this is to take the lead in developing the employee experience across the 4 EMEA locations, 2 in the UK and 2 in Europe.

We are looking for someone who has experience, passion and an analytical mindset who can evaluate what is already in place in a number of areas: recruitment, development and career paths, reward and communication for starters. To then identify gaps and areas for improvement and to lead and champion the very best working experience for all our client’s employees.

This is a super role: An opportunity to join a rapidly growing, exciting SME, and initiate and build on great foundations, in an environment that values both hard data and intuitive judgement; a complex and growing business that excites, challenges and keeps you on your toes; and colleagues who will work alongside you to deliver great things.

It is anticipated that the ideal person will be happy working 2-3 days in the office and 2-3 days remotely with trips to the London Office 2-3 times a month.

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with demanding stakeholders on all aspects of HR to ensure HR genuinely adds value.
  • Challenge the status quo and prove how HR can help achieve the culture shift and transformation required to improve communication and knowledge sharing.
  • Support the cultural integration of the newly acquired company into the ways of working, values and culture of the organisation.
  • Build management capability through coaching and challenging on people management and decisions
  • Work with hiring managers and the recruitment team on senior vacancies ensuring top talent is brought into the business and are candidates have a superb candidate journey.
  • Create solutions to people issues which enable stakeholders to better meet their commercial objectives
  • Use data and metrics to identify potential issues and support decision-making that really increases employee engagement.
  • The company is going through a period or growth and there will be restructures, and integration of newly acquired and merged companies. Some experience in these areas is therefore needed.

Person Specification:

  • Degree and CIPD full or part qualified.
  • Evidence of having added value in an HR Business Partner role within a fast paced private sector organization preferably within a fast growing, creative high tech environment.
  • Proactive with buckets of positive energy and always wanting to go the extra mile.
  • Experience of having integrated and harmonised newly acquired companies into the host organisation.
  • A passion for engagement and able to evidence the having improved the employee experience through the introduction of new initiatives.
  • Articulate with the credibility to influence within a high intellect, creative tech environment.
  • Highly organised, with a warm and collaborative communication style
  • Totally flexible, not process driven with the ability to interact with people at all levels within the organisation.
  • Strong emotional intelligence with a warm inner confidence and the ability to engage.
  • A lateral blue sky thinker who is creative and innovative, with the comms skills to gain buy in to new initiatives.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking for exposure to a wide range of HR issues and a great opportunity to add value in a fun, creative, non-corporate environment. This role comes with superb benefits, excellent bonus and a very flexible approach towards where you work and how.

 

 

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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Internal Recruitment Advisor   £35,000 p.a.   |   South West Bristol

Ref: FV21-1173
Location: South West Bristol
Salary: £35,000 p.a.
Type: Interim - 12 Months

INTERNAL RECRUITMENT ADVISOR

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a fast paced, commercial Interim Internal Recruitment Advisor to work for this blue chip, fast paced organisation based in Swindon.

It is essential that you have experience of successfully recruiting a wide variety of Head Office personnel from Marketing, to finance to IT.    Working within a close knit, friendly recruitment team, this is a 12 month contract to support the growth of a dynamic division of this reputable company.  You will own the whole 360 process and have the experience and ability to recruit across all head office functions up to middle management level.      It would suit someone who is fast paced, innovative and who thrives on achieving deadlines within tight budgets restrictions.

You may come from a technical, commercial or professional recruitment background however the one thing which typifies you will be your resilience, hunger to deliver on your objectives and most of all your ability to seek out solutions rather than find problems.

You will have a clear understanding of SLAs, customer satisfaction and creative approaches to candidate attraction methods.  Innovative use of social media to source candidates is especially valued.

Whether you are a Recruitment Consultant, Internal Resourcer or a Recruitment Manager – we want to hear from successful, driven Recruiters who are keen to develop their careers and take the next step with this reputable and established organisation.

The role is working flexibly with 1-2 days in the office and 3-4 days at home.

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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Part Time or Full Time ER Specialist   £35,000 - £45,000   |   Goring

Ref: FV21-1170
Location: Goring
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000
Type: Permanent

ER Specialist

We have just sourced a super ER Specialist for this reputable HR consultancy North East of Reading and due to growth they are now looking for another ER Specialist to compliment their team. They have an excellent reputation for delivering a high quality HR and ER service and are looking for a proactive HR Consultant to work either 3, 4 or 5 days a week. The HR Consultant will work on site, 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. Based between Reading and Oxford this role will be office based and working with a fun and supportive team.

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 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 Assistant   £27,000 p.a. + benefits   |   Hinkley Point, North Somerset

Ref: FV21-1166
Location: Hinkley Point, North Somerset
Salary: £27,000 p.a. + benefits
Type: Permanent

HR Assistant

We are looking for a fast-paced, high potential HR Assistant who has the desire and capacity to grow and develop into a bigger role.   You will be working with one of the companies contracted to help develop the site and Hinkley point and it’s anticipated that numbers of employees will grow significantly as the project progresses.   Reporting to the fast paced, pragmatic on-site HRM, this is a broad HR generalist support role, covering all HR services.  There will be some opportunity to work flexibly, i.e. 3 days in the office, 2 days at home.

Key responsibilities:

  • Be the first point of contact for all HR related queries
  • Process weekly starters and leavers and administer HR-related documentation, maintain Employee files.
  • Ensure the relevant HR & Payroll system is maintained accurately.
  • Action all sickness records, reporting any ‘long-term’ absences to the relevant HR team member.
  • Arrange and assist with note taking of disciplinaries.
  • Assist with recruitment, arrange interviews, coordinate new on-boarding and inductions.
  • Support in social impact and outreach programmes
  • Work with Training Department, coordinate training and liaise with Apprentices and apprentice providers.

Person Specification

  • This would suit either an HR or Business Studies Graduate (with HR Modules) who has good theoretical HR knowledge and some solid administration office experience or someone with significant HR administration experience within a large, fast paced, growing private sector company.
  • Computer literate and be able to create reports and spreadsheets and work with HR systems
  • Excellent communication skills to deal with staff and external clients
  • Full understanding of the service needed to support a busy HR department
  • A basic understanding of Employee Relations and current employment legislation.
  • Able to demonstrate having met demanding targets and deadlines
  • Be proactive and able to work using your own initiative.

This is a great opportunity to grow and develop as this project grows and develops.

 

 

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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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

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