Southgate are a family owned business, employing over 60 people across multiple disciplines. We adopt a 'can do' attitude with a collaborative approach.

Senior HR Advisor

To provide engaging and fit for purpose HR support to all stakeholders throughout the employee lifecycle

Skills/Attributes Required

  • Motivated and enthusiastic HR professional to join the team as the first point of contact for HR
  • To provide HR generalist, recruitment and HRIS support to the business in person, by telephone and email, supported by our part-time HR Director who will support you with complex queries when needed
  • To provide advise to our senior management team and group leaders with proactive management across all areas of the employee lifecycle including strong communication skills
  • To lead all recruitment activities, ensuring the best candidates are recruited for all roles, keeping time to fill to manageable levels

Education/Experience Required

  • CIPD Level 5 qualified
  • Currently studying CIPD Level 7 preferred
  • Attention to detail and ability to analyse, interpret and explain data and employment legislation
  • Good Excel, Powerpoint and Word skills
  • Knowledge of relevant statutory obligations
  • A proactive approach to self-development and the development of others
  • Experience in interpreting employee engagement surveys and feedback
  • Team player ability to work within the support team helping get work completed in a timely manner
  • The right to work in the UK
  • Experience of working with a cloud based HRIS e.g. People HR or HiBob

Primary Responsibilities

  • Support the part-time People Director to partner with the senior management team to implement a talent acquisition and people plan that supports the ambitions of this growing business
  • To be the first point of contact for all recruitment, interviewing and contract administration
  • Administer the performance appraisal process and from it devise a Learning and Development plan that supports the training needs of all staff
  • The implementation of an HRIS system that automates the holidays/sickness/absence recording and reporting and supports staff engagement
  • Salary and benefits administration working alongside finance and our external payroll provider
  • Assist in the development and implementation of relevant policies and procedure
  • Support staff engagement by owning and maintaining regular staff surveys and associated action plans
  • Keeping up to date with legislative changes, contracts, and policies, including diversity and inclusion in the workplace
  • Manage our third party (Subcontractor) use and contracts as appropriate, with an eye to IR35
  • To be an advocate for staff well-being in the workplace
  • To support staff through a significant period of growth in the company’s development

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Staff Benefits

packaging · fulfilment · productivity

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