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HR Officer

Job Title: HR Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £27500 - £29500 per annum + Plus Exceptional Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: ASAP
REF: RVCOL02_1548834876
Contact Name: Rachel Verghese
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

My client are a leading Commercial Property Company throughout the UK. They are looking to recruit an experienced HR Officer. CIPD Level 5 qualified. Must be outgoing, personable and presentable. Fixed Term Contract for 6 months to start with. Possibility of permanent position.

If you can juggle tasks with a smile on your face and deliver great customer service then this role is for you.Promotion is also at reach and quickly once you've succeeded in the role and there is training available every year to help you grow as a business-person.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Support the HR Department in dealing with the day to day HR administration

  • Responsible for providing support in the day to day HR function, responding to any difficulties encountered and liaising with Senior Directors when necessary

  • Providing accurate and appropriate advice on a full range of HR policies and procedures to all staff e.g. Disciplinary/grievance issues, sickness absence, parental rights and ensuring that staff are managed consistently and fairly across the business

  • Analyse employee statistics such as absence and staff turn over

  • Ensure HR data is kept up to date at all times

  • Liaising with legal bodies on any ER issues when required

  • Collate and submit wider HR statistics as and when required

  • At times lead or support disciplinary, grievance and appeal hearings. Ensuring compliance, best practice and company procedures are upheld

  • Attend meetings internal and external commensurate to the position e.g. site visits to directly support managers

  • Manage the recruitment process from end to end and assist with recruitment, training and development requirements

  • Understanding of auto-enrolment procedures

  • To become a champion of equal opportunities for the business

  • Keep-up-to date with legislation and best practice at all times

  • Carry out ad hoc duties and special projects as and when required

  • Uphold the HR Departments GDPR responsibility and ensure compliance


  • Support and implement HR strategies, policies and procedures within the company

  • Support and develop an Induction course and a corporate induction for all members of staff

  • Revise and draft job descriptions and person specifications

  • Carry out internal quality audits as and when required of office procedures/systems

  • Implement recruitment and selection activities for all staff from placement of adverts - objective selection processes through to preparation of employment offers and subsequent induction programme

  • Develop and implement performance management and appraisal processes

Personal Specification:

Qualification and Education - CIPD Level 5 Qualification or other relevant qualifications - Essential

Experience - 2-3 years' generalist HR experience - Essential

Must have experience in leading on Employee Relations cases - Essential

Knowledge and understanding of HR policies and employment law - Essential

Previous administration experience - Essential

Understanding of monthly payroll collation - Essential

Experience and Understanding of TUPE procedures - Desirable

Experience and understanding of redundancy procedures - Desirable

Experience of conducting disciplinary and grievance meetings - Essential

Skills and Abilities - Proficient in Word, Excel and Outlook - Essential

Excellent telephone and face-to-face communication skills - Essential

Excellent verbal and written communication skills - Essential

Ability to interpret legislative requirements, best practice and company polices - Essential

Flexible approach to the changing needs of the business - Desirable

Familiarity with HR systems and setting up new reports - Desirable

Work Requirements - Full time position working business hours Monday to Friday - Essential

Occasional irregular hours if required to meet business needs - Essential

Flexibility to travel to other sites - Essential