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HR Advisor

  • Location:

    Inverness, Highlands

  • Sector:

    Human Resources

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £37000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Permanent Team

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Job Description

****** HR Advisor (Remote working/Scotland) - £35-37k ******
For a full and detailed job description please contact the Permanent team on 01463 729213.

JOB OVERVIEW - The HR Adviser is responsible for supporting the effective provision of a professional human resources / organisational development advisory service within the organisation. Operating as a key business partner, the post covers a wide remit and the department`s structure has been designed to provide a flexible approach to delivering HROD services within the business. Therefore, HR Advisers are required to work across the wider team in the provision of generalist activities whilst supporting organisational change and the transformation of the Service.

Operating as a key business partner, this post will cover a wide remit and the department`s structure has been designed HROD services for this public body. This role will require a range of generalist activities whilst supporting organisational change and the transformation of this service.

The role will involve a range of activities including such as:- decentralised HR provision, employee relations, employee engagement, recruitment and selection, career progression, people systems and technology, employee development, cultural development and change, health and wellbeing, workforce planning, and employee information, performance and reward.

Functional Responsibilities/Key Tasks

Manage a portfolio of casework in relation to people management activities (including absence, discipline, grievance, and capability) and provide professional advice at associated meetings.
Deliver induction training and the provision of targeted development programmes on people management activities.
Support the implementation of the Strategic Workforce and Resourcing Plan through functional / departmental structure reviews, vacancy management and co-ordinating resourcing campaigns.
Undertake and lead on HROD projects and initiatives.
Support culture change through the development and delivery of change initiatives.
Maintain a comprehensive knowledge of professional areas of expertise including Employment Legislation, Reward and Terms and Conditions, changes to working practices, HROD Policies and Procedures and general employment related developments.
Research and collate information and data on employment legislation, bench marking and best practice; analyse information and make recommendations on proposals for HROD initiatives.
Prepare and monitor statistical information, develop and prepare management information and reports on a range of HROD matters to key internal and external stakeholders as required.
Assess and evaluate key performance indicators and performance reports; identify improvements and create action plans to support performance improvement.
Develop, review and implement HROD policies and procedures.

Carry out job analysis and quality assurance in support of the Job Evaluation Scheme and relevant policies and procedures.
Operate within the governance framework

Essential Criteria
(Please note, you MUST have the essential criteria required for this role)
Degree level qualification or have equivalent knowledge gained through relevant experience in the working environment.
Associate membership of CIPD
Experience as an HR generalist / business partner
Effective communication skills and the ability to influence a range of stakeholders.
Knowledge of current and emerging legislation relevant to employment matters

Driving licence, as the ability to travel throughout the area is required.
Flexibility to support a range of HROD activities.

*For a full and detailed copy of the job description contact: Victoria MacDonald or Angela McBrearty on the permanent team at:


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