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HR Officer

Banbury, Oxfordshire
Job Type
21 Jul 2022

As HR Officer, you will be joining a long-standing, highly recognised, Banbury organisation on a permanent, full-time basis (Monday - Friday). The purpose of the role is to work as a member of the HR and Payroll team to support the business on all HR matters and be committed to continuous improvement. Our client is looking for an individual who is confident with their HR knowledge, proactive in their approach and can manage their own time effectively, as well as build strong communication with line managers.

As HR Officer, you will provide first-line advice and HR administration support to all managers and employees.

What will you be doing as HR Officer?

  • Providing first-line advice and support to employees and managers on HR Policy related queries.
  • Work with line managers to monitor and improve levels of sickness absence, as well as supporting employees during periods of absence.
  • Administration of employee benefit schemes such as Eye Care vouchers.
  • Responsibility for ensuring that all electronic employee files are kept up to date.
  • Responding to reference requests from external sources on behalf of the organisation.
  • Working with managers to ensure that employee probation periods are reviewed on-time, and effectively.
  • To support recruiting managers during the recruitment process.
  • Providing information and data to the business as and when required.
  • Completion of HR on-boarding and leaver processes.
  • Assist line managers during formal meetings.
  • Act as back-up for Payroll Co-ordinator when they are absent.
  • To carry out other tasks as and when dictated by the needs of the business.

You must be / have:

  • Ability to ensure high-quality service delivery and attention to detail.
  • Ability to review current way-of-working and help to improve HR processes, policies and related work instructions.
  • Strong communication skills to be able to freely interact with employees, managers and directors at all levels of the business to effectively resolve HR issues.
  • Previous experience of using an HR System
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in HR within the UK
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Ability to apply flexibility to work tasks, and to use own initiative
  • Problem solving skills

Desired Characteristics: Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • CIPD Level 3 or working towards
  • Working knowledge of Workday HR System
  • Payroll knowledge or experience

Opportunity: what's in it for me?

The salary is up to £30,000 (depending on experience), as well as endless other benefits too, such as pension, life assurance, childcare vouchers, eye care vouchers, cycle scheme, annual bonus, free parking, discounts with local companies and more!

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  • Job Reference: 663281373-2
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Cameo Consultancy
    Cameo Consultancy
  • Location: Banbury, Oxfordshire
  • Salary: £30,000
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment
  • Job Type: Permanent