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Senior HR Advisor

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  • Salary:

    Up to £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Natalie Overland

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  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 - 4 months

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Senior HR Advisor | FTC 3-4 months | Crewe

I have a great opportunity for an experienced HR Advisor to join a consistently growing business within the FMCG sector. The role will suit a well-rounded HR generalist who will play a pivotal part in driving the businesses HR strategy.

So, what will your day look like as Senior HR Advisor?

You'll lead key projects and drive HR initiatives forward at site level. This is a majority site-based role across two large manufacturing sites. Key responsibilities include:

  • Lead in managing site ER cases.
  • Champion and manage effective absence management, ensuring % remain below target.
  • Handle consultations on complex changes.
  • Enhance employee engagement through HR walk-rounds, welfare interviews, and ensuring HR visibility across shifts.
  • Administer Speak Up and grievance procedures to address concerns promptly.
  • Contribute to community, charity, and volunteering initiatives.
  • Oversee talent attraction, retention and development.
  • Coordinate weekly recruitment campaigns with site management teams
  • Coach managers across the employee life-cycle, supporting group leadership programs.
  • Support Department heads in identifying training needs and sourcing solutions.
  • Maintain HR compliance, escalate complex cases, and participate in audits to uphold our high standards.
  • Ensure compliance of company ethical policies.
  • Work collaboratively with all functions.
  • Actively promote the well-being of our colleagues.
  • Lead HR team on day-to-day basis escalating concerns and demonstrating a positive working environment.

Is this you?

You'll be a highly skilled Senior HR Advisor, CIPD qualified to Level 5 and possess equivalent experience, with a minimum of 2 years managing employee relations in a fast-paced FMCG setting. This role requires a solid understanding of HR practices, employment law, and the ability to handle complex cases and consultations effectively.

You'll be a confident communicator with the ability to deal efficiently and sympathetically with high volumes of colleagues at all levels across the whole business. You will have a sound and up to date working knowledge of current UK employment law.

This is a contract role of between 3 to 4 months. Working hours are Monday to Friday, 8 hours per day between the hours of 8am - 5pm. There will be a need to have some flexibility around this in order to engage with colleagues on various shift patterns.

If this sounds like it could be your next move, then please apply or reach out to me directly on either 01780 480530 or at