HR Officer

HR Officer Ashford, Kent, South East England, England

Neilson Financial Services
Full Time Ashford, Kent, South East England, England 141518 - 176756 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

The purpose of the HR Officer is to support the NFS business in all aspects of generalist Human Resources activity. Confident and competent to work independently, you must be comfortable in decision making and providing advice in any HR situation including performance management, disciplinary and grievances and employee engagement. This role works closely with the Recruitment Manager, L&D team, and all Line Managers so it is important that this person is able to work with all levels of stakeholders and provide support and advice as required.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide advice on all employee relations matters, compliant with UK employment law, including, but not limited to performance management, disciplinaries, grievances, redundancies, restructures and other people management change initiatives
  • Provide advice in relation to the maternity process, flexible working and all other family friendly processes
  • Provide advice in relation to the absence management process and undertaking return to work interviews
  • Conduct all exit interviews, reporting feedback and analysis
  • Provide support with recruitment activity including interviewing and assessment as required
  • Implement policies and update existing policies as required
  • Carry out all HR administration as required and assist in individual performance management and annual review process
  • Research, create and implement any new HR initiatives, as appropriate
  • Produce weekly/ monthly HR reports and assist as required in payroll processing on a monthly basis, ensuring that all data is accurate at all times

Knowledge & skills:

  • Demonstrable practical experience in a generalist HR role
  • Degree (or equivalent) qualification or relevant professional qualification CIPD or part CIPD qualified
  • Up to date knowledge of employment legislation and strong research skills
  • A strong consultative style with proven stakeholder management skills
  • Resilient and adaptable in dealing with stakeholders
  • Ability to influence and build credible relationships
  • Flexible with the ability to work to tight deadlines whilst maintaining discretion and professionalism in all matters

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Referral programme
  • Sick pay


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Ashford: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Human resources: 2 years (required)


  • CIPD (preferred)

Work Location: One location

HR Officer
Neilson Financial Services
Slough, United Kingdom
Gavin Donnelly
$5 to $25 million (USD)
51 to 200 Employees
Company - Private
Insurance Agencies & Brokerages
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