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HR Advisor

HR Advisor

  • Location

    London, England

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £38000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Richard Grove

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry Date:


  • Startdate:

    12 months

Role: HR Advisor

Location: London

Salary: Up to £38,000

Contract: 12 month fixed-term contract

Reporting into: HR Partner


  • Are you an experienced HR Generalist, able to deliver a high-quality HR Advisory service and pro-actively contribute to the implementation of the people strategy?
  • Do you have a customer-centric approach and pride yourself on your day to day client relationship management and service delivery?
  • Are you keen to work for a world-renowned research institute?

If yes, I want to speak with you!


I am delighted to be working with this world-renowned Research organisation. They are at the forefront of scientific research with a view to prevent and hopefully cure disease and illness for years to come.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work within dynamic HR team, as it offers a wide variety of HR Advisory responsibilities, as well as the opportunity to be part of one of the most significant UK bio-medical science projects in a generation.

Reporting to the HR Partners and working alongside the HR Advisors, you will support the team across a full range of generalist activities. Your work will help to deliver a proactive and flexible HR service by providing relevant and appropriate HR support to all employees and non-employees, whilst driving best practice and ensuring compliance with institute procedures, policies and employment legislation.

What's great about being an HR Advisor at this organisation?

  • Opportunity to work for a world-class research institute
  • Great Central London location
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Competitive Salary
  • A whole host of other great benefits

Key responsibilities:

  • Providing general HR support and advice to employees and managers. Working in partnership with the HR Services team.
  • Dealing with all queries on maternity leave and other family-friendly policies, including meeting with individuals and providing support and advice before, during and after periods of leave.
  • Organising and presenting staff induction.
  • Monitoring and submitting monthly payroll actions to the HR Services team, including allowances and fixed-term contract end dates.
  • Running MI reports from the HR system on a monthly basis and as required.
  • Managing the fixed-term contract process, including issuing letters of notice and calculating redundancy payments.
  • Project work to assist with the development of the HR policies and processes, as required.
  • Providing employee relations support and advice for managers at all levels to ensure that all casework is managed in a fair and transparent manner. This will include absence management, disciplinaries, grievances, restructures and redundancies
  • Maintaining appropriate levels of confidentiality at all times.

What do you need to succeed as a HR Advisor:

  • Experience providing HR advice at an HR Advisor level
  • Experience of providing advice and an end-to-end service on maternity leave and other family-friendly leave
  • Excellent knowledge of UK employment law and HR policies and procedures
  • Ability to balance high levels of accuracy with a high-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to form effective working relationships with a diverse employee population
  • Flexibility and adaptability to be successful in a changing environment
  • A focus on delivery with excellent time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in a busy, changing and complex environment
  • Proven written, numerical, communication and verbal skills

Qualifications, experience and competencies:

  • Previous experience working in a research academic environment
  • Experience working with CoreHR database
  • CIPD qualified or working towards CIPD qualification

What do current staff think:

'Great facilities, great people and a great cause!" - Current Employee

What next:

Interviews to take place immediately! Apply now to be considered for this opportunity.

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