HR Advisor

Date 03/06/21

Location Benson, near Wallingford

Do you have at least two years' experience in an HR Advisor role, supporting managers with a range of issues in a multi-site business? As HR Advisor at Grundon, we can offer you a varied workload in a fascinating and friendly company that encompasses operational and office-based environments. Based at our modern head office in Benson, South Oxfordshire, but travelling across our mainly south-east operating area, you will join us on a full-time permanent contract and receive a competitive salary and attractive benefits, including:
- Company car (you will need to live or be willing to relocate to within 40 miles of Benson)
- Pension scheme – you contribute 5% of pay (true cost is less due to Income Tax and NI relief) and Grundon matches this 
- Life assurance cover as a member of our pension scheme (twice your annual salary from day one)
- Option to buy additional holiday and join cycle to work scheme (after a qualifying period) 
- Perks at Work reward and discount scheme
- Discounted gym membership (at participating gyms)

What you’ll be doing as HR Advisor
- Providing an effective and professional HR advisory service to managers and employees across the Grundon businesses.
- Managing day-to-day HR casework, including supporting, coaching and guiding managers on disciplinary/grievance issues, incapacity absence, performance management, flexible working requests etc. 
- Supervising and directing the workload of the more junior HR Advisor.
- Researching and interpreting employment legislation to produce practical HR policies and procedures.
- Working closely with the Learning & Development Trainer to deliver effective HR-related training across the business.

Working hours: 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday – 35 hours per week. 

What we are looking for in our HR Advisor
- At least two years' experience in a similar HR Advisor role.
- Ideally, you hold a recognised HR qualification.
- Evidence of an excellent understanding of employment law, interpreted into internal HR policies and procedures. 
- An ability and desire to support and guide others, and build and maintain relationships.
- Evidence of sound judgement, with excellent problem-solving and influencing skills, and the ability to present advice in an independent, credible and effective manner. 
- Discreet, diplomatic, a confident communicator.
- Able to juggle and prioritise a full workload.

Grow with Grundon
Grundon is a leading, long-established and award-winning waste management, environmental and quarrying company that develops and invests in the people that work for us. This is a fantastic opportunity to join our success story and strengthen our supportive HR team as HR Advisor. Click apply. No agencies please.

Please note: We interview as soon as we have applications that look like a good match, so do apply as soon as possible. We advertised the role of HR Advisor on 28.05.21

What is it like working at Grundon?

We are committed to achieving diversity by employing the right people to deliver a high quality service based on equality of opportunity, skills, qualifications and relevant experience. We are the largest family-owned waste management company in the UK and we care as much about our employees as we do the environment. We aim to attract and retain high-quality, committed, enthusiastic, customer-focused individuals.

what we offer

Pension Scheme

Pension Scheme

Life Insurance

Life Insurance

Employee Assistance Programme

Employee Assistance Programme

Health Cash Plan

Health Cash Plan

Discounted Gym Membership

Discounted Gym Membership

Cycle to Work Scheme

Cycle to Work Scheme

Mobile Phone Discounts

Mobile Phone Discounts

Holiday Plus

Holiday Plus

Perks at Work – Discount Shopping

Perks at Work – Discount Shopping

Introduce a Friend Scheme

Introduce a Friend Scheme

Suggestions and Innovations Scheme

Suggestions and Innovations Scheme

Long Service Benefits

Long Service Benefits

Come and join our team

Contact us today to find out how Grundon can provide you with a challenging and stimulating working environment, where you can fulfil your potential