HR Advisor

11 Aug 2017
18 Aug 2017
Job Type
Contract Type

HR Advisor, Warwick, 12 Months Contract

Pontoon has an exciting opportunity for an experienced HR Advisor that is used to working within a fast moving environment. The Successful consultant will need to have experience within Case management.

Experience Required:

  • Experience of operating as Advisor for Dispute related activity or within HR Operational role
  • A thorough understanding of and ability to technically apply, HR policies and procedures within the context of expected standards for employee conduct sickness absence, performance improvement, grievance/DBH
  • Experience and confidence in the provision of detailed advice on separate policies to a range of stakeholders at all levels on a timely basis in relation to above policies
  • A detailed understanding of the Drug & Alcohol policy and process for testing
  • Knowledge of employment legislation and its impact for case management/employees
  • A broad understanding of external good practice ie ACAS requirements for such policies
  • Ability to distil information received via telephone and or email, to interpret the requirements and priorities and provide timely and relevant policy guidance
  • Experience of interviewing question design/technique and report writing
  • Quick relationship builder and stakeholder management at all levels; able to influence colleagues to prioritise timely completion of case management processes or otherwise promptly escalate for guidance.
  • Experience of applying the principles of previous Cases to future cases to ensure appropriate advice around consistency and fairness
  • Confident and articulate to push back and be able to manage difficult conversations in an appropriate but assertive manner
  • Competent with word; Powerpoint and excel; sharepoint, outlook applications
  • Proactive, highly organised and attentive to detail, ability to manage a disparate workload, multi-task and prioritise to consistently deliver
  • Ability to confidently challenge current ways of working, to influence and encourage change
  • Clear and confident communicator (verbal and written) with commercial acumen

Key Responabilites:

  • Working with Contact HR to manage individuals who have been dismissed through the Cases process to be appropriately closed down
  • At peak times, support Administrator in scheduling activity/admin
  • Be proactive in identifying & resolving administrative issues
  • Advise and coach the business around appropriate circumstances for suspension/workplace separation and ensure close watch on timescales and reviews in cases where employees are suspended; ensure appropriate communications issued.
  • Work with responsible manager to ensure an appropriate Investigation Officer is sourced on a timely basis.
  • Guide & coach the Investigating Officer/Responsible Manager in the investigation process; scope and approach for investigation interviews.
  • Review all investigation reports for completeness and address any gaps before passing to more experienced colleague for over check.
  • Monitoring the investigation timeline for slowness in process, taking appropriate action to escalate/seek further advice

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