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HR Officer



£26,000 - £28,000


Permanent – Full Time


Human Resource Officer

Construction and Property

Company Description


Our client is a true North East success story within the regional industrial and construction sectors.

The company is a privately-owned business with a proud heritage of delivering high value projects throughout the North East and the UK. The company operates from a well-resourced Head Office facility located in the heart lands of Tyne Valley, with significant investment in new business systems, projects and technology, with a highly skilled workforce aiming to provide their customers with the best service available on the market. The company is now entering a new and exciting phase of development.

They are now looking to recruit a HR Officer to support the business. You will work closely with the HR Director and provide a full generalist role as well as working on and implementing a number of new and innovative HR projects for the business.

You will be joining a great North East people focused organisation with a strong history, a fantastic leadership team who have a clear forward-thinking vision, and the role offers a secure positive future.


Job Specification

The Role

  • Provide a full generalist HR service to the business.
  • Point of contact for HR-related queries.
  • Overview T&A clocking system
  • Assist in administration of absence management throughout the group
  • Monitoring sickness/holidays etc.
  • Monitoring absence/lateness
  • Manage the Companies Appraisal system and follow up where needed
  • To administer performance appraisal /reviews and ensure any development plans are implemented
  • Carry out Return to work interviews and implement any necessary measures
  • Arranging Occupational Health referrals and follow up meetings.
  • Assist with Capability/Incapacity hearings and outcomes
  • Monitor & review Health surveillance outcomes
  • Preparing & Conducting New Starter Inductions as required
  • Conducting Exit Interviews as required
  • To produce, maintain and communicate the HR strategies for the business.
  • Preparing the relevant documents to variations in Terms and Conditions of Employment.
  • Updating Job descriptions
  • Support and assist in Human Resource initiatives, activities and projects.
  • To maintain an up-to-date confidential filing system for all personnel information.
  • Support the company communications plan.
  • Support the administration of the processing of the weekly/monthly payroll system on a weekly basis.
  • Assist with Pension re-enrolment obligations.
  • Ensure the relevant HR database is up to date, accurate and complies with legislation
  • Support the business is a variety of CSR projects.
  • Perform a range of investigations and follow ups regarding discipline and grievances.
  • Assist & conduct employment reviews/disciplinaries/grievance processes
  • Assist in the planning, delivery and evaluation of training in-house and external.
  • Liaise with managers in drawing up plans for future employment needs
  • Assist & conduct the recruitment process throughout the company
  • Review and update company policies and procedures in line with legislation
  • Update the company HR Portal
  • Support the business with audits and other compliance duties. 

The Person 

  • Previous HR Officer/Advisor experience is essential.
  • Previous experience of working within an industrial or construction industry environment would be advantageous.
  • CIPD qualified.
  • IT Literate.
  • Looking for a secure long-term career move with opportunities for future growth and progression.
  • Able to provide a logical and systematic approach to problems, issues and areas to develop within the business. 

The Benefits

  • Working for a highly successful North East business, with a strong and proud heritage in the region.
  • A business with a superb senior team and great plans for the future success of the company.
  • Working with an experienced, friendly and supportive HR Director.
  • You will be provided with a varied and highly interesting role.
  • A company that provides a great team-based culture.
  • An opportunity to really grow and develop with the business.

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