Job Title – HR Advisor

Posted – 10th March 2021

Location – Waterlooville, Hampshire

Reports to: HR Manager 

Job Type: Part Time (22-25 hours per week)

Summary of Role

A brand new role to the business, supporting the HR Manager in delivering a pro-active and customer focused service to a growing manufacturing business. The role will be responsible for the administration of the department as well as providing accurate advice to the business and project work. This is a great opportunity to be involved in the development of the HR function and offering to the business. The role will include providing support to the MD.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Day to day HR administration, including offers and contracts, reference and DBS checks, changes to employment, training, employee letters, compiling data for the monthly report
  • Maintenance of the HR system, including time and attendance and HR database
  • Proactively support line managers in employee matters, including attendance, performance, discipline and grievances, through ad hoc coaching and planned training
  • Proactive recruitment support to line managers, including job descriptions, advertising, reviewing applications and interviewing
  • Work with Occupational Health for new starter assessments, ad hoc case management and health surveillance
  • Supporting the HR Manager in project work, including projects involving training and development, reward and benefits, recruitment, embedding the company values and culture change, induction and probation and a new employee handbook
  • Support in the development of new policies and procedures, and review of existing
  • Be a point of contact for all staff on a wide range of HR queries
  • Support the improvement of employee engagement through the annual survey, analysis of results and support to the business
  • Support the HR Manager with talent management, succession planning, people development, training records and performance/development reviews
  • Support to the MD with some tasks including reports and communications and be a point of contact between the MD and the wider team.
  • Other reasonable general duties as required by Management

Qualifications and Experience


  • HR experience in an advisory capacity
  • Understanding of employment law and HR best practice


  • CIPD qualification or working towards
  • Experience in HR projects delivery


  • A positive, pro-active can-do attitude, always on the look out for new ways of doing things
  • Ability to build positive and engaging working relationships and influence at all levels
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Approachable and empathetic
  • Diligent
  • Passionate about growing and developing people

To Apply

Please send a C.V. to:

HR Department Coopers Fire, Ignis House, Houghton Avenue, Waterlooville, Hampshire, PO7 3DU. UK

or by email to