HR Advisor

Ref No. OTH1662
Location Bristol, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Closed
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We have new and dynamic opportunities for a HR Advisor to join our team in a permanent position and also a 12 month fixed-term appointment, based at Abbey Wood, Bristol, or one of our Defence Munition sites in Gosport, Kineton or Beith.



The Job

As our HR Advisor, you will provide trusted, timely and effective HR support, services and advice for one-or-more of our business areas. You will be a key member of the HR Business Partner Team and will act as HR Advisor to remote DE&S sites. This could include delivering learning and development interventions on site with working groups or forums face-to-face. You will demonstrate and enhance your ability to understand and identify problems and provide solutions, as well as implement interventions in line with the wider DE&S business.

This is an excellent opportunity for you to develop your career and be involved in increasing the service offering that the HR team are making, and be a significant part in sharing best practice relating to continuous improvement across different DE&S sites.


As HR Advisor your responsibilities will include:

- Delivering and supporting on HR priorities within the business areas, including the delivery of learning and development interventions to meet the business needs in group forums
- Responding to enquiries providing trusted guidance and advice in accordance with policy and process, providing a high level of customer service
- Managing staff, where required; advising, coaching and developing HR Assistants
- Supporting compliance with HR/People policies, as required, ensuring robust configuration management
- Working in collaboration with the business, ensuring alignment on objectives and delivery of plans
- Supporting in the production of management information, undertaking analysis to drive delivery improvement within teams through identification of suitable interventions

Due to the location of sites, the ability to travel on a regular basis throughout the UK is a requirement. Undertaking this travel via your own means of transport would be beneficial.

What you will be assessed against

To be successful with your application you must demonstrate that you meet the following essential criteria:

* Intermediate (Level 5) HR qualifications or equivalent experience
* Experience in application of employment law

In addition to the responsibilities above, the following technical competencies and behaviours will be assessed at interview:

* Business Facing-HR
* Employee Wellbeing & Engagement
* Making effective decisions
* Communicating and influencing

What's in it for you?

You will receive a generous benefits package including market-leading employer pension contributions of between 26.6% and 30.3% of your salary (not including any personal contribution), annual bonuses, a flexible working pattern to fit you where possible, 25 days holiday +1 additional day every year you work up to 30 days with opportunity for movement and promotion. Some of our sites include an onsite gym, onsite restaurants, cafes and much more.

Whilst you will be based out of the listed location, DE&S promotes Smarter working, which provides flexibility over where work is carried out whilst ensuring organisational outcomes are delivered effectively and efficiently. We adopt an 'attend for a purpose' approach in relation to visits to site.

Find out more about what DE&S offers by clicking here. Please refer to the Civil Service Pensions Retirement Modeller to get an indication of the benefits you may receive from your Civil Service Pension, when you come to retire.

We value diversity and inclusion and actively encourage and welcome applications from everyone, including those that are underrepresented in our workforce. We promote equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment and a working environment free from discrimination, harassment, bullying and victimisation.

About your team

Our HR function sets strategic direction and helps develop the highly skilled and inclusive workforce needed to drive exceptional performance. Through strong stakeholder engagement, HR provides dedicated people management processes, policies and services to support DE&S to deliver its outputs. We are integral to operational delivery.

Matchtech Group Plc is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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