HR Officer with L&D

A City based leading provider of specialist insurance, investment and financial support services. They are looking to hire a HR Officer who will be responsible for the day-to-day administrative requirements of the HR department, and assist the Group HR Manager with all HR operations and advisory services to the business. The role will have a strong focus on L&D initially in order to fully integrate a learning and development function.

Learning and Development

  • Liaising with the Group HRM to create a fully integrated learning and development function that satisfies the Group needs. Identifying education and learning providers, review staff training needs and supporting continual development.

Employee Relations

  • Handling ER Up to disciplinary and grievance level, working with the Group HRM and escalating where necessary. Note taking when required
  • Managing the Joiners/Movers/Leavers process and related procedures.
  • Advice and administration of with policy and introduction of new policies and processes.
  • Managing the leavers process.
  • Compile Maternity/ Paternity and Adoptive paperwork.
  • Completing reference letters.
  • Assisting with the co-ordination and monitoring of the performance management process.


  • Taking ownership of junior level recruitment lifecycle, including; advertising roles, interviews, assisting line managers with decision making where appropriate and agreeing terms with recruitment agencies
  • Manage effective induction process.
  • Working closely with Compliance for F&P and SM&CR requirements.
  • Manage the probation period for new hires to ensure all documentation is completed before passing probation.
  • On-boarding of all new staff (including apprentices, interns and FTC).

HR Projects

  • Ownership of HR projects aimed at improving ways of working and service provided to the business.

General HR Administration

  • Advising managers and staff on HR policies and procedures
  • Assist with monthly payroll collation and queries.
  • Assist with the management of company benefit schemes.
  • Manage the HRIS (PeopleHR), arrange training and identifying ways to improve use of the system.

Person spec:

  • CIPD qualified (Level 3 minimum)
  • Two - Five years work experience in a similar position ideally within Financial Services
  • Experience of creating a fully integrated learning & development function
  • Knowledge of employment related legislation.
  • Extremely high attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Pro-active and self-motivated.
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • High level of numeracy.
  • Ability to deal effectively and confidently with management and staff members at all levels.
  • Able to use the Microsoft office suite to an intermediate level.

Flexibility, a CAN DO attitude, a hands on approach as well as acting confidentially and working discreetly is essential in this role. This is a great opportunity for someone looking for a broad HR role where they will have a lot of autonomy in a small team.

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