Regional HR Advisor

Regional HR Advisor

Job Title: Regional HR Advisor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Reference: 15018/001_1537432660
Contact Name: Damian Mee
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 20, 2018 09:37

Job Description

Regional HR Advisor


£30,000 to £35,000

Permanent Opportunity

Qualifications in HR and Health & Safety

Are you a HR professional looking for your next challenge?

Do you want a new role that will give you even more exposure to new skills within a thriving Manufacturing environment?

Have you gained Health & Safety skills/qualifications within your HR career?

If you have answered YES to all of the above, then I've got the role for you.

My client, a high-quality manufacturer with sites across the UK, is looking for a HR and Health & Safety professional to cover 3 sites.

This is a unique opportunity to dual skill yourself within an organisation that prides itself on developing its staff.

The Role


  • To assist the Group HR and H&S Manager to promote, embed and improve the HR & H&S Systems, Processes and Strategy across the Southern Regional Sites.
  • To improve communication mechanisms in line with Group strategy
  • To attend Group HR and H&S team meetings on a monthly basis.
  • Keep up to date with current employment law and associated legislation.
  • Working with the central HR team to ensure that the induction process is undertaken, and all onboarding documentation offers of employment are timely.
  • Working with managers and the HR team you will identify the need for new processes or changes to existing processes.
  • Be a champion of GDPR regulations within the southern sites.
  • Support new system implementations and ensure compliance to include Mitrafinch.
  • Work with the team to update and maintain Company policies and procedures as agreed with the Group HR and HSE Manager.
  • Support the Group HR and HSE Manager with continuing Company growth plan, acquisitions, TUPE and restructuring.

Site Support

  • To build strong relationships with the management teams and promote the HR and H&S function building trust and credibility within our sites.
  • Provide support to the management teams to implement Company Policies and Procedures.
  • Ensure legal compliance to Company policy and procedures, that they are applied consistently and timely.
  • Provide coaching and advice to mangers around processes such as disciplinary and grievance meetings.
  • Liaise with managers to support the recruitment process in conjunction with the Central Group HR Team. Screening candidates and supporting managers with the interview process including competency-based interviews.

Health and Safety

  • Accident report and claim investigations.
  • Produce Risk Assessments.
  • Update Risk Assessments.
  • Work with the H&S Manager to ensure that the Site H&S improvement plans are on track
  • Ensure that mandatory training across the Southern Sites is undertaken and recorded.

Ideal candidate must have:

  • Ability to manage and organise workloads effectively.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work using own initiative.
  • Previous experience of working within a HR and HSE function
  • CIPD qualified or part qualified
  • IOSH Managing Safely or equivalent.
  • Up to date with employment law and legislations and HSE legislation.

At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy.