HR Officer Jobs

Broadly speaking, HR Officer Jobs develop, advise on and implements policies relating to the effective use of human resources within an organisation. HR Officer Jobs will need to ensure that the organisation employs the right balance of staff in terms of skills and experience, and that training and development opportunities are available to employees to enhance their performance in order to achieve the organisation's objectives. 

HR Officer Jobs must have a clear understanding of your organisation's business objectives and be able to devise and implement policies which will select, develop and retain the right staff needed to meet these objectives. The exact nature of the work activities will vary according to the organisation, but they are likely to include working closely with departments increasingly in a consultancy role; assisting line managers to understand and implement policies and procedures; promoting equality and diversity as part of the culture of the organisation and liaising with a wide range of organisations involved in areas such as race relations, disability, gender, and health and safety.

The recruitment of staff, which includes developing job descriptions, preparing advertisements, checking application forms, short-listing, interviewing and selecting candidates; developing policies on issues such as working conditions, performance management, equal opportunities, disciplinary procedures and absence management are all part of an HR Officer jobs.  HR Officer Jobs will also advise on pay and other remuneration issues, including promotion and benefits; undertaking salary reviews, often on an annual basis; negotiating with staff and their representatives on issues relating to pay and conditions; administering payroll and maintaining records relating to staff and interpreting and advising on employment legislation.

HR Officer Jobs will also be required to listen to grievances and implement disciplinary procedures; develop, with line managers, human resource (HR) planning strategies, which consider immediate and long-term staff requirements in terms of numbers and skill levels; plan and sometimes deliver training, including inductions for new staff and analyse training needs in conjunction with departmental managers.

Contact the HR Division Team

Email the HR Division at hr@stafffinders.co.uk.

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