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HR Officer


HR Officer

Are you excited at the prospect of working for a rapidly developing and dynamic global company? Are you looking to develop your career in a challenging and creative team environment?

  • Full Time
  • Harrogate


HR Officer, Harrogate, £25k


Are you excited at the prospect of working for a rapidly developing and dynamic global company? Are you looking to develop your career in a challenging and creative team environment?


Our client, a leader in their field is looking to recruit a HR Officer to join their team on a full time, permanent basis. They are now looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated HR Officer to join the HR Department!



Implementation and development of the Company’s HR policies and procedures
Ensuring that the Company remains compliant with all applicable employment law
Recruitment of staff via supporting Line Managers to develop appropriate specifications, selecting recruitment mechanisms suitable for the role, and screening CVs
Coordination of staff training programmes, including the selection of suitable training providers, booking courses and maintaining staff training records
Provision of responsive best-practice guidance to Line Managers to assist with staffing issues such as sickness/absence, disciplinaries and performance management
Coordination of staff appraisals to track performance and identify training opportunities
Supporting Company-wide initiatives to motivate, retain and engage staff
Essential skills:

The successful candidate will be qualified to CIPD Level 3 or above and will be passionate about a people-focused career. You will be comfortable with liaising with staff at all levels, accustomed to working in a demanding office environment, and will relish new challenges.


Other key requirements of the role include:

Practical experience in a people-focused HR role, with a pragmatic attitude to solving HR problems
Excellent customer service skills, with a strong desire to serve colleagues and provide responsive guidance and support.
A proactive approach to HR, including a desire for continuous improvement and to explore new HR initiatives.
Experience of staff recruitment, assessment and employment contracts.
Excellent communication skills, including confident verbal communication with senior staff and clear, concise written communication.
A high level of IT literacy, including familiarity with Microsoft Office, Outlook and SharePoint.
A good working knowledge of UK employment law.
Desirable skills:

Qualified to CIPD Level 5 or equivalent
Experience of HR in a manufacturing environment
Experience of HR management software e.g. Sage HRM, ZoHo People
Experience of the administration and processing of payroll
A working knowledge of the requirements of GDPR/DPA
Experience of managing staff engagement, motivation and well-being programmes

CIPD Level 3 Foundation (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) (Required)
CIPD Level 5 Intermediate (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) (Preferred)
Please note this is a full time permanent position.



The successful candidates can expect to receive a highly competitive package including:

·         Company pension plan

·         Private Health care

·         Life assurance

·         Permanent Health Insurance

·         23 days annual leave + statutory holidays

·         Cycle to Work Scheme

·         Childcare Vouchers


This is a rewarding and challenging role within an innovative global company where potential is more important than expertise. If you are a proactive, confident team player who believes their HR skills can make a real impact on our business please contact Emma at EM Recruiting!

To apply for this job email your details to emma@emrecruiting.co.uk