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HR Officer

Admin & Clerical
£30,000 Per Annum
Free Parking
Bishop's Stortford
Contract Type:
Maternity Cover

Job Title: HR Officer (Maternity Cover for 12 months)

Location: Bishop's Stortford

Salary: £30,000

Term: Full Time, 12 month contract


Responsibilities & Duties

  • Managing and advising on all employee relations cases and processes, including the writing of relevant letters.
  • Providing employees with any HR related advice as per their query.
  • Advising and managing all Maternity and Paternity cases, including the writing of letters.
  • Managing and maintaining the Store Management holidays and Days in Lieu
  • Managing and monitoring all LTS cases and writing relevant letters to the Doctors or OH as and when required
  • Completing exit interviews for all Management employees
  • Overseeing the Recruitment process
  • Management of the Internal Recruiter and HR Administrator
  • Continued support and training towards the newly qualified HR Administrator
  • Completing any paperwork, letters ect in relation to Head Office employees.
  • Work with the Operations Management Team to provide support and advice on HR related matters
  • Liaise with Payroll on pay changes and NMW changes, salary reviews, bonus payments, and any aspects of statutory payments and leave.
  • Ability to manage the department budget
  • Maintaining and logging the instant rewards, whilst liaising with accounts on a monthly basis
  • Completing relevant letters and communication within any TUPE/Redundancy process as and when required
  • Overseeing company car movement, specifically communication to the relevant departments or individuals regarding the benefit


Skills & Attributes


  • Approachable, friendly, but with a robust attitude to dealing with people related issues
  • Strong administrative and IT skills, highly organised
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills particularly one-to-one, as well as via telephone, email and letter writing, able to effectively put forward alternative ideas or approaches
  • Good general understanding of employment law, policy and process.
  • Detailed and focused, with a drive for excellence in all areas of the business




A minimum of 2 years HR experience working in the hospitality, FMC or retail sector.

CIPD L5 qualified

An ability to work in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment.

A can-do attitude and thinking beyond the remits of the role.

Competency with basic employment law.

Strong admin and IT skills.

A good sense of humour and good mental resilience.

Able to work to deadlines and cope with work pressures

Must be available within the next 2 weeks


 The Package for the role of HR Officer

 The basic salary: £30,000

 Hours: Monday to Thursday 9am - 5pm. Friday 9am - 3pm

 Salary: £30,000

 12 month contract starting asap