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HR Officer


Ringwood, Dorset

We are currently seeking a HR Officer based at our production facility for holiday homes in Wimborne, Dorset.

Responsible to the HR Director – working closely with the Founder and Director of Production

Hours of Work – 37 ½ per week – 8am – 5pm Mon-Thurs with a 1-hour lunch break; 8am – 1:30pm Friday.                                   

Place of Work – This position is based in Dorset but may involve travel from time to time.

Main Purpose of Job                                                                                                            

Provide operational HR Support to the Regal factory

Key Tasks

  • Provide training, coaching and support to line managers on HR policies and procedures and legal requirements, ensuring fairness and consistency
  • Deliver effective recruitment, selection and retention solutions
  • Contribute to delivering a continuous improvement HR service to enhance efficiency
  • Deliver and develop the employee Induction Programme
  • Manage the employee administration, management and maintenance of up to date and accurate employee and time & attendance records on HR databases and in manual files
  • Monitor and assist managers in the application of the company’s attendance management policy liaising with Occupational Health where applicable
  • Facilitate Employee Consultative Committee meetings and team briefings, including taking minutes
  • Provide additional administrative support to Production Management as needed
  • Lead on a number of site and companywide projects and initiatives, dependent on experience and interests

Skills, Knowledge & Experience

  • Strong HR Generalist experience in a fast-paced business, manufacturing industry preferred.
  • Current knowledge of UK employment legislation, experience managing investigations, grievances and disciplinary hearings.
  • The ability to manage own time and prioritise tasks whilst working under pressure
  • A “can-do” and flexible attitude and the ability to take ownership of designated tasks
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Outlook and Excel is essential, PowerPoint is desirable.
  • Experience handling and balancing a variety of responsibilities, prioritising tasks and working as part of a team
  • Experience working at a satellite operation, remote from your manager, is preferred
  • Confident using HR IT Systems, beyond data entry
  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external contacts at all levels
  • Confidentiality and discretion are essential

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