HR Advisor

The HR Advisor provides HR support to the Container Division of the Port of Southampton.

Terminal Operations London Gateway

Job Ref: S1/22
Full-time – Permanent
Location: Port of Southampton

South Coast Port Services Ltd (SCPS) are seeking a HR Advisor, to be based at our Container Division in Southampton. The role will be office-based with possibility of remote working, Monday to Friday for 37.5 hours a week.

This is a unique opportunity for someone who wishes to join a hardworking and friendly Company in the shipping industry. You will work closely with the General Operations Manager and HR Administrator to ensure a high-quality HR service is delivered to the business.

Main Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Managing all aspects of sickness absence, liaising with occupational health and employees to ensure the impact of absence on the business is minimised.
  • Dealing directly with employees on all HR related queries.
  • Managing the entire employee life cycle; which includes developing job descriptions, designing job adverts, shortlisting, running the assessment days, interviewing, selecting candidates and managing the candidate until offer.
  • Providing expert HR advice and support to small line management team ensuring good people management practice is adopted with particular focus on performance management.
  • Providing expert advice on all formal procedures to ensure they are legally compliant and run smoothly.
  • Reviewing and drafting new policies and procedures and updating existing policies and contracts of employment.

The main requirements for the position are:

  • CIPD Qualified – Level 5
  • Full Driving Licence
  • Previous experience of working in a busy HR Department
  • Self-motivated
  • Calm and organised
  • Ability to draft and check HR related documentation
  • Personable and friendly
  • Professional, confident and with a can-do attitude
  • Solid grounding in employee relations

Desirable:

  • Previous experience of working in a unionised environment
  • Policy development
  • Coaching skills

On Offer:

Competitive salary, free car parking.

If you wish to be considered for the position, please email us on Recruitment@scps.uk.com with your CV and covering letter.

Closing dates for all applications will be 5:00 pm, 20th May 2022.

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