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HR Generalist

Job Title: HR Generalist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Salary: Salary and benefits
Start Date: ASAP
REF: LS/HGGen/perm_1521473303
Contact Name: Leanne Summers
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

HR Generalist - Hatfield, Hertfordshire - Permanent.

A leading IT services company is searching for an HR Generalist to join their team in Hatfield on a permanent basis.

The HR Generalist will join the HR Shared Service team who deal with all Employee HR queries.


  • Providing comprehensive advice on all employee queries, this is done face to face, over the phone or email.
  • Employee relations situations including disciplinaries, grievances and the consultation process.
  • Case management, you will be supporting and guiding line managers on decisions up to and including dismissal.
  • Supporting various consultation processes such as changes to terms and conditions and redundancy and as part of these you could be having to work successfully to redeploy employees.
  • As an absence and well-being expert you will own your own area of the business helping managers support their employee's well-being, give advice on both short term and long term absence and work closely with the occupational health team.
  • Support and promote regular well-being initiatives and signpost employees to useful resources which help to keep employees well at work.
  • Working with the employee relations manager you will be responsible for the relationship with your trade union and support them on negotiations and business changes.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • CIPD qualified or working towards your CIPD qualification
  • Strong HR generalist background gained in a large organisation
  • Excellent up to date knowledge of employment legislation and the application of this
  • Experience in making sound, risk assessed decisions for exit strategies
  • Expertise in all aspects of absence management
  • Ability to respond and manage a busy and diverse workload
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written and a confident presentation style
  • Passion to work as part of team with a flexible approach to work
  • Initiative to work independently while using judgement to know when to ask for support
  • An understanding of working with Unions would be useful along with an awareness of TUPE

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