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HR Engagement Officer

Henderson Brown
Hertfordshire, Waltham Cross
£30000 - £35000 per annum
Closing date
15 Dec 2022

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HR & Training
Contract Type
Full Time
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HR Engagement Officer - Waltham Cross
Salary: up to £35,000 depending on experience, plus benefits

Location: Waltham Cross (due to the nature of the role, travelling to other sites will be required)

Hours: Full-time, Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm

The Company:

We are delighted to be representing a privately-owned, fast growing business within the
Fresh Produce sector, who are seeking an Engagement Officer to join their thriving team based local to Waltham Cross. This is a vital and exciting role, whereby you will work on delivering strategies to support retention, communication, and employee engagement objectives.

Accountabilities of the HR Engagement Officer include:

* To support the organisation with the delivery of high-quality communications and employee engagement activity to drive and support the delivery of people objectives e.g., retention, performance, communication, recognition, reward, and development
* Work with various stakeholders from across the business to support the design and facilitation for a wide range of projects, activities and initiatives that impact employee engagement including forums, committees, employee briefings, management meetings etc.
* Keep communication channels across the business updated regularly and in line with business branding e.g., notice boards, comms tv's
* Advise senior level stakeholders on communications and engagement concerns and propose suitable recommendations
* Working with various stakeholder and senior management - Identify and implement continuous improvements to deliver new and innovative ways to engage, empower, reward, recognise, communicate, and evaluate activity making suggestions for improvements
* Champion company engagement events/initiatives to increase participation through creative and proactive communication strategies
* Establish and maintain effective relationships with employees, managers and other stakeholders as required through visibility and open communication
* Support new starters within operations in addition to existing induction practices through practical interventions such as regular check-ins
* Guide, coach, and influence managers to own engagement, communication and adopt leadership practices that supports the agreed people objectives within the warehouse
* Establish benchmarks and targets against which future improvements can be made and measured

To be considered for the position:

* You will be an experienced Engagement Officer, ER Specialist, HR Advisor, Learning and Development Specialist or similar, with direct experience of supporting employee engagement initiatives.
* You will ideally have experience either within the fresh produce, food manufacturing or FMCG industries
* You will have excellent communication skills and be confident in nature when dealing with stakeholders at all levels
* You will have access to a car and happy to travel to different sites as and when required

The benefits:

* A competitive salary depending on experience of up to £35,000 per annum
* A strong benefits package including options for a private health care plan, holiday allowance increasing over time etc.
* You will enjoy a juicy and exciting Engagement / Learning and Development role in a business where their people are truly valued

If you believe you have the skills and personality to fit these requirements, please get in touch with Samantha Murray or call 07825 351251 for more information.

Get in touch with Henderson Brown today to view all of our current food jobs and fresh produce jobs and also to find out more about our horticulture, fresh produce recruitment and food recruitment services.


Henderson Brown

Henderson Brown are an established recruitment consultancy business which specialises in recruiting across all disciplines within: Food Manufacturing, FMCG, Fresh Produce and Horticulture.

Founded in 2009, the business is based in Peterborough and offers headhunting, advertised selection and database recruitment for their clients depending on the needs and requirements of the role.

If you are looking for individuals or potential companies to work for within the food and fresh produce sectors please give us a call on 01733 235111 or contact us at

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01733 235111
Number 10, The Forum
Minerva Business Park
Lynch Wood
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