Senior HR Advisor

Protea Recruitment Ltd
South East - Central Scotland
Depending on experience
Closing date
27 Mar 2023

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HR & Training
Contract Type
Full Time

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Job Description

We have just been briefed by a new client who, due to expansion, is looking to expand and have a newly created position within Human Resources.

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Senior HR Advisor / HR Business Partner looking for a stand-alone role to develop and deliver the critical HR objectives for a processing facility in the heart of Scotland.

Reporting to the board, you will provide generalist HR Support whilst giving guidance and advice to the line managers of this well-known facility. 

  • You will lead in ensuring effective employee and industrial relations, adherence to company and statutory policies and procedures and management of the site's hourly-paid recruitment strategy.
  •  Partner with site leadership to develop a people plan that supports site objectives and lead on all HR-related activities – including employee relations, industrial relations, restructures, employee engagement, labour and strategic workforce planning, talent strategy and people development plans
  • Management/Training/inclusion/career development/ talent building)
  •  Employee relations - provide an accessible and professional HR function whereby employee queries and issues are resolved in an appropriate, timely and legally compliant manner, minimizing the risk of litigation and improving communications
  • Payroll accurately delivers monthly payroll activity and contribute to HR system development activity. Ensure effective HR administration of all activity within policy and procedure.


Who are we looking for?

  • Have good generalist experience within a manufacturing facility; FMCG is essential, and Drinks or Food is preferred.
  • A practical understanding of employment legislation and law will ensure you provide professional, confident, and accurate employment advice at all levels, including dismissal.
  • CIPD Qualified
  • Experience in Payroll, reviews and disciplinaries


With over 15 years of recruitment experience, Protea Recruitment constantly strives to be the best in the market, offering a flexible, pragmatic and honest approach to recruitment.

Specialising in the Food, Drinks, FMCG & Consumer Goods sector, Protea offers the full recruitment service from Head Hunting & Retained to Search, including Permanent, Interim & Contract solutions throughout the UK and further afield.

Partnering with both the client and candidate, we focus our search on talent, experience, ability, team fit, and culture

Our specialist areas include:

  • Technical & Quality
  • Hygiene
  • Health and Safety
  • NPD and Development Chefs
  • Product Design
  • Project Management
  • Engineering
  • Supply Chain
  • Warehouse / Distribution
  • Logistics & Transport
  • Marketing Jobs
  • Production & Operation
  • Packaging
  • Sales & Marketing
  • IT
  • Finance
  • General Manager
  • Director/ Board Level/ CEO/ Managing Director
  • HR

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