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Human Resources Advisor

Job Description:

Job Title: Human Resources Advisor
Location: Bridgend
Department: Human Resources
Work Pattern: 40 Hours
Reporting to: Human Resources Manager
Responsible for (staff): N/A

Provide a professional HR service which meets the needs of the business and its employees. Manage the implementation of HR initiatives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide guidance and coach on employment legislation, policies and procedures, promoting best practice to managers.
  • Build effective working relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Influence the development and implementation of HR policies and processes to ensure they meet the needs of the business.
  • Provide support and guidance to employees on terms and conditions of employment, HR policy and practice.
  • Lead on site absence management including: recording absence, managing absence data, providing reports, supporting managers with team absence levels, organising and participating in absence meetings and case management.
  • Enter and verify monthly payroll changes, trouble shooting any anomalies.
  • Deliver the site health surveillance programme working with our occupational health provider and key stakeholders.
  • Lead the recruitment and selection of permanent and agency staff. Responsible for successful on-boarding of new starters and delivery of company induction.
  • Evaluate training solutions, coordinate and support delivery of training events.
  • Support the overall employee life cycle, including performance management.
  • Support and oversee employee relations issues including disciplinary, grievance and capability.
  • Support change management programmes including restructures.
  • Update and maintain ERP / HR systems. Ensure information is accurate and relevant in accordance with General Data Protection Regulations.
  • Ownership of HR projects and initiatives through to completion. Support the HR Manager to deliver global projects.
  • Seek continuous improvement opportunities to streamline processes and align with the business.
  • Support the implementation of metrics, review monthly to identify trends and action plan opportunities to improve. Produce regular and ad hoc KPI and metric reporting.
  • Represent PCI at external events promoting PCI as an employer of choice e.g. careers events, working with schools and colleges.
  • Support/drive charitable, corporate responsibility and team initiatives across the business.
  • Ensure skills and professional expertise are regularly maintained and updated through continual professional development.
  • Perform other duties as required by line manager.


Regulatory/Industry Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for adhering to PCI Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Health, Safety and Environmental Rules, General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and other regulatory guidelines.


  • Sound judgement for well-rounded and consistent decision making
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Self-awareness, encouraging feedback two-way
  • Demonstrates confidentiality, discretion and integrity always
  • Be approachable and engaging


  • Experience of working as HR Advisor or similar role
  • Experience within a commercial, distribution or manufacturing environment
  • Able to demonstrate exposure to dealing with: complex employee relations cases, absence management, stakeholder management, employee engagement, policy writing and updating.
  • Sound knowledge of current employment law
  • Able to contribute to change management initiatives
  • Able to manage the implementation of HR initiatives / projects
  • Able to influence and impact key stakeholders
  • Able to build strong working relationships with stakeholders
  • Able to work well in busy conditions and operate effectively within a team
  • Able to prioritise work to meet tight deadlines and conflicting priorities
  • Excellent customer service skills, able to communicate to a wide range of stakeholders
  • Able to use a variety of HRIS and related IT solutions.
  • Strong MS Office skills, numerate and competent in Excel.



  • Level 5 CIPD qualification or equivalent.

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