HR Advisor

Location Aberdeen
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Mark Swindle

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Published: 6 months ago

​​​Superior Recruitment Group are looking for an experienced HR Advisor on behalf of our client based in Aberdeen. This is a full time permanent role.


This job description details the requirements for the role of HR Advisor, reporting to the HR Manager.

Primary purpose of role

Working as part of a visionary, solution focussed and collaborative HR team to provide comprehensive, positive, pragmatic HR advice, support & responsibilities to all employees & assigned business sites. Develop and consistently demonstrate effective working relationships, enabling the delivery of the HR Delivery Plan, asset KPI’s and employee engagement.

Major duties

Work effectively and positively with employees, promoting understanding, compliance, and consistency. Delivering excellence throughout the employment lifecycle and HR systems, procedures & practices including Recruitment & selection design, development, and delivery.  Learning, development, and competency. Policies and procedural development, guidance, and coaching around implementation Conduct & capability via performance management, discipline & grievance. Employee relations and engagement. Employee health & absence management. Supporting organisational change, growth, design, implementation, and maintenance. Supporting line managers through coaching to manage the people agenda At assigned units be the principal point of people contact on the above ensuring actions are completed in a thorough, consistent, accurate and timely manner. Support other colleagues in doing the same. Principal point of contact on designated HR matters, providing appropriate advice and solutions across the business. Remain up to date with industry knowledge, legislation, and best practice. Update other team members and employees as appropriate. Proactively contribute to delivering and communicating the HR Delivery Plan. Complete assigned HR administrative and project responsibilities including updating of records, note-taking, report writing and attendance at appropriate meetings and forums – internal and external. Drive a continuous improvement ethos through own actions and contributions, maintaining and improving service delivery. Deputise for other members of the team in agreed responsibilities. Positively present the role of HR Advisor & complete required training and continuing professional development activities to meet job role and business requirements and personal competency

Qualifications & Professional Accreditation

  • Essential –HR or business subject at level 3

  • Desirable -HR, psychology, or business degree. CIPD accredited. Coaching qualification

Skills, Knowledge, and Experience

Essential –Working in and delivering multi-site HR support and guidance at all business levels – in person, remotely, by email/phone. Delivering varied HR projects, goals and targets. Developing, advising and providing support on HR policies, procedures and systems, attendance, grievance, disciplinary, employee relations, engagement, performance, training and development. Recruitment and selection end to end process. Developing and maintaining effective workplace relationships at all business levels. HR and training administration and project work. Employment legislation

Desirable -Working in a 24/7 process or energy environment. Experience of Competency systems and processes both technical and behaviours Succession and people planning and talent management. Delivering continual improvement activities. Employee communication and branding

Behavioural Competencies

  • Communicating with others - Expresses ideas and information clearly, in a way which helps people understand.

  • Working together - Works with others to achieve results and develop good working relationships

  • Customer Focus & agility - Understands the needs of the customer providing excellent service at all times with the ability to adapt to change and work effectively in a variety of situations.

  • Self improvement - Actively improves by developing new and enhancing existing skills and knowledge, learns from past experiences and adapts behaviour in response to feedback

  • Efficient & effective delivery -Takes responsibility for personal outcomes within job responsibilities and is focused on achieving results


Hours of work – Days. Additional hours in line with business need. Prepared to travel / stay overnight, to carry out role & responsibilities. Prepared to contribute to secondments & additional business projects. Right to work in the UK

For more information and to apply, please submit your up to date CV and our specialist team will be in touch as soon as possible.