Senior HR Advisor

Reporting into the Head of HR, the successful candidate will provide practical and effective HR advice to our people and support the delivery of the HR strategy. The post-holder will deputise for the Head of HR as required and be responsible for the full recruitment cycle strategy, growth planning, budget authorisation and direct recruitment strategies. 

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Work closely with marketing to design and execute the employer brand

  • Drive and support performance management processes to achieve a high performance culture

  • Responsible for the smooth running of all on boarding

  • Responsible for all ER cases, advising and guiding both managers and employees on HR policies and procedures and managing any issues that arise

  • Ensuring that employment law knowledge is current and reflected in policies and procedures across the business

  • Responsible for creating, writing, improving and implementing company policies and procedures

  • Responsible for setting up, conducting and reviewing engagement surveys and listening groups

  • Communicate a clear, accurate understanding of HR analytics (engagement survey, absence, turnover, demographics)

  • Leading new HR initiatives as required

  • Lead on employee wellbeing initiatives 


  • CIPD qualified

Experience and knowledge

  • Previous experience in an operational HR role

  • Strong generalist experience

  • Excellent working knowledge of employment law

  • Experience of developing, implementing and improving recruitment and HR processes

  • Experience of creating, developing and delivering training 

Skills and Behaviours

  • Flexible, positive and patient attitude

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Ability to communicate at all levels of the business

  • Credible and competent in dealing with difficult situations in a calm manner

  • Able to identify the need to seek advice or consult colleagues when difficulties arise

  • Excellent interpersonal qualities, including problem solving, influencing, and collaboration

  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information appropriately

  • Motivated to deliver excellent customer service

  • Discretion to process sensitive information relating to applicants and employees 

Competitive Salary.

Closing date 01/04/2019.

Please send your Curriculum Vitae and covering letter to quoting reference number 204/2019.

Please include the following details in your application for export control purposes, please note that if this information is not included, we will not be able to proceed with your application:

  • Current notice period

  • Nationality (including any dual nationalities)

  • Place of birth 

  • Citizenships (including ones that are no longer held)

  • Countries where Permanent residencies are held

  • Salary expectation

For all successful candidates, Reaction Engines will undertake background security checks. As part of this, we will need to confirm your identity, employment history and address history to cover the past five years as well as your nationality, immigration status and criminal record.


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