Senior HR Advisor (Maternity Cover - 12 Month FTC)

Role Type
Fixed Term Contract, Maternity
Salary Overview
Competitive Salary
Competitive Salary
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Do you love working with diverse and engaging people?

Can you partner with business leaders to deliver your objectives and aims?

Do you put people at the heart of everything you do?

If YES, we may have the role for you…

Luxury department store, Harvey Nichols, is searching for a Senior HR Advisor on a Fixed Term 12 month Contract to join the team in our HR department in our Edinburgh Store. Our culture is based on inclusivity; we embrace diversity. Whoever you are, Harvey Nichols has a place for you.

You will work 35 hours per week, this is a hybrid role with the expectation that you will work a minimum of 3 days in the Edinburgh Store. You will also provide remote HR Support to our Dublin Store.

The salary for this position is £32,000. You will manage a team of 2, and work with the wider team in store to deliver an efficient and professional HR service.

How we reward your hard work…

At Harvey Nichols, we champion career development and are passionate about our people. We will do all we can to support your journey and career path with us. Alongside this you will have access to a world of amazing benefits such as;

  • Up to 40% off fashion
  • Up to 40% off hospitality, foodmarket and hampers
  • 30% off beauty and perfumery, wine and spirits
  • Clothing allowance

You will also have access to charity days, a season ticket/bike loan; learning and development opportunities; to our Employee Assistance Program - Retail Trust and recognition schemes and the opportunity to join one of our Employee groups – Wellbeing, Diversity & Inclusion and Sustainability. These are just some of the reasons people join and stay!

About the role…

As a Senior HR Advisor, you will act as the support for your team in Edinburgh.

You will:

  • Provide a HR advisory service across the whole range of people activities – implementing and delivering both strategic and operational objectives.
  • Work in partnership with line managers on performance management, talent planning, employee relations, resourcing reward and recognition and staff management/development.
  • Advise line managers on employee relations issues.
  • Oversee the processing of offer packs and management of all new employees paperwork in line with GDPR guidelines.
  • Implement employee communication and engagement activities to timescales.
  • Oversee the management of the Payroll process in line with internal audit guidelines.

Is this you?

We are looking for individuals who embrace diversity, love a challenge, are passionate about luxury retail and are looking for something uniquely different.

  • Are you CIPD qualified or part qualified (this is desirable but not essential)?
  • Do you have previous experience of working in a generalist HR setting?
  • Do you have excellent IT knowledge?
  • You will also need exceptional written and oral communication skills.

If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you!

Where do I sign?

If you are already thinking of what you will wear on your first day (no we don’t have uniforms) and this role catches your eye, hit the “apply” button below to kick-start your journey with us.

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