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Human Resources Officer Job Description

Job Description

Job Title: Human Resources Officer

Reports to: General Manager Ellough

Hours: 37.5 hours per week- permanent (Monday to Thursday 08:00 hrs – 17:00 hrs and Friday 08:00 hrs – 16:00 hrs)

Location: Berry M&H, Ellough, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 7TB

Job Purpose:

  • Lead the day to day running of the office to provide an efficient generalist HR support service to staff and line managers ensuring that the Company’s strategic needs and the needs of the employees are met by the provision of an effective, pro-active service which is administratively and legislatively compliant.
  • Supporting staff and managers with general enquiries, employee relations case management, delivering staff training, escalating complex matters to HR Manager where necessary.


  • Ensure managers are following up any absence management issues, liaise with Occupational Health and other external medical providers to support employees.
  • Liaise with senior managers and HR Manager with any restructures and work closely during any formal processes that need to be undertaken, ensuring legal compliance throughout the process
  • Completing monthly HR data for the monthly Board Pack.
  • Manage the recruitment and selection procedures by liaising with senior managers on advertising, selection methods and ensuring full process is compliant with all employment legislation.
  • Ensure all offer letters and contracts of employment are accurate.
  • Line Manager responsibility for HR Advisor
  • Updating recruitment data
  • Liaising with the HR Advisor with the organisation and administration of recruitment activity including group inductions.
  • In liaison with the General Manager and HR Manager develop and deliver a succession plan and development program.
  • The post holder may be required to perform duties other than those given in the job description. The particular duties and responsibilities attached to the post may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the duties or the level of responsibility entailed.  Such variations are a common occurrence and would not themselves justify the re-evaluation of the post.

Person Specification

Essential qualifications, skills and knowledge:

Selection Criteria Method of candidate assessment
Previous experience within a HR team and a good understanding of HR processes Application Form / Interview
Up to date knowledge on employment law Application Form / Interview
Ideally CIPD qualified Level 5 (or qualified by experience and willingness to qualify to level 5) however part qualified candidates with some experience may be considered. Application Form
5 GCSE’s at grade C or above (must include English and Maths. Application Form
Competent in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel. Application Form
Must be confidential in all aspects of the work undertaken. Interview
Accuracy and attention to detail; taking a systematic and methodical approach to tasks given. Interview
The ability to work on one’s own initiative but also know when matters need to be referred to General Manager/HR Manager. Application Form / Interview
The ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, and at all levels within the Company. Application Form / Interview
Must demonstrate role model behaviour. Interview
Must demonstrate a good awareness of Equality and Diversity. Interview
Confident in challenging existing practices and looking for continuous improvement in all areas of work. Interview
Is able to work as part of a team to achieve team objectives. Application Form / Interview
Able to respond positively to changing work demands. Interview

Desirable qualifications, skills and knowledge:

Selection Criteria Method of candidate assessment
Experience of line management / staff mentoring Application Form / Interview
Experience of working in a manufacturing/production environment. Application Form
Experience of delivering training/ train the trainer qualification. Application Form / Interview

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