HR Generalist Job No: BDLHhrgeneralist
Salary: £50,000.00 - £55,000.00 Location: London Contract Type: Permanent
Posted: 24/11/2021

HR Generalist


Greater London

Up to £55k

An exciting new position has become available for an experienced HR Generalist to join a successful client based in Greater London

The HR generalist will have both administrative and core HR responsibilities, helping us to plan and administer important functions, including resource planning, recruitment and selection, onboarding, offboarding, policy/practices, discipline, grievance, employee engagement, coaching, mentoring, reward and benefits, contracts of employment, compliance, health and wellbeing, learning and development, talent management, succession planning, performance management, employee experience, office management, business travel any other HR related activities.


  • Act as the main point of contact for employees' queries on all HR-related topics
  • Facilitate smooth new hire onboarding process and induction training, coordinating with cross-functional departments to deliver an exceptional first-day experience
  • Handle all administrative tasks for new hires, and exit interviews, including entering data into HR information systems and auditing for accuracy and compliance
  • Ensure that all business and local HR processes are embedded in the business and owned by the managers
  • Provide an effective and dedicated HR advisory service to employees in relation to absence and health issues, conduct and capability, grievance matters, organizational change, and all other employee-relations matters
  • Report payroll date and ensure employee files, bonus/incentive pay, tracking vacation/sick pay, importing expense reimbursements, inputting exceptions, hourly employee validations, and benefit changes are done accurately
  • Nurture an inclusive, high performance culture with a focus on employee engagement and positive people management practices
  • Assist with administrative tasks
  • Assist with office management and business travel
  • Among other HR related tasks


  • Bachelor's degree in HR, business, or a related field
  • Level 5 CIPD qualified or above
  • Additional HR training or experience is a plus
  • Proven 5+ years of experience working in an HR department
  • Excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills, ethics, and cultural awareness
  • Resourceful, problem-solving aptitude and thorough knowledge of HR procedures and policies
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office, HRIS systems, and comfortable learning new technical systems as needed
  • Natural interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong detail-oriented and resourceful mindset
  • Resilient and assertive
  • Knowledge of Employment Law and regulations.

Please note, you will be working from home initially due to current circumstances, this will change once normality resumes and will be office based, Monday to Friday, 8:30am - 5pm.

If you feel you have the experience required, please apply online for immediate consideration!

This role is being handled by Leah Hall, Business Support Consultant for Pearson Whiffin Recruitment

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