HR Advisor - Part Time

Location: Field based

Closing Date: 13-May-2021

Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits

Reference #: 136695

About the role

This is a great opportunity to join Wolseley UK as a part time HR Advisor. Flexible working based at our Head Office in either Ripon or Warwick you’ll support and assist the HR Business Partner in providing a comprehensive and operationally astute HR support function, specifically focused towards the Plumb & Parts business.

You’ll be the standalone escalated point of contact for key line managers in order to provide HR support, whilst ensuring full utilisation of the HR Service Desk and other specialist HR functions. You’ll also assist in identifying efficiencies, training need gaps and associated improvements that can be made to facilitate continuous improvement.

You will be responsible for:

  • Provide committed HR support and guidance to Plumb & Parts management teams e.g. organisational change strategies, reward strategies, aligning OD with onward recruitment requirements and escalate to the HR Business Partner as appropriate.
  • Assist with building a culture of “improving the basics”, encouraging self-service via the HR Service Desk whilst identifying key training/knowledge gaps.
  • Develop and maintain productive and collaborative relationships.
  • Assist the HR Business Partner as appropriate with relevant projects on an adhoc basis.
  • Identify and escalate complex enquiries to the relevant Specialist areas, as per defined procedures.
  • Assist with the monitoring of key HR metrics, identifying trends or areas of concern.

What we are looking for:

  • A background in HR with the relevant professional knowledge of Employee Relations, employment law, HR Policy and Procedure, and payroll support. 
  • Extensive experience in a customer service / customer facing role.
  • The ability to use a variety of applications, databases, analyse data and produce high quality reports and management information, with direction and support from HR Business Partner.
  • Ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a wider team.
  • Experience of effectively assessing customer needs and responding to customer demands, in a pressurised environment.
  • Confident and an adaptable communicator.

About your development and benefits

We aim to unlock your potential and equip you with all the skills required to move to the next stage in your career with us, whilst earning a full salary. This all starts with your induction where you get to know us and our business and continues with relevant training and development.

Our people get benefits including:

  • Pension plan
  • Holiday - 23 days increasing to 25 after 2 years’ service
  • Staff discounts on hundreds of retailers
  • Cycle to work scheme

About us

Wolseley UK is the country’s largest plumbing, heating and cooling trade specialist merchant and we aim to be the first choice specialist merchant for trade customers.

We supply 180,000 different products to over 100,000 customers every year. Join us and you’ll be part of a team that gets the right products to customers at the right price, in the right place, and at the right time. You’ll also enjoy extensive training and an award-winning pension and great rewards package. And, as part of the world’s largest specialist distributer of plumbing and heating products, you’ll have access to a wide variety of career opportunities.

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