As a human resources (HR) officer you will develop, advice on and implement policies relating to the effective use of staff in an organization. The aim is to ensure that the BRA employs the right balance of staff in terms of skill and experience, and that training and development opportunities are available to colleagues to enhance their performance.
Description of the assignment:
-working closely with various departments, increasingly in a consultancy role, assisting line managers to understand and implement policies and procedures;
-recruiting staff, which involves developing job descriptions and person specifications, preparing job adverts, checking application forms, shortlisting, interviewing and selecting candidates;
-developing and implementing policies on issues like working conditions, performance management, equal opportunities, disciplinary procedures and absence management;
-preparing staff handbooks;
-policy development and documentation;
-negotiating with staff
-administering payroll and maintaining employee records;
-dealing with grievances and implementing disciplinary procedures;
-developing HR planning strategies, which consider immediate and long-term staff requirements;
-planning and sometimes delivering training - including inductions for new staff;
-analyzing training needs in conjunction with departmental managers.