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Chandlers Ford
Business Unit:
Selwood Head Office
Salary Details:
£Competitive rate in line with skills and qualifications
30 Sep 2021
Our Business

Founded in 1946, Selwood is a £90m turnover company employing 500 staff throughout its nationwide network of branches and is one of the largest privately owned companies serving the Water, Environmental and Construction industries.

Selwood's headquarters are based in Chandlers Ford, Hampshire. Our impressive site is home to Plant Hire, Pump Manufacturing, Pump Sales and Export, Pump Hire and Sales as well as many other departments which underpin the success of the business.
About The Role
The Selwood HR Team are based in the headquarters in Chandlers Ford, Hampshire and the busy department supports the nationwide business in all matters HR, Recruitment & Training.
Due to the continued success and growth of the business, the team are looking for a HR Advisor to join the existing team on a 3 month contract to provide support to our HR Manager with Ad-Hoc Projects and Selwood ER issues in the UK.
This role will work very closely with the HR Team in particular our HR Advisor and will be reporting to the HR Operations Manager.
Key Activities:
  • Provide expert advice and guidance on Employment Relations matters such as Performance Management, Discipline and Grievance, Family Friendly, Absence and Attendance etc, and influence Line Managers to make conscious and informed decisions.
  • Liaise with the HR team at Chandlers Ford to ensure consistency with all matters across Selwood including Recruitment and Training activities.
  • Work collaboratively with the HR Administrator and Payroll department to process any process leavers or changes to employees’ terms and conditions
  • Develop and use the appropriate HR systems to store and manage HR data including payroll, training and recruitment
  •       Update contracts of employment and policies to reflect legislative changes and ensure compliance.

  • Identify process improvements to enhance the HR/Resourcing/Training/Payroll functions and interface
  • Analyse data and produce KPI’s and reports as required.
  • Work with the Trainer to develop internal training material to support Line Managers with Employee Relations issues.
  •       Work closely with the HR Administrator to ensure all administration is completed accurately and within SLA’s

  •       The role may require travel to other Selwood branches which may necessitate some overnight stays. A pool car will be provided.


Qualifications & Experience


  • Proven experience (2 years +) in a generalist HR advisory role

  • Good understanding of Employment law

  • Strong multi-tasking and interpersonal skills

  • HR Administration background
  • Excellent IT skills including MS Office and HR/Payroll/ATS software packages



  • Payroll, training and resourcing experience.
What we can offer you
Selwood are pleased to offer a competitive salary, 24 days plus Bank holiday, Pension Scheme, Company sick pay & Child Care voucher scheme and free parking on site.
Selwood invest heavily in the training and development of our staff and courses will be provided as relevant to this position.

This role is not open to Agencies - Please no calls or emails - Thank you.

The recruitment of this role will be within strict social distancing guidelines as advised by the UK Government.

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