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HR Advisor (9-12month contract) Job at Michael Page UK – in Edinburgh

Currently recruiting a HR Advisor for a 9-12 month contract

Covering Edinburgh & Glasgow for a business within aviation

About Our Client

Well known business within Aviation.

Job Description

Main Accountabilities and Duties:

  • Support the HR team in providing advice, support and training to the management team in all aspects of HR including employment law, equal opportunities and other associated legislation
  • Support the HR team in developing and maintaining policies and procedures to ensure productive employee relations are consistently maintained in accordance with legislation and best practice

Recruitment and onboarding

  • Oversee all recruitment for the region and ensure offers of employment are issued to successful candidates within the required timelines
  • Provide support to the Station Managers and HR Coordinator on all recruitment matters
  • Ensuring probation reviews are carried out for all new joiners in line with Company Policy
  • Along with the HR Co-ordinator, provide support to line managers for induction of new starters, with particular emphasis on ensuring that all new starters are made aware of key corporate HR policies, procedures, company benefits and how these are implemented locally (eg absence reporting procedures etc.)

Attendance Management

  • Provide case management advice to Managers with regards to managing long and short term sickness cases.
  • Partner operational management to effectively manage attendance
  • Ensure all Occupational Health referrals follow the correct procedure and keep the management team updated with progress
  • Advising on and administering family leave, flexible working requests and attendance management issues

Policies and Procedures

  • Ensure all HR Processes are implemented, managed and updated, suggesting improvements where necessary
  • Preparing HR related letters and documents, as and when required

Employee Relations

  • Take accountability for all Employee Relations issues within the stations
  • Advising line managers with employment queries, including performance issues, restructures, TUPEs and redundancies
  • Act as chair or note taker and provide advice during disciplinaries, grievances and appeals procedures
  • Support on the preparation of Employment Tribunal case files, as and when required


  • Update pay scales in line with pay awards, when required
  • Give line managers advice on pay and other remuneration issues, including promotion and benefits
  • Administering employee benefits and supporting policy renewals
  • Lead on all people recognition schemes and other engagement initiatives for the Stations, to ensure our people are engaged and valued for their contributions

Performance Management

  • Ensuring probation reviews are carried out for all new joiners in line with Company Policy
  • Ensure effective processes are in place for performance monitoring and the implementation of HR best practice measures including the annual performance review process.

The Successful Applicant

  • CIPD level 5 certificate or working towards
  • Ability to build constructive relationships with internal and external customers and with colleagues across the HR and Administration Departments
  • Strong communication skills and ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with management at all levels
  • Competent and have the ability to work in a fast paced, ever changing environment
  • Thorough and proactive with the ability to deal with matters in an efficient and methodical process
  • Results orientated with good interpersonal skills

What’s on Offer

Own a car desired

Great salary and fantastic benefits

Travel between Edinburgh & Glasgow 3 days (2x sites), hybrid working an option


Nicolle Durie

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Phone number

+44 131 243 2923

About the Company

Company: Michael Page UK –

Company Location:  Edinburgh

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