HR advisor

Ref: HA-M-N-30787
City/Region: Malton
Salary: Competitive

6-month fixed contract

Situated at our Malton Head office within the site Human Resources team. We are looking for an exceptional person to help support the achievement of the team and wider strategic business goals. The role will be responsible for coordinating the Malton sites strategic initiatives including but not limited to; employee relations, performance management, recruitment & onboarding, inductions, training and development. The roll will be focused on engagement efforts to create a more productive workforce and engage and motivate employees at all levels of the organization to reduce absence levels, improve retention and increase the skills base across the site.

Key responsibilities:

  • Promoting the company vision and values, working closely with the management team and other key stakeholders
  • Supporting managers with investigations, disciplinary and interviews
  • Improving employee relations and employee engagement through understanding and responding to feedback and delivery of relevant action plans
  • Dovetail initiatives with other teams or programs for example health and safety, ensuring an integrated approach that is clearly communicated in an inclusive way
  • Supporting the design and delivery of internal events to create and sustain dialogue around engagement
  • Supporting the development and implementation of employee recognition schemes designed to motivate and energise the workforce
  • Increasing leadership capability across the site through coaching and mentoring at all levels in the operational environment, providing 'in the moment' feedback
  • Working with managers to achieve the site KPI's including, but not limited to, absence, retention, overtime and training
  • Ensure that continuous improvement remains at the heart of all employee engagement initiatives and ensure participation in site continuous improvement activities
  • Work with managers to develop a 'root cause' and problem solving culture to ensure mistakes are not repeated and cost savings can be achieved across the business
  • Reporting and administration as required to ensure first time right pay to employees

Preferred experience:

  • Extensive employee relations experience
  • Demonstrable experience of leading both reactive and proactive employee relations interventions that have delivered measurable benefits
  • Pragmatic, commercial and resilient
  • Demonstrable experience of driving change and being a champion of inclusion and diversity
  • Program management, facilitation and large-scale program implementation
  • Understanding of how to interact with and energize a broad range of multi-generational and diverse employee groups
  • Possesses a high degree of creativity and "out-of-the-box" thinking
  • Exceptional verbal, written communication skills that consist of writing highly effective and engaging content
  • Extremely strong organizational and time management skills

Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Competitive contributory pension
  • Life assurance scheme funded by Karro

At Karro we are dedicated to rewarding and enriching the careers of the people who work for us. If you are hardworking, willing to get involved and respond well to a challenging and fast-moving environment, then you will find Karro to be a well-matched employer who will support you at every turn and reward your dedication with support, development and long-term career prospects.

About Karro:

Karro Food Group is a major UK food business, employing c. 5,000 people over 14 sites across the UK and Ireland and generating turnover of £1.2bn. Karro is a leading producer of both fresh and cooked meat products, and, following its recent acquisition of Young's Seafood, is now one of the UK's leading multi-protein food businesses. The business supplies to retail, foodservice and manufacturing customers across the UK, as well as export customers globally.

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