Salary: £28,000 – £34,000

Location: Kingston upon Thames

Our client is an industry leading retailer with stores across the UK and a strong International presence. They are looking for an experienced HR Advisor to support the Head Office HR function in the heart of Surrey.

This is a 12 month contract with potential to be extended into a permanent contract


  • Strong knowledge and understanding of current UK employment legislation
  • Input and implementation of HR policies and procedures to achieve contribution to Company strategy
  • Responsibility for all L&D initiatives in the UK and at a Corporate level
  • HR Administration: contracts, employee files and new starters
  • Support with reviews and appraisals for all levels of leadership team
  • Independently manage the full cycle of internal and external recruitment for leadership positions within set budgets
  • Responsible for maintaining and updating recruitment processes and material whilst following current legislation and best practice within the Company
  • Creatively and innovatively implement new processes to further the development of the resourcing function and establish cost reducing recruitment avenues and partnerships

Person Specifications:

  • CIPD qualified (or equivalent) or studying towards the qualification
  • Retail experience would be a hugely preferable
  • Strong HR Advisory experience: ability to advise on different issues and to speak confidently around current legislation relating to the Company’s needs
  • Evidence of a solid ER background
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Efficient and adaptable within a fast pace environment
  • Competent use of MS office packages (word, excel, PowerPoint) is essential


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