Job posted3 DecHR Advisor - Defence

  • Location: Preston
  • Salary: £27.24 / Hour
  • Type: Contract
  • Posted: 03/12/2019
  • Closing Date: 31/12/2019

Job description

HR Advisor - Defence

An HR Advisor is required to work on a twelve month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Preston.

This is a 12 month contract with a leading UK defence business.

Overview of the HR Advisor contract role

Responsible for providing a range of HR support to a business, HRBPs and line managers requiring a depth of understanding of how to operationalize, integrate and deliver HR processes, projects and change in a business.

Will apply HR experience and knowledge of policy and procedure, and knowledge of a range of business situations to the deployment of HR change and process. Applies knowledge to a range of problems, situations and issues, provides advice and guidance to line managers relating to policy and procedure.

Key skills required for the HR Advisor

  • Applies subject matter knowledge to local problems or issues.
  • Can resolve complex people problems and issues
  • Ability to translate strategy into action creating winning solutions and output for the business
  • An effective communicator, able to manage messages into multiple audience
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong customer focus and the ability to build relationships
  • Proficient in the use of computer systems, particularly MS Office
  • Can develop innovative and creative solutions to challenging HR problems and issues


  • Degree in HR / Business
  • CIPD
  • Experience of operating successfully in a manufacturing or project based organisation
  • Experience of operating within a unionized business

The role is based in Preston, Lancashire - commutable from Blackpool, Lancaster, Morecambe, Chorley, Leyland, Blackburn, Darwen, Burnley, Skipton, Stockport, Manchester, Warrington, Wigan, Bolton, Bury, Rochdale and Oldham with excellent access from Liverpool and Leeds

If you are a HR Professional looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other HR opportunities please contact Kris Foston on or phone 0161 694 9200

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The business focuses on building long lasting relationships based on reliability and trust. We do this by hiring and retaining a great team of recruitment consultants who listen and understand our client's and candidate's needs.

Our Manchester office (which covers the whole of the UK) provides a "one-stop shop" to clients and candidates operating in the engineering and manufacturing sectors and, in addition to Engineers, we source and provide temporary/contract and permanent opportunities for IT, Programme Management and Support Professionals (including Procurement / Purchasing / Supply Chain, HR, Finance and Administrative Support).

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