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HR Advisor

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Are you an experienced, confident HR Advisor? Does the opportunity to work across a region appeal? Would you like to work autonomously whilst also being a key member of the HR team? 

At Tarmac, ‘who you are’ matters. We want to get to know you. If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, collaborative in working well with others and ambitious to make things better, then have a read of what we have on offer. 

We are seeking a talented and experienced HR Advisor to join our HR function supporting the HR Manager for Materials and Contracting business across the Northern region. This role will be based in Salford, Greater Manchester but will travel across the region. Whether you live closer to Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Sheffield or Stockport this could be a great role for you! 

This broad and stretching HR Advisor role is an opportunity for you to partner with senior business stakeholders and work on a wide range of activities such as change initiatives including TUPE, talent attraction and development, inclusion and diversity, employee engagement and business improvement initiatives.  This is a hybrid role that combines regional travel and working from home. 

Here at Tarmac, we are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds. 

Role Responsibility

Reporting directly to the HR Manager, the HR Advisor will be responsible for supporting Managers across the whole range of generalist HR requirements including the talent agenda, with a focus on talent management and succession planning and driving initiatives to create an inclusive and diverse workforce. 

As HR Advisor you will also be responsible for: 

  • Ensuring compliance with employment law and company policies and procedures providing managers with advice in respect of employee relations issues 

  • Supporting managers in the management and improvement of employee performance 

  • Assisting in the management of short and long-term absence, balancing the welfare of employees and the needs of the business to identify solutions and remedies 

  • Supporting the Resourcing team to ensure a diverse and inclusive workforce including coaching and supporting managers in interviewing 

  • Participating in project teams across the wider HR function 

  • Using available metrics and trends to make informed decisions across a wide range of HR areas 

  • Ensuring all HR processes are optimised to drive efficiencies and improve cost control 

  • Contributing to the wider HR team to ensure that best practice is shared/processes aligned 

  • Supporting managers succession planning and talent management including the development of Graduates, Higher Apprentices & Apprentices 

  • Ensuring that all absence and sickness is managed and recorded correctly by line managers, in line with Company Policy and provide HR KPI reports and management information as required 

  • Contributing to health and wellbeing programmes across the business and visit our sites to participate in Health and Safety activities 

The role will form part of a National HR Team, ensuring that through collaborative working that best practice is shared and the wider Tarmac people agenda is driven forward. 

The Ideal Candidate

Suitable candidates for the role of HR Advisor will ideally be CIPD qualified or possess equivalent experience and a background within a generalist HR Function with experience in managing complex ER issues. Additionally, you will have a comprehensive understanding of HR principles and practices, coupled with relevant business experience and professional development. 

Suitable candidates for the role of HR Advisor will also have: 

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and be IT literate 

  • Proven stakeholder management skills at all levels 

  • Ability to coach, influence and challenge appropriately 

  • Confidence in analysing dashboard reports and using data to drive decision making 

  • Resilience and flexibility to work both autonomously and as part of a team 

  • Curiosity and a desire for self development and discovering more about our complex business 

  • Excellent attention to detail 

  • Strong time management skills 

This is a mobile role and a company car is provided so full UK driving licence is essential. 

Why Us

In addition to the role of HR Advisor we offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives, and benefits:

  • Company car
  • Bonus scheme
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice
  • Access to join our Employee Communities (employee networks) we currently have nine communities inc. (REACH) Religious, Ethnic, Cultural Heritage, LGBTQ+, Parents & Carers, Ability, Wellbeing, Female Voice, and Menopause
  • Training and development opportunities

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future?

Tarmac, a CRH company, is an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when this happens we sometimes bring the published closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

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Tarmac Trading Limited

Tarmac Trading Limited

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