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HR Adviser (part time 20-25 hours/week) - Oxford

Fantastic opportunity for an experienced HR Adviser to join a progressive HR team.

Shaw Gibbs is a Top 100 independent accountancy, financial services and insolvency practice with offices in Oxford and London Marylebone. We have a strong focus on innovation and technology to help our clients make informed decisions on how to grow their business. We put our people first and our staff enjoy long term careers with us. We are known for having a friendly and supportive team culture underpinned by our values of expertise, collaboration, innovation and respect.

The HR team are responsible for leading and delivering the HR strategy and we also provide HR advice to a number of our clients. We are recruiting for an experienced part time HR Adviser to support our ambitious growth plans. The HR team are about to implement a number of innovative HR projects to drive through positive changes and the new HR Adviser will play a key role in these. It is an exciting time to join our HR team.

The HR Adviser role will be varied, stimulating and hugely rewarding.

Key Accountabilities:

Reporting to the HR Manager, your key responsibilities will include:

- Providing HR advice to managers and staff on aspects of the employee lifecycle, ensuring high standards of customer service

- Working closely with our HR Assistant, helping to grow her technical knowledge and HR skills

- Managing the recruitment process from start to finish

- Leading HR generalist activities such as engagement surveys, benefits renewal, monthly HR & payroll reporting and policies

- Playing a key role in a wide range of projects to further improve our employee proposition

- Managing training and development activities including conducting skills analysis, development programmes & budgets

- Assisting the HR Manager with casework & external HR clients as and when required

This is a part time role based in our Oxford office with occasional travel to our London office.

The ideal candidate

We're looking for someone who demonstrates resilience, a can do attitude and who is focused on getting things right first time in a fast paced environment.

You will be CIPD qualified with experience of working within a generalist HR environment in the private sector. Must have extensive recruitment experience, up-to-date employment law knowledge and a degree (or equivalent) qualification.

You will need to be a strong team player, highly professional at all times with a tactful, discreet and confident manner. Excellent written and verbal English communication skills are essential along with strong interpersonal skills, a commercial outlook and impressive organisational skills.

What we can offer you

- An experienced Manager who will work closely with you to support your development and career

- Relaxed but hard working culture

- Competitive salary and flexible benefits package

- 22 days holiday + Bank holidays, increasing with service, plus holiday trading so you can buy/sell holiday to fit your lifestyle

- Flexible working

- Light and airy, modern offices

- Employee retail discount scheme, contributory pension plan, life assurance

- A Management Development Programme to bring out your potential

- Comprehensive induction to help you get up to speed

How to apply

Please send your CV and a covering letter to recruitment @ For more information on working at Shaw Gibbs visit our website

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