Human Resources Graduate

  • TBC,
  • Permanent / Full Time

Do you have a passion for working with people?
Are you organised, with excellent interpersonal and customer facing skills?
We have an exciting opportunity for a Human Resources Graduate, you will become part of our clients Human Resources team, you will be working to support colleagues with procedures such as recruitment, sickness absence, performance management, discipline and grievance as well as processing changes on the company’s HR software.
You will also need to advise and coach your colleagues to raise an awareness and understanding of people policies and procedures. You will be working with HR software supporting recruitment practices, new starter procedures as well as general management and updating of HR records and payroll.
Day-to-day, you will take part in:
  • Supporting managers and team leaders on all recruiting matters.
  • Advising managers and providing guidance on HR policy and procedures.
  • Maintaining up-to-date knowledge on employment law to be able to sufficiently advise managers/employees on any areas of concern and to ensure appropriate action.
  • Manage investigations and employee relations issues such as disciplinary and grievance processes.
Must have…
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • High level of confidentiality.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer facing skills.
  • Excellent problem solver.
  • Tact and Diplomacy.
  • The ability to work accurately, with attention to detail.
  • To enjoy working with people.
  • HR degree or relevant business or law degree.
Bonus to have…
  • CIPD Fully / Part Qualified.
  • Prior experience in a HR role.
  • Flexible working hours – including hybrid and remote working options.
  • Career development opportunities.
  • A dynamic and friendly environment.
  • Leeds City Centre location.
  • Generous holiday allowance with buy/sell holiday scheme.
  • Private medical healthcare.
  • Excellent contributory pension scheme.
  • Mental and physical wellbeing initiatives.
  • Volunteering days.
Our client is a chemicals distributor based in the UK, with offices throughout Europe. They sell the building blocks of thousands of products which you’ll use every day including cosmetics, beauty products, pharmaceuticals, and cleaning solutions.
Their customers come to them for market knowledge and technical support, so that they can develop the next generation of consumer products.
Beyond that, they are a friendly team that work together to get things done. They trust everyone equally and fairly and encourage their people to be truly creative and think outside the box.
To explore this opportunity further, please apply with an up to day CV. 
Key Appointments UK Ltd will assess your suitability for the role based on the information contained in your CV and application. This includes skills, experience, education, and location. 
Unfortunately, we are unable to provide specific feedback to applicants who have not been successful. If your application is unsuccessful, you will be informed as soon as possible.
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