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HR Advisor - Public Sector

Job Description

Looking for your next career step in your HR career? This could be the role for you, offering an excellent chance to progress into an Officer level post.

Salary/ Benefits

In order to attract the very best talent on the market a generous remuneration package is on offer based on experience plus a range of benefits including:

  • Highly competitive salary on offer starting from £32,328
  • Full pay from Day 1, plus Holiday Pay
  • Hybrid working approach


VANRATH are delighted to be working alongside our client, a well-known Public Sector Organisation based in Belfast City Centre.

The Ideal Person

If you've 3 + years' experience working in a HR environment and you're looking for an opportunity to step into a more senior role:

  • Degree or equivalent in Human Resources, business or other relevant subject;
  • A minimum of 3 years' of general experience in at least 3 of the following areas;
  • Providing HR support and advice to management;
  • Developing and implementing HR Policies & Procedures;
  • Recruitment and selection;
  • Training planning and organisational development
  • Associate membership of the CIPD


As HR Advisor you will:

  • Further development and implementation of a HR Strategy which will support the achievement of the Organisation Business Plan and enable the achievement of objectives and targets;
  • Provision of timely advice and guidance on HR and related employment law issues to management as required;
  • Review, development and implementation of HR policies and procedures as required and in line with any changes in the legislation;
  • Provision of high quality recruitment, selection and induction of employees in a timely and cost effective manner;
  • Liaison with external payroll provider on payroll and pension related matters;
  • Development, implementation, monitoring and review of an efficient and effective performance management framework which will promote continuous improvement and supports management and staff in the achievement of targets and objectives;
  • Development of a learning and organisational development plan which will address agreed learning and development needs of staff within budgetary constraints and requirements;
  • Promote, develop and maintain an effective and positive employee relations culture that supports agreed change and enables the development of the service while establishing he organsiation as an employer of choice;
  • Play a leading role in the established engagement processes with employee representatives and recognised trade unions;

For further information on this vacancy, or any other HR job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Jamie Gault in the strictest confidence.

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