Human Resource Advisor

Job Description

Vanrath are working with a large public sector company on the recruitment of a Human Resources Advisor (Resourcing) in Belfast on a temporary basis.

What's in it for you?

  • Full time hours, Mon - Fri
  • 22 days + 12 days public holidays
  • £24,491 - £29,577

About your next employer
To support the Senior HR Advisor to ensure the effective delivery of all employee resourcing activity for the company.
To contribute to the provision of a modern, professional and responsive service to support business delivery and their vision and values.

What you'll do

  • To support the Senior HR Advisor to successfully deliver a professional, proactive, customer orientated and high quality resourcing service in support of the companies objectives.
  • To ensure all employee resourcing activity is delivered in line with the companies Resourcing Policy, relevant legislation and HR best practice.
  • To implement the workforce plan in a timely basis.
  • To implement the Resourcing Policy and any associated policies and procedures.
  • To provide advice, guidance and support to managers and panel members on employee resourcing issues, including the application of relevant policies and procedures.
  • To regularly review and update processes and procedures relating to employee resourcing
  • In conjunction with relevant recruiting managers and HR Business Partners, develop (and keep under review) all recruitment and selection documentation including job descriptions, specification, selection plans and candidate packs.
  • To work closely with Organisation Development (OD) in relation to assessment and testing as required including the development of new ways to assess candidates.
  • To ensure the timely preparation and setting of advertisements for resourcing exercises.
  • To ensure effective and timely communication with candidates and panels at all stages of recruitment and selection.
  • To ensure the timely completion of all pre-employment checks including medicals, references and Access NI checks.
  • To prepare responses to complaints or requests for feedback from candidates, public and legal representatives for final agreement by the HR Manager Resources.
  • To issue employees with their contracts of employment within the specified legal timeframe.
  • To ensure all resourcing activity records are held appropriately in line with legislative requirements.
  • To keep up-to-date with the latest developments in recruitment best practice and legislation.
  • To work collaboratively with key stakeholders to ensure an integrated approach to service delivery e.g. other HR colleagues, Finance, IT.
  • To ensure key performance indicators relating to resourcing are achieved and that a high quality service is delivered to the customer.
  • To provide suitable training for managers in recruitment and selection procedures and techniques as required.
  • To ensure the production of accurate and timely reports and management information on employee resourcing activities as required including information required for Corporate Services Reports.
  • To provide support and resilience to the Employee Services function as and when required.
  • To undertake project work as directed by the HR Manager Resources using the principles of good project management.
  • To prepare appropriate business cases, tenders and quotations, in line with financial and procurement regulations, policies and procedures and corporate timescales.
  • To provide a high level of internal and external customer service including taking ownership of customer queries and complaints and following issues through to completion.

About you
Applicants must meet the following essential criteria:

Degree level qualification (Level 6*) in Human Resource Management

Minimum of 1 years' experience working in a Human Resources function to include employee resourcing.


Level 5* qualification in Human Resources


Minimum of 2 years' experience working in a Human Resources function to include employee resourcing.

Current professional membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development at Associate Member (Assoc CIPD) or above

Can demonstrate ability to obtain this within 1 year of the closing date.

Can demonstrate relevant HR experience in at least 3 of the 4 areas below:

  • providing professional HR advice to managers on employee resourcing matters
  • providing end to end recruitment and selection services
  • effectively implementing resourcing policies and procedures
  • providing HR statistics and/or reports for managers.
  • Sound understanding of current employment legislation relating to employee resourcing.

  • Can demonstrate:
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to work accurately under pressure of multiple deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Strong customer orientation
  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Possess a current driving licence or have access to a form of transport that enables them to meet the requirements of the post in full.


  • Experience planning and leading a major recruitment campaign
  • Experience working within local government or the public sector


To apply today contact Leanne Garrett in the strictest confidence.