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If you are searching for a rewarding Human Resources job in Milton Keynes, Northampton and the surrounding areas, we’d love to help you make your next move! Whether you are looking for a permanent, temporary or contract role, our specialist consultants can help you secure your ideal HR job.

We recruit for a wide range of HR roles for employers of all different sizes, across many sectors. Whether you prefer to work for a large, global employer or a smaller company (and any size in between), we can place you with an employer who is right for you.

Human Resources roles we recruit for include:

  • HR administrators
  • HR assistants
  • HR officers
  • HR advisors
  • HR business partners
  • HR managers
  • HR consultants
  • HR directors
  • Learning and development specialists
  • Compensation and benefit specialists and talent managers
  • Organisational development managers
  • HR governance & control managers

The perfect match

We meet all our candidates in person. This allows us to get a good understanding of your expertise, personal attributes and the kind of company you’d like to work for. We can then refer you for HR jobs that match your skills and experience, with a company who holds similar values. 

When you register with Ascendant Recruitment, you’ll benefit from meeting several members of our team who will let you know about any relevant HR jobs they are currently working on. Once you have registered with us you’ll also be the first to find about any potentially suitable HR jobs as soon as they arise, often before they are ever advertised.

We will only put your CV forward for a role once we have spoken to you about it and gained your full consent.

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Please use our search tool to view a selection of the HR jobs we have available. If you don’t find what you’re looking for, it’s still worthwhile sending us your CV. We have excellent relationships with many large and small local employers, putting us in the ideal position to network on your behalf.

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HR and Recruitment Administrator
up to £23000

Working within a small HR Team , helping with holiday forms, dealing with HR enquiries, responsible for recruitment - liaising with the line managers, arranging interviews , speaking with candidates . Ad hoc HR administration.

HR Manager
up to £42000

Immediate start - A fantastic opportunity for a 12 mth FTC with Free parking! Working for a great company with a relaxed atmosphere you will be part of a small HR team . Working alongside another HR manager this role has more emphasis on Employee relations and Recruitment. You will be responsible for implementing and developing new policies and procedures , designing on-boarding induction plans, designing and deploying talent selection methods, sourcing talent , Overseeing the Payroll and HR admin function which will include supporting and coaching one member of staff. Occasional Travel in Europe may be required This role is covering maternity leave to start asap for a few weeks handover with the current HR Manager

HR Advisor - Part time
up to £35k

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Part time advisory role. 28 hours a week Splitting your time between Milton Keynes and Kettering, and willing and able to visit our other locations, we are looking for an HR Advisor who will be able to demonstrate your previous achievements within HR. You will have gained your experience in a generalist role and have a track record of managing a range of HR issues from end to end. You should be a real team player with a diplomatic, calm, positive attitude, excellent written and oral communication skills, commercially aware and able to build strong relationships with the line managers you support. In the role you will be responsible for providing an HR service to a specific area within the Company. You will coach line managers to develop their knowledge and capability on all HR and ER issues, and you will work with your management colleagues to identify ways to improve performance, engagement, absence and employee turnover, looking to create initiatives to improve these. You will provide pro-active first line advice and guidance in line with company policy covering performance management, reward and benefits, disciplinary, grievance, sickness absence and terms & conditions to our line managers, and using a coaching style you will work to develop strong relationships and become a trusted partner who is seen to add value to the business You will back up your advice with up to date employment legislation knowledge, will have excellent attention to detail and be keen to get involved with projects to challenge and improve our existing HR processes and policies to constantly strive for best practice.  

HR Administrator
up to £24k

A temporary contract until the end of the year working for a Blue Chip company in Milton Keynes. You will have previous experience within HR , the role will include lots of recruitment , screening Cv's liasing with Line Managers, setting up interviews, responsing to emails and other general HR duties as required.

HR Office Assistant
£22000 - £22000

HR Office Assistant £22,000 Milton Keynes   This is an exciting opportunity to work as a HR Office Assistant offering nationwide HR and Administration support.   Duties will include dealing with: Recruitment Employment law compliance Employee benefits Handling grievances Disciplinary action Dismissals Redundancies General administration     To be a great HR Office Assistant you’ll need:   Previous HR experience A high level of confidentiality Effective communication skills, both written and verbal The flexibility and willingness to learn Tact and diplomacy The ability to work accurately, with attention to detail Ability to use your own initiative   To be considered please apply today!   As a result of the volume of applicants we receive we will be unable to respond to each of you. We will endeavour to respond to successful applicants (to this role) within 24 hours of your application. To keep up to date with all of our vacancies please follow us on twitter, like us on facebook and register with us on our own website.

HR Advisor
£11.00 - £11.00

HR Advisor £11 per hour + holiday pay Milton Keynes An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and professional HR Advisor to assist a busy team at their head office in Milton Keynes. This role is offered on a six week temporary basis and will involve assisting with the effective recruitment and onboarding of new staff members. Your key responsibilities will include: Advising managers during the end-to-end recruitment process Assisting with job evaluation panels Posting job adverts using the Applicant Tracking System Keeping applicants updated with progress reports whilst ensuring a good candidate experience Ensuring job files have all the required paperwork and comply with legislation Capturing and analysing data and creating reports Knowledge of HR policies, procedures and processes is essential, whilst a part-CIPD qualification and a working knowledge of Employment Law are desirable. So if you’re a well organised and proactive HR Advisor with great interpersonal and IT skills and the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines, get in touch today because you could be the person we’re looking for!


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Haven't seen what you're looking for? 3 out of 10 people we've placed went into jobs that were never advertised. Call us today on 01908 200270 (Milton Keynes) or 01604 439380 (Northampton) to see how we can help you find your perfect role.