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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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Pensions & Benefits Specilaist
up to £26,000 pro rata

Pensions, Rewards & Benefit Specialist Salary range up to £26,000 pro rata depending on experience You will be providing support to the Compensation and Benefits Group Manager of this large, well known household brand. My client is looking for someone to provide support on a 30 hour basis responsible for: Payroll, weekly and monthly Administer benefit Schemes Pensions - stakeholder and auto enrolment Life Assurance Private Medical Healthcare Bike to work You should have extensive experience in pensions as well fantastic communication skills as you will be liaising with the business at all levels. Excellent administration skills and attention to details is a must. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to get back to you within 24 hours. However, your application will be reviewed by a Consultant as quickly as possible and if you are shortlisted we will aim to call you within two working days. If you do not receive a call please do not be despondent. Typically only one candidate can be successful per role! Please apply for any future roles in the same way. Good luck!

HR Manager Organisational and Development
up to £64

The fantastic opportunity is an advisor and service provider to EIMEA leaders in: organisation design supporting long-term business strategies, ongoing development of people, career progression, workforce planning and job design to support the organizational functions and talent development methods/programs. Proactively uses know-how, influence, coaching and reasoning in the identification and correction of performance issues and provides recommendations and solutions to address. Acts as a business partner who advises, consults and collaborates with leaders in the execution of Strategic Driver 4: Attract, develop and retain outstanding tribe members, in alignment with regional strategies and EBITDA goals. Role will involve 30-50% of time travelling in UK and abroad Education and Experience Bachelor’s human resource, business, psychology, communication or related field MBA, Master’s degree in business administration or behavioral sciences preferred 10+ years demonstrated ability to lead HR OD and talent development functions in the execution of best HR practices through leadership principles across broad European geographies Demonstrated ability to influence others positively and to apply leadership effectively even when those led do not directly report to this position. Demonstrated ability to lead multiple technical disciplines, collaborate effectively with multiple parties in and outside the company, and how to teach others to do the same Demonstrated ability to effectively anticipate future events, prevent problems as well as solve them, over a multi-year advance horizon

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.