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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

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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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Senior HR Advisor
£45000 - £45000

Senior HR Advisor Up to £45000 Permanent Corby Have you got experience as a Senior HR Advisor? Are you an excellent communicator with good knowledge of working law? Yes? You could be just the person we’re looking for! Our client is looking is for a Senior HR Advisor in Corby who will provide specialist and commercial HR advice, support business change and build line manager capability around people processes.   Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: •Effectively manage a wide range of HR issues such as business change, performance management, capability, investigations, disciplinaries and grievances applying specialist technical knowledge and experience to inform people manager decision making in a seamless way •Coach the UK HR Advisors in complex cases and be a point of escalation •Lead the programme to provide personalised coaching to line managers to foster and support high performing teams and support them in HR processes to equip them to handle issues in a commercial and fair manner. •Continually improve and streamline policies and processes ensuring they are progressive and aligned to the HR strategy whilst adopting best practice and facilitating the sharing of good practice across the team •Actively support projects as required that enable the HR function and market to drive forward •Responsible for the collation and accurate reporting of cases and using insight to identify opportunities for improvements •Develop personal and professional skills through continuous professional development and keep up-to-date with local legislation.   Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications Required To be successful in the role you will have: •Proven generalist experience in a Senior HR Advisor role or similar showing strong business alignment, ideally within customer lead and high performance culture business •Ability to manage difficult and complex cases •Excellent communication skills and a customer centric approach •Deep working knowledge of UK employment law and HR best practice approaches •Ability to develop effective relationships and managing expectations of multiple stakeholders •Experienced in developing policy and processes that fulfil the needs of the business and our legal   If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we’d love to hear from you! Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to get back to you within 48 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 Service Centre Administrator
£22000 - £22000

HR Service Centre Administrator £22000 Permanent Corby Do you have a customer service background? Have you got excellent computer skills? Do you have HR qualifications? You could be just the person we’re looking for! The post holder will provide a personal and seamless service to all UK colleagues as first line HR support/advice relating to HR policy and processes. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Have a good knowledge and understanding of the interpretation of HR policy and processes to provide accurate, consistent advice Support service for wider HR Community in administration activities such as template letters, mail merges and ad hoc report requirements Ensure correct application by managers and HR teams of Events, Event Reasons and Time Off within Workflows and transactional HR activity to be reviewed on a daily basis and responded to in a timely manner Support Requisitions and vacancy management within recruitment system as required Timely and accurate generation of contracts of employment Annual Checks/compliance of HR documentation for Personnel files HR data inputting into HR systems to support global data and governance, maintaining integrity and quality Take corrective action in response to data errors or data quality reports Generation of reports for MI within the agreed timeframe and in line with SLAs Ensure daily workload is prioritised to meet the needs of the customer and maintain effective service levels whilst adopting a progressive approach  Person Specification  Essential: Background in customer facing environment with experience of excellent personalised customer service Attention to detail Previous experience of working in an administrative role, preferably within a HR department Excellent interpersonal skills to provide a seamless approach PC literate, with proven ability in using Excel, Word & PowerPoint to extract, manipulate and display data in a meaningful and insightful manner Can do attitude Team player Effective time management Basic knowledge of employment legislation  Desirable: An understanding of company policies An understanding of CI principles Relevant qualifications in HR Previous working knowledge of Success Factors  If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we’d love to hear from you! Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to get back to you within 48 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 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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