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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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HR Business Partner
£33000 - £43000 per annum

HR Business Partner6 month FTC£ 33,000 - £43,000HanslopeAs an HR generalist, the HRBP will work with the Senior HR Business Partner and operate as a key member of the HR team. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:Provide HR expertise to develop and manage TUPE and projectsContribute to the development of people strategy, talent management and group business plansSupport managers in enhancing business performance through improving the performance, capability and motivation of their peopleSupport the development and implementation of professional people management policies, capabilities and practicesSupport business change programmes, and identify and disseminate HR best practice We are looking for someone that: Has experience of operating as a HR generalistHas experience of running medium to large scale TUPE projects, including supporting employee and union consultationUp- to- date knowledge of employment law and HR best practiceCan deliver successful change management programmes and understands the importance of engaging managers and employees in the change.Has knowledge of implementing, measuring and communicating progress on an employee engagement strategyExcellent verbal communication skills; ability to argue persuasively and influence othersHas the ability to handle difficult situations involving employee relationships and can solve problems in creative, practical waysIt would be desirable to have a MCIPD or relevant business qualification 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.In line with new data protection legislation, we will hold your data for 14 days, and if by that time we have not communicated and put appropriate consent in place, we will delete your data from our systems.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 Administrator / PA / Customer Service
Negotiable

HR Administrator / PA / Customer ServiceUp to £11.00 an hourTemporary (Permanent opportunities based on performance)NorthamptonshireAre you an excellent Administrator / PA / Customer Service professional?Are you great with people?Yes? You could be just the person we're looking for!We're keen to speak to individuals with a proven background in Administration, PA or Customer Service. We have a few clients who are looking for people who can start immediately and prove themselves! I am booking in registrations with candidates this week and most of next week, if you are available immediately and can attend our offices 14 Queensbridge, Northampton NN4 7BF to discuss job requirements, we would be delighted to hear from you TODAY!Temporary roles we are currently recruiting for: Administrator Data analystPA Customer ServiceHR Administrator 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.In line with new data protection legislation, we will hold your data for 14 days, and if by that time we have not communicated and put appropriate consent in place, we will delete your data from our systems.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 Coordinator
£22000 - £25000 per annum

HR Coordinator Permanent £22,000 - £25,000 DOE Milton Keynes We are looking for a well organised individual with HR experience. Supporting the HR Department and Managers across the business, you will provide first class administration to ensure the smooth running of the busy department.Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:Full administration around on boardingManaging the process of starters and leaversRight to work process ensuring paperwork is accurate and up to dateAbsence management - ensuring data is available to the businessSupport employee relation processesEmployee reporting, eg absence, labour turnover etc. We are looking for someone with: Excellent general administration skillsProficient in Word and Outlook with advanced Excel abilitiesExcellent communication skills, both telephone and face to facePreferable CIPD level 3 qualifiedAt least 2 years' experience in a HR environmentAbility to prioritise and balance a changing workloadAnalytical mind and problem solvingCustomer focused, flexible, high level of resilience 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.In line with new data protection legislation, we will hold your data for 14 days, and if by that time we have not communicated and put appropriate consent in place, we will delete your data from our systems.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
£35000 - £45000 per annum

HR ManagerPermanent£35,000 - £45,000Milton KeynesAn opportunity has arisen for an experienced HR Generalist to join an established, yet growing Milton Keynes business. Providing support to 500 staff across two locations, this exciting role will come with many diverse conversations and challenges. Predominately based in Milton Keynes, this position will require visits to the London office 1 or 2 days per week.Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:A big part of this role is to take responsibility for the recruitment activity across the business including applications, telephone interviews, arranging face to face interviews, securing offer details and completing the induction processActively develop and manage the relationships with external recruitment agenciesProviding guidance to line managers with regards to performance management issues whilst ensuring we remain compliant with employment legislationGuide line managers with disciplinary and grievance meetingsEncourage and support people development conversationsDesign and run workshops for employees on a wide range of people related subjects for example: interviewing, providing feedbackMaintain CRM systems with employee data We are looking for someone with: Has proven experience in a HR generalist roleOutstanding communication and listening skillsExcellent knowledge of employment practices and legislationAlways approachable - our people always come firstCan listen to and support all types of conversationIs able to organise their own workload and also support the teamThrives working in a fast paced environment and enjoys the unpredictable 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!

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