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About Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. With revenues of $12 billion, we have approximately 39,000 employees and serve customers within pharmaceutical and biotech companies, hospitals and clinical diagnostic labs, universities, research institutions and government agencies, as well as in environmental and process control industries. We create value for our key stakeholders through three premier brands, Thermo Scientific, Fisher Scientific and Unity™ Lab Services, which offer a unique combination of innovative technologies, convenient purchasing options and a single solution for laboratory operations management. Our products and services help our customers solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Visit www.thermofisher.com.

Job Description

Job Title: Senior HR Advisor (Maternity Cover)
Reports To: HR Business Partner
Group/Division: BSD
Career Band: 6
Job Track: Professional
Position Location: Horsham
Number of Direct Reports: 0

Position Summary:

Working in a non-unionised manufacturing environment; this role will work as part of the HR team to support the business area assigned by providing a proactive, professional and timely HR support to the management team.
By working with the operational/ commercial managers this role will develop HR and people initiatives to improve efficiency/effectiveness within the business to ensure compliance with best practice and employment legislation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Through the education and coaching of managers and team leads/supervisors ensure that best practice HR is adopted on all people related activities.
  • To provide accurate, professional and timely advice to employees and line management on ER issues such as performance management, absence, maternity, paternity etc.
  • Assist the management team on absence monitoring processes and techniques as required to include RTW interviews, occasional home visits and the application of absence improvement initiatives.
  • Assist in recruitment for specified business unit as required.
  • Support the L&D function by assisting in delivery of HR related courses. Requirement to facilitate department specific training on occasion.
  • Attend disciplinary and grievance hearings, investigating and advising as required.
  • HR admin ;- Manage the probation process ( including Careercheck ) for new starters; Inspire and Impact award process; support payroll function by providing timely information and requests for information; ensure correct template letters are used for absence, maternity, disciplinary etc
  • Assist with restructures and redundancy consultations as required.
  • Undertake ad hoc duties / projects as required.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • GCSE level or equivalent in relevant subjects
  • CPP or CIPD or studying essential
  • Previous experience at HRA in a fast paced environment

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:

  • Demonstration of a wide range of HR disciplines including recruitment, training and development, employee relations and absence management
  • Sensitive to the confidential nature of the work.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritise own workload and comfortable working to tight deadlines.
  • IT Literate –MS Packages and willing to learn new IT systems.
  • Willing to undertake high levels of processing work, accuracy is essential.

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