HR Officer - Central London

HR Officer - Central London

Job Title: HR Officer - Central London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Up to £38,000 plus excellent benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 15948 JH
Contact Name: James Hume
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 02, 2018 11:34

Job Description

This is a newly created HR Officer opportunity because of the expansion of the HR team as they continue to grow and build on their continued successes.  They are one of the most exciting Life Science companies in the UK leading the way on bringing the latest innovative treatments to the market.  The HR Team is expanding so it remains a key component of the business to help fuel their growth by ensuring a pipeline of talent into the company, effective employee relations and employee development plans are in place and successful.  They need to recruit an HR Officer to provide expert generalist support across a range of functions including employee relations, recruitment, learning & development and other new initiatives.

The Company

The company are headquartered in Central London, where this role will be based and are expanding rapidly based on the demand for their services and the addition of new expertise to improve their capabilities.  You will join a genuinely exciting, forward-thinking and award-winning organisation which works in collaboration with academic and commercial life science partners, bringing innovative therapies to market to tackle a range of medical conditions.  Their aim is to make the UK the most compelling choice for the development of these life changing therapies locally and internationally working closely with government backed funding organisations.

The Role

The purpose of this role is to add additional expertise to the HR Team that is responsible for 3 sites in the London area to provide general support and lead the L&D initiative across the whole company.  You will be reporting to the HR Manager – Learning & Development Specialist.

The purpose of this role is to be the first point of contact for line managers and employees on all HR functions including employee relations, recruitment, learning & development and payroll.  Providing expert advice on these to offer a practical solution and requires support by operating and demonstrating HR best practice at all times.  This is a responsible and broad role where you will be exposed to many different areas to help your own career development.  Including the working closely with the L&D Manager to support the development of existing staff, building a pipeline of talent coming into the company with involvement in the recruitment process, supporting new initiatives, along with the generalist activities you will be leading.    


For this opportunity, you will need to have experience of working within HR within a generalist style role that has given you exposure to the administration of recruitment, training and development and employee retention.  You will need to have demonstrable experience of payroll administration as well as working with staff at all levels.  If you have experience of working in a professional environment and with a CIPD qualification then this is advantageous to your application.