Human Resources Officer - Somerset

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Dates that interviews will take place
W/C 04th November 2019
£31,597 - £36,338 + Car or Car Allowance + Bonus and benefits
Summary of vacancy

Are you an experienced HR Officer/Advisor?

Whatever part you play at SUEZ, you’ll be doing something amazing.

We need people in all kinds of roles to help us solve tomorrow’s challenges.

By joining us, you’ll be contributing to a business that’s working for the planet’s future – one that’s not afraid to innovate and introduce new solutions. In return for your hard work, we’ll give you a fulfilling career within a supportive team. Here, you’ll be free to be yourself and develop in your way.


About the role

About the role

  • This role is offered on a permanent, full time basis.
  • This role is based in Bridgwater, Somerset.

What will I be doing?

  • Reporting to the Senior HR Manager, as part of a team, you will provide routine HR advice on all day to day employment matters covering all aspects of the employment relationship such as recruitment, reward, absence management, conduct and delivering change.
  • This role will initially support the mobilisation of the new Somerset Municipal contract, and then in time other SUEZ operations in the surrounding area.   
  • This role will involve travelling between the 5 Somerset Municipal locations and also throughout the South West region to a lesser extent.       
  • You will be a key part of the management team heading up the Somerset municipal contract, which will include setting the plans and road maps for delivering the necessary changes as required in our contract with the Somerset Waste Partnership.  
  • All HR related activity will be part of your daily routine so you will need to provide guidance and support to both the employees employed on the contract and to the managers and supervisors managing the contract.
  • This is a hands-on role working out in the business and you will need to ensure that the performance of all employees is effectively managed, ensuring that underperformance is addressed, and excellent performance is recognised.

About the person

  • We are looking for someone who can communicate effectively with all employees and has the ability to work with all parties to resolve conflict and disagreement.
  • You need to be able to multi task numerous on-going daily issues across all 5 locations in Somerset and be able to provide support and assistance to managers and supervisors to find a suitable resolution.
  • This role will suit someone who has an understanding of managing people, enjoys a varied working day and is someone who can effectively influence others to change behaviour.
  • A working knowledge of HR would be an advantage, as would experience of managing others, but is essential that you have the ability to engage with people and are able to use your experience and knowledge of working life to provide support and guidance to your customers.

Who we are

SUEZ recycling and recovery UK is a forward-thinking company recognized as one of the top places in the UK to work. We are proud of the fantastic opportunities for personal growth and development we offer our people. As we continue to develop and grow, you can play an important part in the essential work we are doing to make businesses and communities more sustainable.

Working at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK is not like most jobs – it means striving to secure our planet’s resources and being part of the resource revolution. By joining us, you will help to safeguard the environment and the public through essential waste and water management services, contribute to the sustainable development of communities, businesses and regions, and promote the emerging low-carbon circular economy.

With a raft of benefits, family-friendly policies and excellent remuneration packages, there’s never been a better time to join SUEZ recycling and recovery UK. A friendly and supportive place that you will love to work in, we believe creativity, clear communication and our drive for excellence are the keys to our success. If you share our thinking – and have the qualities we’re looking for – you could play a big part in our dedicated team.

To find out more or apply, please complete the application form and attach your CV.

*No agencies please*

What will I be doing?



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