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Human Resources Advisor

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  • Newly created HR role in a dynamic and ambitious ecommerce business.

  • Brilliant opportunity to grow your career and work on exciting projects to enhance our people strategy.

  • Rare opportunity to influence senior stakeholders to deliver best practice HR to a growing business.

Human Resources Advisor

HR Advisor

Job Type:  Permanent, Full-Time 

Salary: £28-32K per annum

Location: 7 North, Carlisle



HR Advisor - The role

In this new, dynamic role, you will be key to creating and nurturing what it means to be part of our team. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, hands-on HR Advisor to be at the heart of a business during a period of transformational change.


As a stand-alone HR Advisor, reporting to the Managing Directors, you will use your creativity and innovative approach in an environment that encourages fresh ideas. You’ll be able to make a real difference and contribute to a business which is enjoying year on year growth.


Who are we?

7 North is a dynamic multi-brand ecommerce business based in Carlisle, Cumbria. Since 2012 we’ve been harnessing the potential of online marketplaces, hitting the top of Amazon bestseller lists year on year. We’re an ambitious (and friendly!) bunch, working together to design, produce, sell and ship an ever-expanding range of convenient products for everyday use – it’s all about uncomplicated practicality.


Our sights are set high, with exciting developments on the horizon including relocation to a new larger office and expansion of our online market to Europe and beyond. Check out our website www.7north.co.uk to learn more about our products and portfolio of brands including Lakeland Active, 55 Sport and Thistlewood.


What you’ll be doing

You will be our people champion, working across our head office and warehouse facility, supporting every aspect of a team members’ journey. You will embody the 7 North brand and spirit while advocating our core values and leading by example for our team. You’ll feel confident in recommending new policy and procedures that will further enhance our people strategy and wellbeing.

Reporting to the Managing Directors, your key responsibilities will be:


Key Responsibilities

  • Manage all aspects of recruitment, onboarding and succession planning.

  • Drive cyclical, regular activities including performance, talent, and remuneration reviews.

  • Provide timely and accurate HR advice to employees and managers on HR policies, procedures, and best practices.

  • Conduct employee relations investigations, addressing and resolving workplace issues in a fair and consistent manner.

  • Coach managers to effectively lead their teams.

  • Maintain accurate HR records and generate relevant reports as needed.

  • Support the leadership team with the integration and harmonisation of the business’ brand change and our team wellbeing and engagement strategy.


What We’re Looking for – (Essential Requirements)

  • Completion of, or working towards, a CIPD Associate Diploma in People Management or similar.

  • 5 years or more of generalist HR experience including creating people policies and procedures.

  • Strong understanding of HR principles, practices, and employment laws.

  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion.

  • Proactive problem solver with a positive and approachable demeanour.

  • Experience managing, and reporting on payroll systems.

  • An ability to think strategically while also focusing on detail and implementation.

  • A people-focused leader who can confidently build collaborative teams across all levels.

  • A pragmatic attitude with high levels of empathy and emotional intelligence.

  • A proactive self-motivator, you must be passionate about delivering a high-quality service and experience.


What’s in it for you

  • An extra day’s holiday to celebrate your birthday!

  • 50% company discount

  • Employee assistance programme

  • Flexible working hours

  • Regular team social activities

  • Team-orientated culture


Just so you know, we are…


Dynamic. We pride ourselves on the ability to flex to ever-evolving needs of the business and our people. Our open-minded approach to business allows us to think outside the box.

Collaborative. It’s a collective effort at 7 North, we reach our goals by combining each of our unique skill sets.

Diverse. We celebrate unique perspectives and enjoy harnessing them to their full potential. We love to give talented minds the opportunity to thrive.

Growth-Focussed. The sky’s the limit. Our team are hardworking and ambitious with continual and sustained growth at the forefront of our minds.

Lean. Our company is small and close-knit, capable of achieving healthy profits through efficient use of each and everyone’s particular skill set.


APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED 

If you like the sound of the above and fancy joining our team in Carlisle- we would love to hear from you. Application is super simple, just click on the  ‘apply’ button below to upload your CV and covering letter showcasing your relevant experience.

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