28th February 2020

HR Operations Team Leader

Reference: BBBH17643

Location: Belfast Job Type: Permanent Date Posted: 28/02/2020

Are you an experienced HR professional with line management responsibilities?

Do you have excellent employment law knowledge?

Would you like to work for a leading local company with excellent career opportunities?

We have a very exciting role to join one of our prestigious clients as they grow their HR function. If interested or would like more information call Alex on 02890 313157 or email [email protected]

The Job:

This role will act as a support to the HR Operations Manager in the provision of an exceptional HR Shared Service to the business to add value and deliver best practice and meet the statutory compliance obligations. They will ensure the effective delivery of HR processing; and provide a joined up, engaging and customer focused service centre working to defined SLAs. They will strive for sustainable excellence, create a culture of continuous improvement and achieve outstanding performance.

Key accountabilities will include managing a team to deliver all people systems and services, managing key activities to meet multiple payroll deadlines, colleague reward, benefit and engagement administration and providing key metrics/reporting to support overall business performance.

The Person:


  • CIPD qualified
  • Full driving licence with access to car
  • Minimum of 5 years previous experience within a Human Resource function
  • Minimum of 2 years people management experience
  • Proven project management skills and significant success in process design
  • Substantial experience of reviewing, redesigning and implementing high volume transactional HR processes
  • Previous experience of CORE, PAMS or similar HR information system
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and in particular Excel
  • Up to date knowledge of UK employment legislation
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to forge effective working relationships at all levels
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a dynamic and fast-moving environment coupled with the ability to move effectively between strategy and implementation
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Good listening skills


  • A 3rd level qualification in related subject
  • Previous HR experience gained within a retail/wholesale/multi-site environment
  • Previous HR experience in a Shared Services environment
  • Knowledge of ROI employment legislation

Next Steps:

Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant in Abacus on 02890313157 for a confidential career discussion. Did you know? Abacus is NI’s only Highly Rated Recruiter with 4.5 Stars for customer satisfaction (Independent review site Feefo).

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