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HR Advisor - Kings Langley (L&D)

Our vision is a future where everyone has access to affordable low cost renewable energy. This role supports the 350 staff in our UK business in working towards this vision. We have a significant programme of learning and development activity which requires active support from this role to devise and deliver. In addition, delivery of a high quality recruitment service for the business when seeking new staff to join the team will be an important aspect of the role. You will also operate as HR business partner to a defined business area delivering the full remit of HR support as required. The post-holder will periodically be required to travel to UK based RES sites to establish and maintain excellent customer relations and deliver training programmes.

Key Accountabilities:

Support the delivery of the Group training plan in the UK liaising with providers through the Learning and Development Advisor, Heads of businesses and L&D specialists in other regions.

To  design and deliver a blended learning Management Development programme for the UK in coordination with similar programmes in the US and France.

To carry out a post mid-year review Training Needs Analysis and ensure that the appropriate development is delivered within budget.

To be the focal point with all UK stakeholders for all L&D matters.

Manage the recruitment process, supporting and advising line managers to deliver the most efficient and effective way of attracting and retaining talent. 

Deliver front line HR support and advice to employees and line managers on specific people centred and contractual issues, being proactive in liaising regularly with line managers to identify problems and potential solution early.

Analyse monthly Management Information (MI) data to identify trends in people related matters such as attendance, turnover, career development, diversity, recruitment/resourcing and work with the business units to improve these areas.

Work in partnership with managers to ensure a consistent application of our HR policies and procedures including absence management, individual performance management, probation etc.

Undertake disciplinary and grievance processes as required, providing support and guidance to line managers undertaking investigations.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Utilise Utilise the HR MyResource system to provide accurate data to managers and employees on processes such as recruitment, performance development reviews, absence management.

Work closely with the HR Administrator to co-ordinate recruitment, maternity, change to terms and conditions requests, flexible working requests etc., ensuring that all personal files are maintained in accordance with Data Protection legislation.   

Provide assistance/support to other HR team members for projects such as graduate assessments, internships, development centres, induction days.

Any other additional tasks or projects as deemed necessary and appropriate in the scope of this role and required by the Company. 


Training Needs Analysis.

Design of training interventions.

Training Evaluation.

Blended learning.

Basic knowledge of UK employment law.  

Basic knowledge of HR management principles and operating within a HR Business Partnering environment.

Understanding and evident commitment to equality and diversity. 


Deliver a professional and confidential HR services.

Ability to work effectively as part of a HR team.

Effective problem solving, organisational and prioritisation skills.

Excellent interpersonal skills.

Excellent communication skills in writing and verbally.

Ability to influence line managers/employees to follow a consistent approach in line with RES HR policies and procedures.

Excellent internal and external customer service focus.

Excellent Project Management skills.

Confident in presentation skills. 



Working within a professional HR environment.

Providing advice and support to line managers/employees on all people related issues in line with HR policies and procedures. 

Managing recruitment campaigns from job design to induction of the successful candidate.

Active involvement in learning and development delivery.

Delivery of management development modules or webinars. 


Undertaking projects using a project management methodology.

In-depth analysis of data and presentation to managers.

Facilitation of team development programmes (ideally using the Lencioni model of High Performing Teams).

Psychometrics (MBTI, 360, team questionnaires…). 


CIPD qualified and/or studying towards achieving Chartered CIPD membership.


Location: UK & Ireland

Contract Type:Full-Time, Permanent

Type of Role: Human Resources