HR & OD Advisor

  • Job Reference: 00004162-1
  • Date Posted: 4 September 2023
  • Recruiter: West Midlands Metro
  • Website:
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: £33,154
  • Bonus/Benefits: Free travel, Life Insurance, Pension
  • Sector: Administration, HR / Recruitment, Other Rail Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Opportunity for an experienced HR professional to join the team and provide support to the business as it continues to grow. The HR Advisor will deal with all day-to-day HR related enquiries and provide advice and guidance to managers on employment issues, whilst supporting the Head of HR & OD.


  • Administration of employee HR system.
  • A strong and confident communicator (written and verbal).
  • Good attention to detail and can work on their own initiative.
  • The post will cover the day-to-day operational HR processes within MML and act as the main contact point for HR queries.
  • Ensuring that all HR records are up-to-date, complete and compliant with legislation.
  • Liaise with payroll on joiners, leavers and all employee changes.
  • Complete exit interviews
  • Assisting the Head of HR & OD in ensuring legislation, policy and best practice guidelines are followed.

ER Case Work:

  • ER case management
  • Providing support to managers on key issues such as absence management, disciplinaries, grievances, capability and employee health issues.
  • Supporting managers in disciplinary, grievance and capability matters, including conducting investigations, attending hearings, and taking appropriate notes.
  • Managing staff medicals and occupational health assessments.

Recruitment & Onboarding:

  • Co-ordinating the onboarding process / and organisational change activities across MML.
  • Participating and running assessment centres and the induction process for all new staff.

Other HR Project Work:

  • Participate in engagement and communication with MML staff.
  • To undertake ad hoc project work as and when required.
  • Production of monthly HR reports and statistics.
  • Co-ordination of HR related training activities on regular basis.
  • To be fully proficient in Office 365 with proven skills in Excel and Power Point.
  • To undertake any other tasks commensurate with this role.

What We Offer In Return:

  • Competitive Salary
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Free travel on West Midlands trams and buses for you and your partner
  • Contributory Pension Scheme.
  • Life Insurance Benefit
  • Employee Assistance Program 24/7 365 days
  • Discounted Gym membership.
  • Full On the Job Training