Hr Officer – Contract- PC3906

@Apple Recruitment in HR
  • Post Date : 9 May 2024

Job Description

HR Officer

Location: BT3, Greater Belfast.  

Salary: £29000 pro rata plus a good range of benefits.

Hours: 8.30am and 5.00pm Monday to Thursday and between 8.30am and 4.30pm on Fridays. (37 hours per week). Applicants who request part time hours will also be considered.

Duration: Initially for 6 months but may go permanent.


On behalf of our client, a top Northern Ireland employer and award-winning organisation, we are seeking an HR Officer, to support their team. This is initially for 6 months however the post holder may be offered a permanent post.


The HR Officer will support the HR Manager in day to day HR related activities however full payroll training will be provided to support the payroll function in due course.


You will need:

  • Third level qualification or relevant experience (see below).
  • Associate level CIPD (Level 3 or above).
  • 2+ years’ experience in an HR generalist position across full HR lifecycle.
  • Experience of advising managers and participating in all aspects of recruitment including advertising, short listing, interviewing and selection.
  • Experience of handling employee relations matters such as disciplinary and grievances.
  • Experience of absence management to include recording, monitoring and advising managers on absence process.
  • Experience of working in a confidential environment.
  • Experience of managing deadlines and conflicting priorities.
  • Working knowledge of employment legislation.




  1. Act as the first point of contact for all HR related queries, providing professional advice, guidance and support to managers and staff on HR policies and procedures.
  2. Support Line Managers with employee relations issues such as grievances, investigations and disciplinary hearings.
  3. Monitor absence across the organisation, providing timely and accurate absence information and initiating the absence management process as appropriate, ensuring appropriate parties are informed when required.
  4. Manage the employee lifecycle from induction to leaver to ensure all relevant paperwork and processes are completed and relevant parties informed.
  5. Manage all aspects of the recruitment cycle (temporary and permanent) from vacancy notification to induction.
  6. Update the HR system and paper records in an accurate and timely manner to ensure the integrity of employee information, and payroll data.
  7. Ensure administration systems and processes are continually monitored, reviewed and improved in order to progress the services offered by the team and enhance efficiency of delivery.
  8. Collate information and prepare annual monitoring return and Article 55 review to ensure adherence with the Equality Commission requirements.
  9. Process the monthly payroll accurately and on time and liaise with the payroll provider to ensure the organisation meets requirements of HMRC.
  10. Review and update HR Policies in line with current legislation and Company procedures.
  11. Assist with the management, recording and processing of purchase requisitions and invoices.
  12. Assist with staff security clearance process.
  13. Provide confidential support to the HR Manager for all aspects of the employee life cycle as required.


If you would like to be considered for this role or find out more, please email me your CV now by clicking on the link and I will be in touch. All details are treated in the strictest confidence.

If this role isn’t quite right for you but you would like to look for a new opportunity, please get in contact with us.

Applicants must ensure their CV is accurate and up to date. The CV should include your full employment history inclusive of dates, all academic achievements and full personal contact details.

Apple Recruitment Services is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Apple Recruitment Services is an Equal Opportunities Employer.