Specialist recruitment resourcing within the food & drink manufacturing sectors


HR Advisor (Maternity Cover) * Competitive Salary * Hertfordshire

An exciting opportunity for an experienced HR Advisor on a Maternity Cover contract with this highly successful food manufacturer – Contract to end February 2020.


  • Competitive Salary
  • Excellent benefits
  • Chance to join a fantastic forward-thinking team


is a privately owned, Specialist Food Ingredients Manufacturer, supplying both Retail and Foodservice companies with bespoke ingredients solutions and a solid and professional management team.


The HR Advisor will support the HR Manager and provide practical advice on a range of employee issues including performance, disciplinary, grievance and absence management and conflict handling and champions the coaching culture. Other key responsibilities will include:

  • Coach, support and train to embed the coaching culture.
  • Advise on complex and sensitive organisational and people issues to enable senior managers to take appropriate action. Provide support and guidance on individual cases, managing issues to timely conclusions.
  • Advise on employment law, changes to law and wider external factors impacting employment.
  • Responsible for coordinating occupational health advice as required, managing long term absence cases and advising on short term absences as necessary.
  • Support HR Administrator as required in the recruitment process from sign-off, selection through to induction of new employee, including design of assessment centres, advertising, interviews, referencing, preparation of offer letters and contracts of employment and arranging pre-employment health checks.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE. We’re looking for a candidate that shows enthusiasm, initiative and excellent communication skills. However, the following basic skills are an advantage –

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in generalist HR Officer, Business Partner or Advisor role.
  • Must come from a background in manufacturing – ideally food manufacturing.
  • CIPD qualified
  • Payroll experience.

If this job is of interest and you would like to investigate this further, apply TODAY!!!

“Kandhu Recruitment will consider all applications based on each candidate’s suitability to the role or similar roles within the Food Sector and if we feel you are a relevant candidate we will process your application by adding you to our secure recruitment database and then contacting you to progress job opportunities further. We do not contact unsuitable applicants.”

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