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Recruiter NameSuzanne Wood
SalarySalary negotiable
BenefitsNegotiable please quote salary required
Locations UK, London and the South East
Contract TypePermanent




Our Client, a Major international Oil and Gas, design and construction contractor is seeking a Senior HR Advisor to join their team based in Surrey.



-         Educated to degree level or equivalent and/or CIPD qualified or willing to work towards CIPD qualification.

-         Ideally have around 8 years experience as an HR Advisor.

-         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

-         Well organised with the ability to prioritize workload independently.

-         Previous experience of working in the oil and gas industry advantageous.

-         Ability to work collaboratively within in team environment.



To provide dedicated HR support to allocated customer groups, working with line managers and employees within these groups to proactively support the implementation of HR policies and procedures.

-         Hold regular meetings with relevant managers to review and discuss any HR matters within their departments to ensure proactive HR support is available as required.

-         Oversee and assist with the preparation of contracts of employment for payroll employees, Group Talents, UK and Overseas Expatriates.  Keep up to date with developments in legislation and update contract clauses as required.

-         Check and assist with the preparation of Work Orders for agency workers.

-         Monitor and continuously review Company Work Instructions and update where necessary in line with changes in Company policy and UK legislation.  Create new Work Instructions as required.

-         Advise/answer questions from managers and staff on Company Work Instructions and policies.

-         Assist and advise line managers on performance, disciplinary and grievance matters.

-         Become familiar with the Company Document Management System as a source of information on Corporate and Company documents, policies and organisation and promote knowledge of the system within the Company.

-         Oversee the HR administration processes and ensure deadlines are met for:

·         Monthly Reports (Agency workers, Emergency Response and Manpower)

·         Renewal of Overseas and UK expatriate contracts

·         Appraisal for new staff prior to expiration of their probationary period

·         References (employment, mortgage and tenancy)

·         Monthly payroll documentation, salary advance memos, etc

·         Obtaining work permits for UK and overseas expatriates on short and long-term assignments

-         Become familiar with the Company private health care schemes, pension plans and insurance policies and the administrative requirements entailed for each.

-         Ensure awareness and availability as required to support the Company Emergency Response activities as required.

-         Carry out any other duties commensurate with the role of HR Advisor.


SALARY OR RATE:     Negotiable – please quote what annual salary you would be looking for.


BENEFITS:     Very Close to the Station


We are instructed to only submit to our Client candidates whose qualifications and experience match client’s specification and must be to work within the UK.


For more information please contact

on 020 8905 2250 or    


If you are interested in this position and would like more information do please contact me or any other member of the Recruitment Team as soon as possible. If you are not sure the CV we have on file is current send your latest CV to me, at the same time advising me your availability and any other relevant information.  If this position is not exactly what you are looking for please look at our website we update this site daily with all our current vacancies. Rest assured that your CV is treated as confidential and Woodland will not send your CV to any Clients until we have your permission to do so.


Please Note:  Some of our Clients will require references and documentary evidence of qualifications.

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