The successful HR Officer will deliver a proactive, flexible and ‘customer first’ HR service to all stakeholders. The role will provide relevant and appropriate support to the HR Business Partners, Head of Learning & Development and HR Director in the development and implementation of HR initiatives and systems, whilst driving best practice, ensuring engagement with HR policies and procedures, our organizational values and employment legislation.

The successful candidate will contribute to the delivery of the HR strategy, supporting the Company vision of ‘enhancing the employee experience at work and beyond’


Above all, we’re looking for someone who is an experienced, talented and driven Human Resources Officer / Advisor who’ll assist with the provision of advice to managers on employment matters and working with them to resolve employee issues and proactive recommendations in a timely and constructive manner

  • CIPD Level 5, working toward or equivalent qualification
  • Previous generalist experience in a HR Officer / Assistant / Advisor capacity in a large organisation
  • Experience of managing first line ER matters with minimal supervision
  • Strong planning, coordination and organizational skills
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office tools in a 365 environment especially Excel and PowerPoint
  • Working knowledge of HRIS systems
  • Tact and diplomacy to work with confidential information and build relationships
  • Initiative and drive; continuously improve processes and deliver against agreed objectives
  • Ability to make decisions on, and appropriately escalate, varying first level ER cases
  • Multi-tasking experience in a fast-paced environment, completing work tasks with speed and accuracy in a detailed work environment.
  • Excellent organizational skills including ability to manage time and prioritize effectively.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and able to engage with colleagues at all levels.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Proven track record of delivering excellent service to customers and stakeholders at all times
  • A strong team player with an excellent attitude and professional character
  • Excellent communication and a solutions-focused approach to problem solving

Although not essential it would be great to hear from candidates who are:

  • Experience of Payroll Processes
  • Familiar with the Cascade HR system


Working as part of the Human Resources team, you’ll play a critical role in providing a first class HR service to employees and managers across the organisation including providing expert HR advice and guidance on HR policy and procedure; employment legislation and ways of working.


Here at Sodexo, we’re all about people, inside and out. It’s what we do. From growing employee cultures and inspiring success in workplaces, to driving consumer engagement with brands, we specialize in helping businesses transform behaviors, engagement and performance in people.


As engagement experts, inspiring and rewarding success and encouraging a happy workforce is a big part of our culture. Our people are a big deal to us, so making sure everyone has a safe and fun working environment and the right opportunities to develop, is top of our priority list.

From the moment you join us, we do our best to inspire and encourage creativity and collaboration. Have you excelled at your work or gone above and beyond? You’ll get recognised not only from our management teams but from your colleagues and peers. We shout about our brightest and best (and reward them too)

You’ll have access to our very own benefits hub giving you discounts on high street shopping, supermarket shops, gym memberships, tax free cycle2work schemes, reduced price cinema tickets, additional holiday purchase and so, so much more!


If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you! Simply send us your CV with a cover letter by Friday 12th February 2021 if you’re interested in applying for the role and joining our team.

This position is offered on a fixed term contract to cover maternity until the end of October 2021


Whilst we continue to assess all COVID considerations around our return to the office there will be a temporary requirement to work from home. All applicants however should apply on the assumption that they are able to attend our Milton Keynes office five days a week

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