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10 months ago
Salary: £28k & Bonuses
Location: Croydon, Surrey, Guildford
Job type: Contract
Contact: Emily
Category: Admin Jobs, Executive Assistant Jobs

Job Title HR Advisor – fixed term contract 12 months

Reports to: Director - Human Resources

Office location: Guildford, Surrey

Trading Division/Group Function: Human Resources

Company Information

Stackhouse Poland is a specialist insurance broker providing a relationship and advice driven service.

The company organises its client service and support by trading division in order to ensure appropriate and tailored service and product to meet the needs of its customers. The trading divisions comprise Commercial Community, Private Clients, Healthcare and Protection, Real Estate and a number of specialisms including Lloyds, Medical Malpractice and International business.

Established in 1974 Stackhouse Poland has grown significantly achieving significant success in delivering the highest quality insurance advice and service.

The company prides itself on always doing the right thing for its customers and employees and in turn this philosophy has delivered success for the company.

Role overview

This is a new role within a busy HR team and provides an excellent opportunity for someone keen to further develop their HR skills and experience. There are a number of significant projects currently underway in the team and it will be a key aspect of the role to work closely with the HR Director in the development and delivery of these projects. The role will work to support both operational and strategic projects in the delivery of the key HR initiatives.

Stackhouse Poland participates in the Best Companies survey and is committed to best practice and excellent employee engagement.

To be successful in this role you will not only possess strong technical skills but also have excellent communication and analytical skills.

This is a great opportunity for someone who is motivated, keen to get involved in a broad range of HR initiatives and who has a focus on delivery. The company has 20+ offices throughout the UK and the role will require travel to regional offices as necessary.


Consequently the customers of this role are the managers and employees of the company.

The service offered should be that of the highest standard.

In conjunction with the HR Director ensure employee communications regarding the on-going development and delivery of projects is well planned and engaging.


  • Investigating good practice and making recommendations as appropriate within the HR projects agenda.
  • Monitoring, reviewing and updating HR policies and documentation.
  • Recruitment tracking and reporting against budget.
  • Coordination of professional qualification for the employees within the company.
  • Assisting in the set-up of a range of L and D initiatives.
  • Production of regular and ad-hoc reports


  • To provide high quality advice on HR matters, responding to queries and liaising with departmental managers and employees as required.
  • Work well within a team and demonstrate support and flexibility with colleagues in the achievement of function/team goals.
  • Maintain and develop personal knowledge and skills through continuing personal development.

Key Competencies/qualifications

  • Sound knowledge of HR policy and best practice
  • Excellent organisation and administrative skills.
  • Experienced in the Microsoft office suite including PowerPoint and Excel skills - experience in
  • using pivot tables, index match and V look-up to compare data.
  • Experience in Cascade HR system and reconciling interface reports is desirable.
  • Highly numeric with good analytical skills.
  • Good eye for detail.
  • Good communication skills with the ability to convey information in an engaging way.
  • Problems solving skills with the ability to investigate and diagnose issues and make
  • improvements.
  • Adheres to SP values of always do the right thing for clients, colleagues and the company.
  • CIPD qualified
  • Graduate level

Stackhouse Poland are an equal opportunities employer and do not permit discrimination on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.

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