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Senior HR Advisor

Job description

​Job Title: Senior HR Advisor - 3302

On behalf of our Client, the Northern Ireland Housing Executive, MPA Recruitment welcomes suitable applications for the role of Senior HR Advisor in the Belfast area.

Location: Adelaide Street, Belfast

Hours of work: 37 hours per week (Monday to Friday: 09.00am to 5pm)

Salary range: £16.12

The Key Responsibilities of the Senior HR Advisor will include:

•To support HR Business Partners (HRBPs) to deliver an effective and customer orientated HR service to the business.

•To support HRBPs to provide professional and timely HR solutions, advice and support across the service, with a primary focus on the implementation of grievance, discipline, dignity at work and attendance management cases.

•To provide proactive specialist HR advice and support to managers for core HR policies and procedures, terms and conditions, employment law and HR best practice.

•To ensure effective working relationships with customers and key stakeholders within the organisation.

•To manage the day-to-day activities of the Employee Relations Team.

•Additional duties will be required with a focus on Employee Relations, Attendance Management and Health & Wellbeing, HR Projects and Policy, Resourcing and Learning & Development.

Your Profile:


•Degree level qualification (Level 6) in Human Resource Management.


•Minimum of 2 years of experience working in a Human Resources function.


•Level 5 qualification in Human Resources.


•Minimum of 3 years of experience working in a Human Resources function.

Professional Qualifications:

•Hold current professional membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development at Associate member (Assoc CIPD) or above.


•Can demonstrate ability to obtain this within 1 year of commencement.

Significant relevant HR experience in at least 4 of the following 5 areas:

•Managing Attendance.

•Managing Grievance and/or Dignity at work cases.

•Managing Disciplinary cases.

•Developing HR Policy & Procedures.

•Delivering HR projects in support of business objectives.


•Experience of working within local government or the public sector.

•Experience working with trade unions.


•Demonstrate a sound understanding of current employment legislation relating to employee relations.

•Possess a full current UK driving licence or have access to a form of transport that will permit the candidate to meet the requirements of the post in full.

Additional Information:

•A Basic Access NI Check is Required at a cost of £18.

How To Apply:

To apply for this position please send your CV to

Or for further information and a confidential discussion on this post please call Chris at our Belfast office on 02895 211111

Please ensure your CV is accurate and updated with full personal contact details, education history, qualifications, and employment history.

MPA Recruitment are operating as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

MPA are committed to providing equality of opportunity in employment and welcome applications from all suitably qualified applicants irrespective of gender, marital or family status, religious belief, political opinion, disability, age, race, nationality, or sexual orientation.