HR Generalist - Aberdeen

Ref: 221 Date Posted: Monday 01 Aug 2022
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2020 Recruitment is working with our worldwide engineering client who is looking to add an experienced HR Generalist to their team in the Aberdeen area.

This will initially be a 12-month contract starting in to support the existing HR team through a period of high volume.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with a background in HR Generalist to work with a global market leader.

The Role

As the HR Generalist you will support the HR Team to equip key stakeholders with appropriate tools and knowledge to effectively manage their people in line with their people plans e.g. absence management, performance management, talent management and provide project management support and HR expertise to the business with specific related projects. 

Duties & Responsibilities

As the HR Generalist your duties will include the following:

  • Provide day-to-day HR Employee Relations support and act as the first point of contact for all HR queries
  • Support the HR Team with the development/implementation of KPI’s/Business Plan
  • In conjunction with Management interpret the metrics and adapt the plan to address the issues/corrective actions
  • Work closely with HR Team across the business to monitor, review and update all policies & procedures and documentation
  • Educate and support Management on HR Processes, policies & procedures e.g. absence management
  • Understand the boundaries/policies & procedures and escalate any Risks to HR Business Partner
  • Support alignment of HR and Business Interventions with Company Values (change management)
  • Work in collaboration with the COEs across the business
  • Travel in the UK as and when required
  • Carry out other duties as and when business requirements dictate as may be reasonably expected by the line manager

Skills & Experienced

To be considered for the HR Generalist role you must have the following skills & experience:

  • HR Generalist experience; Employee Relations
  • HNC/HND Business Related subject
  • Working towards CIPD Accreditation (Desirable)
  • Good understanding of HR Policy & Practice and current employment legislation
  • Working as part of a team and standalone
  • Proven ability to consistently deliver within a fast moving and highly pressurised environment
  • Analyses data to demonstrate intuitive thinking to make the right commercial decisions


As the HR Generalist you will be offered a package that includes the following:

  • 12-month contract
  • Rate of £15.00 - £17.50 per hour
  • Career development opportunities
  • Pension Contribution
  • Holiday entitlement
  • On-site parking
  • Company incentives


To apply for this position or to discuss it in more detail, please get in touch with Robert at 2020 Recruitment by phone or email.