Regional HR Advisor (part time)- Scotland

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Persimmon is a FTSE 100 listed company which builds more than 16,500 beautifully designed new homes a year and across 350 prime locations nationwide. With an annual turnover of over £3bn, Persimmon is one of the UK’s largest and leading house-builders, committed to the highest standards of design, construction and service. We believe that our demanding quality standards and focus on innovation differentiate us from the competition, and it is this on which our reputation is built.

This is a new addition to the HR team, which is embarking on an exciting HR transformation project that will significantly raise the profile of the function across the Company. Reporting to the Divisional HR Business Partner this is a key role within the department and will be an integral part of the delivery of our HR strategy moving forward. We have a long track record of success in our sector and the HR department is changing to ensure we are best equipped to continue to fulfil our targets for the benefit of our employees, customers and shareholders.

As a Regional HR Advisor, you will cover the Scotland division (West Scotland, East Scotland and North Scotland) on a part time basis, ideally you will work three or four days per week. You will be responsible for employment relations within your area, including disciplinary, grievance, performance management and absence management. You will be responsible for managing your caseload through to completion and you will effectively coach and mentor your management team whilst providing first and second line commercially focused advice and you will know when to escalate high risk and complex cases to your line manager.

You will support, roll out and embed HR initiatives, including driving the effective use of the HR information system along with additional projects as and when required.

You will travel regularly throughout your region to attend various meetings and you will build effective working relationships along the way.


This is a high profile role within our business and as a Regional HR Advisor, you will be a truly experienced HR generalist. Ideally, you would have previously worked in a multi-site role and you will be used to managing a high caseload with on occasions conflicting deadlines. Ideally you will hold a CIPD qualification or be working towards a qualification.


You will be able to demonstrate outstanding communication skills, both orally and in writing and you will be able to effectively and confidently communicate with colleagues at all levels.


This is an exciting new role and is an opportunity for you to be involved with shaping the future of the HR department.

The salary is highly competitive with a benefits package to include a company car or car allowance, contributory pension, life cover, private healthcare and a generous bonus. This role will involve travel across our network of UK regional offices.

Persimmon offer flexible working arrangements for office based staff with the agreement of the Head of Department.

For an informal discussion about the role or to find out more, please contact Michael Charles, Divisional HR Business Partner on 07812677801.

No Agencies please – Persimmon will not accept speculative CVs as a means of introduction.