HR Generalist - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

United Kingdom

Title: HR Generalist

Location: GB-ENG-Leatherhead

Job Number: 1076361

Job Title


Human Resources Generalist / Recruiter - Government Services

Job Code: SHRG20

Reports to

: HR Manager

Who reports in to this position:



: Based in Leatherhead, will be required to travel on occasion (expectation is occasional travel to Swindon, Aldershot & Salisbury Plain – with possibility of ad-hoc International Travel, most likely to the Middle East)


KBR Government Services delivers unique, fast-paced and challenging projects throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa – clients are predominantly UK and overseas Governments with our projects and consultancy experts operating in defence, infrastructure, facilities management and construction industry sectors. The range of projects and programmes undertaken are extremely diverse (varying from provision of “life support” services to the military/MOD to Facilities Management for the Met Police to Consultancy services) resulting in a variety of work and a genuine claim that no two days are the same!

Are you a dynamic HR Generalist who wants real responsibility and the opportunity to truly contribute in a fast paced, engaging and challenging environment? Then we are looking for you!

Our aim is to find enthusiastic and driven team players, who use their initiative, industriousness, expertise and knowledge to support the Government Services Business with all of its varied endeavours. As a Company whose assets are its people, a role in HR means that you sincerely are at the heart of every aspect of the work undertaken.

This is a true Generalist role but with a significant focus on recruitment. This role would suit an HR professional with a reasonable degree experience but still seeking to expand their knowledge and gain wider experience. Knowledge of recruitment compliance & best practise, along with past experience of sourcing through Social Media & undertaking competency interviews will be essential. A reasonable level of past involvement of advising management dealing with Employee Relations issues (from grievance to disciplinary) will also be required. Knowledge of Redundancy and TUPE would be desirable but not essential.

Based out of our Leatherhead office in Surrey (but with occasional travel both in the UK and overseas), this exciting opportunity offers you the chance to work in an established and well respected, global Company with a portfolio of globally recognised, high profile projects.


Qualifications, Experience and Skills

An individual with sound

Recruiting, HR Administration and

Employee Relations experience

/ with a good knowledge of UK Employment Law, personnel policies and procedures. A formal qualification in Human Resources Management (CIPD Level 3 or 5) or equivalent experience would be favourable.


e incumbent must be robust and be able to work in a fast moving and demanding environment with a significant focus on Recruitment


This position would suit applicants who have had previous experience in a large commercial business with structured HR processes and policies. The incumbent

will ideally have had previous experience in the role of Human Resources Generalist / Recruiter or a very similar position and be able to demonstrate their complete understanding of the position.

The incumbent will be required to obtain security clearance in order to be employed.


Experience of sourcing candidates through Social Media, direct hires using Applicant Tracking Systems and liaison with Agencies


Experience of competency based interviewing


Experience of on-boarding and induction


Exceptional planning, time management & organisational skills.


Attention to detail (particularly compliance in respect of GDPR & Right to Work)


The ability to work under pressure and to deadlines


Experience of resolving Employee Relations (from Grievance to Disciplinary & Appeal)


Knowledge of Redundancy legislative requirements would be advantageous


Knowledge of TUPE would be advantageous


Knowledge of “Job Families” would be beneficial


Good communication skills and an ability to deal with employees on every level throughout the business unit, network & influence.


Proactive and self-motivated approach to work


Proficient IT skills in Word, Excel & PowerPoint


Core Responsibilities and Duties


Recruitment of a range of roles from Consultants to Tradesmen to Graduates

Strong capability in using social media (LinkedIn etc) to source applicants

Experience of behavioural and competency based interviewing

Using the Applicant Tracking System to place vacancy requisitions, review and source candidates

Liaise with Managers regarding their resourcing requirements and provide guidance and support in recruitment activities

Ability to draft job descriptions

Liaising with Agents for the provision of appropriate resources and review CV’s forwarded

Interviewing candidates with Managers, using behavioural and competency based interview techniques

Co-ordinating Induction and on-boarding orientation for Government Services

Employee Relations

Provide guidance to UK based Line Management regarding the interpretation and application of Human Resources policies and procedures whilst keeping abreast of current employment law issues

Assist Management in managing or counselling personnel with performance, personal issues or discipline problems of site based personnel

Provide advice to Management and oversee disciplinary actions, including investigation of allegations of misconduct, developing letters of allegation, disciplinary hearings, appeals and grievances, and drafting and safekeeping of related letters and documents

Support Line Managers in conducting peer reviews of staff at risk and oversee any redundancy process

Initiate amendments to salary and staffing positions, ensuring that appropriate approvals are received from budget holders

Process resignations and terminations and ensure all relevant procedures are followed.

Actively manage maternity and paternity cases within GS

Manage sick leave business process (particularly long term sick leave) by ensuring the receipt of doctors’ notes, liaising with the employees’ doctor or specialist and referral to the company doctor to determine fitness to return to work or terminate employment on medical grounds

Any other related duties requested by management

Job: Human Resources