Human Resources Advisor

South Wales - Oakdale, United Kingdom (UK), General Dynamics UK Limited [8507]

Field(s) of expertise
Human Resources and Recruitment
Job type

About this job

Join our Team…

An opportunity to contribute to our organisation through the delivery of a customer focussed, proactive and professional HR Advisor role.  Helping to support the delivery of the organisations objectives and contributing to the achievement of its strategies.

About General Dynamics UK:

General Dynamics Mission Systems engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of more than 13,000 top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defence and scientific arenas. In the UK, we employ more than 1,400 people and are leading the way in Armoured Fighting Vehicles, avionics and communication systems.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.

We believe in maintaining a diverse workplace – inclusive of beliefs, cultural background, job experiences, thoughts and ideas. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team.



A typical day will include the provision of proactive, responsive and high quality generalist advice and partnering support including employee relations, absence and performance management, inclusion & diversity, talent management and succession planning.


Essential Skills:

  • Proven experience of working within a HR Advisory/Generalist role within a large organisation.
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills.
  • Proactive with the credibility to engage stakeholders at all levels in the business.
  • Results orientated with demonstrable ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • CIPD Qualified.

Joining a small but established team you will bring your ability to coach and advise managers with a view to improving leadership capability, ensuring compliance with legal and company process and maintain a high performance culture.

Ideally, you may also have experience of some of the following:

  • Previous experience working on people change programmes.
  • Experience in the use of HR systems – experience of Oracle would be an advantage.

Our Company Benefits:

We pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose, offering highly competitive benefits:

  • A compressed nine-day fortnight – which means every other Friday off!
  • A flexible benefits scheme – allowing you to adapt your benefits to suit yours and your family’s needs
  • A personalised career development plan, alongside regular progress reviews – supporting and valuing your progression within the Company
  • Professional training and development courses, both internal and external – allowing you to reach your full potential
  • A flexible working environment where your contributions are recognised and rewarded, which includes compressed hours, reduced hours and job share
  • A Company sports and social club, offering events at discounted prices – giving you the opportunity to meet and socialise with your fellow colleagues outside the workplace

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