Say hello to Joanne - HR Advisor

Based in: Accrington |Administration

Joanne is a dynamic, passionate, qualified HR professional with extensive experience and knowledge of all core HR functions and people management. Extremely personable and is skilled in building strong, trusting relationships with key stakeholders. In addition to her HR skills and experience, Joanne possesses 14 years’ experience in payroll, payroll management and payroll’s interaction with accounts. Recently relocated to Accrington in October 2018, I’m seeking a challenging new HR opportunity.


Main Experiences:

  • Competent at providing a strong generalist HR service for multi-site operating companies across the UK
  • Experienced at taking responsibility for the development and improvement of recruitment processes
  • Knowledgeable and able to coach managers in all areas including disciplinary and grievance, performance improvement and talent development to support the achievement of Company objectives
  • Experienced at participating in the management of major change initiatives following acquisitions of new sites, including contractual changes and the transfer of payroll systems
  • Knowledgeable in all employee relations issues including, redundancies, performance management, assisting with TUPE transfers, diversity and absence/sickness management
  • Capable of monitoring and updating all HR policies and procedures in line with legislative changes

Computer Skills:

  • An experienced user of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Torex Retails’ bespoke payroll software
  • Sage Micropay
  • Coda Dream Financials
  • Resourcelink
  • AS400


  • Full member of the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals
  • Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
  • CIPD Level 7 – Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • CIPD Level 5 Intermediate Certificate in Human Resource Management
  • CIPP Foundation degree in Payroll Management
  • NVQ levels 2 and 3 in AAT Payroll Administration
  • 8 GCSE’s passes at grade ‘C’ level or above

Role Experiences:

  • Administration
  • HR


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