Job Title: HR Officer (12-month maternity cover)

Remuneration: Salary dependent on experience

Location: Shepton Mallet, Somerset

About BSR Group:

British Solar Renewables (BSR) is a leading renewable energy developer and provider of expert services into the renewable energy industry. Our mission is to create the smart energy systems we need for a low-carbon future. We design, plan, construct, connect and manage utility-scale solar and energy storage projects for developers and investors in the UK and internationally.

Role summary:

BSR are looking for a passionate individual to provide HR support to over 80 employees across the UK and Australia. The HR Officer is a busy and diverse role ranging from being the first point of contact for HR queries, to processing new starters, leavers and supporting the Internal Recruitment team.

This post is a fixed-term contract to cover maternity leave.

Duties and Responsibilities:

HR – the first point of contact for HR related queries from employees and external parties (training suppliers etc).

  • Maintaining personnel records using our HR system as well as ensuring individual files are maintained with up to date and relevant records
  • Monitoring return to work interviews and sick notes
  • Manage BSR’s employee appraisal process
  • Issue new starter offer letters and contracts
  • Managing BSR’s new starter process, inductions and leaver process
  • Attending monthly HR department meetings across the business including, taking meeting notes, recording actions
  • Provide accurate and timely responses and communication with the BSR workforce, responding to queries and requests as appropriate
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues to deliver good service
  • Disposing of personal information in line with HR retention period (in line with BSR policy guidelines)
  • Support external HR consultants with ad hoc HR projects


  • Supporting BSR’s Internal Recruiter with managing incoming job applications, reviewing CVs and giving candidate feedback


  • Administer employees’ enquiries in respect of training courses and to provide accurate information to enable members to obtain the appropriate qualifications / training following the agreed process
  • Maintain accurate records of all bookings
  • Complete course bookings
  • Prepare registration paperwork and carry out all necessary registration of delegates with external examination authorities
  • Update the HR system with training records, including uploading certificates
  • Update the Training Competency Matrix and highlight training gaps

Skill requirement:

  • GCSE A-C in maths and English, or equivalent
  • Previous administrative experience
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Able to use initiative
  • Team player who does not mind working on their own
  • Clean driving licence

This position is ideally suited to someone who has achieved Level 3 CIPD Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Human Resource Practice or similar relevant qualification.


  • 25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays.
  • Auto Enrolment Pension – the Company will contribute 4%.
  • Private Healthcare
  • Life cover four times salary;
  • Employee Assistance Programme;
  • BSR will pay for one professional membership per year.

Closing date: Friday 4th February, 12pm

To apply: Please send your cover letter and CV to