HR Advisor

City of London, England
£38000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
09 Apr 2018
07 May 2018
Candice Martens
Job Type
HR Advisor
Contract Type
Full Time

An international Insurance Group based in the City are recruiting for a HR Advisor to provide a high quality HR advisory service across business units in the UK and Europe. This role is a key member of the team, working closely with and providing unparalleled support to the HR Business Partner in the delivery of the People Plan and ensuring day to day operational people needs of the business are met.

Key Responsibilities / Accountabilities

  • Assist the HR Business Partner in the planning and delivery of people objectives
  • Ownership and responsibility for dedicated client groups across the Company
  • Contribute to the overall HR strategy with insights gained from interactions with the business
  • Promote specific people initiatives through interactions with the business to encourage a high-performance culture
  • Provide support to people managers on all employee relations issues in line with business requirements and HR policies, procedures and legislation
  • Work closely with Group HR colleagues to ensure policies and procedures remain in line with employment legislation and best practice
  • Advise people managers and individual employees, to help them interpret HR Policy and guide them on HR related processes
  • Work collaboratively with the HR Employee Services and Payroll team to contribute to enhanced developments of HR processes and initiatives to address people issues and business priorities, in line with the HR operational model
  • Utilise HR data, interpreting and translating the data into usable insights for the business
  • Support the HR Business Partner in the delivery of all HR cyclical activities including, but not limited to, the annual salary and bonus review and talent and succession planning
  • Develop and maintain strong and credible working relationships with key people managers across all regional offices in the UK and Ireland
  • Support the HR Business Partner across Europe
  • Ownership of the divisional people data within Workday, ensuring currency and that it is reflective of the employee population
  • Provide expert and technical advice and guidance to the line and to the wider HR team to ensure HR services and management of its people resources is cost efficient, effective and compliant with best practice/legislation/regulatory standards
  • Identify and communicate potential people issues and opportunities to influence the business to recognize and take appropriate action
  • Support the HR Business Partner with any change management initiatives to identify and ensure any people issues are appropriately considered by the business in both design and implementation
  • Support the HR Business Partner in key HR projects

Knowledge and Experience

  • Good to strong technical HR knowledge
  • Strong working knowledge of employment law
  • Industry knowledge
  • HR policy, process, standards and procedures
  • Understanding of both internal business drivers and industry dynamics
  • Good knowledge of HR systems, ideally Workday
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office, in particular Excel and Power Point
  • Strong experience in Human Resources, ideally within the insurance industry, definitely within financial services
  • Pathway to completion of CIPD
  • Proven track record of developing key relationships across the business
  • Account management experience
  • Experience of contributing and delivering key people initiatives
  • Experience of working in a fast paced and changing environment

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