Based in Market Harborough, Leicestershire we are the leading global provider of technology and business process outsourcing services. We use the power of data and technology to support our client's entire consumer lifecycle. Acquiring new consumers, managing consumer relationships and driving revenue – all in one place.
Our parent company is a leading publisher of print and digital brands including Esquire, Men’s Health, ELLE, Harper’s Bazaar, Cosmopolitan and Good Housekeeping reaching 22 million fans and followers through our social media platforms.
HR Advisor - UK & Australia
Market Harborough | £35,000 - £45,0000 + Benefits
This is an exciting and varied position reporting to the HR & Operations Director. You will enjoy a mix of operational and strategic work playing a key part in the company’s success and continued growth. You will have a track record of helping drive best practice in all generalist HR matters, implementing new initiatives across the organisation and helping drive the people agenda. You will use your excellent communication and listening skills to build relationships with senior managers, supporting change programmes and leading projects with the remit to make the role your own.
Ideally, MCIPD qualified with 5+ years’ generalist HR experience, you will have experience of working in medium sized businesses with circa 250-500 employees. Previous recruitment and training experience along with knowledge of HR payroll and reporting systems is desirable. You will be self-motivated, hands-on and passionate about people, culture and communication, working collaboratively with colleagues. Pragmatic and using your own initiative, you will enjoy working in a supportive, innovative, committed, lively and fun environment with a passion for wanting a variety of responsibilities.
+ Deliver an HR service to the business which is respected for its professionalism and helps the function to consistently deliver effective and efficient business performance.
+ Provide support to line managers in all aspects of employee relations matters including guidance and handling of disciplinary, grievance, capability and absence management.
+ Ensure that Managers are aware of (and use) Policies and procedures effectively, treating employees fairly, in line with good practice and legislative requirements whilst meeting business need.
+ Develop HR training materials and deliver training to managers in HR policies and procedures to continually develop line manager’s abilities in managing people related matters.
+ To provide a strategic and operational interface with line managers and all employees through the provision of high quality guidance and support in developing and improving people management solutions to achieve the business objectives.
+ Make recommendations for improvements in processes and practices.
+ Produce statistical and management information using reporting tools from the HR system in support of the HR & Operations Director that support the development of management information and resource planning to identify resource management issues, financial implications and plans. Undertake tracking analysis to identify and manage trends arising from the information.
+ Undertake payroll processing and verification as required in support of the UK and Australia payrolls.
+ Take responsibility for delivering a high quality professional HR service acting as an ambassador for the HR profession.
+ Assist the HR & Operations Director in the direction of HR service delivery and assess the impact of major policy and legislative changes. Initiate and direct strategies with the HR & Operations Director to develop the service and address challenges and opportunities arising from policy and legislative changes.
+ Provide support in resourcing and training the business with good quality employees and undertake recruitment and on-boarding in conjunction with colleagues to deliver fair and consistent practice across the business.
+ Coach, support and mentor line managers in the knowledge and application of HR policies and practices, providing advice and guidance on complex HR issues with the support of the HR & Operations Director.
+ Actively lead some key HR projects and working groups and project teams, promoting best practice in dealing with change programmes.
+ Support the development and delivery of communication plans and interventions.
+ Minimum 3-5 years experience in a generalist HR role.
+ Training experience highly desirable.
+ Ideally MCIPD qualified.
+ HR advisory service on policy, procedures and legal issues, including terms and conditions of employment.
+ Experience in organisational change.
+ External third party relationship management.
+ IT literate in Microsoft packages and HR systems.
+ Wider Thinking
+ Organisational Awareness
+ Interpersonal Sensitivity
+ Planning and Organising
+ Analysis and Judgement
+ Customer Orientation
+ Managing and Developing People
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