HR Advisor - Insurance

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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