HR Advisor

An exciting opportunity for a 6 month fixed term contract HR Advisor position based in Henley

Your new role
* Establish relationships with employees and managers within designated business functions, becoming the point person for answering questions relating to policies, processes, systems management (eg, for performance/development/talent/compensation reviews, recruitment etc.)
* Work in partnership with the HR team on matters such as redundancies, absence management, department restructuring, etc. providing expert advice for matters specific to EMEA
* Manage employee relations, performance issues and grievances in conjunction with line management. Counsel and educate employees and managers on policies.
* Identify, recommend and document opportunities for policy and process improvements
* Analyse employee surveys and other feedback methods to identify work environment trends and improvement opportunities
* Provide managers with HR related information on their employees and organisation to support management decisions. Support may include running
* Assist hiring managers through the hiring requisition and approvals processes, including set-up of cost centres, reporting relationships and position management
* Conduct more complex employee meetings such as non-routine maternity/shared parental preparation meetings and exit interviews and analysis of reports, creation of presentations or other methods to provide tools for decision making
* Submit transaction forms for employee changes in assigned client groups and take accountability for the integrity of the data provided and recorded
* In collaboration with HR team, complete regular employee data audits and reconcile flagged data
* Work collaboratively with functional and global HR colleagues to ensure a coordinated and high quality HR provision

What you'll need to succeed
* Prior demonstrated HR experience in advising employees and managers on the application of policies, process and risk
* Proven ability managing complex employee relations issues including employee grievances
* Proven ability to deliver generalist HR work such as job requisition processing and system audits as well as various HR programs and projects
* Proven ability to prioritise and successfully deliver a wide variety of assignments
* Experience analysing HR-related data and reports, and presenting solid management information to help make good business decisions
* Demonstrable experience managing multiple stakeholders
* Deep understanding of employment legislation and HR best practices
* Ability to think commercially
* Technical HR knowledge across the broad spectrum of the HR functions such as compensation, benefits, organisational development, people development, talent acquisition, employee relations, etc.
* Highly proficient with data systems
* 2nd Language Desirable - Italian/French
* Discrete manner, with the highest commitment to confidentiality
* Continuous improvement mindset
* Ability to deliver difficult messages with tact and diplomacy
* Comfortable with ambiguity and the ability to adapt to change
* Ability to interact with and advise employees and managers on all levels in a professional, calm, and confident manner
* Pride in the accuracy of work and the service level, output and reputation of the HR Department
* Self motivated, enthusiastic, able to work on own initiative
* Very good attention to detail
* Strong flexibility, organisational and prioritisation skills
* Excellent interpersonal, communication and relationship management skills

What you need to do now
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