Hr Advisor in City of London

City of London, London
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joseph hylton, Digby Morgan
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job description

Role : HR Advisor

Salary : 36k

Sector : Public sector

Location : Central London

Full time: 36.75 hours


The HR Advisor provides practical and policy HR support to management and employees across a wide remit, including recruitment and selection, learning and development, employee relations, compensation and benefits, and employment law.

The HR Advisor is a technical specialist responsible for driving the HRM Unit's programs, undertaking ad-hoc programs and promoting service improvement in a shared services environment.

The HR Advisor provides back-up support in the administration and management of the Organisations pension and payroll arrangements.

Key responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:

* Provide support to the Head of HR in respect of generalist HR processes and other activities including the provision of front-line HR support and guidance to staff and managers on terms and conditions of service, and a range of employee relations activities
* Conduct LES Recruitment, including drafting position descriptions, advertisements, selection criteria, co-ordination of the recruitment process, preparing interview questions, briefing the selection committees and overseeing the completion of the final recruitment report
* Co-ordinate the implementation of orientation and induction programs for LES and A-Based staff
* Contract and probation management, oversight of right to work documentation, including issuing certificates of sponsorship as appropriate and ensuring compliance regarding tax declarations
* Co-ordinate the performance management process and provide training
* Contribute to the learning and development gap analysis
* Plan, coordinate and evaluate learning and development activities, including working with suppliers to develop bespoke in-house training programmes or providing one-to-one and small group training as required
* Contribute to staff engagement strategies, co-ordinating well-being activities and other work health and safety programs
* Employee separation management, including exit interviews
* Participate in the AHC equality and diversity agenda
* Assist in monitoring changes in local employment legislation across the European region as well as Commonwealth policies and assist to prepare appropriate responses
* Ad-hoc HR project-based work as directed
* Maintain personnel records in both the Electronic Document Record Management System (EDRMS) and the SAP HR system
* Provide support to the Payroll Advisor and assist with the preparation /processing /resolution of the fortnightly LES and pension payrolls using the SAP HR system including:
* Process overtime and allowance claims on the SAP HR system
* Process new staff/leavers on the SAP HR system
* Ad-hoc and periodic reporting on the SAP HR System


* Technical ability in the fora of UK employment law, relevant Australian labour law, and an ability to understand AHC-specific policies and procedures.
* Knowledge of HR best practice gained through study towards a professional HR qualification (ideally CIPD) or the equivalent level of professional experience desirable
* Proficiency (or the ability to learn) in SAP HR, Peoplesoft, TRIM and the Microsoft Office suite
* Highly developed written and oral communication skills.
* Ability to effectively influence others at all levels of seniority.
* Ability to negotiate mutually beneficial outcomes and/or the best outcome for the organisation
* Ability to identify development needs and identify gap skills and arrange appropriate training.
* Stakeholder management skills at all levels of seniority, for internal and external stakeholders
* Ability to understand complex employment legislation, explains key concepts, and assesses the impact of legislative changes to the AHC for the formulation of policy documents.

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