Senior HR Advisor in Reading

Reading, South East
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£ 48,000 - £ 55,000 per year
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Rebecca Jeans, Digby Morgan
0207 907 2828
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job description

An interesting opportunity has arisen for a dual-lingual Senior HR Adviser at a financial services orgnisation based near Reading.

The organisation - an investment management firm - is looking for a French or Italian speaking HR Generalist to join their busy team on a two year fixed term contract.

The role will involve providing excellent HR advice and service to the business (in multiple countries) and
delivering efficient and effective generalist HR support to employees and managers.

Key Responsibilities / Duties:

* Establish relationships with key employees and managers across multiple European locations, becoming the initial point person for answering questions relating to policies, processes and systems management
* Handling performance/development/talent/compensation reviews, conducting parental leave meetings, exit interviews
* Managing routine employee relations, absence management, redundancy and performance cases in conjunction with line management across locations
* Counsel and educate employees and managers on legislation, policies, procedures and other relevant factors to identify and implement appropriate resolution steps
* Work in support of the HR BPs on matters such as department restructuring and relocations, taking the lead as requested
* Work collaboratively with local and global HR colleagues to ensure a coordinated and high quality HR provision, including Benefits, People Development and Talent Acquisition (e.g. assisting managers through the hiring requisition and approvals process, supporting delivery of training courses, assisting with employee contractual documentation where required)

The ideal candidate will have:

* Demonstrated prior HR experience in advising employees and managers on the application of policies and processes and employee relations issues, ideally across multiple European countries
* Proven ability to deliver generalist HR work such as routine employee relations, 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
* Experienced at working in a global matrix organization
* Fluent in English, French and/or Italian, other European languages are a plus
* proficient with data systems, preferably PeopleSoft and Taleo, and advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project

If you have the necessary skills and experience please apply quoting the reference number.

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