EY

HR Advisor - UK&I - HR, Open to flexible working

Recruiter
EY
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£Competitive
Posted
11 Jan 2021
Closes
11 Feb 2021
Ref
LON00J4K
Contract Type
Permanent

Part of a small HR Advisory team who provide support to the UKI HR Business Consultants (“HRBCs”).  The Advisor provides a commercial and professional HR service to the UK&I business with particular emphasis on employee relations case management, HR projects and HR reporting and policy advice. The HR Advisory Team is part of the wider HRBC team.

  Your Key Responsibilities:

  • On behalf of the HRBC team - provide advice to line managers and senior stakeholders on employee relations issues (e.g. performance management and the capability process, absence management, disciplinaries and grievances, occupational health referral and psychological care pathways etc), referring to EY Help and ER Subject Matter Experts as appropriate and in line with the EY talent operating model.
  • Working with line managers up to Partner level, to resolve capability issues and the end to end management of complex ER cases. This includes, but not limited to, attendance and participation at formal meetings, drafting all correspondence and providing solutions based on best practice and in line with business needs 
  • Maintain accurate MI and  deliver regular reporting to the HRBCs and HR Leadership in line with reporting requirements.
  • Provide advice and support on occupational and psychological health issues and other related topics as required by the team or individuals within the business.
  • Collaborate and work closely with EY Help HR team in the Talent Shared Services Centre based in Birmingham particularly the EY Help HR Manager,  including participating in monthly EY Help ER case review calls
  • Support the HRBC team to deliver projects on employee engagement, D&I, Talent Management, and other key strategic programmes
  • Supporting the HRBC Team to deliver key HR milestone operational activities such as pay review, Global People Survey reporting, Talent programme nominations and the Firm’s performance and development process
  • Other HR tasks/activities as required by the HRBCs/Head of UK HRBCs such as producing and analysing reports using multiple sources of data and reviewing changes to terms and condition requests
  • As part of the HR Advisory Team drive opportunities for automation and innovation of the Advisor activities

Skills and attributes for success:

  • Ability to maintain confidential information in a professional manner
  • Confidence to provide advice professionally and assertively to senior business leaders, both verbally and in writing.

To qualify for the role you must have:

  • HR qualification, ideally CIPD qualified.
  • Previous experience of working in an HR environment at HR Advisor level, with a substantial ER case load

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Excellent knowledge of UK Employment Law and employee relations. Hands on  experience of dealing with capability management, disciplinaries, grievance procedures, redundancies etc.
  • Evidence of having dealt with busy work load in an organised manner, juggling multiple priorities  and with attention to detail where there are competing demands on workload and deliverables

What we look for:

  • Strong written English, well structured and precise. Strong verbal influencing skills. Ability to facilitate focus groups and deliver briefings to employee’s. Confident to present information to the team or senior business stakeholders.
  • Intermediate Excel skills essential (including the use of core mathematical and analytical functions). Comfortable with manipulating large sets of confidential data with the ability to be able to provide insights into key trends and observations

What working at EY offers  

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer: 

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around 
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career 
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you 

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance. 

About EY 

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. 

Please note 

Prior to finalizing your application, you will be asked to provide personal information across several dimensions of diversity and inclusiveness. The information you provide is kept entirely confidential and will not be used to evaluate your candidacy. We collect this data to help us analyse our recruitment process holistically and implement actions that promote diversity and inclusiveness. While optional, we encourage you to provide this information to hold us accountable towards our goal of building a better working world. 

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible. 

Join us in building a better working world.   

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