HR Advisor / Officer - Financial Services / Products

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Financial Services, General Insurance, HR, Training
West Midlands
West Midlands
£37,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Bonus, pension, share purchase scheme
Job Ref:

HR Advisor/Officer
(Full or Part Time, 30 to 37.50 hours
West Midlands
up to �37k depending on experience

As a HR Advisor/Officer, you will directly contribute to our client's success by providing HR support to their UK based UK & Northern Europe Regional office. This role works independently in the UK office and has peers located in other regional offices across Europe, reporting into the Financial EAME HR Manager.
This is a generalist role that includes:
Coordination of HR related administrative tasks; Employee relations management; coordination of learning opportunities for employees; close contact with local management; as well as opportunities to participate in EAME wide projects. You will be working for an organisation that believes in continual learning and offers developmental opportunities through training, coaching and project work.
Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
Supporting management in resolving employee relations issues.
Participating or leading internal HR projects to drive improvements across the business.
Assisting in the interpretation and enforcement of the HR policies, practices and procedures. Ensuring compliance with policies through training, coaching, and audits.
Updating Employee Handbooks.
Gathering data on employee movement, such as hiring, promotions, lateral transfers and terminations for local input and entry in PeopleSoft system.
Coordinate compensation process, i.e. supporting annual compensation and benefits benchmarking; managing merit increases; equity adjustments; promotions and lateral transfers; payroll administration for multiple locations.
Maintaining updated personnel files for each employee.
Coaching managers on steps to deal with performance issues, to ensure effectiveness, compliance and equity within organisation.
Conducting exit interviews and developing recommendations and strategy to manage appropriate levels of turnover.
Providing recruiting assistance for managers including, but not limited to ensuring position has been approved, tracking position openings and personnel changes and conducting new hire orientation.
Supporting Global Learning initiatives and delivering core HR process training to employees and managers.
Managing HR communications throughout the regions covered.

Required Qualifications:
Candidates must come from a corporate Financial Products/Services background

Equivalent relevant experience in a HR generalist role
Significant HR generalist knowledge and experience including an up to date understanding of employment legislation and HR trends.
Proven experience in a HR generalist role to be able to confidently advise and constructively challenge situations as needed.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to develop and maintain excellent working relationships with all levels of employees and peers.
Computer literate MS Office Packages.
Previous experience with multitasking work and projects, and capacity to prioritise as needed.
Team player, friendly and enjoys working independently and within a team.
High integrity and ability to maintain a high-level of confidentiality
Desired Qualifications:
Financial services or similar experience
Bachelor’s or Master's degree (or equivalent) within HR
Ideally CIPD qualified
Understanding of other European employment legislation
Experience of HR software and systems including Taleo or Workday, and PeopleSoft
24 days Annual Leave increasing with service to 30 days
Share Scheme
Contributory Pension Scheme
Health Care
Dental and Vision Scheme
Call Tim Bees on 01621 841234 or email
Job Reference: 247183T

Contact Details:
Tel: 01621841234
Fax: 01233 645702
Contact: Tim Bees

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