People and Culture Advisor Junior BP
- Bristol, South West
- Posted 1st August 2022
- £40000 - £45000 per Annum
- Ref: P&C Advisor
As a member of the People & Culture team (P&C), the role holder will participate in realising the People agenda for designated global function, supporting the P&C Director and Business Partners in the provision of a range of professional people advisory services to managers and employees.
This front line, broad based role gets involved in a wide range of activities including: ER, performance management and lifecycle processes (including, grievance, disciplinary, investigations, PIP, absence management, settlement agreements, flexible working requests, maternity leave etc..), resourcing, engagement, learning and development, talent management and annual performance processes. Will also be involved in planning, collating, and analysing data and taking on adhoc P&C projects such as process reviews & improvements, organisational change and restructuring (inc individual and collective consultation processes).
The role holder will report into the People & Culture BP (P&C) but will work closely with the assigned P&C BP team across Global Functions, supporting employees and managers.
The P&C Advisor is seen as development role, leading to Business Partner. Initially, role holders will undertake support activities and work on specific advisory activities, but with increased experience and capability will be assigned specific teams of managers to develop their BP skills and experience and will lead on projects for the Global Function P&C team
Works closely with and supports P&C Business Partner(s) with wide range of P&C activities, contributing to the implementation and achievement of the People Agenda for specified Global Functional areas:
Participate in and support annual P&C Processes (Performance Management, Talent Review, Succession Planning, Salary Review & Bonus)
Resourcing: Liaises with resourcing team and managers, and may support managers in planning and conducting interview, selection and appointment process for junior roles. May lead on certain resourcing campaigns.
Organisational Change - activities associated with organizational change, Culture (supporting launch end embedding of our Purpose, Vision & Behaviours).
Employee Relations: Prepares and manages employee relations casework and provides guidance to managers and employees on employee relations processes and procedures including:
* Return to work
*Grievances & Disciplinary
*Change Impact Assessments and Individual Consultation
*Redundancy & Settlement agreements
*Flexible working requests
*For the above will:
*Drive preparation of a consultation process
*Prepare time lines and deadlines
*Prepare documents, templates, rules that are necessary for each step of the process
*Conduct individual disciplinary, grievance, consultation meetings with certain employees
*Work closely with the Pensions team to prepare redundancy numbers
*Prepare redundancy packs
*Liaise with solicitors for settlement agreements preparations
*Coach, guide and support people managers to develop pragmatic and business focused solutions, balancing with policy application and broader employment legislation
*Preparation of data and arrangements for employee engagement surveys, participate in analysis of results for designated functions and supporting results cascades and action planning.
*Lead and manage specialist projects such as employee engagement, Top Employer certification, wellbeing, continuous improvement, policy review, and Leadership Programmes ensuring completion of projects within budget and to deadline
*Collaboratively work with the wider P&C Team to develop innovative, timely and cost effective best practice P&C initiatives that can be implemented across the Global Functions. Involvement in or ownership of specified specialist projects for wider Global Function P&C BP team - e.g. grading reviews, Top Employer certification, continuous improvement focuses, investigation of key process issues or policy areas. Ensure project process and completion of projects to deadline and cost
Information, Data & Insights
*Manages data access request
*Analyses people data and information in order to provide clear people information to the P&C BPs and organisation
*Participates in data Audit for the P&C Teams
*Strong operational and working knowledge of UK employment legislation and best practice employee relations
*Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to quickly build rapport
*Strong stakeholder management with experience in dealing with professional qualified workforce
*Understanding of broad HR professional remit and practice
*Excellent problem-solving skills, sound judgement and decision making
*Ability to innovate and introduce improvements
*Meticulous attention to detail or delivery right first time Employee Relations advice
*Professional demeaner and impact
*Ability to analyse and present data
*Clear use of language and professional drafting of notes and letters
*Ability to establish rapport with people at all levels
*Can balance competing demands and manage time and workload to focus on and deliver the key priorities
*Willingness to learn and aspires to be a P&C BP
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