HR Advisor / CIPD
HR Advisor / CIPD
Competitive + excellent benefits
Our client is a leading UK-focussed downstream energy company whose main asset is their Manufacturing Complex, one of the most advanced refineries in Europe. It is a key strategic national asset, annually producing over 16% of the UK’s road transport fuels, while playing an important part in Britain’s petrochemical industry by providing key feedstocks.
The business is a major supplier in the North West and beyond with customers including most of the major retail brands operated by international oil companies and supermarkets, Manchester Airport, leading commercial airlines and the region’s trains and buses.
The business covers crude and product trading, refinery operations, HSE implementation, maintenance support and technological services, together with marketing and retail activities. Our client’s commitment to maintaining safe and healthy working conditions and following the best operating practices to protect the environment underpins everything they do.
Our client employ over 900 highly trained and loyal staff, who are at the heart of everything they do. The company has an embedded safety culture, technically challenging work across the different parts of the business and some of the best training available in the energy industry
As HR Advisor, you will form part of the HR Shared Services team providing HR advisory and support to key stakeholders within the business and externally as required in line with service level agreements. The role will contribute to many people processes related to the employee life cycle.
The role will be first point of contact for all HR related queries over the phone and email and subsequently will provide HR advisory services to stakeholders, in line with company HR policies and procedures. It will work closely with the HR Business Partners (HRBPs) as a point of escalation for complex queries.
The role will support the delivery of reward and recognition activities across the business, including recognition and benefits, the annual pay review performance management processes and other reward related projects. In addition to this, it will work closely with the HRBPs and Talent Team to deliver support to recruitment and succession planning processes.
The role will also involve maintaining HR and Learning Management systems to allow for quality data so that analysis and reporting can be carried out. In addition to this it will work closely with Procurement and Finance departments to manage HRs Purchase Order requisition process and accruals
You will have previous experience working as an HR Advisor, preferably within a similar industry. Broad HR technical expertise is required and the ability to provide professional advice across the full suite of HR competency areas. You must be able to demonstrate excellent stakeholder management skills with the ability to partner, engage and influence a broad range of people. You will have strong business acumen and a customer focus, understanding of the commercial implications of HR and how people solutions can ensure business effectiveness and results. It is essential that you have a high level of attention to detail and accuracy, and demonstrable experience of using data to produce useful management information. You will have working knowledge of key IT applications such as Microsoft Office and HR systems such as SAP/Success Factors. Ideally, you will be CIPD qualified or working towards.