HR Advisor

24 Sep 2019
16 Oct 2019
Human Resources
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: HR Advisor

Location: Glenrothes

Summary of Role

The HR Advisor will report to the HR Advisory Team Lead, accountable for delivery of the core HR generalist service for all managers and employees as part of a shared service team.

Main Duties

* The key point of contact for all line manager issue resolution, providing advice and guidance on HR process and policy

* Ensuring all key HR operational activity is carried out in line with policy / process and in a timely and effective manner

* Dealing with all ER issues in the first instance (disciplinaries, grievances, capability)

* Working with managers to highlight absence issues and as required actively manage absence cases

* Managing all family friendly policy requests and processes e.g. maternity, flexible working, shared parental leave, paternity leave, parental leave etc.

* Working with the HR team to ensure timely management of new starters and leavers, including inductions and exit interviews

* Support for annual salary planning process

* Working with the team on core HR processes e.g. performance development cycle, KPI provision and analysis, policy and process updates and improvements, HR Communications / events

* Working directly with the wider HR team as part of projects as and when required across a number of sites.

Candidate Requirements


* Effective communication with customers to ensure absolute clarity on requirements

* Ability to influence and motivate others both in the HR team and the wider organisation

* Good analytical problem solving skills, able to see the crux of a complex issue and action the appropriate response

* Delivery of exceptional customer service on a consistent basis

* Excellent planning, organisation and prioritisation skills

* Focused on delivering high quality outcomes with a positive approach to getting the job done

* CIPD qualified (or equivalent)

* HR generalist experience

* Experience managing ER cases (disciplinaries, grievances, capability management, absence)

* Good working knowledge of current employment legislation

* Experience working with KPIs/metrics

* Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, excel and word


* Employee / Industrial relations knowledge

* Experience managing projects

* HRMS experience (preferably PeopleSoft)

* Experience developing policy, procedure and process

About Raytheon

Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. We are a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence and have developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, National & Cyber security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software solutions at its facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Manchester Waddington and Broughton.

Raytheon Company, with 2017 sales of $25 billion and 64,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 95 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5ITM products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Raytheon Career Development

Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join. Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.

Standard Benefits

- 25 days holiday + statutory holidays

- Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)

- 6 times salary 'Life Assurance'

- Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice scheme's

- Enhanced sick pay scheme

- Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Shared Parental leave.

- 37 hour working week with an early finish Friday. Flexible working arrangements may be considered depending on the role and subject to line manager approval.

- Canteen facilities available at Harlow and Glenrothes sites with free snacks and drinks (hot and cold) available at others


Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success. Raytheon UK pro-actively encourages diversity of ideas, thoughts, and networking opportunities and has created Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) including Raytheon Women's Network, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network), D&I counsel and Reservist Network which all Raytheon employees are welcome to participate in

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