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  • Job reference: RMS0147290

HR Advisor

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Milton Keynes
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 08/09/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (15/09/14)
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The Company:
Our client is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve performance while lowering environmental impact. They operate in around 100 countries employing over 145,000 people.

The Role:
The HR Advisor will be based out of our Milton Keynes office and provide day to day support to the local management team, identifying and acting upon the people implications of the Division business plans for the Local Business Units in its portfolio and acting as a coach and advisor on all people issues to line management.

Key Accountabilities:

Working closely with the Division HR Manager for DM this role will

• Acts as initial point of contact for all local HR related issues for all business units in based in the Milton Keynes business and providing advice and guidance on process and procedure locally in line with the HR Strategy and organisational policy.

• Build and sustain effective working relationships with the Milton Keynes Robotics Business Unit management teams and line managers and extended relationships across DM Division.

• Have knowledge of the context of the Divisional and Business Unit plans, and fully understand the people implications of these plans.

• Implement Division HR actions and interventions required to deliver the business plans.

• Support the Division HR Manager in driving employee engagement activities across the Division, including all Business Units and all sites.

• Work closely with line managers to develop their people management skills, constructively challenging any behaviours/actions which are contrary to the Company’s values and culture.

• Provide guidance to managers to ensure the effective application of all HR policies and processes.

• To be directly involved in resourcing, including the operational recruitment process, on boarding and induction of new employees, and working with line managers to ensure effective resource planning.

• Support Line management in resolving people issues.

• Work hand in hand with the shared service teams based at our Head Office to support effective delivery of HR services for managers and employees alike.

• Building a close relationship with the local Business Controlling (finance) function to ensure information and reports are provided as required.


• Drive local input and support for Group HR policies and initiatives, ensuring the effective implementation of new approaches, and working as part of the wider UK HR team to provide feedback to enable continuous improvement.


• Contribute as and when necessary to UK HR projects.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• CIPD recognised qualification or relevant professional experience

• Demonstrable experience in resourcing, employee development and employee relations
• Credible trusted adviser to all levels of management
• Awareness of HR current best practice thinking and legislation
• Good coaching and influencing skills
• An ability to travel independently and work across a number of locations
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