HR Advisors X 6

Unilever
City of London, London
Up to £46500 per annum
27 Mar 2024
24 Apr 2024
KJ/100VE/15371
Manpower UK
HR
Temporary
Full-time

We are currently seeking an interim HR Advisor x 6 (Change Programme Support), to work with our global FMCG client U/L, renowned for brands such as Dove, Sure, Persil, and Simple, to become an integral part of their fast-paced FMCG environment.

These positions are based at Blackfriars on London's Victoria Embankment, just a short walk from Blackfriars tube. These are full-time temporary roles until 31/10/2024, requiring 36.25 hours per week, Monday to Friday. Compensation for this role is competitive, paying up to 46,500 per annum, pro rata, depending upon experience.

These roles currently offer a mix of remote and onsite working, subject to adjustment based on business requirements.

Due to the urgent nature of these roles, we cannot accept any applications from candidates who have a longer notice period of 1 week.

We are looking for experienced HR Advisors to support with a large-scale consultation exercise which is likely to result in redundancies.

The primarily responsibility will be supporting business leaders and project leaders with collective consultation activity and supporting line managers with the individual consultation exercise for a large number of employees, along with any other people issues / employee relations cases arising from the change programme.

  • Supporting business leaders, line managers and employees with collective and individual consultation meetings (including any notice meetings, if applicable)
  • Planning and scheduling meetings in accordance with agreed timescales, preparing invite letters/emails and calendar invites
  • Script drafting, where applicable, and assisting with other relevant documentation or letter writing, where required
  • Briefing/coaching line managers and providing legally sound advice and guidance to employees and line managers, taking ownership of collating questions and obtaining answers
  • Taking ownership of ad-hoc issues and escalating high risk matters appropriately
  • Note taking in formal consultation meetings
  • Act as a first point of contact for employees affected by the change programme, and their line managers, providing continuity of support
  • Support with data capture to ensure accurate reporting to senior management for monthly change check-in meetings or ad-hoc requests for information
  • Support any administrative or transactional requirements associated with updating employee records, as required
  • Attend and support collective consultation meetings if required, taking notes and collating questions / feedback
  • Assisting with the production of Q&A documentation or other central comms to employees and/or line managers, where required
  • Support employees, inside and outside of their consultation meetings, with their questions or concerns
  • Coordination of follow-up paperwork, where required
  • Supporting day to day ER casework and BAU work, where required

Essential skills and experience:

  • Extensive knowledge and experience of redundancy processes and legislation
  • HR background
  • UK Employment Law knowledge
  • Operational change management experience
  • Strong ER casework background
  • Ability to work on own initiative, take ownership and drive activity at pace
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities and work to tight deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Competent with all Microsoft Office applications
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Highly professional and confidential

Blackfriars working environment:

  • Iconic location on the Victoria embankment, modern working environment
  • Short walk from Blackfriars station
  • Staff shop discounted products
  • Free tea & coffee facilities
  • Onsite Deli and a restaurant open for breakfast and lunch
  • Gym is available for use subscription required.

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