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Date Added: Mon 01/05/2023

HR Advisor

Cambridge, CB2, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £30000 - £40000/annum benefits offered

We are seeking an HR Advisor for our brilliant client who are based on Cambridge Science Park. This is a full-time position offered as a 12 Month Fixed Term Contract with a flexible hybrid model of working offered and offers a thrilling opportunity to join a friendly, passionate and collaborative team.

The company

The company are a well established and market leading independent developer and publisher of video games for both PCs and consoles. Founded over 25 years ago, the company have enjoyed continued growth and success and currently have a growing team of over 800 talented people who support an existing portfolio as well as working on an ambitious future roadmap. They are a company who are collectively passionate about creating innovative genre-leading games and authentic worlds for an ever-growing community of players.

The Role

We are seeking an HR advisor to join a friendly and experienced team who support the rapidly growing studio. Reporting to the HRBP, you will support the rapidly growing studio, working on multiple HR projects. You will also work with the wider HR and Talent team to deliver the companies people strategy, as well as providing generalist HR support to people managers and colleagues across the company.

Duties and responsibilities with include:

* Providing day-to-day ER support, ensuring timely and consistent ER advice and coaching to build capability, developing rising stars and supporting talent retention as required

* Data Analysis on a wide range of key HR data/metrics providing recommendations to management

* Case management including offering advice, guidance and support on performance and capability reviews, absence management, resolution of grievance and disciplinary issues etc.

* Supporting HRBPs with the development and delivery of business programmes and strategy, contributing to and owning a range of HR projects across the full employee life cycle. This will include succession planning, benefits & rewards, L&D, annual staff surveys, change management etc.

* Manage stakeholders and partnerships internally across HR and other departments to ensure cohesive, timely, seamless and effective delivery of project goals

* Assist in evolving people processes and structures, identifying gaps for continuous improvement

* Create and present information briefings on a range of HR related topics, projects and initiatives

* Act as the first point of escalation for HR assistants regarding HR queries and a general point of HR expertise for your wider teams/ departments

* Ensure all HR policies are in line with employment las, writing and developing policies where required and provide advice and guidance to managers

* Maintain the integrity of employee data on the HRIS

The person

For this role, we are looking for someone who has excellent communication skills who can engage with a diverse range of talented people. Someone who is passionate about people and is great at influencing change. This position will suit someone who is keen to work with a positive group and who is an advocate for really good HR practice.

Other skills and attributes required:

* Preferably CIPD level 5 qualified of working towards the qualification

* Demonstrable experience in an operational HR role preferably within the technology industry or similarly within a fast-paced environment

* An excellent understanding of UK employment law and experience in handling sensitive employee relations issues

* Great analytical skills with the ability to identify trends and take action accordingly

* Comfortable with implementing processes and challenging the status quo

* Ability to prioritise issues, foresee and manage potential conflicts

* Excellent verbal and written communication

* Pro-active with a continuous improvement approach

This exciting opportunity offers a salary in the range of £30,000 - £40,000 depending on experience. It's a full-time role for a fixed term period of 12 Months, with some flexibility on working hours. It will be working a hybrid model, primarily from home with some time in the office as required . The company offer a range of flexible benefits which include annual bonus, sharesave options, healthcare, and many more. In order to apply for this role, please send your CV to Gemma Turp today.

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