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HR Advisor

Posted 6 February by City & Guilds Ended

Are you an HR generalist with experience of advising on policies, systems and processes and delivering an outstanding HR customer service? If so then we have the job for you to join our team and make a real impact to further the success of The City & Guilds Group.

What Will You Be Doing?

We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced HR Advisor to provide great generalist HR support on a range of HR activities (recruitment, performance management, attendance, employee relations, learning and development and reward) to support the delivery of the human resources people strategy in a successful, creative organisation.

Working in our London office to deliver an excellent HR service to a creative, busy team. Day to day, you will be doing everything from answering queries from the team to taking on projects of your own in a range of areas. You will be part of the Group HR team in London which will also involve working with and occasionally travel to our offices throughout the UK to deliver HR support when needed especially around employee relations cases.

About You

You must have experience of working in an advisor level HR role and have a strong customer focus and the ability to build good professional relationships easily.

We want to hear from you if you who have been accountable for policies, systems and processes from start to finish. You will be thorough, detail conscious, used to dealing with high volumes, able to work collaboratively as part of a team or on your own initiative, as well as deliver to tight deadlines.

You’ll have demonstrable experience of delivering an outstanding HR customer service, identifying where process efficiencies can be made and helping find solutions to deliver a seamless HR presence.

You’ll also be willing to help with day to day queries from managers and employees and able to communicate at every level of the organisation.

What we Offer

You’ll be based in a fantastic location in EC1A, surrounded by shops, bars and restaurants. We’re easily accessible to Farringdon, City Thameslink, Blackfriars and many more stations nearby. Offering the opportunity to work in a large, fast-paced, engaging environment with opportunities to develop your existing skills and explore new ones.

Working for us means working for an innovative, purpose led organisation. You’ll be entitled to an excellent Total Reward Package which typically includes:

  • 25 days’ annual leave, plus bank holidays and Christmas shutdown
  • Cycle2Work Scheme, Gymflex, Private Medical Insurance
  • Free fruit delivered to the office and a number of sports clubs such as running and football

There’s plenty more too, such as dental insurance, life assurance and shopping discounts.

Our Story & Mission

The City & Guilds Group is a global leader in skills development. Our purpose is the same today as it has always been, to enable people, organisations and economies to develop their skills for growth. Backed by a Royal Charter, we have more than 135 years of experience in making sure that people can contribute to successful businesses and thriving economies.

Today, the Group consists of City & Guilds, ILM, Kineo, Digitalme, The Oxford Group and Gen2. Our businesses provide a broad and imaginative range of products and services that help people achieve their potential through work-based learning. Together, they set the standards for corporate learning, technical training and skills credentialing. Everything we do - from the way we work, our products and services, to our charitable investments - seeks to make a difference to individuals and communities around the world.

At The City & Guilds Group our success is driven by the people we work with - our people make us who we are. We pride ourselves on our ability to offer an equal opportunity to all our staff and we value diversity within our inclusive culture. We recognise that a diverse workforce is the only way we will achieve our ambitious business goals, so we work hard to be flexible way to accommodate everyone.

Next Steps

To find out more about the position, take a look at the Role Profile. If this still sounds exciting and you think you’re just the person for the job, please submit your CV and complete our short application form. We can’t wait to hear from you, so apply now! Once we have received your application you will be emailed a link to complete a game-based assessment that will be used in addition to your application form to assess your suitability for our organisation, the deadline for completing the assessment is 13 February 2018.

Reference: 34406699

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