People Advisor, Preston

Last update 2024-02-27
Expires 2024-03-27
ID #1996310039
People Advisor, Preston
United Kingdom, Lancashire, Preston,
Modified January 16, 2024


About the role Working as a key member of the people team, you will provide a commercial people service to our audit service line supporting the central region (Birmingham, Bristol, Milton Keynes, Nottingham, Leicester and Bury) as well as the national technical audit and national data analytics teams across the UK.

You will manage the service delivery and support all elements of the employee experience from joining RSM, to going on family leave, to leaving, and everything in between.

You will also work closely with the Senior People Advisor and People Advisory Manager to strategically support your service line and area of the business, working on engagement, sense of belonging, wellbeing, diversity & inclusion initiatives.

You will also contribute to the ongoing development of the National People Team function with the opportunity to work on wider service line or national groups.

This role will work closely with three other People Advisors and have access to a People Assistant as well as other specialist functions within the people team including POT, reward, D&I and wellbeing.

The remit of the role will focus on proactive people support and advice to your client groups, including completion of the annual bonus and salary review processes, dealing with employee relations issues as they arise, providing wellbeing and absence management support, provision of management information/analysis and delivery of service line initiatives.

About the company and department RSM UK is part of the international RSM network and has around 5000 staff based in 31 offices across the UK.

We are the 7th largest accountancy and business advisory firm nationally and the 6th largest internationally.

Our vision is for RSM to be known as a great place to work.

We strive to have a credible reputation for supporting and inspiring our people to succeed, achieving this through quality training and development, inspiring leadership, a drive for excellence in all we do, a focus on wellbeing and an authentic culture that is founded on the principle of authentic inclusion.

We encourage our HR team to be inquisitive and innovative, and always thinking of ways to improve our processes.

The audit department is one of the largest within RSM UK, made up of five geographical regions and around 1500 employees, spread across 27 locations throughout the UK.

About you Do you want to work closely with your clients, building lasting relationships which allow you to make a real contribution? Do you enjoy variety, and being challenged? Do you want to see your efforts rewarded and to be continually developed?Do you have the confidence to challenge and ask questions even of senior leaders.

Our culture is our greatest strength, and as a People Advisor we will ensure that you are given wide ranging experience, as well as the opportunity to get involved in one off projects. About the job In this role you will provide generalist HR advice in a number of areas including: Partner Support and Line Management Development: providing support and guidance to key stakeholders, department heads and line managers to help them manage their areas of responsibility and its on-going development.

Compensation and Benefits: Supporting the business with the annual bonus and salary review processes for your area of responsibility but utilising market data and by providing guidance/support to line managers, budget holders and regional leads.

Employee Relations: Providing expert advice and guidance to partners and mangers on a host of employee relations activities including simple and complex capability (performance/qualification), disciplinary and grievances ensuring that legal and RSM requirements are met, that risks are appropriately managed and commercially sound.

You will also undertake investigations in relation to grievances, disciplinaries and capability matters, or will attend such meetings where appropriate. Wellbeing and absence support: you will be trained to become a wellbeing ambassador.

Providing advice and support to line managers and members of staff in relation to mental health and other absence issues.

You will be involved in complex occupational health/potential PHI cases.

Performance and development: responsibility for attending and managing appraisal moderation meetings for your areas of the business, ensuring that performance grading distribution is fair and appropriate.

You will also provide advice to line managers in relation to giving constructive feedback, coaching, and setting appropriate objectives.

Policies and Procedures: providing advice to the business on the application of all RSM policies and procedures, and involvement in amending/updating our policies where appropriate.

Lifecycle activities: Conducting exit interviews for more senior roles, or in contentious situations, as and when required.

Providing guidance to individuals, partners and line managers regarding maternity, paternity, parental and shared parental leave.

Promoting the use of share parental leave amongst all employees.

•Data Analysis: Reviewing, interpretating and analysing people related data to support and improve your area of responsibility, the wider service line and business Reporting: making full use of the HR systems to deliver regular reporting to the business in relation to holiday usage, retention, exit interview feedback/trends, absence trends, etc, Projects: involvement in national HR projects as appropriate.

To lead or take part in local projects as appropriate.#LI-AE1 Requirements The role requires: A minimum of 3 years’ experience of working at People Advisor level in a generalist role (essential)Significant experience in performance management/capability processes (essential)Experience of investigating disciplinary and grievance cases; conducting redundancy and general consultations (essential)Experience of working independently from line manager (essential)Ability to liaise with and manage stakeholders at all levels (essential)Experience of completing salary review process (preferable)Experience of professional or financial services environment (preferable)Ability to review, interpret and analyse data Experience of working in a multi-sited environment/role (preferable)CIPD qualified or working towards qualification (preferable)Excellent organisational skills Excellent client service skills Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken Excellent Microsoft office skills Passionate about HRExperienced hire Temporary READINGHuman Resources

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: People advisor

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