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Senior People (HR) Advisor -11 Months Fixed Term Contract

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Job Description

Role Purpose: To support employees and managers as their first point of contact for all general queries. An exciting opportunity has arisen to join CBRE's UK People Team providing efficient, generalist Advisory and Payroll Support. You will work as part of the Advisor team, reporting into the People Advisory Manager, dotted line into a People Business Partner to support specific service lines and its employees. Key Responsibilities

  • Provide day to day HR support to employees and managers - first line point of contact for all general queries

  • Provide advisory support to two Service Lines (Building Consultancy & Valuations) managed by one People Business Partner (approximately ~500 employees at all levels)

  • Building and maintaining relationships with employees of all levels

  • Advise and coach line managers and employees on policies and procedures

  • Employee Relations case work, including grievances, disciplinaries, TUPE and mediation. Note taker for more complex cases.

  • Management of redundancies for non-fee earning positions, and dismissals

  • Own recruitment procedure within the Service Lines, including approvals process and coaching managers

  • Advise and coach line managers on performance management, including support with Performance Improvement Plans, guidance on appraisal process and assist with training delivery to managers

  • Coach and support managers and employees on career management and employee development for support and more junior staff

  • Maintaining the data in myHR (PeopleSoft) and undertaking any data validation for the Service Lines

  • Processing leaver information, including organising and carrying out exit interviews

  • Conduct progress discussions with new starters

  • Prepare monthly reports for service line Operations and Executive Boards

  • Play a key part on the service line's Junior Board, owning change projects where appropriate

  • Carry out maternity/paternity leave administration including meetings, risk assessments and flexible working requests

  • Management of work permit applications, renewals and queries

  • Service Line Next Generation contact - assisting with recruitment, development and marketing of the service line

  • Management of persistent short term absence and long term absence, including communication with GP/Occupational Health and working in line with managers to provide solutions

  • Update and maintain the People Intranet and e-recruitment system

  • Provide support in annual People processes, such as salary review, bonus review, promotions, appraisals and other project work

  • Provide cover for other People Advisors in department

  • General contribution to the People Department with maintenance of policies & procedures

  • Ad hoc projects and duties as and when required

Candidate Description

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Ability to prioritise and co-ordinate tasks efficiently ensuring all deadlines are met

  • Maintains a positive attitude towards routine tasks

  • Accurate and exceptional attention to detail

  • Pro-active and enjoys working autonomously and as part of a wider team

  • Confident and assertive where required

  • Sociable and outgoing

  • Flexible approach to work

  • Understands and appreciates the importance of using discretion

  • Team player who deals effectively with colleagues and clients

  • Willingness to learn and develop HR skills

  • Calm under pressure

  • Minimum of three years' experience working within HR

  • Experience of conducting recruitment interviews for support roles

  • Excellent IT skills (Word, Excel, MS Outlook, PowerPoint)

  • Experience of HR databases (preferably PeopleSoft) but this is not essential as training will be given

  • A good standard of education - Degree or equivalent

Employer Description

CBRE is the world's leading commercial real estate services firm with offices located around the globe. CBRE currently employs roughly 95,000 people worldwide, with over 3,000 working in the UK. The Company's core services include property sales, leasing and management, facilities and project management, investment management and, research and consulting.