HR Advisor Job Description

HR Advisor Job Description

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HR advisor provides advice to managers and employees on employment policies and practices and employment legislation.

HR Advisor Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective HR advisor job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included HR advisor job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Advise and coach mangers on a range of performance management processes, people policies and complex formal cases, balancing business need alongside employment legislation
Provide support and specialist advice for managers in employee relations policies and practices
Support the HRBP in ensuring all HR policies and tools are properly applied, in line with country legal requirements and provide communication and training on this to the SSC and Stores when required
Provide first line support/advice on issues related to workplace relations, policies, procedures and legislation
Good understanding of Irish Employment legislation (additional countries would be an advantage)
Be able to interpret and research employment law and HR best practice in cost effective way
Contribute and support the continuous improvement of HR systems, practices and policies in the organisation
Manage enquiries and policies in regards to flexible working
Overseeing performance management reviews
Ensure policies and procedures are adhered to throughout the business

HR Advisor Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for HR Advisor

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: SHRM, HR, PHR, CIPD, SPHR, HRCI, BBEEE

Education for HR Advisor

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the HR advisor job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Human Resources, Business, Education, Management, Business/Administration, Human Resource Management, Psychology, Human Resources Management, Graduate, Industrial

Skills for HR Advisor

Desired skills for HR advisor include:

Employment legislation
MS Office
Excel
Employment law
Performance management
UK employment law
Policies
Current employment legislation
MS Office and SAP experience is an advantage
Programs

Desired experience for HR advisor includes:

Ability to advise both experienced managers and those newer to the role on HR matters
Calm and methodical with excellent attention to detail even under pressure
Shows appetite for continuous learning, initiative, motivation and energy with the confidence to propose new ideas
Strong team player, collaborative in approach, with a positive, can do attitude
Ability to coach less experienced members of staff
CIPD qualified (or on the way to completing)

HR Advisor Examples

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HR Advisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a HR advisor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for HR advisor
  • Working with managers on performance management processes and ensure police are ad heard to
  • Provide employee and manager guidance on all HR policies and systems
  • Helping to update policies and procedures
  • HR Reporting
  • Training and Delivery
  • Other general HR duties as required
  • Keeping HR databases up to date and current at all times
  • Providing administrative support to the recruitment
  • Monitoring the mentor scheme to ensure that the necessary documentation is produced
  • Collating and distributing Management Reports on a monthly basis
Qualifications for HR advisor
  • Resilient and flexible with the ability to work with ambiguity and manage a busy and varied workload in a sometimes complex and changing business environment
  • Great work ethic and a pleasure to work with
  • Undertaking project research both internally and externally
  • Creating powerpoint presentations to support in house training sessions
  • Supporting graduate scheme recruitment and induction processes
  • Maintaining templates of letters, redundancy documentation and input of vacancies on Intranet/Internet
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HR Advisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a HR advisor. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for HR advisor
  • Support the HRBP with planning and delivering the HR calendar
  • Visit all store locations on a regular basis
  • Provide HR advice as required by employees/managers
  • Support the HRBP with grievances, appeals, performance and reward development as required
  • Providing proactive operational day-to-day support to the HR Manager and line managers within their designated business area(s)
  • Support managers through all elements of the HR lifecycle using pragmatic HR solutions, which are up-to-date, fit for purpose, commercial and legally compliant
  • Oversees the work of the HR Administrator within the shared service function to ensure that service agreements are met and process are working efficiently at all times
  • Responsible for regularly reviewing the administrative processes and admin calendar ensuring alignment with other HR teams (payroll and recruitment) and identifying efficiencies and areas for improvement
  • Coordinates and supports with regular audits on system, drive and employee files ensuring compliance for right to work and HR files
  • Responsible for drafting and reviewing all employee relations written templates to ensure consistency and compliance with Company policy, UK laws and brand culture
Qualifications for HR advisor
  • University graduate with HR related discipline
  • 0-2 years working experience in HR field
  • Partnering with the Private Banking Wealth Management Division to ensure Human Capital initiatives are aligned with divisional strategy and practices
  • Serving as the HR Business Partner for the CRO New York-based clients, such as Fiduciary Risk Management, Chief Credit Officer and Market & Liquidity Risk Management
  • Ensuring Human Capital initiatives are aligned with divisional strategy and practices
  • Carry out operational work as required
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HR Advisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a HR advisor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for HR advisor
  • Supports the HR Manager with the preparation for monthly HR update calls with brands
  • Manage the HR System in relation to absences, monitoring input and chasing documentation and updates
  • Write and present information briefings on a range of related topics including benefits, onboarding of employees and any new initiatives
  • Provide first line support in relation to employee benefits
  • Ensure successful onboarding of new hires and inter company transfers providing support and liaising with recruitment and candidates
  • Produce ad hoc documentation for employees and management in relation to employment lifecycle
  • Ensure accurate and appropriate information is prepared for critical cycles new hires, payroll
  • Conducting exit interviews and analysis of data
  • 3- 5 years of demonstrable HR operations and Employee Relations experience required having dealt with full employee life cycle in a fast moving matrixed organisation
  • Experience supporting and guiding managers and employees in respect to various HR related issues
Qualifications for HR advisor
  • Experienced HR Advisor able to operate within a generalist remit
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal with the ability to communicate persuasively and establish professional credibility quickly building strong relationships with Managers and employees
  • Good understanding of HR processes and life cycle
  • Ability to build lasting relationships and have a genuine interest and curiosity about the business
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and work under pressure
  • Able to work autonomously with a drive to achieve results
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HR Advisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of HR advisor. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for HR advisor
  • Assist with ensuring the critical annual cycle HR processes are executed to time payroll deadlines and performance management plans, by collating documentation and providing guidance to processes
  • Excellent organisational, multi-tasking, prioritisation and time-management skills
  • Experience in Google Docs and Microsoft packages
  • Various HRMS experience (experience with Workday advantageous)
  • Experience working with other countries beneficial
  • Ability to work autonomously and with different time zones
  • Self motivating and comfortable in a fast changing environment
  • Track record of commitment to service excellence and good customer relationships
  • Additional European language(s) (German, Italian, French, Spanish) advantageous
  • Be the first point of contact for manager queries
Qualifications for HR advisor
  • Good understanding of basic administrative/payroll rules
  • Master Degree, with specialization in Human Resources desirable
  • Flexibility on working hours to meet business demands when necessary
  • Some basic operational HR experience preferred
  • An exciting opportunity in a newly created position
  • A great work environment whit focus of having fun at work
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HR Advisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of HR advisor. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for HR advisor
  • Disciplinary
  • Capability Procedures
  • Manage family friendly case management, including maternity and paternity leave
  • Carry out general administration, such as compiling HR reports, liaising with payroll, supporting the HRBP’s and supporting line managers with enquiries relating to our HR system Workday
  • Advise employees on their career development and training opportunities, directing them to the relevant L&D team member as appropriate
  • Work closely with the Resourcing team, assisting with projects and working together when onboarding new starters
  • Work closely with the Reward team, assisting with advising and administration as appropriate
  • Assisting HR manager
  • Ownership of Employee Relations
  • Assisting with recruitment when needed including contracts of employment
Qualifications for HR advisor
  • Exciting insight into a fast changing industry
  • 2+ years of experience in data entry, administration and/or electronic recordkeeping
  • Ensuring policy and procedures for the business are up to date according to legislation
  • General ah hoc HR duties
  • Oversee and draft all new procedures updating existing processes
  • Executing and ensuring Human Capital initiatives are aligned with divisional strategy and practices

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