Divisional HR & ER Specialist (South England- 18-month FTC)
Location: Home-based with travel across southern England.
Contract: Fixed-Term (18 months)
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 p.a. + car allowance (subject to mileage)
Application Deadline: 23:55 on 20th July - please do not delay applying as we will be shortlisting on application.
Application process: In our commitment to Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion, we operate an anonymized shortlisting process. Please ensure you complete the work history section of the application form and answered all application questions. CVs are required for all applications, however, they will not be reviewed until interview stage.
Are you an HR & ER Specialist who enjoys resolving complex casework, improving processes, and building stakeholder relationships across large regions? If so, you can add great value to CRUK's employee experience by supporting the well-being of our retail teams across the South of England.
Cancer Research UK and our HR functions are evolving. We have recently brought together our HR, ER, Corporate Resources, and Technology directorates as part of our operational transformation to become the hub for operational management and agile ways of working.
The HR teams maximize our employee experience by continuously delivering process improvements and guidance across the organization to engage and inspire our people who are our strongest asset in fighting cancer.
We have an exciting opportunity to join CRUK as a Divisional HR Specialist, partnering with stores across South England to resolve complex HR & ER casework. You'll have a passion for employee relations, owning cases across your division whilst also proactively providing a generalist HR service on all other HR issues. You'll also partner with the Divisional and Area Leadership Teams to support and drive effective performance management too.
What will I be doing?
Make an impact every day by:
Partner with retail, area, and divisional managers across South England on HR (25%) and ER (75%) procedures, policies, and casework.
Provide generalist HR service to CRUK's southern UK Trading customer group on all HR issues in line with employment legislation, CRUK's policies, and procedures.
Resolve complex ER cases across the region including performance and capability; relationships; conduct; attendance and mental and physical health, in line with CRUK procedures and guidelines
Partner with Divisional and Area leadership to support and drive performance management.
Provide guidance on change management, restructuring initiates, and associated processes.
Develop and maintain strong working relationships with the area and divisional managers, attending and contributing to conferences, Business Review Meetings & HR ops
Alongside the Trading HRBP, work proactively with customers to determine people priorities and put plans in place to address these.
What skills are you looking for?
Significant ER experience having handled complex cases (e.g. dismissals, tribunals, welfare).
Proven HR generalist experience advising middle to high-level managers on HR cases.
Experience applying HR policies & procedures and identifying opportunities for process improvements.
History of handling large numbers of cases at once and spending your time appropriately to reach a resolution.
Built strong stakeholder relationships through diplomatic coaching style.
Knowledge of employment legislation and ability to interpret and apply employment law.
Provided HR support across multi-sites and to a variety of customer groups
What will I gain?
Without you, we wouldn't be able to achieve our aim of seeing 3 in 4 people survive cancer by 2034. So, we want to reward you in as many ways as possible. Our benefits package includes:
Flexible working - home-based with travel.
Car allowance (subject to mileage).
25 days holiday + bank holidays + 1 CRUK day (option to buy up to 5 days per annum).
Pension (employer contributions up to 10%).
Brilliant learning and development opportunities.?
Discounts - Westfield Shopping Centre, travel, technology, gym memberships, and much more…
If you're as ambitious as we are, join our collective force and enjoy an excellent career, as we save and extend lives then apply here!