Global HR Specialist


  • Full Time

We are looking for a Global HR Specialist to join our Global HR team! This is a fundamental role in the HR team and will be central to ensuring HR operational efficiency and effectiveness. This role will be responsible for HR within our United Kingdom and Ireland markets. The day-to-day work of this role will support all stages of the employee lifecycle for employees including delivery of employee onboarding, facilitating training, Workday processing, working to resolve employee queries, managing employee relations cases, and partnering with key stakeholders in Employment Legal, Talent Acquisition, Payroll, Benefits, HR Business Partners, and many others to improve processes and resolve labor law issues. 


What you’ll do


  • Manage all Workday processing and employee questions from onboarding to offboarding for all employees in the United Kingdom and Ireland
  • Be the local specialist providing hands-on labor law advice and support for the United Kingdom and Ireland
  • Partner with Employment Legal, Talent Acquisition, Payroll, Benefits, HR Business Partners, and many others to understand and resolve local issues
  • Update and adjust processes and content, if needed, based on new local labor laws
  • Manage projects with various stakeholders to improve and streamline processes
  • Delivering training to support manager development and HR 
  • Reviewing HR processes and suggesting changes to improve efficiency and scalability

    Who you are


  • You have at least 3 years of experience working in an HR Advisor, HR Generalist, HR Specialist, People Operations, or HR Manager role
  • Global experience working with international counterparts for an organization that has offices around the world
  • Have strong knowledge of United Kingdom and Ireland local labor regulations and employment practices and a desire to learn more
  • Ability to manage employee relations cases, such as performance management, harassment, discrimination, and other policy violations, from intake through investigation
  • Ability to work collaboratively, being inclusive of all partners
  • Ability to work independently and comfortable working in a distributed setting
  • Ability to productively challenge and influence other teams and managers
  • Ability to prioritize well and be flexible in a fast-paced environment with changing demands where being resourceful to find answers is key
  • Strong communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Demonstrate a solution-focused approach to problem-solving, with the ability to find pragmatic outcomes

    Where you’ll be


  • You will work out of our amazing London office located off The Strand



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