HRIS Advisor

Driving continuous improvement, providing insightful analysis of people data and ensuring the integrity of our HR systems. 
In addition they will deliver a proactive and flexible HR service, focussing on empowering our managers and employees to adopt self-service by providing relevant and appropriate HR support and advice.

Department
CEO Directorate
Salary
Competitive
Location
Oxford
Type of Hire
Permanent
Ref No
462

What does an HR Advisor do?

Systems & MI Reporting

  • Support and drive the development and  implementation of HR systems and ongoing maintenance of these systems
  • Running reports from the HR systems and producing ad hoc reports as required to drive business decisions and insight for the HRBPs
  • Preparation of HR dashboard, using analytic functions with our HR systems (SAP Success Factors, Glint, Benefits) and Excel
  • Coordinating with the support of the HRBP and internal IT to consider the system change release roadmap and the impact on our HR system and processes
  • Deliver and anticipate a timely response to HRIS problems, involving our systems partners, internal IT and HRBPs and updating system documentation as needed

HR Policy & Process

  • Take the lead to ensure all appropriate policies, procedures and legal requirements are adhered to (regarding both UK and overseas employees) with clear audit trails
  • Maintain all employee records and HR documentation in accordance with GDPR and other data data protection legislation as applies in the UK and overseas with appropriate document control
  • Lead on the provision of HR front line advice to employees in timeframes outlined in HR SLAs, ensuring employees are advised in accordance to to company policies and procedures
  • Ensure HR dependent business processes such as payroll and benefits provision are managed effectively by adhering to documented processes and maintaining effective working relationships with internal and external process stakeholders
  • Ensure all HR communication channels are supported with the most recent documentation

Professional HR Service

  • Ensure HR best practice through continuous professional development
  • Supporting new starters during the onboarding process, including setting up inductions and obtaining new starter paperwork
  • Support line managers with basic performance management, employee relations, resourcing and development processes
  • Escalate high risk cases to HRBP of the relevant business area
  • Lead and /or support on HR projects and activities as required including reward, development, wellbeing and engagement
  • Help embed changes across the business by encouraging new ways of working where appropriate

The skills and experience you will bring...

Qualifications

  • CIPD Qualified (desirable) 

Skills & Experience

  • Substantial experience in an HR Systems role
  • Experience of generating and delivering reporting and analytics (eg PowerPoint and Excel)
  • Demonstrable experience of preparing management information and business intelligence reports (including manipulation of spreadsheets)
  • Prior experience working in a HR environment supporting first-line level queries from employees and line managers to create a self-service driven environment
  • Has previously supported on project activities 

Attributes

  • Naturally curious about their area of work with the ability to research, analyse and reason logically.  With the outcome of successfully expressing their work and decision making process to HRBPs and wider business
  • Experience working effectively in teams
  • Task and results focussed
  • Flexible and adaptable to cope with changing priorities
  • Takes an active role in personal development and frequently reviews individual objectives and attends training sessions as required
  • Communicates positively at all levels, both internally and externally