Senior HR Advisor

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Job Description

Position Overview:

The Senior HR Advisor is a senior-level position within the Human Resources (HR) department, responsible for providing expert guidance, support, and strategic advice on various HR matters. They play a critical role in partnering with management and employees to ensure compliance with employment laws, implement HR policies and practices, and foster a positive and productive work environment. The Senior HR Advisor serves as a trusted advisor and resource for HR-related inquiries and initiatives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • HR process. Participate in interviews and provide input on candidate selection. Oversee the onboarding process to ensure a smooth transition for new hires.
  • Performance Management: Support the performance management process, including goal setting, performance reviews, and development planning. Provide guidance and training to managers and employees on performance management best practices. Address performance-related issues and assist in developing performance improvement plans.
  • Compensation and Benefits: Assist in the development and administration of compensation and benefits programs. Conduct benchmarking and analysis to ensure competitive and equitable compensation practices. Advise managers and employees on compensation-related matters, such as salary reviews, promotions, and benefits eligibility.
  • Training and Development: Identify training and development needs within the organization. Design and deliver training programs to enhance employee skills, knowledge, and engagement. Provide coaching and guidance to managers on effective leadership and employee development strategies.
  • HR Data and Analytics: Utilize HR systems and tools to gather and analyze HR data. Generate reports and metrics to assess HR effectiveness, identify trends, and support data-driven decision-making. Provide insights and recommendations based on HR analytics to enhance organizational performance.
  • Employee Engagement and Culture: Develop and implement initiatives to promote employee engagement, satisfaction, and a positive work culture. Collaborate with management to address employee concerns and enhance employee experience. Support employee recognition and reward programs.
  • HR Projects and Initiatives: Lead or participate in HR projects, such as policy rollouts, HR process improvements, organizational restructuring, or change management initiatives. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive HR-related initiatives.R Policy and Procedure Development: Develop, review, and update HR policies, procedures, and employee handbooks to ensure compliance with employment laws, industry best practices, and organizational objectives. Communicate policy changes effectively to employees and provide guidance on policy interpretation.
  • Employee Relations: Provide guidance and support to managers and employees on employee relations matters, including performance management, disciplinary actions, conflict resolution, and grievance handling. Conduct investigations into employee complaints and concerns, ensuring a fair and objective process.
  • HR Compliance: Stay updated on employment laws, regulations, and industry trends. Ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations related to employment practices, equal employment opportunity, and workplace safety. Implement HR programs and initiatives to promote compliance and mitigate risks.
  • Talent Acquisition and Onboarding: Collaborate with hiring managers to develop job descriptions, conduct candidate assessments, and facilitate the recruitment and selection

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field. Advanced degree or relevant certification (e.g., PHR, SPHR) is preferred.
  • Extensive experience in HR roles with progressive responsibilities, including experience as an HR Advisor or similar senior-level position.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of employment laws, regulations, and HR best practices.
  • Strong understanding of HR policies, procedures, and practices related to employee relations, performance management, talent acquisition, compensation, and benefits.
  • Experience in conducting investigations, resolving employee relations issues, and handling disciplinary actions.
  • Proficient in HRIS systems, applicant tracking systems, and other HR-related software.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to build relationships with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, handle sensitive information, and demonstrate professionalism and tact.
  • Strong problem-solving and critical-thinking skills with the ability to analyze complex HR issues and develop effective solutions.
  • Demonstrated project management skills and the ability to handle multiple priorities and deadlines.
  • Strong coaching and conflict resolution skills to guide managers and employees effectively.
  • Strategic mindset with the ability to align HR initiatives with organizational goals.
  • Continuous learning mindset to stay updated on HR trends, practices, and legal requirements.
Salary: £30,000 to 47,000 Per Year

Job Summary

Isle of Man
Ref ID: 4624
£30,000 to 47,000 Per Year