Overview

Salary: Circa £35,000 dependent on experience

As the second largest Building Society in the UK and the 8th largest lender, we know a thing or two about Savings and Mortgages. The Society has grown significantly over the past decade in particular and now has over 2700 employees and 1.8 million members. The Society is a Which recommended savings provider and we’re proud to be one of the Sunday Times Top 25 Best Companies to work for.

This role is a great opportunity for an experienced and collaborative HR professional to work proactively with our leaders to continually improve employee engagement and performance.  You’ll be a strong influencer and trusted advisor to leaders across the business.

Working with the business to improve leadership and management capability, you will guide, coach and challenge leaders, on best practice HR and have brilliant conversations. As a champion of our people vision – “the way work should be”, the role will work closely with the wider HR team to ensure that the people aspects of the Society’s strategy are planned and delivered to an exceptional level.

Based in Coventry, this Senior HR Advisor role works closely with the HR Business Partners supporting a varied client base to provide the full spectrum of HR advice and support, across all business areas. You will have a focus on managing the ER, Talent and Engagement agenda as well as support the management of the Trade Union relationship.

You will be a catalyst for change and responsible for HR initiatives and projects from inception through to delivery. You will track and monitor progress of initiatives and ensure projects are delivered to time, budget and aligned to our values.

Ideally with CIPD qualification or equivalent, we will expect you to have an excellent understanding of employment legislation and HR best practice, with experience of applying this pragmatically to achieve business outcomes.

You’ll be a natural and engaging communicator who will look to engage, develop and maintain key relationships with stakeholders. Demonstrating commerciality and a good knowledge of key trends in the world of HR you will assert yourself with confidence and have a strong record of challenging senior leaders.

With significant employee relations and generalist experience, you will have great project management skills that allow you to be able to work in a fast-paced environment with a flexible approach, able to handle a number of activities simultaneously.

A hands on approach as well as exposure to the full HR life cycle is required, as are excellent relationship management and communication skills and a dedicated, professional outlook. This will have probably been gained in a regulated customer service sector, in at least one organisation with a strong focus on values and employee engagement.

If you have the necessary experience, a drive to succeed and want be part of an organisation that our employees are proud to work for, then please do not delay in making an application.

The closing date for applications is 20th April 2021

Location: Coventry-Binley Business Park