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HR People Advisor Specialist

Job Location: London

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00657998


- Job description

Role: HR People Advisor Specialist
Location: London / Newcastle
Salary up to £44,000 depending on skills and experience


Join Accenture and help transform leading organisations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.
Join Corporate Functions and you will become part of a diverse team which offers the essential expertise that enables all of our employees to deliver high performance to our clients. Our Corporate Functions professionals work in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Marketing and Communications, CIO, Information Security, and Geographic Services.
Join our Human Resources Team where you will become part of a diverse team which offers the essential expertise, that supports all our employees to deliver high performance to our clients.
This role is part of a relatively large HR team supporting our Operations business and provides a challenging and exciting learning environment, where you have the opportunity to make a difference.
The desired candidate will have strong HR generalist experience with an overall willingness to learn and lead the Accenture Way. 
The HR People Advisor serves as a primary connection between Human Resources and our employees, providing high quality HR generalist coaching and advisory services to employees and business area/unit leaders in order to enhance the employee experience.
The HR People Advisor leads HR generalist activities for employees based in multiple UK locations. The employee population includes employees on non-standard terms and conditions and may also include some who are part of unionised groups.
What responsibilities will you have?
  • Supporting employees throughout the HR life cycle including job design, transitions, performance management, recognition, discipline/grievance, mobility, leave management, absenteeism management, exit management, compensation.
  • Providing guidance and coaching to employees and business area/unit leaders, on people-matters, including policies and procedures.
  • Supporting the delivery of employee engagement activities and people programmes
  • Managing and advising on people change programmes, including TUPE transfers and harmonization.
  • Partner with assigned business area/unit leaders to understand the business environment and determine, develop and execute innovative solutions to address business priorities within their area.
  • Provide high quality coaching and advisory services to employees and line managers in order to optimise the employee experience
  • Participate in and/or lead People Programmes and initiatives
  • Assist the Reward Lead in delivery of the reward processes as and when required, lead the annual pay negotiations for non-standard employee groups
  • Coach and advise career counselor and supervisors to manage career development
  • Share best practices across People Advisor teams
  • Effective collaboration with team in the delivery of People Advisor roles
What skills & experience are we looking for?   
  • Human Resources generalist experience
  • Deep human resources service delivery experience
  • Solid understanding of Accenture’s business operations and business strategy
  • Exceptional interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong coaching and partnering capability combined with a demonstrated ability to influence
  • Experience in building successful and productive working relationships

What’s in it for you?

All of our Corporate Functions professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidies, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!
What are the next steps?
If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.
If relocation is required in applying to this position, the appointment to the role would be considered an employee driven transfer meaning that the employee will be personally responsible for covering all relocation costs and any costs associated with dependents.
About Accenture
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialised skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at
Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or any other basis as protected by applicable law.
Closing Date for Applications 25/1/2019
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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