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HR People Advisor Specialist Technology

Job Location: London

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00660618


- Job description

Role: HR People Advisor Specialist
Location: London, UK
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.
The Technology HR People Advisor serves as a primary connection between Human Resources and the employee, providing high quality coaching and advisory services.
Key Responsibilities
Working closely with the MD Leadership Teams for aligned groups, responsibilities will include:
  • Lead on people matters for said group, ensuring solutions found to best increase performance and effectiveness of the teams.
  • Support throughout the full HR life cycle (i.e. from start through departure)
  • Coach on people-matters
  • Coach and advise on career planning and development
  • Drive Performance Achievement across the groups
  • Provide performance support and coaching for employees
  • Take an active role, in partnership with the People Advocates, in Employee Engagement and People programs and activities
  • Handle employee discipline and grievances, consulting with ER specialists as appropriate
  • Serve as a primary connection between Human Resources and the business
  • Support standard and DTE specific reward and recognition program administration
  • Assist the compensation lead in delivery of the compensation process as and when required 
  • Manage absences and return to work, monitor individual and group absence and reduce absenteeism
  • Educate supervisors / career counsellors on all people matters, including legal implications of not following a proper process, and monitoring their execution of agreed plans.
  • Manage individual departures and group departures and facilitate resolution.
  • Support cross Technology and cross HR projects as needed
  • Share HR best practice with colleagues

What skills & experience are we looking for?   

  • Must have relevant HR generalist experience
  • Deep human resources service delivery experience
  • Ability to relationship build at all levels, skills in conflict and change management
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good business acumen and an ability to mediate between business and people priorities essential
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills plus strong coaching and partnering capability combined with the ability to influence
  • Human Resources Degree, or business management related discipline or experience 
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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