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HR People Advisor Specialist

Job Location: London

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00680461


- Job description

Role: HR People Advisor Specialist
Location: London
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 Digital HR People Advisor serves as a primary connection between Human Resources, business leaders and the employees, providing high quality coaching and advisory services across various Digital teams.
The role will closely partner with UKI Digital leadership team to implement an effective HR service to add value to this fast growing and exciting business area. 
General HR
  • Collaborate with other HR People Advisors to share knowledge and best practice
  • Advise and guide business leads on a range of issues including absence, performance, disciplinary and grievance matters, flexible working arrangements, benefits and reward.
  • Drive the implementation of people programs and initiatives
  • Process change requests e.g. change in hours, transfers, resignations etc.
  • Monitor attrition, analyse trends and recommend actions.
  • Work with the recruitment team in order to co-ordinate the effective integration of new joiners
  • Address management requests for analysis on key performance indicators relating to people issues (e.g. retention, illness hours etc.).
  • Assess skill gaps with leadership, execute plans for skill development areas

·         Have an understanding of business conditions and work with counterparts in the Talent Supply Chain team to exchange information and work on any joint initiatives as needed.


Performance and Professional Development

  • Promote performance achievement throughout Digital, support and facilitate the annual review process, compensation and salary administration.
  • Coach career counselors and supervisors on the career development of all personnel by providing guidance on career plans, coaching, and advising/approving required and elective training appropriate for their development.
  • Manage on-going performance feedback processes by providing regular guidance and training on delivering and receiving feedback, contributing to and reviewing formal input, and supporting the implementation of performance improvement plans as appropriate.
  • Employee Relations and Transitions

    • Advise on employee relations issues and assist as needed to resolve personnel issues.
    • Educate and advise leadership on HR policy, to ensure compliance.
    • Manage the termination process by coordinating discussions, ensuring appropriate documentation and elevating and/or addressing any resulting issues.
    • Participate in any centrally run exit programmes and manage, coordinate and communicate as necessary for your groups.
    • Manage all personnel changes from initial request through approval and implementation (location transfers, entity transfers, workforce transfers, other personnel transactions).
What skills & experience are we looking for?   
    • Must have strong work ethic, enthusiasm, energy and passion for HR Service Delivery
    • Deep human resources generalist experience
    • Natural ability to establish strong relationships with stakeholders
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills – being able to influence others is an advantage, as is having good attention to detail.
    • Human Resources degree, or similar is preferred
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 25/3/2019
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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