Job Description

Role: HR People Advisor Specialist - Operations
Location: London
Travel: 10%
Salary: £40,000 - £44,000 depending upon experience
Role ID: 00719999
Role Summary
This role is part of our HR team supporting our Operations business and provides a challenging and exciting learning environment. 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 optimise the employee experience.
Key activities include:
  • Supporting employees throughout the HR life cycle 
  • Providing guidance and coaching to employees and business area/unit leaders, on people-matters, including policies and procedures.
  • Providing guidance and coaching to employees and business area/unit leaders on performance and talent management.
  • Supporting the delivery of employee engagement activities and people programmes
  • Handling employee relations issues, including terminations, redundancies, disciplinary and grievance implementation, employee counseling and absence management; consulting with the ER team as appropriate.
  • Managing and advising on people change programmes, including TUPE transfers.
  • Managing the performance management processes by supporting business area/unit leaders.
  • Managing the compensation/salary administration process by reviewing all salaries to ensure they reflect performance and contribution, obtaining approval for all final salaries, ensuring budget compliance and resolving disputes between stakeholders. 
What responsibilities will you have?
  • 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
  • Support harmonisation of non-standard terms and conditions
  • Coach and advise career counselor and supervisors to manage career development
  • Handle employee discipline and grievances and consult with as appropriate 
  • Manage absences and return to work, monitor individual and group absence and reduce absenteeism
  • Manage individual and group departures 

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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
  • Experience managing complex people change programmes
  • Experience working in a unionised environment
What academic qualifications do you need?
A Human Resources designation/certification 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. 
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.
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 04/08/2019
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found. 

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected applicable law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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