HR Consultant
Standard Life Aberdeen
London
4d ago

Job Description

Contract Type : Permanent

Location : London

Standard Life Aberdeen plc is one of the world’s largest investment companies, and we are built on a long standard culture of caring about the future and making a positive impact.

Our purpose is to invest for a better future. We do it to make a difference to the lives of customers, our employees and our shareholders.

Our aim is to build a special investment company, and create long-term meaningful relationships that help us share success together.

We develop innovative products and services to meet the evolving needs of investors and savers. All of this is supported by people across the globe who work together to achieve success.

Operating under the brand Aberdeen Standard Investments, the investment arm handles £577bn of assets (as of 30 / 6 / 19), making us the largest active manager in the UK and the second largest in Europe.

We have a significant global presence and the scale and expertise to help clients meet their investment goals.

With a diverse client base and having grown and diversified ourselves over the years, we are in a strong position to offer clients a wide range of capabilities to suit differing client needs.

We believe in the power of inclusivity and equal opportunity, supporting each other through team work. We believe in maintaining an inclusive culture that allows our people to be the best they can be.

What do we stand for? We want to make a positive impact in everything we do and our values guide how our business operates.

Our values are to create connections, adapt and excel, and to deliver what matters. These ensure we are responsible and ambitious and look to the future with great promise.

Role Description

We’re looking for an experienced HR Consultant to join our collaborative HR function and help us deliver what matters to our organisation.

We’ve been through a large amount of change and this role will be a pivotal part of a new pooled HR projects resource within our HR Operations Team.

In this diverse role you will be accountable for providing expertise across a broad range of HR matters and project work touching on areas like Reward, Talent, ER and Learning.

Based in the city centre you will work in partnership with the Heads of HR, Centres of Expertise, HRBPs and key partners within the wider business to deliver elements of the people strategy and provide flexible support to both cyclical and large scale projects.

We are driven to be world class in everything we do; whether it’s looking after our clients’ investments, offering our employees a rewarding career path or fulfilling our responsibilities to our shareholders.

Key Outcomes

In this role you will :

  • Deliver the HR and people aspects of business change projects e.g. M&A, TUPE transfers, Joint Ventures, re-structures.
  • Own delivery of activities related to change projects : including (but not limited to) requirements gathering, crafting and managing project plans, executing plan activities, robust governance and managing partners
  • Advising and collaborating with the business and HR colleagues on complex change initiatives including business proposals, timelines and impacts.
  • Plan, advise and support the implementation of change, its impact on people and working practices in line with Standard Life Aberdeen’s culture and core values
  • Use data & analytics as well as Business and HR insight to inspire change initiatives at a strategic level
  • Hold the business and HR Function accountable for delivering core HR services and ensure they are within the agreed Service Level Agreements
  • Lead or supply to cross-functional projects as an active project member
  • Identifying continuous improvement opportunities across HR Service Delivery by acting as a colleague advocate
  • Experience

  • Experience in managing and delivering multiple HR projects in a complex changing environment
  • Experience with partner management at all levels including communication and influencing
  • Experience working in a HR Generalist role
  • Experience in Specialist HR Roles such as Reward, Talent, Learning and Diversity and Inclusion
  • Skills

  • Results and delivery focused
  • Natural teammate
  • Relevant professional qualification
  • Demonstrate flexibility to work on multiple projects concurrently, responsive to the needs of different partners
  • Strong consultancy and influencing skills
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Partner management, including senior leaders across a variety of business functions.
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