HR Generalist

  • Rate to be Discussed with Potential Candidates
  • Scotland Scotland Grangemouth
  • Contract
  • Life Sciences
Role purpose

As HR Generalist, your role is first line support to Line Managers for all matters relating to people and people processes which sit outside the scope of HR Operations (e.g. Employee Relations, HRBP Workday actions, HR driven interventions, Global processes)

Centralized HR Support: Act as the primary point of contact for Employee Relations matters e.g. disciplinary, performance, absence issues, and general HR queries for all UK sites, providing timely and consistent support.  Working closely with line managers to provide advice on day-to-day people issues

People Processes: .  Drive annual people processes such as performance management and the compensation cycle.  Oversee and manage general HR tasks within the Workday system, ensuring accuracy and efficiency in HR processes and data management

Data-Driven HR Services: Develop tools and co-create meaningful data trends and insights to be utilised for interventions, support decision-making and improvement actions on a regular basis utilising multiple lenses and feedback

Policy Development and Implementation: Policy improvement and development with consistent implementation of HR policies and procedures across all sites, promoting a unified approach to HR management.   Support and advise line managers and employees in navigating and interpreting HR Systems, policies, and processes

Support: Provide support to HR colleagues (Consultants, Strategic Leads) to drive strategic people initiatives through the UK as required

Training and Development: Collaborate with HR colleagues (Consultants and Strategic Leads) to identify training needs and support the implementation of development programs for employees across all sites

Change Management: Support the roll-out of HR initiatives, ensuring effective communication and change management strategies are in places.

Continuous Improvement: Identify opportunities to streamline HR processes, increase efficiency and drive productivity improvements

Recruitment: Act as the first point of contact for all recruitment activities, working closely with line managers and the recruitment team to ensure that vacancies are being managed effectively
  • Significant HR generalist experience across a broad remit
  • Experience of managing employee relation issues and a strong understanding of UK employment law and legislation
  • Previous experience of working with HR systems
  • Data mindset - experience of building reports and analyzing different data sources
  • Solid experience of using Microsoft applications such as word, excel and outlook as well as virtual collaboration systems such as zoom
  • Proven stakeholder management expertise
  • Fluent in English both verbal and written
  • CIPD qualified or working towards
  • Previous experience of working in a global organization
Critical success factors & key challenges
  • Clear metrics and date available to deliver insights and  measure value add activity e.g.  retention of key talents, improving engagement, effective EVP.
  • Overcome difficulties of working in a complex global matrix organisation
Additional information
  • May need to able to travel from time to time between sites

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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