HR Advisor - Engineering

£Competitive + Bonus, Pension, 27 Days Holiday

Malmesbury

Description

As an HR Advisor within Research, Design and Development, you will provide operational support to the teams and its HR Business Partners, delivering a wide range of processes and issues directly with the business, projects, managing and analysing data and reports.

Market Overview

Home to our global Research, Design and Development centre and all of our Commercial functions, Dyson HQ is tucked away in countryside famous for the railway tunnels and bridges of Isambard Brunel, who revolutionised modern engineering. Our secluded location helps us to protect our ideas and stay independent-minded. Yet nearby are the fashionable cities of Bristol and Bath (where a young James Dyson invented cyclone technology). The building is the heartbeat of Dyson. Over 3,000 people, including James himself, spend their days strategising, inventing technology and telling the Dyson story to the world. From 2016, our HQ will begin doubling its footprint with an ambitious new expansion.

Function Overview

The HR team is focused on driving Dyson’s people agenda by developing great talent within the business and is dedicated to creating and maintaining an environment where outstanding people can do their best work. Success will depend on collaboration with business stakeholders and the other HR team members in the broader HR team and our global HR teams, to achieve an integrated and consistent HR provision. 

Accountabilities

  • Demonstrate strong professional credibility and build on-going relationships as a trusted advisor with managers and leaders across RDD and Operations
  • Work closely with the business to drive core people processes. Manage and provide advice and recommendations on all people related issues.
  • Coach, challenge and influence managers to develop leadership and team capability.
  • Support the HR Business Partners in end to end organisational change that will improve the overall business performance and ensure our teams are as effective as they can be as well as being future ready.
  • Work closely with the relevant HR teams and HR Business Partners to define, deliver and measure Dyson’s culture and engagement initiatives across RDD and Operations.
  • Support HR Business Partners, recruitment teams and hiring managers to hire the appropriate talent efficiently
  • Provide advice and guidance on all HR policies and processes, resolve day to day queries effectively and support and coach people managers when dealing with ER issues.
  • Review and analyse data to produce reports for key employee metrics (e.g. turnover, headcount, and absence), identifying and investigating possible implications of issues/trends that show up as well as driving solutions and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Support business initiatives through participating in multi-function project teams as required.

Skills

  • Educated to degree level
  • Sound knowledge of UK employment law
  • High level of communication skills both verbal and written is essential
  • Proven ability to plan and implement projects/initiatives
  • Analytical skills; quickly evaluates data / situations and reaches conclusions
  • Strong relationship building and influencing skills
  • Coaching skills and a passion for developing people
  • Ability to work with appropriate attention to detail and high standards, whilst still working at pace
  • Experience of working in an entrepreneurial or engineering organisation would be highly desirable

Benefits Overview

Dyson monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and pension contributions. Beyond that, you’ll also enjoy a profit-related bonus, generous leave and life insurance. But financial benefits are only the start of a Dyson career. Rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, flexible working hours, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to creativity, innovation and ambition.

Posted: 30-Oct-2017

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