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Senior People Services Executive

Cardiff

  1. Full time

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Job Purpose

The Senior People Services Executive will manage a team of People Services Executives while providing generalist human resources and employee relations related advice and support across the business.  Working at a high level as HR business partner aligned to Heads of Departments the Senior People Services Executive will work closely with all levels of staff, looking after staff welfare and taking an active role in addressing the operational issues, whilst making a proactive contribution in shaping the strategic direction of the business area.      

Main Duties

  • Lead, develop and motivate a team of People Services Executives ensuring they are well informed while providing high levels of support
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of their wider business areas including their current and future objectives and challenges
  • Make a proactive contribution in highlighting, addressing and resolving operational issues within their wider business areas
  • Make a proactive contribution in shaping the strategic direction of their designated business area. Develop and manage comprehensive people strategy where needed
  • Use early intervention mediation techniques to prevent or minimise employee relations issues escalating
  • Assist in the identification of any skills shortfalls within their business area.  Provide coaching and support to people managers in relation to people management, best practice and the application of policies and procedures where necessary
  • Manage complex appeals and grievances to completion, providing feedback and recommendations to all relevant parties to improve future employee relations
  • Work with the relevant areas of People Services to assess the effectiveness of our company policies and procedures, highlighting areas for improvement where necessary
  • Work with the various business areas and their managers to ensure they are working to best practice and are operating within legislative and regulatory guidelines
  • Analyse and interpret management information (MI).  Identify both positive and concerning patterns / trends and feedback to the Operations Delivery Team with suggestions for improvement
  • Actively challenge the norm within the business areas and within People Services to bring about beneficial change
  • Communicate clearly and frequently with other team members to ensure they are kept up to date on relevant issues and are acting consistently

Experience and Qualifications:

Essential

  • Previous HR experience working at a senior level
  • Excellent standard of English and numeracy
  • Aptitude for learning and development
  • Previous experience of working in a confidential and discreet capacity 
  • CIPD qualified or willing to study towards the qualification

About Admiral

We're Wales’ only FTSE 100 company. We have forward-thinking approaches and provide endless opportunities to test, learn and grow. There's a reason we've been named a Best Place to Work: our progressive culture, core values, and commitment to diversity and inclusion have created a working environment where people share ideas, aren’t afraid to speak up and change things, and above all, feel valued.

Admiral has grown from being a small start-up into a multi-national organisation. The company is constantly investigating new products, services and markets and is now present in eight countries with a diverse product portfolio.

Our success goes hand-in-hand with having a strong culture where we put our people and customers first. Our philosophy is simple yet effective: people who like what they do, do it better, and this in turn, means that our customers receive the level of service and products that they deserve. Our culture is honest, open and wholeheartedly focused on four key areas: Communication, Equality, Reward & Recognition, and Fun.

Salary, Benefits and Work-Life Balance

We do not have a set salary for this position, as it will be dependent on the successful candidate's experience. We are happy to see CVs from all candidate’s who meet the requirements, and will be happy to discuss the remuneration package.

At Admiral, we are proud to be a diverse business where we put our people and customers first. We have great benefits to ensure employees have a great work-life balance; it's one of the reasons we're voted no. 1 in the 2019 Sunday Times Best Big Companies to Work For in the UK. We want you to have an element of freedom to define a working lifestyle that supports this, so accommodate flexible hours wherever possible.

Please note, we are unable to accept CVs via email.

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