HR Senior Advisor – Talent

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HR Senior Advisor – Talent

Location:
West Midlands

Salary:
£33,800 - 37,030

Date Posted:
April 2024

Program start date:
April 2024

Job Family:
engineering

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Your new role

We are looking for a HR Senior Advisor to join our talent team to help us drive forward our early talent and talent management agenda!

The team are responsible for early talent, education engagement, talent management and succession planning. In this role you will focus on delivering our early talent programmes as well as being involved in the other areas of talent. You will look after your own portfolio of early talent programmes ensuring that all our early talent have an excellent experience and complete their programmes. You will also be responsible for delivering projects that improve our programmes and colleague experience.

This role will be based in Birmingham. We have a flexible hybrid working approach, meaning the role will be a combination of office/ home working.

What you’ll be leading on

Taking ownership of a portfolio of talent programmes and projects, ensuring they are run effectively, identifying improvements and implementing improvements.
Supporting our early talent throughout their programme, ensuring that all their learning is completed and that they gain the relevant on the job experience.
Ensuring the managers are skilled in all areas of talent through producing learning interventions.
Identifying improvements to our early talent offering, designing and implementing improvements to ensure an excellent programme is delivered to our early talent.
Act as the subject matter expert for your programmes, being the escalation point for early talent and their managers.
Support the wider talent team by taking on projects outside of early talent.

To be successful you’ll need

Previous experience in manging early talent programmes including knowledge and experience in apprenticeships and graduates.
Experience of designing and implementing development interventions.
Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills.
Experience of managing multiple projects.
Experience in talent management (desirable) or a willingness to learn.

A bit about us

We’re fully committed to making National Highways a great place to work. We want an inclusive culture where our people feel informed, motivated, engaged – and always reaching for high levels of performance.

Our HR directorate includes a wide range of services to support our people to be the best they can be and to enable the organisation to achieve its goals and objectives.

Through our People Strategy we’re also building our company’s resilience, making it better prepared for the future – and we’re always striving to improve our day to day services.

Want to know more?

Please email hrhighwaysengland@mailgc.cx.ukg.oraclecloud.com quoting #5094.

ABOUT US

Why you should join us

At National Highways we believe in a connected country. We are passionate about creating a culture where colleagues feel connected, included and enjoy greater wellbeing to achieve this. We’re proud that as an organisation we are continually striving to do better and actively encourage and support our colleagues to do the same with their careers.

So, if you put safety first, take ownership of your work, show passion for what you do, work effectively in a team, and demonstrate integrity in how you do it – then you’ll be a great fit for our organisation.

An informal blended working approach has been adopted for many of our roles across National Highways. We offer many different ways to work flexibly and we’re open to discuss part-time working, job shares, and flexible start and finish times.

Please wait until the interview stage before asking us about flexibility, and we will explore what is possible.

Our benefits package

Our total reward package includes basic salary, the potential for a performance related bonus
Contributory pension scheme with employer contribution of up to 10%
Annual Leave starting at 26 days (plus Bank Holidays) rising by 1 day each year up to 31 days (plus Bank Holidays)
Flexible hours and blended working between base location/home
Life assurance of 4 times annual salary
Health and wellbeing support, including an Employee Assistance Programme, available 24/7 365 days and network of mental health first aiders. Plus access to a wellbeing app to enhance your self-care 24/7, Occupational health service and flu vaccines
A cycle to work scheme for the purchase of a bicycle and equipment for healthy, low carbon travel
Significant investment in your career development, through learning and development, talent management, coaching, mentoring and on job experience

And we are

Family friendly with enhanced maternity leave and pay, paternity leave (15 days), shared parental leave, adoption leave. Plus access to financial support for holiday play schemes and paid special leave (up to 5 days pa), eg for caring responsibilities
Money friendly with access to a discounts platform including over 3000 discounts for supermarkets, eating out, leisure, holidays. Alongside a financial wellbeing programme
Community friendly – offering paid leave to volunteer, 3 days basic/year plus an extra 3 days to support the national Covid effort
If you are successful, it is key to know all offers of employment are subject to satisfactory completion of our pre-employment checks which include:

Right to work check
3 year employment history references
DBS criminal record check
Social media and adverse journalism check
Driving licence check (if applicable)
Fit to work questionnaire (for all), followed by a medical check (if applicable)

And finally

We reserve the right to close before the advertisement expires

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