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HR Advisor - Employee Relations - Dulux

Date: May 14, 2022

Location: Altrincham, GB

Company: AkzoNobel

We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.

 

HR Advisor - Employee Relations - Dulux
Competitive salary & generous benefits
Altrincham, Cheshire & Slough

 

We have fantastic opportunities for experienced HR Advisors to join our friendly teams in Altrincham and Slough! You will provide day to day operational HR support to employees and managers across AkzoNobel UK, particularly to our Dulux Decorator Centre business. If you are looking for your next career opportunity in a company that offers roles with breadth, depth of scope and impact. That business is AkzoNobel. Home to world class products, we have been awarded Top Employer status and are recognised globally for being first with ideas, driving innovation and delivering innovative products all of which allow us to build successful partnerships with customers.  

 

As HR Advisor you will help achieve business goals and objectives by providing an operational HR support service to managers and employees across the AkzoNobel – Dulux Decorator Centre Business. 

 

Responsibilities 
* To provide a day to day operational HR support service to managers and employees across the AkzoNobel UK business.
* Advise line managers on disciplinary, grievance, performance management, absence, health issues, maternity, paternity, parental leave and coaching managers to make balanced decisions.
* Draft and implement HR policies and procedures where required, including updates to reflect changes in employment law.
* Develop a suite of manager guides and supporting documentation to enable managers to manage people processes more independently.
* To coach and support line managers to effectively manage, lead and develop their teams, driving people manager capability across the business. Potential to do this face to face in a workshop environment.
* Proactive management of casework, including making recommendations, giving advice and support to line managers, liaising with other departments such as Occupational Health. 

 

Experience needed
* Demonstrable experience of a fast paced environment which can be transferred to this role.
* Experience of delivering a HR service to multi sites.
* A resilient and firm personality with the ability to challenge and coach line managers both face to face and remotely.
* Previous experience of designing and delivering training material.
* Ability to analyse complex issues and suggest practical and creative solutions.
* Able to communicate effectively and build strong relationships at all levels.
* Commercial and pragmatic approach.
* Excellent working knowledge of employment law and best practice.
* Excellent verbal, written and organizational skills 

 

We may consider flexible working for this role and can be flexible on working patterns so please do ask! 

 

Who are AkzoNobel?                                                                                                                              

 

Customers around the world use our trusted brands and products. Some of them are household names, others are more specialist products, but everything we make is likely to play an essential role in your daily routine. We are experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in colour and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe.  Our products transform homes and interiors, make buildings better, keep transport moving, and the wheels of industry turning. We have four clear and simple values: Customer Focused, Deliver on Commitments, Passion for Excellence and Winning Together. These values provide the ‘how’ for successful strategy implementation.

 

If you want to be part of an organisation that is truly passionate about what they do and how they do it then we would love to hear from you. 

 

Please note: In the event of a high candidate response to this vacancy we may close the application period earlier than the date shown. 

 

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 20672