HR Advisor - DDC North

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Date: Mar 14, 2023

Location: Slough, 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
Competitive salary & generous benefits
Fixed Term – 1 year maternity cover
Slough or Altrincham


HR Advisor – Introduction 
Experienced in delivering a first-class HR service to multi sites, you are looking for a role that offers the potential to shape the success of a multi-million £ business. This HR Advisor position with AkzoNobel, the world expert in making coatings, is just the role you are looking for. Operating in over 150 countries, we have been awarded Top Employer status in the UK and are home to some of the UK’s favourite brands, including Dulux paint. Join us and you will help achieve business goals and objectives by providing a high-quality HR support service to managers and employees across the AkzoNobel UK business


HR Advisor – The Role
•    Coach managers to make balanced decisions by advising on issues from disciplinary & grievance to performance management & health 
•    Draft and implement HR policies & procedures
•    Enable managers to manage people processes more independently, by developing a suite of manager guides/supporting documentation
•    Support line managers to effectively manage, lead & develop their teams
•    Proactively manage casework
•    Provide employee advice on workplace issues 


HR Advisor – About You
•    Experience of delivering a HR service to multi sites
•    Used to delivering generalist HR services in a shared services environment
•    Comfortable coaching & challenging line managers
•    Excellent knowledge of Employment Law & best practice
•    Familiar with HR systems
•    Strong communication, organisational & interpersonal skills


HR Advisor – What Is In It For You 
We offer great personal development opportunities and roles with breadth, depth of scope and impact. We also offer comprehensive packages including:
•    Competitive Salary (depending on experience)
•    25 days holiday excluding bank holidays
•    Income protection
•    Staff discount at Dulux Decorator Centre stores
•    Employee Assistance Programme
•    Employee Life Assurance
•    Company pension
•    Product discounts 
•    Flexible benefits scheme offering benefits including childcare vouchers, Gymflex, retail card, dental cover and more!


HR Advisor – How to Apply 
Apply online via the link below and we will get back to you. 


We have been inventing the future for more than two centuries and need people like you to be part of the team.  


We are advocates of a healthy work life balance and mental wellbeing. We are happy to look at flexible working options for all our roles.




At AkzoNobel we are highly committed to ensuring an inclusive and respectful workplace where all employees can be their best self. We strive to embrace diversity in a context of tolerance. Our talent acquisition process plays an integral part in this journey, as setting the foundations for a diverse environment. For this reason we train and educate on the implications of our Unconscious Bias in order for our TA and hiring managers to be mindful of them and take corrective actions when applicable. In our organization, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 29328