AECOM Senior HR Manager in St Albans, United Kingdom

Business Line Support/Cross Services

Position Title Senior HR Manager

United Kingdom - Hertfordshire

St Albans

Job Summary

AECOM is recruiting for a Senior HR Manager to join it's team of HR professionals on a 12 month fixed term contract.

Within the role you will maximize the value of AECOM’s Human Capital through ensuring alignment with company values, initiatives and strategies. Enabling our employees to contribute at optimum levels towards the success of the business through providing a stable inclusive work environment, fostering equal opportunity for learning and personal development.

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Line Management Responsibility for one or more HR Managers

  • Responsibility for a particular End Market or selection of End Markets

  • Support HR Business Leads where appropriate to ensure the delivery of the EMIA HR strategy

  • Partner with UK&I Leaders for a particular end market/business sector to further define and deliver the HR strategy. The subsequent People Plan will include but is not limited to:

  • Business goals / needs

  • People priorities and objectives (including workforce planning, succession planning, leadership development etc.)

  • Required activity and timescales

  • Work closely alongside the wider HR Team and Centres of Expertise (CoEs) such as Culture and Change, Compensation and Benefits, Talent Acquisition etc. to leverage services, coordinate processes where appropriate and ensure the delivery of the People Plan to provide a one-team HR solution delivery

  • Work alongside office leads and CoEs to drive organizational change

  • Where appropriate, support office leads by representing HR at office briefings, targeting areas where engagement / wellbeing issues have been identified a priority

  • Lead the compensation planning process (annual Performance and Reward process, out of cycle increases etc.) for a particular end market / business sector

  • Support proposed change programmes (TUPE, office relocations etc.) working closely with the ER team to ensure successful implementation, challenging proposals and taking a HR lead role on collective consultation meetings

  • Support high-risk ER cases (such as where there where Line Managers require additional assistance or where there is significant risk) as agreed with the ER Manager

  • Working closely with the CoEs to drive management capability and engagement regionally by delivering master-classes and providing 1:1 coaching as required

  • Supporting and leading on HR improvement projects and initiatives as required

  • Lead on specific high profile initiatives and change programmes

  • Participate in HR forums as necessary (including UK&I HR Leadership Team)

We are flexible in terms of location, the role can be based from one of our many offices throughout the UK.

Minimum Requirements

To be successful in this role you will demonstrate the following core competencies:

Responding positively to adversity, driving change.

Able to demonstrate the necessary interpersonal skills and styles to build relationships and influence employees and senior management effectively.

Ability to identify a problem and develop a solution .

You will be a seasoned HR professional who has a solid career history in business partnering, ideally within a Corporate Environment

The following will also be required;

Confidence in managing stakeholder relationships across different levels and in a complex matrix structure,

Ability to effectively consult, influence, and partner with senior leaders in developing and executing people strategies to drive business performance,

Experienced managing other individuals within the HR team

Experience managing complex projects and working in a matrix organization, including balancing priorities and accountabilities and driving delivery,

Demonstrated ability to resolve complex HR issues with an understanding of current employment legislation and TUPE.

The ability to work as part of a team as well as remotely where required.

Proven communication and interpersonal skills.

The ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to be able to adapt to change quickly.

Commercial business acumen.

CIPD Qualified

Preferred Qualifications

  • CIPD qualified or equivalent is preferred but relevant experience will also be considered.

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Human Resources

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 187084BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.