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Senior HR Advisor

Company : Safran Seats Job field : Human Resources Location : Cwmbran , Wales , United Kingdom Contract type : Permanent Contract duration : Full-time Professional status : Professional, Engineer & Manager

Job Description

Are you interested in working at the business end of Aerospace, where airline brand meets innovative passenger experience? Then your next opportunity could be with Safran Seats, an industry award winning, premium designer and manufacturer of First and Business Class seating and technology. Our passenger experience prides itself on innovation, customisation, quality and industrial design.

At Safran Seats, we are unique within aerospace, as we interface with both the world's biggest airlines and airframers alike, with the largest seats portfolio of all seats suppliers. One day you could be liaising with one of the world's largest airframers, and the next, some of the biggest airline brands around the world!

In the UK, Safran Seats specialises solely in the First Class and Business Class seating markets for wide body aircraft, with industrial and engineering teams in Cwmbran and Newport, Wales and Brackley, England.

We now have an opening for a Senior HR Advisor to join our Human Resources team based in Cwmbran. In this role, you will be responsible for supporting all people matters arising throughout the employee life cycle. You will advise, guide and coach managers on HR best practice, ensuring consistency in the application
of the people policies across the business. You will be the first point of contact in all people related issues.

Responsibilities & Duties;
Develop effective and strong relationships with managers at all levels to promote
good employee relations, coaching where needed to encourage early intervention to prevent escalation where possible
Advise and support on the management of formal people processes, attending formal meetings and ensuring accurate records are taken and providing advice on process where necessary
Lead on Absence Management across the business, proactively liaising with
managers to ensure absence issues are addressed in a consistent way, through
coaching, advising and supporting managers
Responsible for advising on occupational sick pay entitlements, liaising with payroll to ensure timely communication with employees of changes in pay whilst absent
To be the main point of contact with the Occupational Health provider
Responsible for making referrals where necessary and ensuring the medical reports are informative to the business
Responsible for provision of agreed MI across the business, including data analysis and insight
To attend departmental management meetings to review and discuss workforce
planning, people related issues and MI reports
To review and assist in improving HR processes to provide a first class HR service
To contribute and lead on HR projects as agreed
Support and engage in company initiatives, including, Continuous and Process
Improvements, etc
Take personal responsibility on keeping abreast of employment law and HR best

Complementary Description

Our in-house design studio co-creates the most innovative experiences in the sky with our airline customers and partners. Our dedicated engineering, production and in-service support facilities are integral to delivering a high-end quality product that we keep flying throughout the life of programme. We are fully supported by a wide team of support functions, from HR to Finance, to Business Development and Planning and Logistics, our team is built to give Safran Seats an end-to-end capability in house in the UK.

We focus on:

Our people
These are our four People Fundamentals that underpin everything we do at Safran:
• We believe in and fostering the conditions for diversity and inclusion to thrive
• We develop our colleagues skills and build opportunities so you can shape our future
• We create a trustworthy work place to support you, as you dare to act and innovate
• We encourage collaboration and mutual support between you and your colleagues
So you'll be supported every step of the way!

Our people are at the heart of our success, as we work together to achieve our mission: contributing to a safer and more sustainable aviation. We are tackling the biggest challenges in aerospace, with a commitment to work to decarbonise the industry by 2050.

Global Mobility
As part of the Safran Group, across our businesses we are market leaders in aerospace, defence and space; there is always potential for future mobility in the UK and internationally.

Job Requirements

CIPD or equivalent HR qualification
Demonstrable experience of dealing with a broad range and high volume of HR issues as a HR generalist
Working knowledge of HR processes and systems
Experience of working with HR Systems such as ADP / SAP / Success Factors and ability to extract information
Demonstrable strong interpersonal skills and able to build strong effective working
relationships at all levels
Competent user of MS Office applications (including intermediary level Excel and Word)
Excellent organisational skills; demonstrable ability to multi task whilst still meeting deadlines
Performing tasks in a process-orientated way in order to fulfil expectations
Take initiative in order to achieve objectives
Pragmatic and analytical with a solution focus attitude

Specificity of the job

This role will mostly be based in Cwmbran with travel to Newport required at times.

Locate your future workplace

Llantarnam Industrial Park, Llantarnam NP44 3HQ


Wales United Kingdom

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