Human Resources Graduates 2019 - UK

Summary

Salary
£29,000 + £2,000 joining bonus
Team
People
Location
Malmesbury - United Kingdom

Description

Dyson is about technology. Technology created, and brought to market, by people. Human Resources is plugged into the nervous system of Dyson – with specialist functions for Talent Development, Talent Acquisition, HR Operations and Rewards. HR generalists link these all together; overseeing every people-related decision. As a graduate, you can support all of this, with unique insight into Dyson's commercial objectives. 

Closing date for 1st round of recruitment – 20th November 2018

Accountabilities

You’ll be on a 2 year programme doing real work, taking responsibility from day one in a Graduate HR Advisor role working with HR Business partners in our Group Commercial, International and Dyson Professional HR teams. Providing support and administration on all aspects of HR, you will be responding to queries directly and influencing managers to follow a best practice approach wherever possible with some of the follow responsibilities:

  • Deliver expert and customer focused operational HR support, providing advice and guidance to resolve day-to-day queries covering: HR policies, processes, procedures and practices to both UK and international colleagues.
  • Coach, train and challenge managers on their approach to people issues, advising how to maximise employee performance, capability and contribution. 
  • Own the delivery of key people processes such as absence, maternity, paternity, flexible working, probation etc.
  • Encouraging managers to complete regular 1:1’s, bi-annual reviews and personal development discussions.
  • Operate as HR lead in the performance management of individuals and other employee relations situations (e.g. performance improvement plans, capability problems, disciplinary scenarios, grievances). 
  • Support HRBPs in the planning and implementation of organisation changes, HR projects and initiatives that support the Dyson People strategy/local plans (e.g. graduate recruitment, talent identification and management, management capability development, personal development/career planning).
  • Review data and produce reports for key employee metrics (e.g. turnover, headcount, absence), identifying, investigating and flagging possible implications of issues/trends that show up.

Skills

You'll be a graduate, or expecting to graduate in 2019, but your degree discipline can be in any subject area. We'll want to see an understanding of the role of an HR function and your motivation for a career in this area. A commitment to undertake further study toward the CIPD qualification and a strong academic track record to date is preferred.

Numeracy and analytical skills are a must; you'll be comfortable undertaking research, compiling findings and writing papers. You'll be expected to present ideas and take part in discussions with senior stakeholders right from the start so you'll be articulate, quick to build credibility with a professional approach.

You'll also need to be able to work equally well in a team as well as on your own initiative. Partnering with the business you'll be skilled at building relationships, making networks, collaborating as required.

Benefits

  • 27 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Free on-site gym and sports centre
  • Subsidised café and restaurants
  • Discounts on Dyson machines
  • Performance related bonus
  • Free on-site parking
  • Pension scheme
  • Life assurance

Posted: 02 November 2018

Closing date: 20 November 2018