A HR generalist, with a developing skill set in international HR practices covering recruitment, learning and development, and in-country HR policies and procedures. A team player, with a ‘can do’ attitude and willingness to engage at all levels to achieve success. Sector experience to date includes: Luxury Fashion, Retail, Medical Devices, Scientific Equipment, Construction / Building Supplies.Locked Pro Plan feature
Supporting the Senior HR Business Partner to deliver a brand aligned HR strategy for HQ and Retail Stores across North America region. Responsibilities include: HR Administration, employment contracts, KPI reporting, designated projects, employee relations and first line management / coaching for the HR Apprentice. Achievements to date include: • Assisted with the delivery of a redundancy programme which impacted both the UK and overseas. Outputs were produced on time and professionally administered within the statutory legal framework • Supporting Managers with the extending/finishing of fixed term employment contracts, probationary periods, personal development plans and appraisals • Monthly reporting on absence levels. Designed a ‘Performance Management Toolkit’ and trained Store Managers on its use. Conduct disciplinary meetings and investigations when required.
• HR system management for 650 employees for all stages of the employee life cycle. All employment contracts, health and safety training, changes to terms and conditions and exit administration fully up to date in line with Company standards. • Organise and deliver HR inductions for Head Office employees and Store Managers globally. Developed ‘Global Store Manager Induction’ webinar and collate supporting materials. • Global Retail Conference for 60 Store Managers – presented briefing on planning successful new starter inductions in-store, shared best practice through group workshops
Studies included: ‘The Psychology of Work’. Key deliverable is a 2,500 word business plan on improving motivation in the workplace. ‘Introduction to Coaching’. Key deliverable is 2,500 word investigations into the hallmarks of excellent coaching, used to enhance individuals within executive setting. ‘Mental Toughness’ personal development workshop. Key learning relevant to developing individuals within the workplace and to further dissertation research. Dissertation: ‘Emotional intelligence and mental toughness in Human Resource Management’. This study, supported by HR professionals at Smith & Nephew Advanced Wound care Division, included data gathering, face-to-face interviews to understand their job roles and use of psychometric testing in measuring levels of Mental Toughness.