HR Shared Services Advisor

Reference No: 10872

What's the role?

We’re looking for a proactive, driven, efficient and innovative individual to join our HR Shared Services team based in Trafford Park, Manchester.

Experience of European (Finnish) policies and procedures within a HR Shared Services enviroment is essential.

This role will be based from our Hub Head Office in Manchester. Relocation packages available for successful candidate.

Who is Hilti?

If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service. With some 28,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.

What does the role involve?

As an HR Shared Service Advisor, you’ll be part of a team providing first class customer service to the business, being first point contact for all HR related queries, via phone, email and in person. As well as providing advice and support to team members and team leaders on HR policies, procedures and benefits, you’ll be responsible for the onboarding process, coordination of training, managing employment contracts. Maintaining the SAP HR database and providing people data and reports to other functions. You will also work in cooperation with the Northern Europe HUB and be the contact person to our outsourced payroll.

This is a fast paced, busy role and a fantastic opportunity for anybody looking for a strong foundation to a career in HR. We’re a small team which would give you exposure to a broad range of HR generalist topics and projects. Having introduced the Lean concept into HR in 2016, we are committed to continuous improvement and in addition to the day to day responsibilities there are many projects for you to get involved in working cross functionally and internationally.

The induction period will be organized so that during the first month you will be trained in Manchester and after that you are going to have one-month introduction period in Finland (in Espoo). After that you will be permanently relocated in Manchester, GB. Relocation support will be provided by the Company.

93% of our people say they’re proud to work for Hilti, thanks to the quality of our products and the way we look after our people.

What do we offer?

Show us what you’re made of and we’ll offer you opportunities to move around the business – to work abroad, experience different job functions and tackle different markets. It’s a great way to find the right match for your ambitions and achieve the exciting career you’re after.

Why should you apply?

We have an excellent mix of people and some of our best account managers joined us with no experience. So, if you’ve never worked in sales or construction, that’s fine with us. Success at Hilti is down to teamwork and ability, no matter what your background.

What you need is:

  • M.Sc. Finance, accounting, labour law etc.
  • Fluent in Finnish and English. Swedish language skills are seen as a benefit.
  • Proven experience working in an administrative, business or HR focused role
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, ideally with experience working within a proactive and customer service focused environment
  • Excellent prioritisation and organisational skills and outstanding attention to detail with ability to work to tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong IT skills in MS-Office, especially in Excel. Expertise in Sharepoint and SAP would be advantageous
  • Commitment, courage and competitive drive and a thirst to learn and challenge yourself
  • Knowledge or experience in Finnish payroll matters is considered as an advantage

Flexible working is one of many ways that Hilti seeks to ensure that it offers a work-life balance that works for employees and works for the business. We offer flexible working options to suit different stages in your life and aim to support you to find the right balance between work and home life.

Flexible working can take many forms, including but not limited to: job sharing, part-time working, annualised hours, compressed hours, flexi-time, term-time working, working from home, staggered hours, career breaks, time off in lieu, and flexible shift-working*. We also offer employees the option to buy up to five extra days' annual leave each year.

*Please note that not all options are available for every role and you must complete six months' service before you are eligible for any change in your working pattern.

“There’s a real family spirit and you can literally knock on any director’s door at any time. Also your line manager will work very hard to help you develop your skills, both professionally and personally.”

- Amer, Key Projects Manager

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