HR Advisor


  • £25000 - £30000 per annum
  • Posted: 07/09/2017
  • Wolverhampton WV10 6TD Wolverhampton
  • Job Ref: 042114270
  • Permanent

Job Details

A vacancy has arisen in a HR team for a HR Regulatory Advisor to undertake a range of activities across the HR spectrum. Based in Wolverhampton you will be responsible for managing and ensuring the delivery of HR regulatory and reporting responsibilities under the Prudential Regulation Authority ("PRA") and Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA"), including but not limited to the Senior Management Regime (the "SMR"), the Certification Regime (the "CR") and the Remuneration Code.

You will maintain an appropriate level of expertise in relation to the rules around the SMR, the CR and remuneration, keeping abreast of, and interpreting any changes to regulations, ensuring that appropriate processes are in place to ensure compliance. You will also be responsible for ensuring that the HR team meets its obligations under the regimes and the requirements of the regulatory system in terms of the management responsibilities map, regularly reviewing the associated documentation and initiating changes internally and via the regulator as and when required. You will also be responsible for ensuring appropriate and timely notifications are made to the regulatory reporting function or the regulators as required. In addition, you will also be responsible for managing the annual fitness and propriety process for individuals falling under the SMR and CR in line with regulatory rules and standards.

You will also provide advice, support to line managers in line with best practice guidelines and employment legislation and develop, implement and maintain HR policies and procedures to ensure compliance with employment legislation, data protection guidelines and regulatory requirements. In addition, you will also manage the Risk and Control Self-Assessment ("RCSA") process ensuring HR risks are identified, assessed, monitored and controlled effectively and continually reviewing emerging risks to ensure the RCSA remains an accurate reflection of the HR control and risk environment.

The ideal candidate will have the following key skills:

Previous experience of working within a similar role in a similar environment;
Ideally CIPD qualified or have significant vocational experience in a similar role;
Up to date knowledge of relevant PRA and FCA requirements and the ability to transfer regulation into practice;
Up-to-date employment law knowledge and the ability to transfer employment law into practice;
Excellent organisational and presentation skills;
Sound decision making skills;
Good IT skills in use of Microsoft Outlook/Word/Excel/relational databases;
Ability to prioritise tasks and manage time effectively;
Flexible approach to helping deliver team workloads and managing conflicting priorities;
Confident with dealing with employees at all levels;
Ability to work on own initiative;
Excellent attention to detail.
Mental agility to analyse, organise and problem solve new challenges.
In addition, you will have excellent verbal and written communication skills sufficient to liaise and interact with employees at all levels within the organisation and third party companies, dealing with confidential issues in a professional manner with tact, diplomacy and resilience.

A credit check and Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check may be required for this post. Additionally, we will check your details with/against fraud prevention databases. Should our investigations identify fraud or the commission of any other criminal offence by you when applying for, or during the course of your employment with us, we will record the details of this on the relevant fraud prevention databases. This information may be accessed from the UK and other countries and used by law enforcement agencies and by us and other organisations to prevent fraud. Please contact HR if you want to receive details of the relevant fraud prevention databases through which we share information.