Purpose of the Job
As part of the Business Partnering team, the Assistant Analyst manages HR operational support to HR Business Partners and the Bank as a whole and can be first line contact for employees at all levels to provide advice, support and liaison with internal and external parties to ensure employees are guided through the lifecycle and life events during their employment. They also provide advice and guidance to line managers about HR policies and procedures. The Assistant Analyst, HR Business Partnering is required to support, along with the wider HR teams such as Talent Acquisition, Talent Development and Reward teams, the implementation and further development of the Bank’s policies.
This role will be offered as a 4 month short term contract and applicants must be available to start from 3 July 2017.
Accountabilities & Responsibilities
• Providing tailored advice; assistance and problem solving related to policy queries at all employee levels and in a timely manner. Liaising with HR centres of expertise as necessary.
• Demonstrating a clear understanding of all HR elements of the employee life cycle and policies in order to mitigate legal and reputational risk and to meet business needs.
• Responsible for the timely and accurate preparation and implementation of contractual and employee benefits documentation and related to all elements of the employee ‘lifecycle’.
• Responsible for recruitment administration and managing the end-to-end on-boarding process for all recruited new hires, ensuring smooth on-boarding; including supporting visa applications, liaising with third party reference agencies and ongoing comprehensive guidance and support regarding the benefits package throughout the process.
• Educating new joiners and existing staff members on the Bank’s benefits packages via weekly presentations and one-to-one meetings.
• Preparing information for briefings as well as drafting supporting commentary on a range of HR related topics, including the preparation of in-depth cost estimates to assist the Business.
• Providing back-up to the HR Helpdesk
• Working closely with all staff within the HR department to interpret and implement policy changes and to provide feedback and recommendations on possible system and process implications; participate in system changes testing and updating of all relevant information sources.
• Responsible for the creation and execution of reports and management information from a wide range of databases for the purposes of internal controls; maintaining EBRD HR Systems to ensure business continuity particularly in reference to maintaining live data for critical business reporting; checking and processing, undertaking the necessary action.
Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Qualifications
• Proven HR experience.
• Ability to operate in a multi-cultural environment and build effective working relationships with clients and colleagues, and to communicate and influence diplomatically and effectively at all levels.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Products, preferred experience with e-recruitment software, SAP HR and data warehouse packages.
• Experience of operating with good judgement in a demanding client facing role and deal discreetly with sensitive situations and confidential information.
• Self-motivated with excellent organisational and administrative skills, the ability to prioritise and multitask is essential.
• Ability to operate in an environment with continuously changing priorities, remain calm under pressure and turn work around accurately in a busy environment.
• Professional or Academic Qualification in relevant discipline desirable.
• Analytical approach to work. Highly accurate with good numerical skills.
• Confident presentation skills.
• Fluency in English, both written and oral.
Diversity is one of the Bank’s core values which are at the heart of everything it does. A diverse workforce with the right knowledge and skills enables connection with our clients, brings pioneering ideas, energy and innovation. The EBRD staff is characterised by its rich diversity of nationalities, cultures and opinions and we aim to sustain and build on this strength. As such, the EBRD seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities and works in an inclusive environment. The EBRD encourages all qualified candidates who are nationals of the EBRD member countries to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities.