This programme consists of rotational placements and therefore you must be willing to relocate as and when the programme requires.
You must have, or be predicted to gain, a 2:2 degree classification or above in your degree discipline.
To apply for this role, you must hold a valid full UK car driving licence, or be willing to learn to drive and agree to secure a valid full UK car driving licence at least 3 months before the programmes start date.
About the role
People are one of our greatest assets, and in the HR team our role is to inspire and develop our colleagues, partner the business to drive performance. We do this by helping them to bring in the very best people, with the skills to deliver what they need today, and providing the culture and development opportunities they need to reach their full potential tomorrow. We help them to understand individuals and to harness their strengths.
You will provide “internal customers” with support on HR issues and works with them to develop and build business focused people strategies and support the associated implementation activities. You will also provide professional guidance to managers and staff at all levels in the organisation in relation to a range of HR topics such as: Resourcing, Talent, case management, reward and other transactional service. You will also be actively involved in supporting the Group CoE’s which includes activities relating to performance, organisational design and data and analytics.
What you'll do
Support all Centres of Expertise (CoE in developing and delivering the people strategy for specific business areas;
Ensure that HR support is value adding and customer focused;
Provide broad operational HR support to line managers in a way that builds their people management capability
Support to managers in building the performance of individuals
Work with managers to ensure succession pools underpin key posts
Facilitate the development of effective teams
Advise on sourcing of vacancies
Help develop workforce plans
Ensure the employment framework is compliant with prevailing law and aligned to business needs
Promote effective consultation and communication processes
Work with managers to ensure appropriate retention strategies are put in place
Ensure an affordable and competitive reward package
Support business specific talent strategies within business areas
What's in it for you
By bringing new ideas and current thinking from academia to our business, you will gain a breadth of experience and knowledge thorough practical experience across different departments in HR .
You will gain a good working knowledge of all areas of the National Grid business thus ensuring there will be opportunities to grow within the business in the future.
You will also have the opportunity to work towards CIPD accreditation alongside your delivering in your role.
What you'll get
You will receive a starting salary of £28,105 (or £29,127 if you hold a Masters) and a £2000 joining bonus. You will also have access to a number of additional benefits such as 25 days’ holiday, a generous completion payment, an accommodation allowance as you move around the business, a competitive pension scheme and a number of flexible benefits to name just a few.
Who are we
At National Grid, we don’t just ask our people to deliver to the highest standards. We also support them to be the best they can be. We welcome and encourage applicants with diverse experiences and backgrounds. National Grid’s ambition is to drive, develop and operate our business in a way that results in a more inclusive culture. We are committed to building a workforce which represents the communities we serve and a working environment in which each individual feels respected, fairly treated, valued and able to reach their full potential.
The closing date for this vacancy is Sunday 27th October, however we encourage candidates to submit their application as early as possible and not to wait until the published closing date. National Grid's recruitment periods can and may vary. We reserve the right to remove this advert or close it to further applications at any point during the recruitment process.
If you consider yourself to have a disability, long term health condition and/or require any reasonable adjustments to complete any part of our application process, please make us aware as soon as possible so we can make the relevant adjustments.
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