Senior HR Advisor | Human Resources | Core Operations

Functional areas

FTI Consulting is an independent global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organisations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. Individually, each practice is a leader in its specific field, staffed with experts recognized for the depth of their knowledge and a track record of making an impact.

Our workforce of more than 6,500 employees includes numerous PhDs, MBAs, CPAs, CFEs, JDs, and technologists with expertise across a broad range of industries including financial services, retail, healthcare, energy, media, and communications.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a large global matrix environment and influence key stakeholders. It is an exciting time to join our EMEA team as the region is thriving and growing rapidly. You will be joining an HR team of 35 people in the EMEA region covering Business Partnering, Talent Acquisition, Talent Development, Global Mobility, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging, Benefits and HR Operations. You will also align with the Global HR Service Centre and work closely with the managers in this group.

Working closely with the HR Director and generalist team, you will provide support in all generalist HR activities including onboarding, employee relations, talent management and HR operations. The role is client facing and you will need to build pro-active and dynamic relationships with the business to ensure that a high standard of support is provided to the client groups.

Duties and Responsibilities

Your key responsibilities are set out below but there may be others which are not listed:

Talent Management and generalist support
  • Work with the EMEA HR Business Partners/ Managers to actively support our offices across the region
  • Understand your business areas in detail and their forthcoming HR requirements
  • Pro-active and forward thinking support to your business areas, maintaining regular contact with managers and subsegment leads across your client group in order to help identify and solve problems before they grow
  • Manage day-to-day employee relations cases with appropriate guidance from HRBP/ Manager
  • Lead the performance management within client groups (with support from segment HRBP/ Manager) including performance improvement plans, or regional equivalent, and extension of probationary periods
  • Support the HRBPs/ Managers to ensure that employees and managers receive guidance with regards to all generalist HR issues
  • Arrange and undertake exit interviews for employees including collation and analysis of trend data
  • Work closely with the HRBPs/Managers and segment leads to understand the business context and progress initiatives to address employee engagement
  • Manage Maternity, Paternity, Parental and Flexible Working requests processes and expedite appropriate documentation and coach HR Associates in how to perform these activities
  • Expedite letters eg confirmation of sabbaticals, client secondments, off-cycle bonus etc.
  • Absence management and occupational health case management
  • Assist the HRBPs/ Managers in ad hoc project delivery, implementation and analysis and take responsibility for the successful and timely completion
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of the HR service to the business, look for and make improvements to our processes to ensure they are efficient and ensure we are providing excellent client service

Talent Acquisition and On-boarding
  • Coordinate hiring needs with the Talent Acquisition team
  • Work with GHRSC and Talent Acquisition team in issuing accurate offer paperwork and oversee the timely onboarding of employees
  • Ownership of the quarterly new starter induction event, in conjunction with the Learning & Development Manager

Compensation and Benefits
  • Assist HRBPs/ Managers in managing the annual performance management process, salary review and bonus process e.g. attending roundtables, taking notes and following up on any action points for the relevant segments
  • Work with HR and Payroll colleagues to ensure timely monthly reporting of payroll changes from HR to Finance and ensuring all changes are captured accurately
  • Work with HR colleagues to ensure monthly payroll submissions are provided in a timely manner

Learning and Development
  • Actively publicise courses available to employees
  • Advise line managers and employees on relevant training courses available to meet business or personal development needs or support individuals on performance improvement plans
  • Liaise with the L&D Manager on the training needs of your clients

Global mobility
  • Work with the Global Mobility team to manage the visa and sponsorship processes of international employees
  • Liaise with the Global Mobility team on the transfer and secondment of employees between international offices, including transfer letters, contracts and tax implications

Basic Skills & Qualifications
  • Graduates to degree level (2:1 ideally) or equivalent
  • A minimum of level 5 CIPD qualification is desirable
  • Generalist/advisor level HR experience in a corporate environment
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office packages
  • Intermediate level Excel knowledge and at ease with metrics and spreadsheets
  • Demonstrable experience of leading and managing ER cases
  • Ability to build strong rapport/relationships at all levels across the business
  • Strong prioritisation skills and ability to manage multiple tasks in fast paced environment
  • Exemplary attention to detail
  • Methodical approach to work
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Pragmatic 'can do' attitude with a focus on task completion
  • Problem solving ability
  • Team player
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Confidence
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Pro-active and forward thinking
  • Challenges processes, looking for enhancements, efficiencies and improvements
  • Experience with an HR database would be an advantage (FTI uses Peoplesoft) #LI-KM1
Our Benefits

Apart from the well-structured career path and excellent team environment, our employees enjoy a variety of perks and benefits. Our benefits include, but are not limited to:
  • Competitive salary and bonus plans
  • Generous paid holidays and paid time off
  • Annual paid volunteer hours
  • Corporate matching for charitable donations
  • Free snacks and drinks

About FTI Consulting

What makes us unique? With more than 6,250 employees located in offices in every corner of the globe, we are the firm our clients call when their most important issues are at stake. Regardless of what level you are, you will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from top experts in your field on high-profile engagements that impact history. Our culture is collaborative, and we value diversity, recognition, development and making a difference in our communities.

FTI Consulting is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and has been recognized as a Best Firm to Work For by Consulting magazine and one of America's Best Management Consulting Firms by Forbes . For more information, visit and connect with us on Twitter ( @FTIConsulting ), Facebook and LinkedIn .

FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation. #LI-KM1

Job information

Firm: FTI Consulting

Location: London



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