General Electric HR Generalist in Amersham, United Kingdom

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GE Healthcare at http://www.gehealthcare.com provides transformational medical technologies and services to meet the demand for increased access, enhanced quality and more affordable healthcare around the world. GE works on things that matter - great people and technologies taking on tough challenges. From medical imaging, software & IT, patient monitoring and diagnostics to drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies and performance improvement solutions, GE Healthcare helps medical professionals deliver great healthcare to their patients.

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Role Summary:

This position is the first point of contact for GEHC managers and employees to provide counsel, coaching and support on HR fundamentals and employee related questions. This role is critical in executing our key HR initiatives, providing available and responsive internal employee support, and driving HR functional excellence and process improvement. This role will report to an HR Business Partner and be directly aligned to a defined employee population (average client size: 100-300 employees).

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provide dedicated guidance and coaching to multiple managers and employees with specific focus on: employee advocacy/engagement, HR fundamentals and process training, employee relations management, performance management, career development and talent assessment, acquisition and retention

  • Provide employees and managers with an available first point of contact for questions and guidance on fundamental HR topics and issues

  • Escalates concerns beyond their scope to HR Business Partners

  • Navigates employees and manager to HR Services when it is the more appropriate resource

  • Ensure that all employee relations issues are properly identified, reported & resolved

  • Provide advice and counsel to managers and employees to ensure consistent application and integration of policies, procedures and practices at 100% compliance to promote an ethical and compliant work environment

  • Manage key HR processes including compensation planning

  • Conduct HR training and support for functional processes like People Reviews, Salary Planning, New Employee Orientation and New Manager Assimilation

  • Assist with other HR special projects or initiatives as needed

  • Maintain and protect confidential data with utmost scrutiny, judgment, and care Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college knowledge and experience

  • Some experience of professional work experience within the Human Resources function with responsibilities such as recruiting, training, compensation, benefits, employee development or performance management

  • Demonstrated ability to make independent decisions, manage conflicting priorities in a fast paced environment

  • Approachable and able to connect with tact and diplomacy with employees and leaders at all levels Quality Specific Goals:

  • Aware of and comply with the GEHC Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position.

  • Complete all planned Quality & Compliance training within the defined deadlines

  • Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required

  • Support the initiative to ensure client managers establish a commitment to quality and communicate the importance of meeting statutory, regulatory and customer requirements. Ensure management ensures quality policy is understood, implemented and maintained at all levels of the organization. Ensure management has established and communicated quality objectives that are measurable and consistent with the quality policy

  • Advise management with "Executive Responsibility" of the appropriateness or otherwise of organizational structures ref 21CFR820.20

  • Support the initiative to ensure client groups maintain adequate organizational structure and adequate resources of sufficiently trained personnel. Ensure appropriate responsibility, independence and authority of all personnel who manage, perform and assess work affecting quality. Document and provide sufficient objective evidence of the assigned personnel via an accurate and up to date org chart. Ensure qualified personnel based on documentation of education, background, training and experience relative to the employees assigned responsibilities

  • Awareness, understanding and implementation of HR related quality compliance guidelines, work instructions, and/or procedures… such as: org charts, job descriptions, training records

  • Assist in identifying training needs and ensure that personnel are trained adequately to perform their assigned responsibilities. Ensure training is documentedApplications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website Desired Characteristics:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or equivalent knowledge and experience

  • Strong problem solving skills; ability to assess situations make judgments based on practice or previous experience

  • Strong interpersonal skills; able to exchange information and ideas effectively in a concise and logical way

  • Enthusiastic team player with a strong drive to create a positive work environment

  • Approachable and responsive resource able to connect with employees at all levels

  • Comfortable with high volume workload and able to manage multiple priorities

  • Strong internal and external customer service focus, with a genuine desire to assist others

  • Oracle HR systems knowledge

  • Sound knowledge of local labor laws and government requirements

  • Passion for innovative HR solutions and process improvement

  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Detail-oriented (especially with regard to effectively managing and documenting employee relations issues)

  • PHR certification Locations: United Kingdom; Amersham