Your new company
UKIB are the new, government-owned policy bank - launched in June 2021 - providing £22bn of infrastructure finance and partnering with the private sector and local government to finance a green industrial revolution and drive growth across the country.
Your new role
The HR Analyst will play a vital role in supporting numerous departments across the Bank by collecting, analysing, and interpreting people data.
The HR Analyst will also provide administrative and transactional support and guidance to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of operational people services. The role-holder will be familiar with the Workday HR and Payroll system, be highly organised, and able to prioritise effectively and multi-task to deliver results in a fast-paced work environment.
The HR Analyst will collaborate with various stakeholders, including managers, team members and business leaders from across the Bank to improve processes, enhance team effectiveness and drive data-driven decision-making within the organisation.
Data Analysis and Reporting:
* Collect, analyse, and interpret people data to identify trends, patterns, and insights.
* Support in the production of comprehensive HR management information, reports and presentations on key HR metrics, such as employee turnover, recruitment effectiveness, training and development impact, and workforce diversity.
* Accurately and diligently update and maintain accurate people information on the Workday HR and Payroll system.
Compliance and Regulatory Practices:
* Maintain practices and processes complying with relevant employment legislation, regulations and industry standards (ACAS).
* Prepare and submit required regulatory data ensuring compliance with GDPR etc.
* Work flexibly across the function and the Bank to support a range of projects and enable a pro-active and positive working environment.
* Complete regular audits on HR information and ensure compliance with GDPR e.g. actioning deletion of records in line with retention periods.
* Respond to ad hoc requests for information and/or basic guidance on the Bank's HR policies, procedures and HR best practice.
* Collaborate with department colleagues to develop and implement process improvement initiatives, ensuring alignment with best practices.
* Monitor the impact of process improvements and recommend adjustments as necessary.
* Draft and issue all employee lifecycle documentation in line with HR policies, procedures and processes; ensuring attention to detail and proactively identify opportunities to improve and streamline activity.
Systems and Technology:
* Support systems administration, including data integrity, reporting, and troubleshooting.
* Collaborate with teams to implement and optimize technology solutions.
Provide training and support to other team members on the Workday HR and Payroll system
What you'll need to succeed
* Knowledge and experience of using Workday HR, Recruitment and Payroll systems.
* Demonstrable experience of having developed and maintained good data integrity.
* Experience of developing and maintaining key stakeholder relationships.
* Attention to detail with experience of drafting documentation.
* Knowledge of the government and/or financial services sector.
Required behaviours and skills
* Highly motivated and willingness to learn from manager and colleagues
* Efficient and highly organised
* Can-do attitude, always thinking of the stakeholders
* Team-player, supporting colleagues with tasks and priorities
* Ability to problem solve and think innovatively
* Build and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and stakeholders across the business
* Good interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build relationships with different stakeholders
* Good Excel skills, with an ability to learn new formulas and techniques and manipulate and analyse large volumes of data
* Good PowerPoint skills
* Educated to degree level or hold equivalent experience
* CIPD/Payroll qualification desirable
* This role is open to full-time, part-time or job-share applicants. Job-share applicants should supply individual CVs and a joint cover letter submitted with both applications.
* The bank encourages a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified people. Inclusion is at the heart of what the Bank does. Diversity in the Bank's people and their ideas will be vital to the bank's success. Appointments will be made on merit, with regard to maintaining the breadth of experience and expertise required and reflecting diversity in the broadest sense, to embrace different perspectives, characteristics and experience, as well as being broadly representative of the nations and regions of the UK.
* Please note, that successful candidates will be offered a salary that is appropriate to their relevant experience and performance during the selection process.
What you'll get in return
* 10% employer contribution, increasing to 15% if the employee contributes 5% (20% in total).
* Attractive annual package (30 days plus bank holidays), ability to carry over or buy/sell annual leave.
* A discretionary bonus of 2 months base salary (16%) if UKIB meets its target.
* A flexible allowance of 10% of salary (up to a ceiling of 15K) to choose extra benefits or take as cash. These choices will be available from April 2023.
* Life insurance & Income protection cover.
* Work-based qualifications and training, coaching and mentoring opportunities.
* We offer 26 weeks full pay followed by 26 weeks unpaid leave.
* 4 weeks sabbatical leave for every 4 years of service completed.
* Up to 5 days of paid volunteering leave where our colleagues can support local projects in the community linked to the UKIB mission.
* Flexible and hybrid working environment, with many roles open to job-share applicants.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click ‘apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new job, contact your local Hays office for a confidential discussion on your career.