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HR Process and Continuous Improvement Projects Specialist

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

We have an excellent opportunity to join our team in a role that actively supports the HR function by managing the overall processes and continuous improvement projects within our HR Service Centre. This role requires someone that is highly organised, can manage projects and has a desire to drive change through continuous improvement.

This role will champion all aspects of best operational practice including process review, implementation of continuous improvement approaches and simplification of our service experience. You will have responsibility for the governance of HR processes, continuous improvement projects and standardising HR documents.

Role Responsibility

You will ensure that operational systems and processes, which are key to the successful operation of the HR Service Centre are effective and aligned with the wider business, making sure design methodology, approval process, change controls and documentation are standarised and consistently applied.

As Process Champion you will have overall responsibility for the governance of HR processes, process maps, documentation, knowledgebase documentation and HR Intranet ensuring that all relevant systems are kept up to date. You will ensure design methodology, approvals, version control, change control and documentation are standardised and consistently applied. Supporting  PeopleCentre (and wider HR function where relevant) in the delivery of improvement projects you will take the role of PeopleCentre workstream lead for wider projects, as well as supporting the delivery of HR calendar events, providing support to PeopleCentre teams when required. You will be required to review operational performance, seeking effectiveness and efficiency improvements through innovation and continuous improvement.

Part of your role will be to develop communication tools to embed change projects as necessary, working with Managers to ensure that process and intranet updates for their areas are effective and executed in a timely manner. With a passion for driving organisational effectiveness you will be looking to develop your career with a leading organisation.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Continuous Improvement experience
  • Highly organised and responsive, with ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Experience in creating performance reporting frameworks
  • Numerate and a lateral thinker, good at data analysis, with a strong attention to detail
  • Excellent documentation skills
  • Computer literate – Microsoft Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Sound stakeholder management and communication skills
  • Willingness to learn new change methodology and tools
  • Proven experience of working with ambiguity and managing multiple projects/tasks
  • Experience of working in a shared service environment would be advantageous.

Package Description

Competitive Salary + Bonus + 23 days holiday + opportunity to join the Sodexo Flexible Benefits Scheme + Pension + Childcare Vouchers.

As part of our commitment to improving the quality of life for our employees, Sodexo offers a Flexible Benefits Scheme, allowing the individual to tailor a reward package to suit their needs but includes a technology scheme, private dental insurance, travel insurance, gym membership, Gourmet Card, private medical insurance and the ability to purchase or sell annual leave. We also have a Sodexo Discount scheme, which offers employees and their friends and family the opportunity to benefit from over 1,200 discounts from top retailers both online and in-store.

Interviews to be held Friday 20 January

About the Company

Sodexo UK & Ireland employs around 36,000 people and delivers On-site Service Solutions to clients at over 2,300 locations including offices, hospitals, schools, defence sites, prisons, sporting events and visitor attractions. 

Sodexo is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) and /or Disclosure Scotland. 

Interviews to be held Friday 20 January

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