HR Advisor 6 Month FTC

Job Locations UK-Edinburgh
# of Openings
Human Resources (HRE)
Position Type
Temporary Full-Time

Role Description

The purpose of the role is to provide a visible and highly proactive HR service to management and staff with advice, information and practical guidance on a range of generalist HR issues including employee relations and employment legislation, recruitment and selection, policy related matters, absence management, pay and benefits and contractual issues.


  • Responsibility for ensuring that an effective and timely HR advice service is delivered to the business.
  • The role holder will be responsible for producing high quality accurate data and reports on core HR processes (for example annual performance review statistics, new starters, absence levels and pay information.
  • Coordinate all Audit & Due Diligence activity in the local HR department & provide solutions for any issues or failings in HR processes.
  • Assist the HR Administrator with the new joiner onboarding process and leaver process.
  • Update and maintain the HRIS and other relevant systems and ensure accuracy of information that is maintained.
  • Assist the HR Administrator deliver Induction programs to new starters;
  • Employee Relations - work with managers and staff to ensure employee relations are dealt with proactively and professionally. Advise, and support managers in dealing with any staff grievances, unacceptable performance and disciplinary matters that may arise.
  • Health and Safety - Provide support and education to Managers and staff towards a healthy and safe work environment.
  • Support with monthly payroll processes to ensure all information feeding into payroll is accurate.
  • Support with regular employee benefit administration.
  • Ensure that all local policies are up to date and comply with both internal and external guidelines/laws.
  • Undertake any other HR projects/tasks as may reasonably be required to facilitate the smooth operation of the Company.
  • This role is not in scope for activities which have a direct or indirect impact on CASS processing which takes place within FNZ for FNZ and/or FNZ’s clients.
  • There is a requirement to remain up to date with CASS developments and changes as communicated with FNZ

Experience Required

  • Degree qualified or equivalent experience
  • CIPD qualified or working towards
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as an HR generalist
  • Ability to work effectively as a team to drive an excellent HR service to the business
  • Able to quickly establish credibility and maintains positive & productive working relationships with colleagues
  • Organised and proactive, with the drive to deliver results and manage self effectively
  • Has a high impact as a communicator - verbally, written and in meetings
  • Able to build and maintain customer relationships, understands corporate environment and aware of implications of internal and external politics
  • Personal drive and commitment to delivery of results, through others where necessary
  • Capable of working to deadlines and adapting to changing conditions, ability to generate effective and pragmatic solutions to new situations and problems as they are presented.
  • Effectively plans ahead, making sensible balanced decisions in a deadline driven environment.
  • Strong working knowledge of employment law issues and the ability to apply these to a variety of situations using a pragmatic and common sense approach.

About FNZ

FNZ is a global financial technology and asset servicing provider which powers the wealth management, administration and custodian platforms for some of the world's leading financial institutions. These customers include life insurers, retail and private banks, asset and wealth managers and financial adviser groups based across the UK, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.


We believe that enhancing client engagement, lowering costs, delivering a seamless service and enabling personal solutions are key to helping people achieve their financial goals. We partner with major financial institutions to enable them to provide wealth management services to their clients across direct, intermediated and workplace channels that reflect these principles.


We develop long-term partnerships with our customers to enable them to get to market quickly with a market-leading digital proposition, transform their customer service offering and grow assets under management across multiple distribution channels.


Our customers include AMP, ANZ, Aviva, AXA Wealth, Bank of New Zealand, Fideuram Vita, HSBC, Mercer, National Australia Bank, HSBC, Santander, Santander Asset Management, Standard Life, UBS and Zurich.  In all we partner with 42 institutional customers worldwide. 


FNZ employs over 1,000 people with offices in Edinburgh, London, Bristol, Brno (Czech Republic), Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney, Melbourne and Wellington.


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