Personnel / HR Jobs in Guernsey

Head of HR

Job Ref: LF 19812
Posted: 2018-03-12
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Our client, an international finance company with an excellent reputation, is seeking to recruit for Head of HR. This role will report into the Head Country HR Europe & Middle East and the incumbent will be taking on the responsibility to deliver comprehensive HR services as well as advising, coaching and supporting line managers in performing their managerial and leadership function and the employees with regard to everyday HR issues.


Guernsey, Channel Islands


Personal Contribution and Responsibilities.
Representing HR and its objectives proactively in the local committees and/or boards and assure that all HR matters are consistently addressed and pushed through
Advising and coaching line managers and employees in his/her area of responsibility in operational and/or personal changes.
Managing all HR processes, such as performance review, salary/bonus negotiations, etc.
Dealing with conflict situations and in the implementation of disciplinary measures.
Ensuring adherence to all labour law and statutory requirements and compliance with internal regulations.
Recruiting independently through preparing search, selecting candidates, obtaining references, managing negotiations, issuing contracts, onboarding employees.
Ensuring that all administrative HR tasks including local Payroll are executed in line with local labour law, practice and statutory requirements in the respective jurisdictions and in accordance with internal regulations.
Dealing with all employee life-cycle events.
Preparing work certificates (to extent required and practice in the respective jurisdictions).
Conducting a appraisal interviews of all types and differing complexities.
Coaching line managers in the low performer and redundancy process.
Handles inquiries and provide straightforward advice on everyday business.
Supporting the line manager with severance processes in resignation, retirement or dismissal situations.
Ensuring state-of-the art local employment framework, pro-actively implements changes in local law and practice and amend local content where required.
Administering and reviewing on a regular base local benefits and pension fund, timely enrol employees in any local benefit plans and perform regular benefit reconciliation and underwriting.
Defining local training catalogue based on global offering, supporting the organisation and facilitation of local courses, ensures completion of local mandatory trainings and tracks local trainings in the global LMS tools.
Managing standard reporting to the attention of the Head Country HR Europe & Middle East, HR Business Partners and to local management members.
Managing and development of his/her direct report(s).

Skills / Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have relevant higher educational and professional background, ideally in HR with profound HR expertise with several years of professional experience in a similar role, preferably from the financial sector. They should have an in-depth knowledge in local employment law and regulations, skilled and practiced in recruiting, advising and coaching, confident in dealing with line managers and employees of different personalities. You will need to be a proficient user of relevant IT systems (MS Office, SAP) with a sophisticated level of verbal and written communication and presentation skills and experience in change management.

Education Requirements


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