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Job Title HR Systems Analyst
Department Human Resources
Role Business Services
Job Location London

The role:

This is a project based role, working within a HR Operations team to support the implementation of a new global HR system.

This is a graduate entry role, which will provide a foundation to a range of core HR processes and activities over the course of the project and is expected to lead to a specialist role either within the HR operations team or in one of the other HR centres of expertise.

We will consider candidates to be based in either our Bristol or London office.

What will you do:

Provide support for the global HR system implementation project which is likely to include the following activities:

  • Supporting the project planning phase and contributing to the development of the implementation project plan.
  • Involvement with data cleanse and data consistency updates within the current HR system, AX Dynamics .
  • Liaising with HR teams and external consultants/implementation partners to define and document system requirements.
  • Supporting HR teams with process mapping and process improvement work in preparation for the system implementation.
  • Involvement in the implementation phase of the project, which may include data preparation and migration, system testing, coordination with HR and implementation partners to resolve issues etc.
  • Supporting change management and communication activities including drafting communication materials, delivering user training, responding to system queries etc.
  • Provide ongoing project co-ordination support for specific project streams, including arranging meetings, documenting meeting outcomes, following up on outstanding actions etc.

It will also be necessary for this role to provide support for legacy systems relating to the specific HR work streams during the period before the new HR system goes live.

What we are looking for:

Education / qualifications / experience:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent.
  • Excellent IT skills, Advanced MS Office skills - in particular Excel.
  • Knowledge of databases and reporting tools.

Knowledge and technical skills:

  • IT literate with the willingness and ability to learn new software packages quickly.
  • Adaptable and able to prioritise their own work, can do attitude to resolving issues.

General skills:

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong relationship building skills, in particular listening and adapting communication style to influence technical and non-technical stakeholders (particularly important when dealing with International colleagues).
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Good time management skills and able to effectively prioritise competing work demands/requests.

Here at Simmons & Simmons:

We believe our people define us. Our working environment is genuinely collegiate with a supportive atmosphere and team ethos - we have a reputation for being a friendly culture which we are very proud of. An inclusive and diverse culture, our innovative approach and being truly international are just a few more things that make us, us.

  • Competitive Offer Package including bonus's dependant on role/level, private medical insurance & pension contribution to name a few.
  • Dress 'for your day' Code.
  • Hybrid working approach of 2 days a week required in the office with flexibility dependant on role/team/client demands.
  • A wide range of international offices including: Hong Kong; Dubai; Tokyo; Dublin; Milan; Bristol; Madrid; Singapore.
  • All offices have their own artwork collections - with a Damien Hurst and a Tracey Emin in the London office. We have a long standing history in supporting the art community especially up and coming artists.
  • The creation of Simmons & Simmons Solutions - bringing together the best legal advice from our established legal teams with non-traditional capabilities that enhance, expand and differentiate the Simmons offering.
  • We were ranked as a Times Top 50 Employer for Women and Top 30 Employer for Working Families in 2020.
  • We have Social and Sport Committees contributing to Xmas & Summer parties, end of month drinks and various sporting events.
  • We also have a range of Diversity Network Groups including LGBT+, Emerge (Race & Ethnicity) and The Number One Club (Women's network) who have organised various talks and events firmwide.

If you are interested in finding out more about this position then please contact Charlotte Smith at charlotte.smith@simmons-simmons.com with any questions. To apply for the role please click on the link at the bottom of the page/visit the career pages on our website, where there is also a detailed job description.

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