Together we go beyond. As a Service Adviser you will be responsible for HR service delivery support for your area(s) worldwide.
Overall, you will be a key player in helping Avanade HR continuously move towards industry best practice standards, ensure scaling of HR practices, and help ensure compliance with legal requirements, Avanade policies, and audit requirements.
This role will review and be accountable for ensuring HR service delivery meets best practices for core HR processes globally, including metrics and cost factors and help assess current process state against global standards and local requirements.
The objective is to be a strong partner to local HR, Service Managers, Portal Experience Specialist, Accenture Service Delivery and others to identify opportunities for portal adoption, process improvement, standardization, efficiency, or automation to support the transformation of HR.
This role will be an important escalation point for major service issues and takes a critical role in service issue meetings.
Additionally, you will play a key role in the change request process, be an escalation point for major service issues, be responsible for global process documentation / job aids, training and Svc.
Center engagement efforts. Day-to-day you will :
Define and govern global HR processes based on industry best practice and local Avanade practices
Identify market best practices including Accenture and Microsoft with a view to service excellence, scalability, efficiency, legal and policy compliance
Benchmark against internal Avanade HR practices as well as best practices in Service center delivery environments
Establish and evolve core HR metrics and cost / resource factors in partnership with Accenture, our service delivery provider
Ensure effective service reviews (monthly or quarterly) with each region facilitating meaningful conversations about services provided, service opportunities, trends, insights, absorption and adoption
Review / Document / Train and improve "core" HR processes across the organization
Partner with local HR teams to review existing process workflows and documentation to identify gaps and opportunities to refine process based on global standards and need for local variation
Create and maintain quick reference guides and other HR job aids and training for HR members worldwide on core HR practices
Produce and maintain process descriptions, HR tools and job aids, templates etc.
Continuously improve HR processes in close partnership with regions / areas
Review / Update HR processes with support from HR Service Center teams
Refine processes based on changes to process model
Identify opportunities, coordinate and deliver training to HR Services Center staff on new / modified processes
Coordinate and deliver regular communications and connection points with Services Centers to ensure a strong partnership and connection as well as a pulse on the engagement of the Services Center team
Support development of global Services Center and local HR knowledge base
Work with regional teams and content mgmt. to ensure existing Ping content is a useful, up-to-date HR and employee resource
Has a critical role in the change request process, logging change requests, reviewing change requests for prioritization, and partnering as appropriate with local and program teams to ensure process and enhancement details
Partner with HR+ to identify opportunities and to optimize manual localized HR processes through adoption in Ping other technologies
Effectively sync with Service Managers regularly to ensure a strong partnership proactively looking for opportunities to enhance services and efficiency.
An escalation point for major service issues and defects, partnering to ensure proper escalation and management of the issue, communications and ultimately issue / defect fix.
Prior experience in HR service delivery or strong HR field experience, ideally in a generalist role within an international environment
Quality-driven, thorough and excellent HR process understanding
Strong skills in Business Analysis / Requirements Definition
Proven skills documenting, assessing, and optimizing HR processes across an area
Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills with all HR teams world-wide including, strong intercultural skills
Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal
Strong English language skills, other languages a plus
Excellent organizational capability.
Ability to manage multiple work-streams with competing priorities at any given time
Strong skills in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)
Ability to succeed in an environment that demands flexibility and offers ambiguity; driven.
Ability to interact with all levels of people.
Preferred Education Background :
You likely possess a Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business, another related field, or have an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred Work Experience :
You are likely have about 3-5+ years of increasingly diverse or complex HR field or process / consulting experience; Previous experience in working within an international environment;
Previous experience with Accenture business units a plus
You are likely to have 2+ years interacting with senior leaders (regional, area, or global)