HR Apprentice

Join Equans as an Apprentice HR Administrator in Birmingham!

Are you looking to start your career in Human Resources? Equans has an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to join our team as an Apprentice HR Administrator. This full-time, 2-year apprenticeship, based in our Kings Road or College Road offices in Birmingham, offers a fantastic start in HR with a fixed-term contract and the potential of a permanent contract at the end.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Providing essential HR administrative support to the business and our local teams.
  • Assisting with the production of monthly reports from our HR system, including data on new starters, leavers, promotions, diversity statistics, and employee relations cases.
  • Ensuring the completion of all employee-related paperwork, such as leaver letters and payroll information, and distributed promptly.
  • Taking and distributing meeting minutes for employee relations hearings with guidance from the HR Advisor.
  • Collecting and analysing exit interview data to help identify trends.

What We Offer:

  • National Living Wage (depending on age)
  • 24 days of annual leave plus public holidays
  • Life Cover equivalent to one time your annual salary
  • Employee discount shopping schemes with major brands and retailers
  • Gym membership discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • Two corporate social responsibility days per year
  • A broad range of learning opportunities, including professional qualifications and personalised support programmes
  • An attractive Employee Referral Rewards Scheme
  • Access to our employee networks including WiE (Women in Equans), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Persons Network), and our Disability Network
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme and access to a mental wellbeing app

Who We Are Looking For:

  • Someone interested in a career in HR.
  • Confident in communication with people and maintaining a professional approach.
  • GCSE Grade C/4 or equivalent in Maths and English (or predicted grades).
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint..
  • Must reside in a Birmingham City Council postcode.

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to start your HR career with Equans! Apply now and be part of a dynamic and supportive team.

Who Are We?

Equans is a world leader in energy services with nearly 100,000 employees working in more than 50 countries, with an annual turnover of over 17 billion euros. 

In the UK & Ireland, Equans is a provider of technical, FM, regeneration and energy services – with specialist capabilities in smart buildings, green mobility, district and embedded energy and decentralised renewables.

Equans’ 13,500 UK & Ireland employees combine these activities to help businesses, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero, and the digital and industrial transitions that are redesigning the way we move, work and live.

Equans is a Bouygues group company.

What Is Next?

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply, and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch.

At Equans we are committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers, and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion are at the core of what we do. Should you join Equans, you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. You will also have access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in Equans), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Professionals Network) and our Disability Network.

For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role. Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service check, as noted in the role requirements.

The Equans Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to Equans Managers.


HR Advisor - 12 month FTC

Equans is looking for a HR Advisor to join our team to be based anywhere across the UK with additional travel when required on a 12 month FTC. This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package.

 

This is an exciting opportunity to further your HR career within a supportive team. Reporting to the HR Business Partner the post holder will deliver improvements in culture, change management, compliance, and cost control to drive improved engagement and financial results.

Responsible for the provision of HR Advisor support for people matters, supporting line managers to deliver improvements in culture, change management, compliance and cost control to drive improved engagement and financial results.

We are looking for an individual who is driven and hungry to progress, great organisational skills, and excellent customer service and stakeholder management. The induvial will have previous experience within a Facilities Management setting and experience of TUPE.

The role offers flexible home working however there is a need to be on site on a weekly basis depending on client needs.

What will you be doing?

  • Supporting line managers in all people processes to ensure best practice and employee engagement is enhanced.
  • Coach line managers to build capability and promote ownership for managing their people and embedding a leadership framework.
  • Supporting the HR Business Partner in their duties to support the delivery of the HR strategy.
  • Advice and support on grievance / disciplinary action including attendance at hearings as appropriate.
  • Managing staff relationships, responding to any queries or problems that they have and managing their expectation.
  • Monitoring of the annual performance cycle, acting as a super-user and ensuring completion in a timely manner.
  • Support with month end reporting process ensuring that data is collated, accurate and provided on time.
  • Disseminating of communications, spreadsheet, policies & processes and updates on progress against people objectives.
  • Recruitment support, liaising with line managers and the resourcing team.
  • Ensuring absence management is monitored in detail, agreeing plans to improve with line managers and supporting delivery.
  • Driving the business performance in relation to the organisation’s objectives
  • Implementing new HR initiatives and working on various HR projects.
  • Developing and maintaining good relations (informal and formal) with the recognised trade union.

What can we offer you?

On offer is a competitive salary, and benefits package, which includes;

  • 24 days annual leave (+ public holidays)
  • Life Cover equivalent to 1.5 times annual salary
  • Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers
  • Gym membership discounts 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • 2 corporate social responsibility days per year
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programmes
  • Attractive Employee Referral Rewards Scheme
  • Access to our growing employee networks including AccessAbility (representing those with physical and mental disabilities), Encompass (representing the LGBTQ+ community), RISE (representing people from ethnic backgrounds), WOMEN TOGETHER (representing women in Equans), Working Parents, and Young Professionals.
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app

Who are we looking for?

  • Experience in an HRA role or an FM management role.
  • Track-record in HR generalist and change management roles.
  • Some knowledge of UK employment legislation and best practice.
  • Proven ability to work on own initiative and within a team.
  • Strong ability to communicate in person, email and letter.
  • Experience of gathering and presenting data.
  • Part qualified CIPD member would be an advantage. 

Who are we?

Equans is a world leader in energy services with nearly 100,000 employees working in more than 50 countries, with an annual turnover of over 17 billion euros.  

In the UK & Ireland, Equans is a provider of technical, FM, regeneration and energy services – with specialist capabilities in smart buildings, green mobility, district & embedded energy and decentralised renewables.

Equans’ 13,500 UK & Ireland employees combine these activities to help businesses, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero, and also the digital & industrial transitions that are redesigning the way we move, work and live.

Equans is a Bouygues group company.

What's next?

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply, and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch.

As part our commitment to better reflect the markets within which we operate, we encourage applications from women, ethnically diverse individuals and people with disabilities, along with all candidates who identify with protected characteristic groups under the Equality Act 2010. 

At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers, and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you'll find a welcoming and open workplace where you're supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. 

You'll also have access to our growing employee networks including AccessAbility (representing those with physical and mental disabilities), Encompass (representing the LGBTQ+ community), RISE (representing people from ethnic backgrounds), WOMEN TOGETHER (representing women in Equans), Working Parents, and Young Professionals.

 

For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role.  Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements.

The Equans Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to Equans Managers.