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HR Advisor

Requisition ID: 47111

Domain: Support Services/Human Resources

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

Equans is looking for a HR Advisor to join our team in London on a permanent basis. This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package.


Are you looking to progress and develop your HR knowledge and experience? This is a fantastic opportunity to join a varied and fast paced contract to further your skills.

Being the first point of contact the HR Advisor will be organised, driven, resilient, confident and a team player.  

As a member of the HR Team, the post holder will provide an efficient dedicated first line support to the Mid and Front-Line management population within HMCTS supporting all on HR policy and practise such as disciplinary, grievance, absence & performance management.

Responsible for the provision of HR Advisor support for people matters to a national multisite contract of circa 1400 colleagues. Supporting the HRBP, this role will specifically cover the the Southern region and Support Functions circa 700 colleagues. Supporting the regional management teams to deliver improvements in culture, change management, compliance and cost control to drive improved engagement and financial results.

The role requires an onsite presence 3 days per week and travel across London.

What will you deliver?

  • Member of Operating Unit HR Team which collectively enables delivery of OU people plans and business as usual objectives.
  • Advise line managers incorporating competencies / behaviours and liaising with the resourcing team to optimise recruitment opportunities.
  • Generate attendance management reports and highlighting areas of concern, agreeing plans to improve with line managers and supporting delivery.
  • Give advice on early-stage grievance / disciplinary action including attendance at hearings as appropriate only.
  • Monitor of the annual One HR PDR cycle, acting as a super-user and ensuring completion in a timely manner.  (Frontline trackers to be completed by contracts and sent to HRA).
  • Support with the month end reporting process ensuring that data is collated, accurate and provided on time.
  • Support the launch of new policies & processes, conducting workshops / webex’s where appropriate.
  • Provide general HR assistance and acting as the link between the HR operations team and Employee Services in the Shared Services Centre.
  • Advise line managers on employee engagement initiatives to ensure best practice.
  • Support the annual salary reviews, acting as the champion.
  • Compliance check and review including clearances, adherence to governance and process controls and GDPR, to escalate any issues to the HRBP.
  • Support structural change and mobilisations.
  • Adhere to and promote compliance with the EQUANS ethics policy.

What can we offer you?

On offer is a competitive salaryand benefits package, which includes;

  • 24 days annual leave (+ public holidays)
  • Life Cover equivalent to 1 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 HR Advisor role or an FM management role.
  • Part qualified CIPD member would be an advantage.
  • Track-record in HR generalist and change management roles.
  • Some knowledge of UK employment legislation and best practise.
  • Proven ability to work on own initiative and within a team.
  • Strong ability to communicate in person, email and letter.
  • Demonstrated practical approach to problem solving.
  • Experience of gathering and presenting data.
  • Practical approach to problem solving.

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.

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EQUANS is a multi-technical expert that offers a comprehensive range of services across facilities management, energy management and construction.

As an international market leader, we help our customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.