Part Time HR Process Analyst

What if you could work with remarkable people on extraordinary things? What if the end result was something a little bit special? What if your role was mission critical?

For nearly 70 years, AWE has been at the forefront of nuclear weapons research and development. We have a critical mission: to provide the warheads for the UK’s ultimate deterrent – Trident. We also use our unique skills to provide wider UK government with counter-terrorism and nuclear threat reduction solutions.

It takes a special sort of person to work at AWE. What if that person was you?

AWE are currently recruiting for a Part time HR Process Analyst to work within our Service Improvement Team to drive forward improvements to our HR processes and service. The ideal candidate would be able to proactively identify opportunities for change and improvement, assist in developing solutions, document process changes and support the implementation of these.

This is a 12 month fixed term contract and hours and days can be discussed.
Location – Reading area 

AWE offer a competitive salary, market leading contributory pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement, excellent work/life balance including a 9-day working fortnight and flexible working hours (role dependant). A salary sacrifice scheme is also available.

You will be required to:

  • Lead process and service improvement activities within the team and manage escalated issues
  • Support the development of HR processes and services, ensuring they are properly implemented and maintained, partnering with HRIS, HR Governance and the wider HR team to embed process methodologies.
  • Ensure that our HR processes are suitably documented and that all documentation is maintained and governed appropriately
  • Support HR improvement and change projects as required
  • Support the management of the HR Change Process
  • Support HR governance activities related to process management
  • Work with all stakeholders to ensure they are engaged with any changes
  • Maintain positive working relationships with internal and external colleagues and customers
  • To be successful in this role you should have the following skills/experience:

  • Implementing Process and Systems Change
  • Experience of HR Transformation projects, particularly in terms of the operational readiness/implementation phases
  • Designing and documenting processes and ways of working such as user guides and work instructions
  • Good stakeholder management skills, able to influence and engage others
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Basic analytical capabilities and knowledge of the use of metrics
  • Experience of using Workday
  • Working knowledge of MS Excel at intermediate level
  • Working with Word, PowerPoint, Visio and other Office 365 applications
    We will also require any potential employees to be willing and able to obtain and maintain Security Clearance. 

    Please note that you must be a British National to apply for a role at AWE.

    AWE plays a crucial role in the defence of the United Kingdom, by providing and maintaining the warheads for the country’s nuclear deterrent. We are a centre of scientific, engineering and technological excellence, with some of the most advanced research, design and production facilities in the world. Our unique expertise also assists the UK Government in developing and delivering a range of innovative and integrated support services, including national nuclear security and counter-terrorism solutions.

    AWE is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at AWE, including women, BAME and people with disabilities.