• Senior Human Resources Generalist

    Location GB-Basingstoke
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    Human Resources
  • Overview

    Contribute to a Safer, More Secure, and More Sustainable World.


    At UL, we know why we come to work. Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with one common purpose – to make the world a safer, more secure, and more sustainable place to live. We clear the way for our customers to introduce the latest products, technological advances, and systems in an increasingly complex world so they can provide peace of mind to the market. We are proud that the work we do every day has a meaningful contribution to society. This helps us to sleep better at night, and we are confident that the millions of people we touch rest easier too.  We are currently looking for :


    Senior HR Generalist

    Based: Basingstoke


    Bring your Human Resources toolkit to UL and help us continue to build a world-class human resources function in support of our mission to make the world a safer place.  On a daily basis, you'll be involved in both the tactical and strategic sides of Human Resources as you work closely with Business Partners, Managers, Employees, Regional HR team and leadership. You'll impact different levels of our Basingstoke and Ireland locations along with the UK HR and European HR teams.



      • Execute and ensure all HR Operation tasks (hire to retire) occur in a timely and high quality manner in alignment with UL’s policies, guidelines and local labor law.
      • Provide advice, support, coaching and feedback to Managers and Employees across our Basingstoke and Ireland sites on the full range of employment and employee relations matters including conduct and capability, grievance and disciplinary matters, redundancy and restructuring, absence and health issues, and family friendly policies. Provide timely support with these processes and recommend appropriate action.
      • Partner with the Talent Acquisition team to support sourcing and recruitment strategies and processes.
      • Actively participate in HR Meetings and projects to share best practices and contribute to the improvement and development of UK/Ireland wide HR policies, processes and harmonization activities related to one UL.
      • Partner with HR Business Partners, the regional HR team and Department Managers on HR-related projects and tasks.
      • Support with activities that promote and maintain a culture of diversity, inclusion and customer excellence across the UK/Ireland sites



    We are looking for an experienced HR professional with a track record of success in large, International, matrixed organisations. For UL, this means a university degree in Human Resources or related field and a minimum of 5 years professional human resources experience in a similar environment. Other requirements include:


    • Demonstrated ability to excel in a fast-paced and complex environment with shifting priorities while building strong relationships at all levels.
    • Detailed knowledge of all functional areas in human resources as well as policies, procedures, and best practices.
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
    • Open-minded, committed personality with a keen sense of touch and joy in dealing with people
    • High degree of autonomy and organization
    • A team-first focus with a “do whatever it takes” attitude and willingness to pitch in on all of our fun and engaging HR initiatives.
    • Proficiency in HRIS tools (Oracle, iCIMS) as well as other types of technology including MS Office, video conferencing, social media platforms etc.


    What can we offer you?


    Grow and Achieve. Growth and development are part of our DNA. Experience from your first day our robust structures, quick decision making paths and corporate culture that encourages achievement based on trust.


    Be as international as it gets by working with colleagues across different cultures and also get inspired and supported from senior colleagues and leaders. Your growth will be supported with targeted development from UL University, rewards and recognition programs, so that you can maximize your potential.


    Look at what we can do together!

    You’ve learned about us – now we would like to learn more about you.


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