We strive to both attract and retain the best people, securing high levels of engagement and commitment throughout the time people work for us. We call this the 'employee lifecycle' and to achieve it we concentrate on:
The purpose of the corporate HR function is to shape and champion these lifecycle aspects and enable and support line managers in getting the best out of their people. Professional HR skills and experience are necessary for most positions at HR Advisor level and above. You will also need business acumen and commercial awareness to enable you to get to know your business area and the challenges they face, tailoring effective people management initiatives and solutions.
|Job title||Main purpose|
|HR Assistant||Provide a frontline HR administration service to business customers and HR to ensure that reasonable customer expectations and business needs are met.|
|HR Co-ordinator||Co-ordinate the provision of a frontline HR administration service to business customers and HR to ensure that reasonable customer expectations and business needs are met.|
|HR Employee Relations Advisor||Provide professional HR support and operational advice to line managers in order to help them secure improved productivity and behaviour from their staff.|
|HR Reward Advisor||Ensure that employees are remunerated in a timely and accurate way, and that the business is provided with support so as to maximise the corporate pay bill.|
|HR Learning & Development Advisor||To partner the business providing selection, assessment and organisational development advice to improve hire quality and improve individual performance.|
|HR Business Partner||Provide professional HR support and advice to line managers to enable the achievement of strategic business objectives.|
|HR Manager||To lead and deliver on key HR policy and process areas (e.g. Learning and Development, Resourcing, Reward) to enable effective and efficient people management across the Met Office.|
|Head of HR||Co-ordinate the HR activity programme ensuring best use of resources and development of capabilities in order that the Met Office has a productive workforce capable of executing the corporate plan.|
The Human Resources Professional Skills Framework sets out the specialist technical skills you need for each human resource role. The skills are derived from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and Professional Skills for Government standards and are adapted for the Met Office. Management and leadership roles also require skills taken from the Leadership and Management profession.
The principal broad specialist skills areas in HR are:
Last updated: 9 January 2013