Valda Energy is a fast-growing energy supplier, challenging the existing marketplace with a leading, tech-led, and customer-focused successful solution. We are passionate about innovation and challenging the status quo to deliver exceptional service and solutions to our customers. Driven by the desire to do right by all our stakeholders, we recognise that our people are our greatest asset. Our culture and employee environment are always evolving, from the introduction of new benefits to leading structured training opportunities, and of course frequent social events! At Valda Energy, you can be assured that you will be supported to be your best and be welcomed in to form part of our friendly team.
Our perks. ⭐️
Company annual bonus scheme.
25 days of annual leave plus bank holidays, plus length of service award up to 30 days.
Private Medical Insurance with Vitality Health.
Life Insurance policy, providing coverage at four times your salary.
Employee Assistance Programme offering confidential support and guidance.
Enjoy an array of complimentary snacks, drinks, and lunch options in our office.
Salary sacrifice pension scheme where we will match contributions up to 4%
In-house learning and development team devoted to nurturing your talent, unlocking potential and propelling you towards being your best.
The role. 🤝
Join our HR team in this newly created position and be part of an exciting opportunity to shape the future of our employee experience! In this role, you'll offer human-centric advice and guidance and play an important part in enhancing our technology, developing our practices, and sharing expert knowledge across the business. This role is a open to full time and part time applications and will be based in our office located in Bicester.
How you will contribute. ✅
Be responsible for HR operations by providing advice and guidance to managers and employees, identifying areas of improvement aligned to our culture and values.
Review and update policies and processes in harmony with the Valda Energy culture, Employment Law and best practice.
Act as a coach and a point of escalation for the HR assistant, whilst supporting their professional development.
Continuously review team efficiencies by ensuring that the technology available within the team including our HRIS (Hibob) is being best utilised.
Manage employee relations cases, providing guidance on various on complex queries and procedures to managers and employees, whilst minimising risk to the business.
Lead employee relations training with managers across the business to up-skill capability and create manager guides to supplement learning.
Ensure compliance is adhered to by carrying out regular audits and overseeing operations processes.
Collaborate with our finance department to manage our monthly payroll processes.
Actively advocating employee engagement by being involved with the creation of different programmes, events, and activities.
Assist with recruitment by offering overflow support to the Talent Acquisition Partner when needed.
Review and advise on compensation and benefits, aligning with external peer market data for fairness and competitiveness.
Play a key role in implementing HR projects.
What we are looking for. 🔍
Ideally CIPD Level 5 or above
Experience working in HR and handling complex ER cases.
Good understanding of payroll process and legislation.
Excellent communication skills.
Strong drive to problem-solve
Right to work in the UK
If you like the sound of this role, we encourage you to apply even if you aren’t confident that you meet all of the requirements – you may be just who we’re looking for. We are extremely proud to be an equal opportunity employer and actively encourage applications from all backgrounds. To make your recruitment experience with us accessible to you, we encourage you to let us know if you have any individual requirements. We are here to support you, so please reach out to our team on firstname.lastname@example.org
About Valda Energy
We are energy specialists for small businesses. Offering both electricity and gas, presenting a viable alternative to the current crop of energy suppliers. British-owned and based in Oxfordshire, with senior management expertise in managing and operating successful energy supply businesses in the UK.