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We help governments and social impact organizations all over the world turn big ideas, campaign promises, and ambitious goals into everyday reality for the people they serve. We approach every problem with a strong bias towards implementation, an open mind to possibilities, empathy for governments and residents, and a strong values system that helps us harness our capabilities to make change happen.



Job Description

About DA

We are leading specialists in public service implementation. We support governments  across the world to deliver lasting, meaningful outcomes for their people through  prioritizing, setting targets, solving problems, and establishing routines to drive policy  implementation. 

About this position 

The HR Advisor is the first point of contact for colleagues in the EMEA & APAC regions  on HR policies and terms and conditions. They oversee people processes in the regions  including onboarding, benefits & compensation administration, maintaining the colleague handbook and supporting on performance management and talent mapping. 

In addition, the HR Advisor is a member of the wider Central Team and works on  global people initiatives and projects under the People Delivery Plan.  

Key duties  

  • Be the first point of contact for colleagues in the region on people matters,  providing guidance as needed and resolving any issues. 
  • Maintain HR templates including employment contracts and letters regarding  changes to terms and conditions. 
  • Keep up to date with employment law and regulations and make recommendations to leadership to ensure compliance. 
  • Participate in shaping and working towards the firm’s People Delivery Plan,  leading on projects as needed. 
  • Maintain the colleague handbook.
  • Coordinate recruitment activity for the region, including managing candidates  through the process, liaising with hiring managers, carrying out reference  checks and issuing contracts. 
  • Work with the Head of People to support Associate Directors in evaluating  talent, planning resources and shaping development plans. 
  • Maintain complete and accurate records in the HR and Recruitment systems. • Provide support to management in handling people matters. 
  • Provide support and advise on employee relations cases. 
  • Manage the relationship with the external payroll and benefits service,  providing timely and accurate information as needed.  
  • Gather and analyze data on useful HR and people metrics, including time to  hire and equity in pay and benefits etc.  
  • Coordinate and contribute to the design of training and development  activities. 
  • Oversee the onboarding of new colleagues  
  • Coordinate immigration matters for colleagues, including visas applications.  Liaise with external immigration lawyers as required. 
  • Coordinate performance, reward and promotion activities, providing data as  needed. 
  • Contribute to the design and analysis of colleague engagement surveys and  action plans to address feedback. 
  • Oversee the leavers process, including gathering in company equipment,  liaising with Payroll on final payments, closing records and carrying out exit  interviews. 

Role-specific requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Human Resources, Business Administration or a  related filed. 
  • 3-5 years’ generalist HR experience, preferably in a professional services  environment (consulting, legal, accounting etc.) 
  • CIPD qualification preferred. 
  • Excellent understanding of human resources policies and procedures.
  • Strong knowledge of labor law and employment equity regulations. 
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Able to work as part of a dispersed team with a collaborative and results driven  approach. 
  • Ability to build strong relationships with internal clients at all levels and a  customer service orientation. 
  • Creative problem-solving skills, natural curiosity and critical thinking. 
  • Outstanding organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail. 
  • Proficient at using HR and recruitment systems and platforms.  
  • Ability to multi-task effectively. 
  • Independent project management skills and a proactive approach to making  improvements.  
  • Excellent computer literacy with strong capability in Microsoft Excel and  Powerpoint.  
  • Written and spoken fluency in English. 

What We Offer 

  • Ability to have a measurable impact on the lives of citizens around the world 
  • Opportunity to shape the future trajectory of a fast-growing firm and to grow  with 
  • Competitive salary and benefits package, generous leave policy 

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