11156 - HR Advisor OCG, France

France    |     HR/Talent Acquisition   |   Full-time
Job Reference: 11156 - Posted 26-Mar-2024

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The HR Advisor will be the first line support for all HR and ER related matters. The role will include advising, coaching and mentoring managers on all HR policies and procedures ensuring compliance with local HR legislation including payroll.

This role will directly support the OCG Business Unit in the EMEA region with special focus on France with additional scope in the Benelux and Switzerland.


  • Be the first line support for HR matters in France, providing an advisory service on all HR issues ensuring that Kelly OCGs policies, processes are in line with the legislation
  • Lead on employee relations casework ensuring they are handled fairly and consistently in line with Employment Law and Company requirements 
  • Work alongside the Payroll Provider to carry out all on and offboarding activities including the administration of new starters, leavers and changes  
  • Lead on all Maternity, Paternity and Shared Parental Leave requests including arranging pregnancy risk assessments with line managers 
  • Assist in the maintenance of all HR data and providing relevant reports as and when required 
  • Lead on HR inductions for all new starters in collaboration with the Hiring Managers  
  • Assist in the maintenance of the Attendance Tracker and other HR related systems  
  • Participating in the delivery of project work to assist with the delivery of our HR strategy
  • Dealing with day-to-day administration tasks, e.g. starters and leavers, contractual changes, benefit administration and maintaining employee records
  • Ensure that all employees receive the correct HR documentation to a defined and consistent standard
  • Ensure that the EOR/payroll partner has accurate & timely data for the completion of monthly payrolls for the Kellworkforce
  • Resolve any payroll related queries in conjunction with external EOR/payroll partner.
  • Communicate effectively with the business to ensure everyone understands their benefits 
  • Ensure global HRIS system (PeopleSoft) Is updated and earnings are provided to ensure accurate and timely processing of Incentive calculation processes.
  • Own the collective agreement and the election process of the SEC



  • Customer Focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.  
  • Optimises Work ProcessesKnowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement.  
  • Communicates Effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.   
  • Self-Development - Actively seeking ways to grow and be changed using both formal and informal development channels.  
  • Manages Complexity – Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.  
  • Action Oriented – Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.    
  • Plans and Aligns – Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.    


Type of experience:

  • Previous HR advisory experience including management of ER related issues to a successful conclusion
  • Strong knowledge and awareness of the French Employment Law and preferable Benelux and Switzerland
  • The capacity to gather, analyze, and report on HR data, including key metrics and trends to support decision making
  • Previous HR administrative experience
  • Skill in facilitating and onboarding process for new employees to ensure they have a smooth transition into the organization including delivery of HR induction




Able to quickly develop strong working relationships with line managers across the business  


Ability to influence personalities and manage expectations  


Maintain a professional and positive image in the face of obstacles, complexity and times of change 


Excellent Communication skills in French and English – both written and verbal  


Enthusiastic and able to work on your own initiative to ensure best practice  


Able to prioritize and be well organized  


Experience of working in a fast-paced and agile environment 


Computer literate and knowledgeable in MS Office applications 






Kelly Services are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitable qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. Kelly Services is acting as an Employment Business for this role.