HR Consultant-6 months fixed term contract – to commence in July 2017

Ref#: 14427

Function: Human Resources

Location: United Kingdom, Reading

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OpenText enables the digital world as the global leader in Enterprise Information Management, both on premises or in the cloud. We embrace all things digital and are committed to being the Best Place to Work for our Employees in over 140 locations around the world.

We obsess over our customers to ensure they are wildly successful in embracing the Digital World. Our customers entrust us with their most important information, we need to be their most trusted partner. What we do, we do well. What we create, we do purposefully to impact the world. If you believe in this and are passionate about enabling the Digital World then let OpenText turn your career vision into reality.

The Opportunity:

Focused on providing day to day HR support across a full range of employee and manager issues, the HR Consultant will work alongside the HR Business Partner team to deliver excellent partnership to the business.

The HR Consultant acts as an internal consultant and HR resource for managers and employees and responds proactively.  This includes the identification and resolution of critical issues and the implementation of HR policies and practices that align to OpenText global HR strategic objectives. The HR Consultant will support the flawless execution of HR management processes and tools.

The Consultant will work effectively with the Centres of Excellence (COE) to deliver an excellent service across the employee lifecycle.

•Reporting to a HR Business Partners to support business deliverables
•Provides guidance and assistance to managers and employees on a full range of employee issues, in line with legislation and company policy 
•Advises and partners with managers on employee relations issues 
•Contributes to policy and process development 
•Supports the execution of key HR programs and initiatives in alignment with global HR and business requirements 
•Acts as an employee advocate 


•Proven experience as an HR Advisor/HR Consultant with HR generalist experience covering the full employee lifecycle within a fast-moving international, matrix organisation
•Strong business acumen, able to use judgement and business knowledge to effectively advise managers 
•Strong stakeholder management and credibility, able to act as a trusted advisor to the business 
•Excellent problem solving skills and the ability to adapt to change 
•Ability to work on own initiative and manage own workload effectively

At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire the best talent regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sex, age, veteran status or sexual orientation. We draw on our diversity and collective genius as we continue to shape a better future for our customers and be the Best Place to Work for our employees- nothing is off the table at OpenText. If you require accommodation in completing the application process please email

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