S&P Global Senior HR Specialist – EMEA in London, United Kingdom

The Location:


The Role:

S&P Ratings HR are looking for a knowledgeable and enthusiastic HR Generalist to join the Ratings HRBP team to help in supporting the implementation of the Human Capital plans, providing the full remit of Generalist support primarily to the enabling functions, as well as supporting HR project initiatives across the Ratings business.

The hiring manager says:

This is a great opportunity for a proactive HR Generalist to join a thriving and truly global team, supporting the business in driving their talent plans. The Senior HR Specialist will be provided with opportunity to work in a professional but fun environment, and undertake a role where no two days are the same. The HR Specialist will have an opportunity to add value in supporting the key talent objectives of the organization, as well as develop and learn in an exciting and demanding professional services company with a strong change agenda. The firm is collaborative, dynamic, professional and fun.


  • Support the HRBP team in managing employee relations issues, including first stages of disciplinaries, grievances and underperformance, as well as activities arising out of reorganization.

  • Support managers through underperformance process using systems where appropriate

  • Supporting the HRBP team with organisational design work

  • Providing reports to the HRBP team and business

  • Support the HRBP team through the compensation cycle

    • Drive compensation decisions, assignment of appropriate JFMs, guidance to managers around off cycle compensation - promotion decisions
  • Liaison with Global Mobility and business regarding internal transfers and relocations. Good working knowledge of visa process and restrictions

  • Management of policy and procedure updates as required. Share knowledge of upcoming and recently introduced legislation to wider HR team

  • Support the BP team in driving Employee Engagement activity

  • Close liaison with global colleagues on issues impacting the global population

Interactions & Collaboration:

  • Works regularly with the business, the global HR BP teams, and our Centres of Excellence.


  • Bachelor s degree desirable

Experience and Skills:

  • Circa 4 years experience in a HR team within a sophisticated, multi-national organization

  • Employee relations experience

  • Demonstrable proactivity, confidence, commitment and flexibility

  • Strong team interaction and personal organizational skills

  • Able to balance competing deadlines, prioritize and manage expectations effectively

  • Workday experience

  • Good knowledge of MS Office suite of products