Ricardo is hiring a
Role: HR Business Partner
Location: Athens, Greece
Role ID: 2023 - 1848
Our vision is to create a safe and sustainable world
Ricardo plc is a global strategic, environmental, and engineering consulting company, listed on the London Stock Exchange. With over 100 years of engineering excellence and employing close to 3,000 employees in more than 20 countries, we provide exceptional levels of expertise in delivering leading-edge and innovative cross-sector sustainable products and solutions. Every day, we enable our customers to solve the most complex and dynamic challenges to help achieve a safe and sustainable world.
As HR Business Partner, you will provide professional end-to-end HR expertise and advice to a growing team (currently 35) in a new Acquisition in Athens, Greece and will provide HR support to our entities in other parts of Europe e.g. Spain, Germany. The position will be based in Athens.
You will be part of our global HR team, reporting into the HR Manager and will be aligned to our Digital Modelling Practice. You will work closely with the business to support integration and the organisation’s vision and growth strategy.
You will develop deep and effective working relationships to ensure business objectives are supported by HR policies and practices. You will be outward facing in the business, often interacting with colleagues to build business knowledge, and regularly meeting with Managers and Team Leaders to deliver your HR added value. You will confidently challenge and critically evaluate options and be proactive in putting forward ideas.
You will work closely with the other HR Business Partners and the wider HR team to ensure that the service is consistent across the business and to share learnings and best practice. We are a supportive and welcoming team that is continually developing and hence you will be comfortable with change, managing your priorities and a varying set of tasks.
Your role will cover a wide range of activities, including:
Key Competencies and Experience
Skills and behaviours:
Wellbeing and work life balance
We offer flexible approaches to work, whether that's working from home, being in the office, or as a hybrid worker. We're happy to discuss flexible working arrangements. Wellbeing is at the core of our culture, allowing employees to flourish and to achieve their full potential. Our People are important to us, and we take pride in our wellbeing programmes and policies that support individuals including flexible working, carers policy, mental health first aiders and readily available support through our extensive Employee Assistance programme.
Diversity, Equality and Inclusion statement
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours. We have an ambitious diversity, equality, and inclusion approach as explained here. We value diversity; recognising that a more diverse workforce creates a richer and more varied working environment. Diversity also drives innovation, by allowing us to offer our clients the best consultancy service that we can. As part of our commitment to engage positively and pro-actively with all our people and ensure a culture of inclusivity, we are a recognised as a 'disability confident' employer.