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Global HR Policy and Process, Senior Manager - 3 month FTC

V4P FEB19 111


HR & Business Support

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Global HR Policy & Process Senior Manager - 3 MONTH FTC

** Please ensure you are immediately available or at short notice**


Activision, Blizzard & King (ABK) HR organisation is transforming. We are modernising and integrating our HR teams to enable the management of day to day HR activities through employee self- service, technology and at scale. Our focus - to bring the best employee experience to our people!


As Interim Global HR Policy & Process Senior Manager you will make your mark by developing and implementing clear employment policies across King’s business. Ensuring that policies are culturally fit and compliant with local market practices, employment legislation and regulatory requirements, you will lead in the creation of HR processes, support documentation and create easy to follow manager and employee guides.


Partnering with HRBPs, HR Operations & Tech, Legal as well as Comms, you will ensure HR processes, user toolkits and documentations are scalable through tech solutions where applicable and reflect best practice.

You will lead on the education of HR users and employees in order to promote and embed a self- service culture when dealing with day to day HR activities.


Your role in the Kingdom

  • Lead the review, development and implementation of HR policies and processes for King’s business on a group- wide and local level

  • Proactively identify issues and improve current policies and employee guides as well as abolish obsolete documents

  • Identify key interdependencies of policies and processes and ensure that supporting guides and instructions are clear

  • Own the development of content on King’s intranet to supports employee interaction with policies and guides

  • Ensure that policy and processes comply with regulations and statutory standards and policies relate to the relevant business area

  • Drive the development of supporting toolkits and deliver training to HR users on the utilisation, application and interpretation of employment policies, processes and procedures to ensure consistent, high- quality advice is provided

  • Collaborate with HR Business Partners, HR Operations & Tech and Legal to produce policies and employee guides and toolkits

  • Lead training and employees and managers to ensure they have a clear understanding of all policies as well as the capability to implement policies and guidance sensitively and fairly

  • Optimise all people processes and create templates for people processes that are flexible, complementary and practical

  • Work with HR Tech to ensure the people processes designed are integrated with King’s HR technology

Skills, Knowledge & Experience

  • Proven experience in developing and implementing HR policies with expert knowledge of employment law and HR best practice within a complex global business

  • Evidence of championing equality and inclusion in policy development

  • Excellent drafting skill, including editing and proof- reading, close attention to detail

  • Proficient in developing user guides and toolkits on a range of people related matters

  • Experience in end to end process design and implementation

  • Ability to quickly engage and develop strong working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate to different levels and platforms throughout the organisation

  • Ability to plan, organise, multi- task and deliver a high workload in a high paced environment while managing expectations and deadlines

  • Articulate and results- oriented with the ability to confidently deal with ambiguity and think creatively and deliver solutions


Tasty Bonus

  • Solid experience of HR policy development gained from a global and matrix environment

  • Experience in developing employment policies in key locations e.g. UK, Sweden, Spain and Germany

  • Expert in UK and EU employment law with appreciation of GDPR in relation to employment matters

  • Experience of deploying HR processes and practices through HR technology, e.g.  WorkDay or ticketing systems

  • Experience of designing, delivery of HR policy training and briefing for end users

  • Solid project management experience

About King

King is a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, with people all around the world playing one or more of our games, including franchises such as Candy Crush, Farm Heroes, Pet Rescue and Bubble Witch.
We have 249 million monthly active users as of fourth quarter 2019 across web, social and mobile platforms. King was acquired by Activision Blizzard Inc. (Nasdaq ATVI) in February 2016 and operates as an independent unit of the

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