Senior HR Advisor

  • Full-time

Company Description

Publicis Groupe UK is a marketing and digital transformation business made up of 5,000 talented and versatile people with expertise in media, creative, influence, technology and data, working across 21 agencies. 

This position is part of the dynamic Publicis Groupe, where innovation and collaboration are at the heart of everything we do. As a Senior Talent & Development Advisor, you'll have the opportunity to work across Leo Burnett and Turner Duckworth, two renowned creative agencies within our network. Together, we're dedicated to delivering cutting-edge solutions and driving transformative change for our clients.

Job Description

As a Senior HR Advisor, you will play a crucial role in designing, implementing, and supporting talent strategies to attract, develop, and retain top talent within our Creative agencies. You will work closely with stakeholders, providing guidance on HR matters and driving initiatives to enhance the employee experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a central point of contact for HR needs, providing timely and high-quality support.
  • Offer guidance to leaders and managers on HR matters, including employee relations and performance management.
  • Manage employee issues such as grievances, poor performance, and disciplinary actions.
  • Ensure compliance with employment legislation and drive performance management initiatives.
  • Support diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives, as well as mental health and wellbeing programs.
  • Oversee people policies and processes, including leave management and flexible working arrangements.
  • Collaborate with Talent Acquisition on hiring approvals and vacancies.
  • Analyze employee data to inform strategic decisions and present key trends to stakeholders.
  • Contribute to HR initiatives and change projects within the Publicis Groupe network.


Experience in managing employee relations and a solid HR background.

  • Good understanding of UK employment law and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational skills, and analytical thinking.
  • Passion for HR and its impact on business performance.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to manage time effectively.
  • Empathetic and intelligent approach to complex issues.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Previous experience in media, digital, advertising, or tech industries preferred.

Additional Information

Publicis Groupe operates a hybrid working pattern with employees being office-based on Mondays and two other days during the working week.

If you have any adjustment needs arising from a disability or medical condition to fully participate in the recruitment process, please discuss this with the recruiter who contacts you.

At Publicis Groupe, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our success. We are committed to creating an environment where everyone feels valued, respected, and empowered to bring their authentic selves to work. We welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, disability, age, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.


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