Human Resources Advisor, EMEA - London (15433)

London /
Human Resources – HR Generalist /
/ Hybrid
Human Resources Advisor, EMEA
Duration: Full Time (Permanent)
Location: London, United Kingdom
Workstation: Hybrid
Start: March 2023, or sooner!

At the time of the local office opening, employees and managers will partner to determine the work site location in line with our Flexible working policy (Remote, Full time in office, Less than 50% in office, and More than 50% in office).

This role resides within our HR Business Partner team in EMEA. In this role, you will report to the Director, HR Business Partner, based in London. You are excited to join a passionate, hardworking, inclusive, dedicated HRBP team and partnering with other HR centers of excellence as well as managers and employees. You are excited to actively contribute to our company objective of being the best place you have ever worked, helping us to create this experience for our employees. You have experience working with Global-based employees (main focus will be UK based employees, along with other European locations).

Who You Are:

    • You are a hardworking, highly driven, empathetic, process and solution minded, experienced, and forward-thinking HR Advisor.
    • You actively model our Leadership Principles, bringing them to the forefront of your work and interactions.
    • You are pragmatic and innovative in your approach and not afraid to challenge the established norms, acting as a true partner on our global HR team.
    • You have broad experience with a comprehensive grasp of UK and EU employment law, while able to support a global team and understand the nuances.
    • Also, the ability to help manage employee relations, and build positive relationships across our HR verticals (Rewards, Culture, Development, HRIS, Benefits, Recruiting teams).
    • Additionally, you want to roll up your sleeves and move work forward!
    • Success is when you can see HR programs, policies, and initiatives grow and move forward contributing to the success of our business.
    • You are proficient in and Microsoft Office, goal driven, and a solution and action-oriented HR partner, as well as an effective collaborator and communicator.
    • You are enthusiastic to help build Human Resources process and have the desire to continue to support our evolution and growth by working on project-based initiatives.

Your Next Challenge:

    • Partners with HRBPs to align work and project focus with HR goals and priorities as well as initiatives of global functional business partners.
    • Addresses and supports employee relations matters, including documentation, providing guidance to local managers on employee issues, tools and resources, and action plans. Partners with local HR Business Partners for complex matters.​
    • Participate in planning and facilitating of new hire orientation, onboarding process, and employee programs in partnership with the global HR team.
    • Partner to support the Southern Europe region, including communications, answering employee questions, understanding local and regional needs, and connecting these needs back to the overall organization.
    • Suggest new procedures and policies to continually improve efficiency of the HR department and organization, and to improve employee experience
    • Performs routine tasks and participates in workflow and processes related to performance management, benefits, employee relations, talent and workforce management, recognition, morale and training and development.
    • Partners with HR centers of excellence (Total Rewards, Talent Acquisition, Payroll, Culture & Development, HR Business Partners) on workflows, process improvements, projects and solutions.
    • Administers and coordinates global HR workflows, including immigration, relocation, leave of absence and others.
    • Navigates, submits process tasks, pulls reports and analyzes data in the human capital management software system, Workday. Guide others, including HR team members, managers and employees in learning and using Workday.
    • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory and changes in human resources and employment law.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

What You'll Need:

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
    • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
    • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software. Proficiency in Workday desired.
    • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organizations HRIS and talent management systems.
    • Proficiency in Spanish, French and/or Italian a plus, not required.

What You Can Expect (Mental and Physical Demands):

    • Frequent communication with others to exchange information.
    • Frequent sedentary work that primarily involves sitting/standing; Time of each will vary.
    • Constant operation of computer and frequent usage of other office machinery, including (but not limited to) calculator, copy machine, computer printer, etc.
    • Frequent repetition of motions and gestures that may include the wrists, hands and/or fingers. 

Covid-19 Company Statement:
Getty Images does not require employees to be vaccinated against Covid-19, but vaccination or testing may be mandated by the relevant local laws with which Getty Images will comply. If this position involves contact with third parties, attendance on site for events, travel and/or work in our offices, those actions will be subject to any to relevant local laws, venue or customer requirements, or travel requirements regarding vaccines or testing (and exemptions thereto).  

US Specific:
Getty Images does not require employees to be vaccinated against Covid-19, but vaccination or testing has been mandated by the Biden administration and that mandate applies to our US workforce. If this position involves contact with third parties, attendance on site for events, travel and/or work in our offices, those actions will be subject to any to relevant local laws, venue or customer requirements, or travel requirements regarding vaccines or testing (and exemptions thereto).

Who We Are:
Getty Images is a preeminent global visual content creator and marketplace. Through Getty Images, iStock, and Unsplash, we offer a full range of content solutions to meet the needs of any customer—no matter their size—around the globe.

Getty Images encompasses the largest and best path to market for visual creators through their premier brands including its core, Getty Images; iStock, a value offering of creative stills and videos providing a significant volume of exclusive content to small and medium-sized businesses; and Unsplash, a free offering of creative stills servicing the fast-growing and broad-based creator economy. 

Help us move the world with images! Bringing award-winning imagery to everyone, Getty Images has customers in almost every country in the world, with websites in 23 languages, bringing the world’s best content to media outlets, advertising agencies and corporations, small businesses and increasingly, direct to consumers.
Getty Images works with over 496,000 contributors and image partners to provide comprehensive coverage of more than 160,000 news, sport, and entertainment events around the globe. With over 495 million assets, of which over 320 million are digitized, encompassing the latest global news, sports, celebrity, music and fashion coverage; exclusive conceptual creative images; and the world’s largest commercial archive. New content is added daily, with 8-10 million new assets added each quarter.
Getty Images offers the most exclusive and unique creative and editorial visual content globally. The breadth and quality of our content allow our customers and partners to tell their stories with greater creativity and accuracy, thereby eliciting more emotion and enabling more action. Getty Images moves the world —whether the goal is commercial or philanthropic, revenue-generating or society-changing, market-disrupting or headline-driving. Getty Images offers the highest quality and most diverse visual content, based on industry-leading expertise and innovation.

Leadership Principles

As a company, we're committed to living these Principles every day. Here's how we support our mission to be the best place to work globally.

We are trustworthy, transparent, and honest
We love character, authenticity, and integrity.

We always raise the bar
Excellence is our norm; we get better through endeavor, curiosity, and speed.

We collectively bring solutions
We love debate, but collaborating to solve problems for ourselves and our customers is everyone’s responsibility.

We care, are kind, courteous, and respectful
We will not tolerate rudeness.

We reject biased behavior and discrimination
We seek to understand biases in all forms. We call out biases and discrimination when observed and take action where responsible.

We are inclusive of different voices, perspectives, and experience
Diversity and inclusion are never done, but we are passionate in their pursuit.

We are one Getty Images with no silos
We share goals and accountability; we and actively seek information and expertise; we make time for our peers.

We deliver on our commitments, and commercial goals
With one voice and shared accountability.

We put the customer at the heart of everything we do
We listen to, anticipate, and exceed customer needs, adapting as they evolve.

We celebrate our inclusive work environment and welcome members of all backgrounds and perspectives. Women, gender-nonbinary, people of color, LGBTQIA+ people, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

Getty Images is committed to providing Reasonable Accommodations and will work with you to meet your needs. If you are a person with a disability and require assistance to search for a job opening or submitting an online application, please email

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Getty Images is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. Getty Images believes that diversity is critical to our success in moving the world with images and is committed to creating an inclusive, mutually respectful environment that celebrates diversity. We seek to hire on the basis of merit, competence, performance, and business needs.