CommScope, Inc. HR Generalist in Braintree Essex, United Kingdom

CommScope is searching for a HR professional to join our EMEA Regional HR team. Based in the UK this individual will be responsible for partnering with the business in our locations across the UK. As the business has gone through much organizational change in the last 18 months the role will be initially focused on post company acquisition integration projects for example supporting organizational culture change, benefit consolidation projects, policy and procedure integration projects.

The successful candidate will feel the intrinsic motivation to understand our business and supports the business by providing innovative, practical, and strategic human resource solutions that support the overall mission and goals of CommScope. Along with post acquisition projects this person will be responsible for partnering with the talent acquisition team and the talent management team, policy administration, compensation and benefit programs in close cooperation with our Total Rewards team, communications programs, and employee relations activities in these countries.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Post Integration Strategic Projects: take the lead and actively participate in supporting organizational cultural change, benefit consolidation projects and policy and procedure integration for the UK.

  • Manage Recruitment for the region along with the business and the Talent Acquisition team; for example working on areas such as defining job descriptions, through our competency model creating success profiles for each role, and competency based interviewing

  • Work with the EMEA Talent Management team to deliver training and development programs and provide overall direction to ensure effective development of employees in country.

  • Provide guidance and training to supervisors and managers including policy interpretation and application and assistance with various employee relations issues.

  • Deliver employee induction programmes and support new joiner integration into the business.

Maintain a favorable employee relations climate by counseling and advising employees and the business, developing and administering various employee relations activities, and promoting communications between employees and the business.

  • Conduct research into HR programs and activities and recommend changes or innovations where desirable.

  • Manage country benefit programs in cooperation with the total rewards team and local external benefit consultants; includes risk benefits, pensions and medical schemes.

  • Work with CommScope dashboards to analyze HR metrics to provide valuable insight back to the business.

  • Other responsibilities as needed.

  • This role will require some travel between UK sites


  • Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources or related curriculum.

  • 5+ years of related experience is required.

  • Strong knowledge of UK legislation and benefits is essential.

  • Experience of working in a change environment is preferred.

  • Experience with standard project management concepts. Proven ability to complete projects on time, on budget and within scope.

  • Proven experience working through organization transformations is an advantage.

  • Proven ability to work independently with minimum supervision.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, and comfortable facilitating and presenting to groups.

  • Ability to understand and relate to customer needs and ability to work well with people in all levels of the organization and handle a fast paced, dynamic environment.

  • Strong focus on execution excellence, attention to detail, analytical skills and ability to drive multiple projects.

  • Must be able to work effectively under pressure, with multiple deliverables, in short time constraints.

  • Proactive in approach with proven problem-solving skills.

  • Solid experience in administering benefit schemes.

  • Strong knowledge of MS office suite