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HR Global People Services Specialist

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Posted May 13, 2020 - Requisition No. 82944

The energy of a newsroom. The pace of a trading floor. The buzz of a recent tech breakthrough. We work hard, and we work fast - while keeping up the quality and accuracy we're known for. It's what keeps us inventing and reinventing, all the time. Our culture is wide open, just like our spaces. We bring out the best in each other and collaboration is key to our success. And through our countless volunteer projects, we also help network with the communities around us, too. You can do amazing work here. Work you couldn't do anywhere else. It's up to you to make it happen.
Discretion is something which comes naturally to you, and you're able to find that perfect balance between professional and personable. You love dealing with people, and you're that person who knows what customer service really means.

Our Team

We are Global People Services, an integral vehicle of Human Resources delivering a first class experience to the enterprise. GPS HR representatives are the vital consultants for employees and business leaders when they have any questions or concerns about HR-related programs, policies or procedures. The global team facilitates critical employee lifecycle transactions in a seamless way. From on-boarding new hires into the company, to coordinating global mobility and working closely with external vendors, our aim is simple: to provide a platinum level of support to our colleagues and businesses.

What’s the role?

You will be in charge of managing frontline HR processes as they pertain to employees across the EMEA region. You will provide consultation to employees on topics that cover a full range of HR-related programs. These policies can range from leave of absence, relocation, flexibility, to on-boarding and off-boarding. You will be required to act with discretion when handling sensitive information and be expected to balance inquiries coming in from employees through our ticketing system, phone lines and providing in person consultation for our more complex, high-touch processes. You will be counted on to provide support to employees navigating the many events during their employee lifecycle while maintaining an excellent level of customer support and collaborating strongly with your HR colleagues. Additionally, you will be responsible for identifying trends in employee inquiries and working with our operations team to document changes and provide suggestions for process improvement. You’ll have the opportunity to build a network across the different centres of excellence in HR and across the GPS team globally.

We’ll trust you to:


  • Understand and execute on Bloomberg’s end-to-end HR business processes;
  • Process transactions in our HR System (Workday) and maintain data quality;
  • Address the HR needs of employees and managers, balancing excellent customer service with adherence to processes and controls;
  • Work with managers in our business, coaching them to understand our policies and procedures, so they can properly support their teams;
  • Draft binding employee documents, including offer letters, flexible work arrangements and relocation agreements;
  • Work collaboratively to improve efficiency and consistently execute all HR business processes;
  • Strengthen existing partnerships and build new ones with stakeholders within HR and from other departments;
  • Deal with high volume of requests while maintaining excellent quality and timeliness;
  • Perform ongoing analysis of internal processes and systems;
  • Recommend and implement procedural and policy amendments whenever relevant

You’ll need to have:


  • 2-3 years of HR experience (ideally in a Shared Service environment);
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience;
  • Experience working in a dynamic fast-paced environment;
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) – able to effectively influence peers and stakeholders;
  • Highly professional manner, with the ability to interact with employees of all levels of experience and seniority, across the organization;
  • Experience transacting with Workday;
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple work streams simultaneously;
  • Willingness to embrace new HR technologies and changing processes;
  • Exceptional attention to detail;
  • Ability to work independently with tight and frequent deadlines;
  • Ability to navigate the "grey" areas by applying judgement and thinking creatively when responding to customer needs;
  • Ability to handle confidential information professionally and appropriately;
  • Proven ability to provide first-class customer service.

We'd love to see:


  • Proficiency in another European language.
    If this sounds like you:
    Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know what the next steps are.
    Bloomberg is committed to diversity. It drives our innovation. At Bloomberg, you'll have the opportunity to go above and beyond and to take risks. You'll be a part of an organization that is entering new markets, launching new ventures, and pushing boundaries. Our ever-expanding array of technology, data, news, and media services champions innovation and empowers clients -- and offers nearly limitless opportunities for career growth.
    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We bring out the best in each other.

Opening date: 30/07/2020

Closing date: 28/08/2020
Compensation: Competitive Salary + Benefits

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