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Oracle Placement – Human Resources in Reading, United Kingdom

Placement – Human Resources

Preferred Qualifications

Placement – Human Resources (July 2019, 12 month placement)

Reading, UK

From the data center to the cloud, Oracle is eliminating the complexity that stifles business innovation. By simplifying the business environment, Oracle enables its customers—400,000 of them across a wide variety of industries in more than 145 countries—to innovate faster and create added value for their own customers.

The UK Human Resources team are looking for a HR Intern to join them for a one year programme to provide HR support for the UK.

Oracle has 5,500 employees in the UK – a number which is constantly increasing. The HR team provide support for employees and the business. During the year the successful candidate will have the opportunity to gain a breadth of experience by working within and supporting a number of different functions within HR.

So what are you waiting for? Be our next great employee. We’re looking for talented people who want to help our 400,000 customers to use Oracle innovations to make the world a better place for everyone.

What will you be doing?

Oracle is a fast moving global organization which is constantly changing. We are offering a varied and interesting HR Intern Programme providing an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to begin their career in HR. Below are the areas and types of projects/experience you are likely to be exposed to during the programme.

The HR Central T eam is the employee interface. They answer 30,000 emails and 5,000 calls from employees per annum. This team is a great starting point for gaining experience as you are exposed to a wide range of queries from employees including the following:

  • Benefit advice

  • Reference requests

  • Policy advice

  • Holiday queries

  • Leaving and joining Oracle

  • Harmonisation following acquisition

  • Pay

  • Home-working

  • Data corrections

  • Self Service support

The HR Central team also manage HR Operations relating to Mergers & Acquisitions, redundancies, job offers and inductions, Sick Pay, Maternity Pay etc.

The Compensation and Benefits Team (C&B) work on a number of projects throughout the year. Examples include:

  • Harmonisation of pay and benefits following Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Salary Range reviews

  • Select flexible benefits programme

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to get involved in projects taking place at the time.

The HR Business Partners (HRBPs) provide support for the business directly liaising with managers. They get involved in a number of projects dependent on current business needs and Merger & Acquisition activity. There may be opportunity to get involved in these areas as the need arises.

The HRBPs also continually work on Employee Relations issues - the successful candidate will have the opportunity to sit in on grievances, disciplinaries, performance improvement processes, and redundancy processes and will witness how these processes are conducted in a real workplace.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with and be coached by the HR Business Partners throughout the programme.

What will you learn?

  • A range of skills and experience in various areas of HR

  • Exposure to and understanding of Policies and Processes

  • Real experience of working in a fast-paced HR department

  • Working as part of a team

What we look for:

  • A genuine interest in developing a career in Human Resources

  • A willingness to learn and develop

  • Enthusiasm and professionalism

  • A self-motivated individual

  • Good communication skills

  • Ability to remain focused under pressure

  • Ability to work as part of a team

Oracle – Engineered for SUCCESS:

  • A challenging job in a positive atmosphere within an international organization with a dynamic team

  • The opportunity to influence your job and your workplace and to become part of an innovative business unit

Application Process:

  • We will be open for applications from 1 st October 2018

  • To apply simply submit a cover and CV letter!

  • Students will be contacted by the Recruitment Team from January

  • If successful, students will be invited to one of our assessment days that will take place throughout February and March

Detailed Description and Job Requirements

This job code is utilized for the majority of our temporary hires. The individual is performing hourly job duties as defined under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

As part of Oracle's employment process candidates will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment screening process. This will involve identity and employment verification, professional references, education verification and professional qualifications and memberships (if applicable).

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Location: GB-GB, UK-Reading

Job Type: Student/Intern Hire

Organization: Oracle