Alexander Franklin

Alex is a people-focused problem solver with experience in the public sector, manufacturing and professional services environments. He has worked on generalist HR, data analytics and project delivery.

Alex joined Capital People in November 2020 as a member of the HR Consultancy division.

He began his HR career as a HR Administrator & Analyst at Cardiff Bus, working in both a generalist HR space and using people analytics to drive Operations procedures. He then moved on to become the Learning & Development officer at Celsa Manufacturing, overseeing the systems and procedures for e-learning and performance reviews across sixteen sites whilst facilitating generalist HR activity.

Most recently, Alex has worked as a HR Advisor & Analyst at Arup, overseeing operational HR activity across five offices and working as part of the project team on Diversity & Inclusion reporting, automation projects and supporting policy and procedural changes.

 

 

  • Supporting a large-scale redundancy process with ownership of appeals and grievances, as well as responsibility for ensuring that diversity & inclusion principles were upheld.
  • Leading a project of job description reviews and amalgamation across sixteen sites, four divisions and over 250 roles.
  • Leading a review and appraisal process, overhauling the existing system in favour of a new, employee-driven competency based approach.
  • Disciplinary and Grievance
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Employee Lifecycle
  • Performance Management

Career

  • HR Consultant, Capital People Consultants (Nov 2020 – present)
  • HR Advisor & People Data Analyst, Arup (Jul 2019 – Nov 2020)
  • Learning and Development Officer, Celsa Manufacturing (Aug 2018 – Jul 2019)
  • HR Administrator & Analyst, Cardiff Bus (Sept 2016 – Aug 2018)
  • Graduate Trainee, Cardiff Bus (Sept 2015 – Sept 2016)

Education

  • Cardiff University: MA History (Distinction) (2016 – 2017)
  • Cardiff University: BA English Literature and History (First-class honours) (2012 – 2015)

Professional Qualifications

  • CIPD – Level 5 Diploma in Human Resources Management (est. 2020)
  • ILM – Level 3 Award in Team Leadership (2017)

Languages

  • Welsh (limited working proficiency)