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HR Consultant

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22 Sep 2022

Working on behalf of a Local Authority, Aatom Recruitment has an opportunity for HR Consultant on a 3 month contract with a possibility of an extension.

This position will be a total of 36 hours per week, with hours from 09:00am - 17:00pm.

Job Purpose:

Provide a high quality professional HR service, advising and leading on a range of HR activity e.g. complex casework, transformational change, workforce planning, and resourcing solutions under the direction of the Senior HR Consultants

Job Specific Accountabilities:

  • To deliver a comprehensive high quality and professional HR service to all customers, that meets strategic objectives and includes for example Employee Relations, Reward and Recognition, TUPE, organisational change and organisational development
  • To lead on and support HR projects or work programmes, g. recruitment campaigns, development or review of HR policies, roll out of mandatory training programmes, providing a range of training/briefings according to service need etc as directed by Senior HR Consultant/Strategic HRBP
  • Assist in development, review and dissemination of HR policies, procedures, guidelines and strategies
  • To deputise for Senior HR Consultants as required
  • The provision of high quality HR services to managers, including:
  1. Complex performance management issues
  2. Leading on change management issues including organisational change processes
  3. To lead on and support recruitment campaigns
  4. Recruitment and resourcing issues
  5. Full ER service and support to interpret employment legislation and case law
  • To be responsible for specific service based HR initiatives, eg briefings on absence or performance management
  • To participate in Job Analysis, Job Evaluation and Job Matching in accordance with national and local procedures
  • To encourage contributions from team members to provide constructive ideas that will contribute to delivering further efficiencies and service enhancements
  • To identify personal development needs and opportunities.

Knowledge, Qualifications and Experience:

  • CIPD or equivalent, or significant experience within HR
  • Demonstrable knowledge of both HR policies and procedures and employment law
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and other desktop IT applications
  • Experience of building productive relationships with customers
  • Experience of analysing data and producing HR reports to facilitate business decisions
  • Delivering a range of Operational HR services
  • HR best practice in a local government setting
  • Advising on HR policies and procedures and proposing recommendations for improvements
  • HR support in delivering change in a complex organisationDemonstrate professional approach and commitment to customer service
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and sensitivity in all circumstances
  • Skilled communicator, able to share options for action both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others
  • Ability to show personal resilience and work in a fast paced environment and balance competing priorities to deliver to timescales
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  • Job Reference: 718773990-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Aatom Recruitment
    Aatom Recruitment
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment
  • Job Type: Permanent