HR Consultant

London (Greater), South East England
08 Sep 2017
14 Nov 2017
· Job Title: HR Consultant
· The Maximum Daily Pay Rate: £215 UMBRELLA
· Location: South East:Aviation House
· Contract Length: 3 Months
· Security Clearance Level Required: SC - Security Check

Must be flexible to travel between the Gatwick and London offices.

Job Purpose

The HR Consultant provides dedicated HR generalist advice and guidance to specific client groups, for which they will be the primary focal point.

The role reports to a HR Business Partner and works closely with them in supporting the translation of strategic plans into Group People Plans and supporting the subsequent delivery of those plans.

Working within Corporate Policies and in close liaison with HR colleagues (Learning & Talent Development, Recruitment, Reward and Employee Relations) the role also provides professional business enabling HR services so that line managers have the support and guidance they need.

Principal Accountabilities

The role requires an experienced, customer centric and hands-on HR Consultant with a track record of building trusted working relationships with leaders and managers and in applying HR policies in business-enabling ways. The HR Consultant will:

* Support the HR Business Partners in developing Group People Plans that deliver the strategic goals.

* Support the HR Business Partners in implementing changes that deliver business area strategy, benefits and business plans. For example, the HR Consultant will implement changes in service proposition, operating models, ways of working, skills and capabilities and organisational design ;

* Partner with the Management Teams within their client groups on the delivery of tactical HR activities and the daily business agenda.

* Provide business enabling HR services so that line managers have the support and guidance they need in, for example, in dealing with employee issues and challenging conversations.

* Coach, advise and guide managers in case management including grievance, discipline and attendance, performance ensuring the overall best interests of the client are achieved and risks appropriately managed, referring to the HRBP and/or ER Manager only where necessary.

* Facilitate with their client groups the roll-out of new corporate initiatives or in support specific HR activities, such as succession planning, colleague engagement action planning, pay reviews.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

* Proven HR Adviser or Consultant with experience in working in a climate of transformation delivering corporate priorities in support of customer groups, ideally with a professional level of qualification in HR (CIPD).

* Exposure to a professional services or similar high intellect environment and/or supporting a client base of more technically orientated individuals would be an advantage.

* Broad and detailed understanding of employment matters, employment legislation and its practical application in modern, changing work environments.

* Previous experience of delivering practical people plans for a specific client groups, developing strong peer relationships with centres of expertise and shared services, to deliver a seamless HR service proposition.

* Strong inner-drive, enthusiasm and resilience with the ability to demonstrate personal and professional credibility rapidly through building relationships and proving technical HR competence in a professional environment.

* Attention to detail, ability to work to deadlines with well-developed planning and organising skills

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