Role details

HR Advisor

London   •   £40,000 - £45,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Must have experience as a HR Generalist within a partnership model.
  • Must be strong in ER and to be at least level 5 CIPD qualified

About Our Client

My client are a global top 10 accountancy/consultancy firm.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities

Recruitment and selection
* manage recruitment for your client group
* advise and assist with the appropriate selection techniques for vacancies within your client group
* manage the local graduate recruitment program including the updating of Advorto, running of assessment centres, interviewing graduates and the management of relationships with universities/other key stakeholders, and attendance at careers fairs

Policies and Procedures
* ensure that existing policies and procedures are adhered to and provide advice with regard to their application

Projects
* take part in national projects as required
* take part or lead ongoing local projects e.g. 360 feedback, performance management, talent management etc
* take part in or work independently on regional projects

Performance Management / Exit
* in conjunction with provide advice and guidance to the Partners and Managers to support them in dealing with difficult performance issues up to compromise agreement stage (with approval from Regional HR Manager)
* ensure that legal and firm requirements are met and risk managed commercially
* undertake redundancy, disciplinary and grievances investigations as well as counsel outs
* provide mediation and outplacement support nationally (as appropriate)

EH&S
* ensure that local office managers/risk assessors are implementing best practice e.g. work station assessments, manual handling training, first aider / fire marshal training etc
* provide advice to line managers regarding complex occupational health/potential PHI cases

Reporting
* Make full use of the HR HR Pro system to identify and deliver regular reporting to Regional HR Manager as well as the Partners and Managers e.g. absence trends, recruitment sources, turnover, retention etc.

Induction and Exit Procedures
* ensure that an appropriate local induction program is put together for every joiner and review 3 monthly feedback (with advice to line managers about changes/improvements)
* conduct exit interview's where required
* review exit interview feedback and work with line managers to identify trends and areas for future action

Maternity
* provide advice and guidance to individuals, Partners and Managers with regard to legal requirements and firm's policy in the event of disputes
* ensure that all appropriate discussions/paperwork is completed

Liaison with Payroll
* ensure that ongoing communication takes place with regard to any payroll changes
* resolve complex queries that require intensive discussion/negotiation with line managers/employees

Compensation and Benefits
* Manage annual salary review process for your client groups and report to Regional HR Manager
* Ensure all correspondence and administration is distributed in a timely way by liaison with the CA Team administrator and to line managers regionally
* Utilise Keypad data and other market rate information to provide guidance to line managers; report trends and market movements to National HR team/rewards and benefits specialist
* Undertake any local actions required for harmonization of terms and conditions
* Ensure all offers of employment / contractual terms are in line with national policy
* Undertake research into local marketplace and build up network of contacts in other Tier A firms locally
* Provide guidance to partners on bonus arrangements e.g. for corporate finance

Partner Support and Line Management Development
* provide support and guidance in a proactive and commercial manner to the Office Managing Partner and Department Heads in managing their area of responsibility and its ongoing development
* undertake line management coaching sessions (both individual and group) regarding performance management, grievances, disciplinaries, absence mgmt, coaching skills, appraisals, facilitate 360 feedback for senior manager/partner groups
* work with National Training contacts to provide feedback regarding individual/team training needs analysis and action plans; have regular meetings with Regional Training contacts to discuss trends and o/s needs

The Successful Applicant

* An HR generalist with a minimum of 3 years HR experience, with at least 1 years experience working in a generalist environment as a HR Advisor
* Experience of investigating disciplinaries and grievances, and conducting redundancies and general consultations (essential)
* Experience of professional or financial services environment (preferable)
* Experience of working independently from line manager (preferable)
* Excellent organisational skills
* Excellent client service skills
* Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken

What's on Offer

£40,000 - £45,000

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