Role details

Interim Senior HR Advisor - Maternity Cover

City of London   •   £37,000 - £45,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • London based Professional Services Organisation
  • Must have recent Partnership Model experience

About Our Client

Our client is a well regarded Accountancy Practice based in the heart of London. As chartered accountants and business advisers, this organisation works with clients to understand their potential and ambitions, and provide all the information and support they need to achieve them.

Job Description

Key Tasks and Responsibilities for the Interim Senior HR Advisor - Maternity Cover

  • Builds and maintains an excellent knowledge of the allocated group's goals, employees and business processes.
  • Builds strong relationships within the allocated group.
  • Acts as point of contact for the employees and Partners within allocated group and to provide advice, guidance and interpretation to operational departments on all people issues.
  • Represents HR at the quarterly Local Office Meetings in each of the outer offices.
  • Manages complex employee relations issues and HR projects.
  • Ensures HR Manager, relevant Partners and Executive Board are made aware of sensitive employee relations issues.
  • Actively identifies gaps and proposes and implements change.
  • Manages recruitment for the allocated group, including end-to-end management of own roles.
  • Manages salary review and appraisals for allocated group, identifying employees ready for promotion/performance review
  • Manages monthly payroll for the allocated group, alongside the HR Advisor.
  • Attends appraisal meetings for allocated group, where necessary.
  • Identifies and prepares career development plans for key employees.
  • Develop, review and update policies & procedures.
  • Supports and advises Partners/Managers in relation to people issues, ensuring they understand the impact of these on the individual and the business.
  • Supports and develops HR Advisors/HR Administrators with their professional development, ensuring they are appropriately involved in operational issues and project work.

The Successful Applicant

A skilled Interim HR Advisory - Maternity Cover with:

  • At least 6 years HR experience within a professional services environment.
  • A good standard of education.
  • Shares the firm's desire to help our clients succeed.
  • Commercially astute.
  • CIPD qualified (ideally)
  • Excellent working knowledge of employment law with the ability to apply it practically to workplace situations
  • Excellent understanding of HR best practice and ability to apply this to employee relations cases
  • Experience of leading on organisational change projects including restructures and redundancies
  • Experience of assisting with salary review processes
  • Experience of assisting with budgets
  • Experience of formal report writing
  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to mutli-task
  • Professional and approachable
  • Tactful and diplomatic
  • Credible and competent in dealing with difficult situations
  • Ability to influence
  • Ability to work on own initiative and under pressure
  • Good facilitation and mediation skills
  • Flexible
  • Willingness to undertake business travel to other sites on a frequent basis

What's on Offer

Competitive Fixed Term Contract Salary with the following benefits:

  • 22 days annual leave, rising to 25 days with service
  • Salary reviews twice a year
  • Life cover
  • Critical Illness cover
  • Permanent Health Insurance
  • 3% contributory pension, rising with service
  • Dental scheme
  • Interest free Season ticket loan
  • Cycle to Work
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Competitive family friendly policies
  • Staggered start times

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