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HR Consultant


  • £25.00 - £30.00 per hour
  • London, Greater London
  • Posted: 12/05/2022
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 176103037

Job Details

Wanted a Generalist HR Consultant for a local council based in West London is this for 6 month period to support the HR Department. (potential to extend beyond 6 months)

Role: HR Consultant
Duration: 6 months
Location: West London
Hybrid working
Pay Rate: £25.00 to £30.00 per hour PAYE

Interview to take place ASAP with a view to an immediate start

Job Description:

  • Improving the effectiveness of Human Resource services people management practise, including management, organisational design, change management and continuous improvement.
  • Effective stakeholder relationships that allow line of sight throughout the organisation and the rapid deployment of key corporate initiatives.
  • Management and oversight of complex case work in a timely manner, including ensuring recommendations for learning and improvement are implemented fully.
  • Coaching capacity for line managers as part of their development or through specific interventions.
  • Talent Acquisition and recruitment process, ownership of the temporary resourcing requirements of the council, ensuring planned activity, contract management and effective monitoring of temporary resources.
  • Proposals and the delivery for key recruitment campaigns aligned to service plans and/or key talent programmes such as apprenticeships, graduate etc.
  • Conduct employee onboarding and help organise training & development initiatives
  • Provide support to employees in various HR-related topics such as leaves and compensation and resolve any issues that may arise
  • Learning & Development – the delivery of key products for learning and development, maximising the use of technology and discretionary learning opportunities.
  • Policy Development – the delivery of clear, succinct, and relevant policies and procedures that are technically correct but allow for managers and employee experience to be reflected in the tone and approach.
  • Promote HR programs to create an efficient and conflict-free workplace
  • Employee Experience - opportunities for employee experiences including regular benefits and activities, one off big events and tailored experiences for targeted groups of staff.
  • Insight and measurement into the motivators and views of employees, including the ability to increase participation and satisfaction.
  • Undertake tasks around performance management
  • Gather and analyse data with useful HR metrics, eg time to hire and employee turnover rates
  • Organise quarterly and annual employee performance reviews
  • Maintain employee files and records in electronic and paper form
  • Enhance job satisfaction by resolving issues promptly, applying for new perks and benefits and organising team building activities
  • Ensure compliance with labour regulations
  • Design a detailed target operating model and act as the design authority for the council. Design principles and analysis of existing organisation structures and organisation of work across a complex system.
  • Job design aligned to future technology and ways of working.
  • Proposals for service reorganisations, change management and new skills and development requirements.
Person Specification:
  • Experience in Employee Relations
  • Experience in Job Evaluations
  • Experience using SAP
  • Experience working for a local council/ local government (ideally)
  • CIPD Level 5 or above
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