Our client is looking to recruit an experienced HR Consultant based out of Bradford with some travel required to other UK sites.
This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to work for a market leading financial organisation acting as a first point of contact for generalist HR queries, providing advice and guidance to Operations and Team Managers. They will also lead on the delivery of the Team Management Development curriculum.
The Role, Key Responsibilities and Relationships
Employee Relations Advice and Guidance
•Act either as a first point of contact for the business on HR related issues, or a resource to Business Partners, to up-skill, support and challenge managers on the application of standard HR policy and process, ensuring a consistent and objective approach is adopted
•Support Business Managers and / or HR Business Partners in the implementation of policy, proactively identifying trends and areas of concern and supporting the business in rectifying them
•Be the first point of contact to Team and Business Managers providing advice and guidance on disciplinaries, grievances and cases involving long and short term sickness absence.
Internal Relationship Management
•Ensure development and management of effective relationships with relevant stakeholders, such as HR colleagues, Line Managers, Business Managers and Heads of Business Areas
•Monitor, review and interpret management information to identify trends and issues.
•Ensure accuracy of MI
•Work with the HRBP on more complex project activities, supporting and ensuring delivery against pre-determined time scales.
•Manage distinct case work across Business area, supporting Managers and engaging with the AOE’s
•Get involved in planning / coordinating or other HR administrative activities as required by the HRBP area and client group
Training and Development
•Deliver appropriate training and development interventions to ensure Business Managers and their teams are appropriately equipped with the necessary HR skills to support their teams
What You Need - Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required
•Previous experience working within a HR function, where activities have included offering advice and guidance on a range of HR topics would be advantageous
•A proven track record of developing effective working relationships with stakeholders
•Knowledge of HR legislation, procedures and policies would again, be advantageous
•Personal resilience and motivation to identify issues and take ownership of finding an appropriate solution. Ability to gather, analyse HRMI and report on findings, and make recommendations for improvements / action
•A pragmatic approach to supporting the business