HR Consultant

35000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual
21 Mar 2019
27 Mar 2019
Job Type
Contract Type

A brand new role and exceptional opportunity has arisen for a highly capable and hands-on, operational HR professional to join a superb company with excellent prospects at a truly developmental time.

The purpose of the role will be to provide effective HR support, particularly in respect of complex Employee Relations, Reward (pay discussions where applicable), Ongoing Training, Development & Coaching of Line Managers and Resourcing to the Senior management team and colleagues.

To work in true partnership with the Colleague Forum & General Manager to support the continual drive to improve engagement.


  • Provide end to end HR consultative support and coaching to management team members to ensure their capability in dealing with all people related matters.
  • Provide case management when complex flexible working, absence management, performance management, disciplinary and grievance cases arise and compile all required paperwork including letters summarising the outcome of meetings.
  • Support the organisation of the Employee Engagement Survey, facilitation of feedback sessions and assist managers in the delivery of subsequent action plans in partnership with the Forum.
  • Provide input and support for policy and procedure development at both group and local level.
  • Advise, coach and guide line managers about levels and types of reward, including base and variable pay and incentives.
  • Support the GM in local pay negotiations
  • Deliver HR training modules and other training and development activities in conjunction with the HR Advisors and the Capability team.
  • Manage change management activities as and when they occur (TUPE, Restructure, Redundancy), ensuring effective employee communication and engagement is maintained throughout and following the change process.
  • Manage the whole recruitment process (from vacancy design to offer) for a range of roles in the organisation, ensuring that candidates have a positive experience.
  • Promote and support capability and succession management activities, coaching managers in the use of appraisal, competency framework and succession planning tools.
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with the department's internal and external customers / suppliers
  • Support in conducting bi-annual audits of the on-site temporary recruitment agency to ensure compliance with company service level agreement (SLA) and legislation.
  • Lead any required strategic HR projects.
  • Represent the HR department at relevant site meetings where appropriate.
  • Review and discuss required actions related to analysis from weekly and monthly management information (MI) with senior site managers, providing insight and assistance to drive improvements across sites.


  • Educated to A Level (minimum) or equivalent
  • CIPD qualified
  • Previous experience of working in a busy HR department in an generalist advisory capacity / similar role
  • Previous experience of managing change management processes (TUPE / redundancy / restructures etc.)
  • Complete understanding of HR processes and procedures
  • Up to date, working knowledge of current UK employment law
  • Experience of supporting complex HR case management in areas of performance management, absence management, disciplinary and grievance
  • Proven experience of working in a confidential environment
  • Able to influence at a senior management level (gravitas); understanding how to recognise; manage and engage all stakeholders * Strong planning, organising and time management skills - able to balance priorities with ease especially when under pressure
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, especially via email and telephone
  • Ability to process information accurately, quickly and logically
  • IT literate with a good working knowledge of MS Office (Word and Excel)
  • Customer focus - taking accountability for proactively resolving issues
  • Unafraid to challenge practice / process and people to ensure efficiency and continuous improvement.
  • Ability to connect and converse with People at all levels within the organisation
  • Ability to work both autonomously and with direction

Alongside a competitive salary, the company offers a generous range of benefits and car allowance.

To apply or for further discussion please call Zoe Ellis at Brellis Recruitment asap.