HR Advisor

Posted 9 March by Ideal Personnel and Recruitment Solutions Easy Apply Ending soon

Our client has a vacancy for a HR Advisor to join their Birmingham-based HR team, part of the firm’s Central Support group. The role is to provide a quality and responsive HR service across the firm, to work closely with other members of the HR department and to have involvement with all aspects of HR including personnel, recruitment, trainee solicitor recruitment, onboarding, and training. Your key duties will be:

providing the business with front-line HR advisory support in relation to employee relations matters

actively managing specific projects and/or supporting the HR Business Partner team in order to deliver the HR plan

managing flexible working applications, maternity, paternity, shared parental and adoption matters from start to end, including KIT (Keep In Touch) days and applying the relevant policies and legislation

providing support to the development and delivery of key people plans and KPIs within each team to help achieve their business plans

supporting the HR Business Partner team with the training and coaching of managers within the teams, providing them with effective tools and knowledge to help them in their roles

developing business-wide HR policies, processes and initiatives that are fit for purpose

supporting the HR Business Partner team with the people aspects of organisational change to improve costs, efficiencies and empower delivery of great client service

attending meetings and influencing outcomes within the recruitment process ensuring that the firm attracts and appoints talented individuals that match the firm’s culture and values

preparing for and attending meetings, influencing outcomes within disciplinary, grievance, performance and absence situations

supporting the Head of HR as and when required.

Skills and experience you will have:

a minimum of 2 years’ previous experience in an HR Advisor / Officer role is essential

prior exposure to an HR function in a law firm is desirable; experience in professional services will be considered

completed or be studying towards CIPD qualification

a degree or equivalent qualification

Key competencies you will need:

a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail

the ability to work autonomously

to embrace changing processes and continuous improvement

the ability to be flexible in working location and hours as and when appropriate

strong organisational and effective prioritising skills

strong communication skills with the ability to interact with key stakeholders at all levels with confidence and credibility

About you - you will be:

highly enthusiastic and willing to go the extra mile

respectful towards others and have a positive, willing and 'can do’ attitude

keen to learn, interested in driving your own career progression and be proactive in taking ownership of this

Due to the large number of responses we receive it is not always possible to respond to every application. We will only contact those candidates short-listed for this role. If you have not heard from us within 7 days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. If you wish to apply for further roles please do so. We will retain your details on file and contact you should a suitable vacancy become available.

Reference: 34039371

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