The chance to join a fast growth business with offices in the South West & South East and to help in their expansion. This is still a small business, one that has grown organically over the last few years and now with recent investment, is setting its sights on bigger things.
Sitting within a specialst International HR team, the role of Senior HR Consultant is focussed around the provision of consultancy services to the company's clients in the areas of international HR. Such consultancy support will primarily be delivered via email and telephone, although there may be occasional requirements to travel to client sites.
The successful individual will therefore demonstrate an ability to innovate, and have an understanding of the bigger picture beyond his/her consultancy remit. They will develop rapport with key stakeholders, quite often at the C-level and must show a commercial awareness, as well as good judgement and an element of pragmatism in how they approach their work.
Some of the responsibilities will include:
Core HR Consultancy: The provision of advice and support to clients throughout the employment relationship as pertains to employment documentation and employee relations. Support from in-country lawyers and consultants may be called upon where necessary, subject to prior approval to incur third party costs.
- To prepare contracts of employment and offer letters tailored to client requirements;
- To prepare policy documents and handbooks and/or review and revise clients’ existing policy documents and handbooks as requested;
- To prepare overview documents summarising local legislation and HR practice;
- To provide ad hoc guidance to clients on one-off HR queries;
- To support clients in particular HR cases and projects, such as termination of employment, performance management, discipline and grievance.
Immigration and Global Mobility Consultancy: The provision of advice and support to clients in respect of immigration cases, in liaison with in-country lawyers and consultants where necessary.
- To advise on the available immigration options based on a client’s particular circumstances (e.g. client’s legal presence in a country, nationality, position and salary of impacted employee);
- To manage individual immigration cases from start to finish, preparing required forms, advising client’ of necessary supporting documentation, submitting applications to the relevant immigration authorities;
- To track client employees with temporary work authorisation, advise client when this is due to expire, and provide options for keeping the employee in-country if requested;
- To provide ad hoc advice to clients in respect of global mobility implications (such as COLA), upon request;
- To prepare expatriate assignment letters as necessary.
You will have a background in the provision of international HR advice to clients, with CIPD a desirable qualification