Senior Human Resources Consultant

Posted 16 April by ALOIS Solutions

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Job Title: Sr HR Consultant

Duration: 2 to 3 months Contract -extendable

Location: Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S601AE

Job Description:

Initially 4-8 weeks contract to cover whilst we recruit permanently.

This is a key role supporting the HR Business Partner to deliver high level specialist HR advice, guidance and operational support to managers and employees ensuring that council policies and procedures are followed appropriately. Undertaking projects at either a corporate or service level to deliver workforce solutions and support the HRBP in the delivery of Workforce Plan objectives.

The post holder will supervise HR Consultants in delivery of the full employee lifecycle and change management, providing appropriate support and guidance as required. Developing effective working relationships with managers and employees of all levels, and trade union representatives to deliver solutions on a range of HR/workforce issues, recommending and influencing action or support as appropriate.

This role is responsible for the development and maintenance of the Council’s HR policies and procedures, and the implementation of improvements to procedures and best practice guidance.

Developing and managing the delivery of HR related learning and development events for managers to build and improve individual and organisational capability.

1. Key Areas of Knowledge and Experience

Know-how (Level 7)

Substantial knowledge and understanding of the legislative frameworks, policies, key issues and working practices relevant within the specialism of this post, including policy development. Corporate/strategic planning and managing change Managing and developing people and allocating resources effectively within a customer focused, service delivery organisation.

Performance managing programmes of work or plans and reporting against targets.

Auditing processes and procedures and developing appropriate action plans

Successfully managing projects including development and introduction of new initiatives

Promoting and facilitating multi-disciplinary and partnership working with private, public and

community/voluntary sectors

Managing and developing people within a service delivery organisation, including carrying out performance and development reviews and recruitment and selection

Practical experience of carrying out research and producing relevant reports

Managing funding streams and budgets

Utilising a range of ICT systems and applications

2. Qualifications

Level 7 qualification e.g. Post Graduate Certificates and Diplomas with a considerable breadth

and depth of knowledge across the relevant specialist area, or a range of areas


Evidence of the equivalent level of knowledge gained through work experience

3. Key Skills


• Exchanges complex or contentious information with a range of people, orally and in


• Delivers well-structured communication to different people and deals with conflicting

points of view effectively

• Produces complex reports/documents to suit the needs of the audience

Decision Making

• Makes decisions as to how to operate within own work area

• Deals with a degree of uncertainty in making decisions where some facts may not be


Problem Solving

• Uses an analytical approach to solve complex situations or problems

• Analyses and interprets varied and complex information from several sources

Application question

Are you willig to commute to the office based in Rotherham 3 days a week?

Reference: 52482576

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