Senior HR Consultant
This is a great opportunity to join an established HR Consultancy business that work with a growing range of SME and corporate clients to deliver a breadth of HR consultancy services. The consultancy is a progressive business with a great reputation for the quality of advice they provide, the professionals that work within the business, the collateral that supports their offering and the professional yet convivial relations they build with their broad range of clients.
As a Senior HR Consultant, reporting to the MD, you will be a key member of a great team of experienced HR professionals. You will build and manage key relationships with a diverse range of business leaders across a number of sectors. Your activities can cover the entire HR spectrum with a core around complex employee relations, supporting and advising clients through change. It can also encompass learning and organisation development, reward, recruitment and selection, policy and process development etc. You will work closely with clients and your wider team to both scope and deliver projects and services, mentoring and coaching less experienced team members to help develop their capabilities. You are likely to also play a role in working with the MD on tenders and proposals for prospective clients, ensuring a high-profile role in the business.
It will be critical that you bring an ability to build relationships quickly and gain credibility by being able to engage clients with your warmth of character, whilst possessing the robustness to hold your ground and provide clear and coherent advice. Beyond that you'll need to be a CIPD qualified HR generalist with a strength and interest in employment law and practical experience of handling complex, sensitive, senior level cases. You'll need to be able to balance the demands of operating in a fast business environment whilst delivering quality outcomes. The business has a close knit and supportive team environment. Consultants gain a real variety in their work and the type of clients they deal with. You will split your time between the office and out at clients, which are principally in London and the South East, hence you must be willing travel within the role