HR Consultant

HR Consultant

mid-Shropshire

£25,000 - £30,000 / Permanent / Full Time

Reference: WS-2074

HR Consultant CIPD qualified (level 5 or 7)
Annual leave 22 days + Bank Holidays
Working from home or Telford office
Based in mid-Wales or Shropshire
Are you looking for an exciting new direction for your career / a fresh opportunity and / the scope to develop your own client base? This is your chance to join a Consultancy that has a strong brand name with excellent career opportunities, offers the opportunity to achieve an increase in income from your existing consultancy services if you are currently working alone; the flexibility of working from home or the office in Telford; the satisfaction of growing your own Consultancy. You will be CIPD level 7 or working towards it.

Our client is actively recruiting an HR Consultant to join their business and work closely with them to develop and extend a client base in mid-Wales and the Shropshire area.

The Consultancy supports and enables the owners and managers of small, medium sized and large companies to manage their many and varied HR issues including: development and implementation of HR processes to improve organizational effectiveness; policies, procedures, compliance; employment law and legislation changes; company handbook, HR systems, audits; performance management, onboarding and training.  To be successful in your application you will be confident and experienced in addressing employee relations activities including disciplinaries and grievances and working with unions, identifying learning & development gaps across the workforce and recommending appropriate solutions.

The successful,  experienced HR Professionals within this Consultancy have proven hands-on experience combined with the ability to approach new clients through business networking and a range of professional marketing methods in order to establish trust and rapport with their clients and establish a track record of delivering the support strategies that companies need to succeed.

To be successful in applying for this excellent opportunity you will need to clearly demonstrate an appetite for actively developing the HR Consultancy by promoting existing lines of business, promoting / securing additional lines of business and by obtaining referrals from new corporate clients. You will be capable of developing professional relationships with each client and understanding their needs and objectives.

You will be flexible and happy to roll up your sleeves as well as operating at a strategic level. You must be willing to travel to your clients in the Shropshire and mid-Wales area and beyond. This is a fantastic opportunity to help shape the future of this well founded and entrepreneurial organisation.

Key responsibilities:

Providing a strategic, business-focused generalist HR service:

  • Identifying, guiding, supporting and advising on the effective people practices needed to achieve the strategic business goals of your clients
  • Undertaking continuous CPD, with full financial support from the Consultancy, to ensure you are able to offer your clients up to date HR policies, procedures and processes in line with current employment law, implementing changes and introducing new initiatives as required to support business needs and working culture
  • Providing HR input and support to wider business projects as necessary

Person Specification:
Our client is looking for a generalist HR Consultant who is an ambitious, self-motivated individual with proven generalist HR experience to assist our client to meet the demands needed to develop, support and mentor small, medium-sized and large companies. To be successful in applying for this excellent opportunity you will need to clearly demonstrate an appetite for actively developing the HR Consultancy by promoting existing lines of business, promoting / securing additional lines of business and obtaining referrals from new corporate clients. You will be capable of developing professional relationships with each client and understanding their needs and objectives. In particular you will:

  • Possess commercial acumen and an ability to articulate and demonstrate the value added by the HR function
  • Have thorough employee relations experience with excellent working knowledge of UK employment law
  • Be degree educated, with CIPD level 7 accreditation (or working towards this qualification)

What you'll get in return in return:
You will be working for a successful business with a competitive package including: paid CPD;  mileage; holiday above the statutory rate and some flexibility in work hours by agreement (4 days per week - Tuesday to Friday).

If you think that you might be a good fit for this exciting role then please get in touch immediately as the client are looking to fill this role quickly. Email your most up to date CV to julia@workingsolutions.co.uk or call 01584 877 677 to speak with Julia.

Whether you’re seeking a new permanent position or temporary assignment you’ll find us friendly and professional. Located in central Ludlow, Shropshire we focus on jobs in the West Midlands and UK-wide. Working Solutions has been established for 26 years and with the best jobs around we are an independent agency working hard for you.

How to apply:

Please contact Julia Hughes - Senior Recruitment Consultant

E: Julia@workingsolutions.co.uk

T: 01584 877677

Reference: WS-2074

Keywords: HR/Training/Recruit