HR Consultant

Location Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
Discipline: Life Sciences
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £35K
Contact name: Carrie MacDonald

Contact email:
Job ref: REF 6771
Published: 18 days ago
Expiry date: 02 August 2021

​ReQuire are working with a reputable organisation based at Porton Down Science Park who are looking to recruit an experienced HR Consultant to join their friendly team.

This is an exciting new opportunity which is full of variety! Our client is looking for a knowledgeable HR professional who can confidently provide advice to solve problems, create value, improve growth, and maximise business efficiency and profitability. This role will also provide support in coordinating various HR projects in relation to change management, employee engagement and culture management.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Utilising your expert knowledge to analyse the company’s current HR programmes and recommend solutions.

  • Improvising and adapting to organisational changes as and when they arise.

  • Developing, revising, and implementing HR policies and procedures.

  • Ensuring HR programmes and services follow established policies and procedures and UK laws and regulations.

  • Assisting various reward, compensation, and benefits activities as per line manager’s request.

  • Preparing and maintaining reports and business plans related to specific HR projects.

  • Assisting with the development and coordination of recommended changes regarding workflow.

  • Developing methods for compiling and analysing data for reports and special projects.

  • Drafting training sessions related to specific HR programs.

  • Implementing and working with HR systems and IT programmes (Excel; recruitment software, etc.)

  • Conducting research to understand how a company functions and where a company can improve.

  • Analysing latest HR trends and recommending changes to existing business models.

  • Preparing recommendations on organisational improvement.

  • Analysing gathered information to form an improvement plan in operational and strategic HR areas.

  • Providing consultation and guidance to staff as per request of Director of HR.

  • Defining HR KPIs against business plan and driving actions to ensure achievement.

  • Designing and implementing of innovative workforce retention programmes.

  • Providing strategic and tactical workforce planning.

  • Acting as HR Advisor when necessary (performance management; employee relations, talent management)

  • Maintaining confidentiality and GDPR

  • Assisting Director of HR in ad hoc various HR and business projects.

  • Other HR operational duties (recruitment, compliance, general HR administration, etc.) as per line management request.

  • Preparing workforce reports and other HR reports as per the request line manager’s request.

  • Perform recruitment duties when necessary.

Person Specification:

  • Have current right to work in the UK.

  • CIPD Level 7 qualified plus experience.

  • Previous experience coaching & mentoring employees.

  • MSc/MA in HRM or equivalent.

  • Experience with leading, developing and delivering a change programme whilst improving employee engagement.

  • HR generalist experience including resourcing, talent management/succession planning, change management and employee relations.

  • Experience in project management and report writing skills.

  • In depth knowledge of HR principles.

  • Strong analytical, computer and verbal communication skills.

  • Solid understanding of research methods and analysis.

If this role sounds of interest to you, please contact Carrie today for more information.