Senior HR Consultant

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Senior HR Consultant
Interim Position

Havering RQ846484

Posted: 16th March 2023 14:50
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  • Pay Rate:

    up to £27.00 per hour PAYE depending on experience

  • Hours per Week:

    36 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 6 months


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What's involved with this role:

Interim Senior HR Consultant   

Reference no: Havering RQ846484   

Pay rate up to £27.00 per hour PAYE depending on experience   

This opening assignment is for 6 months 

Manage a team within operational HR services, providing specialised HR expertise and advice to all oneSource partner organisations and external clients. Provide a seamless HR service to take account of the commercialisation and small business agendas. Provide a high quality professional HR operational service, advising on a range of HR activity to include complex casework, transformational change, workforce planning and resourcing solutions 

Key responsibilities: 


  • To manage the delivery of a comprehensive and sometimes bespoke high quality and professional HR advice to all customers, that meets strategic objectives to include for example change, employee relations, reward and recognition, TUPE, resourcing and organisational development 
  • To deputise for the Head of HR Operations, or any other HRLT lead as required 
  • To assist in the planning and implementation of HR strategies and change management programmes 
  • To provide high quality HR services to managers 
  • To be the expert operational HR resource across a designated service area, providing senior line managers with advice and support in dealing with complex and challenging HR issues 
  • To assist the Head of HR Operations in developments with in designated HR areas 
  • To be responsible for planning, delivering and implementing high level recruitment campaigns in designated service areas, as directed by the Head of HR Operations. 
  • To liaise effectively with Learning & Organisational Design and Development colleagues to ensure staff affected by service reviews and restructures are able to access both learning and redeployment options to enhance future employment possibilities 
  • To manage Job Evaluation in accordance with national and local procedures 
  • To participate in the impact assessment of reports, policies and procedures as required 

“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria: 

  • CIPD or equivalent 
  • Demonstrable knowledge of both HR policies and procedures and employment law 
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and other desktop IT applications 
  • Understanding of the specialist area they are working in and expected to have a complex knowledge of service areas allocated to 
  • Experience of building productive relationships with customers 
  • Experience of contributing to HR policy development 
  • Experience of analysing data and producing HR reports to facilitate business decisions 
  • Skilled communicator, able to share options for action both verbally and in writing 
  • Able to lead a team off staff to deliver high quality HR services 

NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD. 

If you have previously applied to one of our vacancies and have already sent the required supporting documentation to us, please make this clear when you re-apply as this will help speed up your application. 

To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF. 

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity. 

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items: 

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours. 
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this. 
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice. 
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed. 


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable: 

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience 
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for. 


Please note that clients invariably ask us to strip out contact details from CVs before we submit them for consideration. This is always quicker and easier to do if you send your CV to us in Word format, rather than as a PDF please

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Job Ref: Havering RQ846484
Senior HR Consultant
Client Category: Local Authority

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Senior HR Consultant
Client Category: Local Authority

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