Senior People Consultant – Human Resources

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Senior People Consultant – Human Resources
Reigate, Surrey
Interim Position

Surrey TCL 81870

Posted: 18th September 2023 13:06
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  • Pay Rate:

    £23.46 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35-37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3-4 months

  • Reigate, Surrey,

    RH2 8EF

What's involved with this role:

Interim Senior People Consultant – Human Resources

Reference no:  Surrey TCL 81870

Pay Rate: £23.46 per hour PAYE

35-37 hours Monday – Friday, normal working hours

This opening assignment is for 3-4 months

City: Reigate, Surrey

Standard DBS disclosure is listed as a requirement for this role

The Senior People consultant will be highly proactive with a commitment to continuous improvement and a driver for change. They will contribute to the design and ongoing transformation of the HR Consultancy Team and its offer to services. This will include co-design of the package of people management training and ER support to the organisation as part of the Workforce of the Future project.

The successful candidate will work closely with HR Business Partners and HR&OD colleagues they will develop metrics and provide insight into where interventions can be made so that support can be provided to services and preventative action can be taken where necessary.

This covers workforce and service design, organisational change, people development, employee engagement, performance and achievement, human resource planning, people management practices, leadership, wellbeing, inclusion and diversity.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assess or conduct analysis, presenting results and putting forward recommendations on managing more complex situations to support decision making.
  • Analyse and make recommendations for improvement or development of existing systems, processes or policy.
  • Maintain, develop and review systems, processes, procedures and working methods to maximise service delivery, quality, efficiency and compliance.
  • Provide specialist/professional advice and recommendations within defined policy/strategy and procedures to support informed decision making.
  • Plan workloads and secure resources to enable the team/s to achieve a quality service.
  • Lead projects and reviews within a defined area of work as directed by manager to support and enhance service.
  • Liaise, communicate and build relationships with other internal departments, customers, partner organisations, agencies and/or contractors to support and represent the team/service.


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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.

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

Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.



  1. CIPD qualification, or significant vocational experience demonstrating development through involvement in a series of progressively more demanding relevant work/roles.


Skills & Experience:

  1. Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  2. Comprehensive knowledge of computerised business systems in terms of functionality and capability (some roles).
  3. Knowledge of principles, practices, policies and procedures relating to business planning and financial and organisational management.
  4. Proven written and oral communication and interpersonal skills with good negotiation and influencing skills and the ability to work collaboratively with internal and external partners/professionals.
  5. Ability to understand, meet and exceed customer expectations.
  6. Proven problem solving skills, and the ability to exercise high levels of initiative to devise and implement workable solutions.
  7. Proven ability to manage a range of projects through to completion.
  8. Significant practical or professional experience and understanding of business, supporting service teams and/or providing support to the public.
  9. Previous management experience including staff supervision, development and organisational skills.
  10. Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).



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Senior People Consultant – Human Resources
Client Category: Local Authority

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