HR Business Advisor

Macmillan Davies
North West England, England
£37000 - £40000 per annum + plus benefits
Closing date
20 Dec 2021

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Full Time
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HR Advisor
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HR Business Advisor
Salary £37,000 - £40,000 plus benefits
Location: Yorkshire or Manchester or Birmingham

Macmillan Davies are delighted to be assisting this leading global business law firm in their search for an HR Business Advisor.

The main purpose of the HR Business Advisor is to work as part of a wider HR team in providing an efficient and commercially focused business advisory service. You will be supporting UK wide managers, partners, leaders and employees in addition to working closely with other teams, including the HR Business Partners, HR Operations and HR Shared Services to deliver a seamless HR service.

The role of HR Business Advisor is offered on a permanent basis and can be based out of either the Yorkshire, Manchester or Birmingham offices with a hybrid working pattern of 2-3 days onsite.

Main duties & responsibilities;

*Advise and coach business managers and Partners across the UK to effectively manage all informal and formal ER cases, including performance improvement, disciplinary, grievance, capability, sickness absence, redundancy etc from initiation to completion, in line with the firms policies and processes.
*Confidently provide expert, commercial and best practice HR advice to all stakeholders, including managers, HR Business Partners and business leaders.
*Apply expertise and judgement to complex and demanding ER cases and identify and communicate any significant ER risks to the HR Business Advisory Team Manager or HR Business Partners
*Actively contribute to the HR Transformation project by inputting into process development discussions and supporting the knowledge transfer to the HR Shared Service Centre
*Pro-actively identify and develop process improvements suggestions within day to day work and work in conjunction with the HR Business Advisory Team Manager to implement changes effectively

Skills & Experience;

*Excellent level of understanding and experience in a similar HR Business Advisory role within a large scale or Partnership organisation
*Proven experience of managing and making decisions on all ER case types from initiation through to conclusion without close supervision
*A self-starter who is pro-active and driven and has an appetite to support the evolving HR Function
*Confident influencing stakeholders at all levels with a confident approach and proven record of reaching a conclusion that balances best practice HR advice whilst achieving business aims and objectives
*Strong communication skills across all methods of interaction and able to manage multiple cases at one time, keeping key stakeholders informed at throughout
*Strong knowledge of UK employment law and confident using expertise to build trust and credibility in the decision making process.
*Proven experience of working in a fast paced environment and delivering to tight deadlines whilst maintaining quality, attention to detail and high standards across all cases
*Experience of being part of a HR Transformation, including mapping processes, transitioning onto new HR Systems and being comfortable with new ways of working.

If you would like to find out more about this HR Business Advisor opportunity, get in touch or apply today.



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Engage. Consult. Recruit.
For many HR professionals, we’ll need no introduction. We are one of the longest-established specialist HR recruitment consultancies in the UK, with expertise in every sector, including financial services, technology and communications, retail, and professional and business services. However, it’s our consultative way of working that really sets us apart. Engage Macmillan Davies and you’ll find the focus is firmly on you and your needs. 

Professional. Proven. Personable. 
Whether you’re an established HR Manager or just beginning your career as an HR Administrator, you’ll find our focus is on long-term candidate relationships, not short-term fixes. We’ll take as much time to understand your needs as we do client ones. Rather than simply pointing you towards a permanent or interim job in HR, we’ll ensure you make the right career move. 

Our history
To say we’ve a wealth of experience in HR recruitment is an understatement. Macmillan Davies has been a dedicated HR recruitment consultancy since 1979. Since then, we have developed into the business we are today: a market-leading HR recruitment firm with offices in London and Manchester and part of a global network that spans Asia, Australia and Europe. 

Our approach
Our approach has been developed over three decades at the forefront of HR recruitment consultancy. In that time, we’ve developed an excellent track record of adding value to leading clients in every major sector, a well-established global network and a collaborative working style.
Together, these qualities add up to a unique proposition in HR recruitment. Not only do we have the expertise to deliver what you need, but our consultative and professional approach also means that search will be a rewarding experience.
At Macmillan Davies we take our responsibilities seriously, as we’re guardians of both our clients’ brands and our candidates’ careers. But we also make sure this professionalism is balanced with a personal approach. How we deliver is just as important to us as what we provide – and the reason so many of our clients and candidates return for our advice again and again. 

Supporting your HR career every step of the way
We’re a long-term career partner to many of our candidates, supporting them as they progress from HR Assistant jobs to HR Director levels. All of which is made possible by our specialist practices. If you’re looking for a senior HR role, our Executive Resourcing practice is a specialist in the field. Our Interim team will handle your day rate and fixed-term HR assignments, while our Futurexec team will provide the support and opportunities you need earlier in your human resources career.

Darren Hayman – Director, Executive Resourcing
0203 587 7066

Noreen Curtin - Associate Director, Manchester
0161 416 6225

Macmillan Davies
14 Austin Friars, London EC2N 2HE


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