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Interim HR consultant - 12 Month FTC

Oakleaf Partnership
City of London, England
£60000 - £65000 per annum
Closing date
13 Jun 2022

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Not for Profit/Charity
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
HR Consultant
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Job Details

HR Consultant

  • 12 month FTC
  • £62,000 - £65,000
  • ASAP Start
  • Hybrid
  • City of London

My client are looking for a qualified HR Consultant to work with the HR Manager to lead a variety of human resource projects, and support with the provision of a quality HR advisory service. You will help optimise everyday processes as well as implement strategic change programmes and new technologies.

Main accountabilities:

  • Initiating and leading human resource programmes and projects including organisational restructures, process improvements, implementation of technology enhancements and support with employee engagement initiatives.
  • Providing advice and recommendations to managers and staff for resolution of ER issues, whilst ensuring managers take ownership.
  • Taking part in the recruitment process by helping managers attract and hire top talent

Key responsibilities:

  • Initiate and lead human resource programs and projects
  • Support managers with organisational restructures, including the production of new role profiles, consultation documents and processes, redundancies, and redeployment.
  • Conduct research through various methods to identify a suitable electronic document management system to move HR paper files into electronic format, overseeing project from initiation to go live.
  • Assisting in the recruitment of key roles, using the most productive and cost-effective methods, whilst maximising the quality of successful candidates. To ensure that policy on recruitment and selection is followed and campaigns remain compliant with legal and best practice.
  • Assist in the development and integration of policies
  • Select and implement suitable HR technology to support recruitment processes.
  • Work with current software provider to upgrade current platform and implement self-service for employees, re personal details changes, leave bookings etc.
  • Review systems and processes and make modifications to improve efficiencies
  • Refurbish knowledge of advancements in the HR field and present new ideas
  • To undertake such other duties as may be reasonably required within the general scope of the post.

Requirements and skills

  • Proven experience as a senior hr professional
  • In-depth knowledge of HR principles, policies, procedures and best practices and the ability to interpret them practically and pragmatically
  • Solid understanding of organisational change (including redundancy and redeployment programmes)
  • Computer savvy with working knowledge of human resource IT technologies (HRevolution/Sd Worx ideally.)
  • Ability to compose comprehensive correspondence in relation to employee relations issues e.g. sickness, disciplinary, grievance, dismissal and flexible working
  • An analytical mind with problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent communication and consulting skills
  • A team player
  • Minimum level 5 CIPD or equivalent qualification preferred
  • Experience in project management preferably HR related


Oakleaf Partnership is the UK’s largest independent HR recruitment consultancy. Founded in 2005, we have built enduring relationships with HR functions across every sector; thanks in part to our expertise, but also our collaborative approach. We listen. We share our insights. We take the time to truly understand the culture of an organisation – the person behind a CV.

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