Deighton Pierce Glynn is one of the leading civil liberties and human rights law firms in the UK with offices in London and Bristol.
We're looking for an HR generalist who wants to change the world for the better!
You will lead DPG’s HR function, working directly with the Managing Partner and Practice Manager and using your collaboration, influencing and relationship building skills and human resources expertise to ensure that we can recruit, retain, and develop the best talent to deliver our vital work.
This is a new role, which the post holder will have scope to shape themselves. You will lead initiatives across all areas of Human Resources to support DPG and Managers to build and develop high performing teams.
- Recruitment – working with and supporting the managers to attract and appoint the right people, ensuring system of recruitment works effectively.
- Development of staff – ensuring that each staff member has training plans, up to date job descriptions, and their managers are provided with coaching to provide appropriate feedback.
- Retaining staff – working with the leadership team to develop HR, people, and culture strategies, organise staff training and activities and lead on the development of staff.
- Ensuring that we comply with our legal obligations and our policies as employers and provide guidance to the managers as appropriate to ensure they do this.
- Monitor staff performance and attendance and support managers through any issues with performance management.
- Lead proactive stakeholder relationships that can support, develop, and challenge on best inclusive HR practices.
Experience & Skills:
- An interest in human rights and civil liberties and the aims of our organisation.
- Proven experience within a Human Resources position with demonstrable evidence of developing and sustaining positive working relationships at all levels within an organisation.
- CIPD Level 5 or above or equivalent experience.
- A good understanding of HR procedures and legislation in the UK and a generalist knowledge of multiple HR disciplines (ER, pay & benefits, recruitment, training & development etc.).
- Proven experience giving advice on employee relations.
- Self-starter and ability to lead change by influencing and supporting others.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Project/PowerPoint/Excel/Word).
- Experience of driving results through and with a team.
- An understanding of Inclusion and Equity and a commitment to anti racism.
This is a hybrid role – mix of London office and remote working with the odd day in our Bristol office.
To apply: please email your CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by 8 am on Monday, 11 July.