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HR Specialist

Job Title: HR Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: Negotiable
REF: hr-rs_1522257106
Contact Name: Racquel Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Key areas of responsibility:

Employee relations

 Managing the full employee relations process (long term sick, capability, disciplinary and grievances, etc.). Conduct investigations, disciplinary and grievance according to HR policy and UK legislation and draft associated correspondence.

 Supporting and coaching managers through casework meetings

 Full cycle of ER casework (administration through to outcome meetings)

 Consult with management on general employee relations issues and policy interpretation, including but not limited to policy/procedure, absence management, performance management, conflict resolution and contractual obligations.

 Stay up to date on UK employment legislation and understand impact to business.

 Identify and respond to trends within client groups (e.g. reasons for leaving, difficulties within teams, etc).

 Others; partner with client groups on all HR functions including recruitment.

Training & Development

 Manages Learning and Development process and execution.

 Shares best practices within the talent development and learning arenas.

 Creation and facilitation of leadership workshops.

 Being first point of contact of the talent management and succession planning process.

 Administration of the learning management system.


 5+ years of experience directly related Human Resources -

 Industry specific experience (Finance, Technology)

 BA / BSc degree educated or equivalent experience

 CIPD qualified

 Strong interpersonal, communication, follow-up, problem-solving & creative thinking skills

 Executive presence - ability to express ideas with clarity and impact along with active listening

 Competent at establishing & maintaining relationships at all levels

 Well organized; detail oriented; self starter; strong initiative; calm demeanor (volume & timelines)

 Ability to work independently and to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

 Drive for achievement, flexible & adaptable

 Ability to maintain strict confidentiality

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