Senior HR Advisor

Reading, England
£21.00 - £21.50 per hour
15 Jun 2018
15 Jul 2018
Nicholas Lilley
Specialist Area
General HR Function
HR Jobs Level
Full Time
An exciting opportunity for a HR Advisor based in Reading

Your new role
The Senior HR Adviser (Projects) will be the primary lead in the HR support for a number of key Integrated Risk Management Plan (IRMP) projects and other projects providing advice, guidance, research and practical assistance on matters relating to organisational change.
Responsible for ensuring the HR elements of project plans are updated accordingly and information provided to effectively inform the HR Service Plan.
Undertake research to ensure any policy or process designed to support the changes to staffing structures, terms and conditions, or agreements are suitable and in accordance with legislation.
Lead on the HR aspects of appropriate consultation and negotiation with recognised representative bodies in relation to assigned project.
Examine current policy, process and practices to enable due diligence work to be completed as and when necessary.
Research and write communications and policy to assist project implementation as required in line with the project plans.
Act as the lead HR representative providing advice and guidance to employees and managers undergoing change in relation to HR matters in relation to any possible implications of the projects including redundancy, redeployment or effects on terms and conditions of employment.
Organise and participate in consultation meetings, placement and selection processes, outplacement interviews and outplacement support activities as necessary.
Prepare regular reports and statistics for organisational change, Projects and other meetings and analyse and respond to specific enquiries and requests for information as necessary.
To support and promote the equality agenda
Provide HR feedback to consultations on policies and initiatives.

What you'll need to succeed
At least 5 years experience in a professional HR adviser's role
Acting as HR rep in cross functional projects
Experience of designing and implementing employment policies in line with current employment legislation.
Providing advice and interpretation of legislation and case law in relation to employment issues.
Experience of implementing a significant organisational change programme or structural review
CIPD Qualified (ideally level 5 or above)
Corporate membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
Excellent communication skills - able to communicate with staff at all levels, verbally (including presentations) and in writing (eg through reports)
Able to influence colleagues by displaying and exacting professional and personal respect.
Able to maintain effective working relationship with a wide range of people.
High level logical reasoning powers including investigative skills. Able to interpret and apply employment and equality legislation.
Able to plan and prioritise, delivering results within the required timescales to tight deadlines
Computer literate and able to use electronic office systems including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and databases.
Be resilient and able to deal with highly challenging and stressful issues.
Have an excellent ability to practically apply the understanding of employment legislation and best practice

What you need to do now
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