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HR Consultant

Cardiff, Wales
£29.0 - £33.0 per annum + £29 - £33
Closing date
1 Mar 2024

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Public Sector
Contract Type
Interim, contract & temporary
Full Time
HR Jobs Level
Specialist Area
Organisational Development
CIPD Membership
CIPD Member

Job Details

Are you an experienced HR professional with excellent analytical and project management skills? Do you want to have a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of the population?

If yes, then we have an exciting opportunity for you!

I am looking for a People and Organisation Development Partner/ HR Consultant for a 4-month assignment (with potential for extension) to undertake a broad diagnostic for a large public sector organisation which is responsible for delivering a range of public health services, such as immunisation, screening, infection prevention and control, and health protection.

This role will suit a high calibre individual, who is comfortable working with a high degree of autonomy and capable of providing support and challenge to senior management.

You will be a member of the People & OD team, working within a designated area of the organisation. Working closely with the Directorate People & OD Partner and Assistant Partner, the post holder will report to the Head of People & OD Partnering, who will support them to succeed in the role and deliver this project.

As an HR Consultant you will:

* Work closely with the Executive Director, Divisional Directors, senior managers, and operational colleagues, to identify and address people-management issues and challenges
* Conduct HR assessments that will include a review of various sources of data, insights and documents and evaluate existing approaches to OD and people matters, to understand organisational and team needs and challenges
* Undertake analysis and diagnostics to identify requirements, areas for improvement and optimisation
* Collaborate with People & OD colleagues to create and/or commission tailored HR & OD solutions
* Develop proposals and recommendations, including a prioritised action plan for the short, medium, and long term

To be successful in this role, you will need to have:

* Proven experience in HR consultancy, business partnering or professional services
* Experience of managing projects to completion with a robust project management / planning approach
* Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret and communicate varying sources of data
* Skilful communication to engage effectively with stakeholders, managers, and peers; to understand what matters most, communicate with credibility and authority, with an ability to confidently handle difficult conversations
* Ability to understand the strategic picture and translate this into potential action, tailored solutions and fulfil requirements
* Excellent report writing skills
* A high level of self-motivation, initiative, and resilience
* You will be largely self-managing and be able to work at pace.
* Collaborative and willing at the same time to challenge the status quo

Desired Criteria

* Solutions focussed and proactive, looking at new or different ways of working
* Working knowledge and experience of specialist OD
* NHS HR or OD Experience
* CIPD or OD qualifications beneficial
* Curious and analytical when it comes to assessing how we can improve our services

This is a temporary assignment for 4 months, working full-time, 37. 5 hours flexibly Monday - Friday, with an immediate start. The organisation offers a flexible hybrid working model, which is a mixture of remote working, office work and on-site work when needed at sites across Wales.
The salary range is £51,000 - £58,000, dependent on experience.

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