Senior HR Advisor

£33000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
14 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
IT, Recruitment
Urgent requirement - senior HR Advisor role in Essex. An urgent requirement has arisen for a large public services organisation, based in the heart of Essex. This role is a 6 month contract that will support an on-going project in a team based environment. Candidates must drive and be available on short notice. Strong ER and employment law knowledge is a MUST for this busy role. Main Duties and Responsibilities: Manage employment related cases and projects and work with managers to support HR related casework and projects. Ensure advice is in line with policy, legislation and relevant case law and ensure timely and effective completion and resolution of people related issues. Work effectively with HR colleagues to ensure a consistent approach to the application of HR policies and processes across the organisation. Develop and maintain an up to date knowledge and understanding of employment law and HR industry development to support continuous improvement within the team and organisation. Develop, update and implement HR policy ensuring the organisation is legislatively compliant and that updates and implementation are scheduled and carried out to required timescales. Provide advice to managers and colleagues on pay, conditions of service matters, employee relations issues and policies taking into account current employment and case law and best practice. Support and ensure implementation of the policies, skills and support needed by managers to make decisions and take action in line with employment law, HR regulations and good practice. Support performance management against a framework of competencies that inform required behaviours of all staff. Ensure that case management records are kept in line with data protection and other requirements to allow the organisation to report accurately on cases and utilise information gathered to support and inform continuous improvement of the organisation. Contribute to managing and sustaining effective and constructive relations with employees and employee representative groups to support organisational change and effective resolution of employee relations issues. Support regular communication to the Strategic Management Board (SMB), Service Delivery Board (SDB) and Joint Negotiation and Consultation Committee (JNCC) and wider workforce on local and national developments in relation to pay, policy and terms and conditions, preparing papers and recommendations for consideration or consultation as appropriate. Responsible for ensuring all HR Policies and Toolkits are updated to reflect any statutory, legislative or other changes. Support the Service in preparing for Employment Tribunals and sharing learning through the Tribunal process. Seek to continuously improve the quality and value of the HR service provided by working with HR colleagues and Service managers to establish and develop a dialogue and relationship. 10. Manage and develop self and others to improve personal and team performance and deliver objectives. 11. Responsible for the effective management and timely resolution of people management issues which may include acting as an investigating officer or hearing manager. Completing Manager Self Service (MSS) processes where appropriate. 12. Manage the efficient and effective use of resources to support activities and to achieve departmental objectives. Hays EA is a trading division of Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited and acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at This job was originally posted as