HR Consultant

Ref: ZR_6623_JOB  ·  Posted on 04 January 2022


With over 1,000 professionals in the UK, our client’s Human Capital practice is renowned for providing distinctive depth and breadth of HR and Organisational Transformation services to clients undertaking complex major programmes and they are the recognised global leader in HR Consulting, Transformation and Technology with over 300 blue-chip credentials. 

Their HR Consulting offering consistently innovates and drives HR and Workforce Transformation for some of the largest UK public sector organisations and well-known global brands. In the HR Consulting you will be joining a rapidly growing part of the business that partners with their clients to help them tackle people related challenges. This could be building a new people and workforce strategy, employee brand, employee value proposition, redesigning end to end talent processes, development and capability pathways and everything in between.

Key responsibilities

Within your role you will have responsibility for bringing your sector and technical expertise along with broader consulting skills to:

  • Own and lead work streams of activity within client engagements and managing teams
  • Develop client relationships through effective stakeholder engagement
  • Carry out research, data collection and analysis, applying rigorous logic to deliver insight and innovative solutions to clients
  • Interview client employees and managers and facilitating meetings and workshops
  • Assist in the preparation of high quality deliverables such as documents and presentations which present client recommendations
  • Work with Client counterparts on scoping pieces of work including gathering requirements, gathering feedback and input for workshops or meetings and checking understanding
  • Oversee junior members of the team specifically Analysts and the deliverables they are responsible for
  • Work effectively in diverse teams within an inclusive team culture where people are recognised for their contribution
Skills & experience
  • HR operations, HR transformation programmes, enabling HR technologies, shared services, digital HR, HR organisation design or a specialist HR area (e.g. learning and development, recruitment, benefits, reward, performance and talent)
  • Strategic analysis of future organisational capabilities and trends and implementing these to improve business performance and the employee experience
  • Possess excellent facilitation, communication and data analysis skills and have an ability to influence others
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of HR, the value it can bring to an organisation and the function it performs in a business context
  • Be able to apply knowledge and expertise in a range of client scenarios, focusing on high quality even in high pressured, time critical situations
  • Proven ability to assess, design and implement new HR service delivery and HR operating models considering business demands and more efficient ways of working
  • Experience of working with new HR Technology and experience of analysis of an organisation’s HR requirements, employee experience ambition, processes and pain points to ensure the identification and implementation of the most suitable enabling technology

Digital HR:

  • An understanding of or preferably experience with robotics and automation for process optimisation
  • Awareness of artificial intelligence (AI) and cognitive computing to enable information management, data analysis and predictive systems
  • An understanding of how virtual reality and/or augmented reality can be leveraged to support employee retention, learning & development, engagement and productivity
  • Awareness of using technology to allow for innovative ways to engage with employees throughout the employee lifecycle
  • Appreciation of the digital roadmap, including risk management and staying a breadth of new digital tools
  • Depending on your prior experience, we may also look to you to take a leading role in managing one or more of our teams and to play a bigger part in developing strong client relationships and in supporting the growth of our business.

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

Part-time opportunities/flexible working is available to suit individual needs.


Additional benefits
  • Holidays, starting at 25 days a year
  • A flexible contributory pension arrangement with matching contributions
  • Life assurance of six times your core salary (up to a maximum of six times the Earnings Cap, in force at date of death)
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Personal accident insurance
  • Mobile phone is not fully funded but you can claim on expenses for business use.
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