HR Consultant

Legal & General
40000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual
16 Sep 2019
24 Sep 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
  • You will work closely with the senior leadership teams for your relevant business areas to develop, influence, lead and deliver the 'people and organisation plan'. You will ensure that HR services are delivered to the business area whilst maintaining an independent organisational-wide corporate perspective. You will lead on all HR project implementations for the Business area.
  • Provide proactive support and challenge to the leadership teams on all aspects of people and organisation development and contribute to the business plan.
  • Build a framework and metrics for the business to ensure that transformation programmes involving people and organisational design improve the efficiency and effectiveness of individual business units.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the overall People Plan, through active participation and by leading people programme projects when appropriate/necessary.
  • Provide cost effective HR solutions to the business on employee engagement, organisational development, re-organisations, talent and succession management, learning & development, performance management and resource planning.
  • Drive and support the organisation wide focus on talent management and development, including the facilitation of the relevant business areas talent and succession planning activity.
  • Support the annual cycle of people activity, including pay review; performance calibration and employee surveys.
  • Ensure that HR solutions within the business represent an appropriate balance between external market practice and internal L&G policy and practice.
  • With the support of the Reward Centre of Excellence, develop and implement appropriate reward strategies for the relevant business areas.
  • Ensure Employee Relations* within the Business Unit and work closely with Unite, local reps and managers to champion and demonstrate working in partnership and its benefits

Skills required:

  • Experience of leading organisational change with a focus on business reorganisation Understanding and practical application of project management techniques Influencing senior leaders on HR matters and linking this to business strategy.
  • Experience of providing effective HR partnership to support the business with an awareness of the different challenges that are faced.
  • Development of HR strategy, planning and the subsequent implementation.
  • Use of a range of organisational development techniques to drive engagement and performance in the business.
  • Capability to source, gather, analyse and interpret business focused HR data to enable effective decision making.
  • Demonstrated conceptual, analytical and strategic thinking abilities.
  • Essential experience in and understanding of employment law, generic HR policies and procedures.
  • Experience of the people aspects of mergers and acquisition.
  • Understanding of people development methodologies and current best practice
  • Experience of organisation design techniques and how they can be employed to drive organisational and cultural change.
  • Experience of working in a matrix organisation is required.
  • Financial Services industry experience is desirable.
  • CIPD or management qualification preferred