Venesky-Brown's client, a public sector organisation, are currently looking to recruit an HR Adviser, to be based in Edinburgh (homeworking), for an initial 5-month contract on a rate of c.£.50/day (inside of IR35). HR adviser will be jointly responsible for overseeing the management of the HR operational team Responsibilities: Advising on HR policies and procedures, ensuring they are applied fairly and supporting the practical and common-sense application of procedures To advise on, and participate in, recruitment campaigns including the development of job descriptions and advertisements, and assessment and selection techniques Leading projects and/or supporting colleagues to deliver projects, to support the implementation of corporate reviews and strategies Develop, implement and monitor performance standards which ensure the team deliver high quality services and continuous improvement Working with the other HR Advisers to ensure the team is motivated and developed to deliver against the standards required for their roles Requirements: An experienced HR professional with a proven track record of providing practical advice across the full spectrum of HR policies and procedures including absence and performance management, discipline, and grievance Current knowledge of recruitment, selection and assessment techniques and the ability to work with managers to develop effective recruitment campaigns Experience of leading an operational HR Team with a commitment to delivering a high-quality HR service An excellent communicator with experience of delivering presentations and the ability to write clearly on complex and challenging issues Excellent organisational skills including the ability to prioritise and meet deadlines across a number of different work streams In-depth practical knowledge and application of UK employment legislation Experience of providing autonomous advice, whilst knowing when to escalate issues or seek advice from our internal legal team The ability to quickly build relationships and credibility with others and to work effectively with managers at all levels If you would like to hear more about this opportunity please get in touch.
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