Interim Lead Specialist HR Advisor (5months)

Interim Lead Specialist HR Advisor (5months)


up to £43,649 pa



Job Description

Job Purpose:


You will lead and support both the Enabling Services Directorate and corporate initiatives on the specialism detailed below.The post holder will also work with Executive Directors, Leadership Team and Management Teams on a practical working relationship to continuously improve all People Management practices. You will report to a Senior Manager within People Management who may or may not have the same specialism. You will work closely and collectively with colleagues within the same Directorate Team and with similar professional specialists across the business to ensure continuous improvement.


Key Job Accountabilities:

The post holder will be the lead, expert specialist and ambassador for the Directorate.


Be the lead to ensure that People Management interfaces with BSS are effective and efficient.


Be the ambassador and custodian for developing and delivering and maintaining a continuous professional standard across the business.


Actively contribute, promote and where necessary lead on Directorate and Corporate initiatives.


Proactively develop working relationships the build trust and empower managers to use People Management practices with confidence.


Identify and proactively deliver against relevant measurable Directorate and KPI’s.


As a senior member of the People Management team, be proactive and use internal and external best practices and working relationships to good effect.


Understand the business needs and the people management issues and take steps to identify and implement initiatives.


Work Directorate colleagues to provide technical advice across all People Management specialisms for the relevant Directorate.


Proactively identify trends and patterns and use initiative to improve all People Management practices.


Successful Applicant

Key Job Qualifications or Knowledge:


CIPD qualified (Level 7: Advanced)/Chartered Member of the CIPD or equivalent level HR Qualification.

Or equivalent extensive knowledge and experience of people management legislation and best practice.


What you will do


You will provide high level professional technical/specialist expertise and advice as part of a professional enabling service which is involved in the delivery and improvement of enabling services to develop and support the organisation and its partners in corporate compliance, planning, performance, policy and strategy.


You will be involved in the management of large projects or small less complex programmes of work.


You will analyse and interpret a range of complex information and communicate this to others.


You will provide in-depth technical/specialist knowledge across the company and upon which others will rely.


You will influence the work of others through your knowledge and decision making, the impact of which will be both internal and external.


You will undertake research as required and will produce documents that provide advice, guidance or opinion which others will use or act upon.


You will be responsible for authorising invoices and the procurement of goods and services in accordance with internal procedures.


You will be responsible for identifying and managing reputational risks.


You will be involved in the development of organisation policy and may contribute to the development of strategy.


You will take responsibility for the safe and effective use of NRW equipment and information.


Who you will be working with


You will interact with colleagues across the organisation, collaborating with others to provide efficient delivery of strategies and policies.


You will discuss technical/specialist policy issues with others.


You will facilitate and deliver presentations for internal and external meetings, providing advice as required.


You will lead specialist/technical staff through complex and/or highly technical/ specialist projects or programmes through a matrix management structure.


You will mentor less experience colleagues.


Where you will be working


Your role will be primarily office based but may entail travel between different office locations, as well as working at partner organisations and other premises.


What knowledge and skills you need


You will have a recognised qualification, degree or equivalent experience.


You will have substantial relevant experience gained from working in a number of different organisations or in different roles within an organisation.


You will have advanced technical/specialist knowledge in your field with the ability to think strategically.


You will keep up to date on advances and changes within your field with the ability to interpret and apply updated knowledge as appropriate.


You will have analytical skills enabling you to analyse and interpret a wide range of complex information.


You will have good inter-personal skills and able to develop and maintain good relationships and networks.


You will demonstrate good mentoring skills.