Human Resources Manager – Legal 500 Law Firm
My Client is a modern and progressive law firm. Their clients include businesses and private clients from across the UK and internationally. The delivery of their services is centered on specialist practice areas ensuring our clients receive an expert and excellent service throughout the UK. They are a growing law firm where people are the core focus of their business.
My client are looking for an experienced HR professional to join their Management team, providing support to the business across 4 offices for 130 employees.
The successful individual will be personable, professional and flexible in their approach to continually develop and shape the delivery of a proactive and effective HR service. This is a rewarding generalist role where every day is varied.
Overseeing the smooth running of all aspects of internal HR across all office locations you will provide advice and guidance to line managers in HR areas including, performance management, communications, well-being and absence management.
Reporting directly to the CEO and updating the Management Board at quarterly meetings, you will work as part of a close-knit team of managers and will be expected to maintain effective and professional relationships with all team leaders and employees throughout the business whilst providing confidential support and assistance.
The key responsibilities of the role will also include:
Keeping up to date with current UK employment law and legislation and HR best practice
Using experience and knowledge to support business strategy
Overseeing Health and Safety including risk assessments, first aiders and mental health first aid
Drafting employment documentation including contracts of employment and letters
Designing and delivering HR training such as Inductions, Line Manager Training and Health and Safety
Reviewing and revising the Staff Handbook and policies and ensuring they are implemented consistently across the business
Recruitment and selection, including interviewing for positions at senior level
Overseeing and reviewing staff benefits
Dealing with complex HR issues such as disciplinary and grievances
We are looking for an individual with strong experience within a professional HR role, who is flexible, driven with a supportive ethos.
A willingness to travel between all offices
Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to build strong working relationships with colleagues
A collaborative work style, to work with managers, employees and external contacts to an excellent standard
Ability to manage and prioritise a varied and busy workload
Ability to demonstrate strong people management qualities
A commitment to business, team and personal goals
Previous HR managerial experience is essential, CIPD would be preferred, with previous experience in a legal role but is not necessary
For a confidential discussion on this role please contact Karen Jones at our TSR Legal head offices or email direct to Karen@tsrlegal.co.uk to discuss further.