Local Government, Public Sector
We are recruiting a Principal HR Manager for a public sector client: The HR Manager will be the key advisor to the Heads of Service and Assistant Directors and Headteachers and Governing Bodies in schools. The role is part strategic and part operational. They will manage the work of the rest of the advisers, overseeing the allocation of casework, supervising advisors and ensuring that people management targets are achieved at an operational level.
To manage the staff resources within their HR grouping (Social and Care Services / Corporate and Core Services) as a pool of generic staff along with being a generic group in their own right. This means that although they may specialise in understanding one department’s work, work will be allocated on a needs basis, rather than to a department. This will allow the whole groups to work on a single project for one department while advisors work on individual employee cases.
Qualification – Essential
GCSE’s, Grades A-C or equivalent to include Maths and English
Educated to degree level or equivalent standard
CIPD qualified (or equivalent HR qualification) with at least two years of relevant experience
or Chartered Member of the CIPD through the Experience Assessment
Advanced – Microsoft; Word, PowerPoint, – Excel & Outlook – essential
Skills, Abilities & Experience – Essential
Significant experience of the management of complex casework, including re-organisations and TUPE.
Experience of managing all aspects of Human Resources within Local Government
Experience of working with management, employees and trades unions to achieve staffing related service delivery improvements
Evidence of successful management of professional teams bringing about improvements in services through change management and influencing the behaviours and actions of others.
Up to date knowledge of employment legislation, its legal implications and HR best practice
In-depth knowledge and understanding of the Employment Tribunal Service and associated services (ACAS)
Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills
Ability to manage staff and resources effectively
Experience of working with computerised information systems
Proven track record of successful project management
Excellent organisational skills, ability to prioritise and delegate
Experience of designing & delivering workshops and briefing sessions
Strong interpersonal, influencing and negotiation skills, resilience and the ability to work effectively with people at all levels within an organisation
Ability to engage and motivate individuals and teams in meeting performance objectives
Enhanced CRB/DBS; on the disclosure & barring service update system
Able to provide Five Years of references – required
To apply for this role, candidates require a full work history with no unexplained gaps
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Job Title: Principal HR Manager
Salary: £20.98 per Hour PAYE or £35'245 yearly
Location: South East London
Hours: 35 hours per week
Duration: Min 3 Months – Extension on Performance
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