Venesky-Brown's client, a public sector organisation in Scotland, is currently looking to recruit an HR Officer (Remote) for an initial 3-month contract, on a rate of £203/day (inside of IR35). Due to the current circumstances this role will be remote based for the duration of the contract. Immediate start available.
- Provide professional advice, guidance and support to management and employees on a full range of HR practices, policies, and procedures.
- Support the implementation of strategic initiatives and operational delivery to services across the organisation ensuring compliance with plans, Workforce Strategy objectives and legislation.
- Provide professional challenge to managers, staff, and Trade Unions to support the efficient and effective management of cases to reach conclusion.
- Plan, organise and deliver own work (including case work) to a high standard ensuring that performance targets are met.
- Use professional judgement, initiative, and knowledge to resolve problems and identify the best solution, taking cognisance of HR policies, best practice and legislation based on time, cost, and quality.
- Promote best practice and actively contribute to the development of line managers and colleagues to enable them to understand and effectively deliver people management practices.
- Develop and implement people management policies, procedures, and guidance to a high standard and to meet priorities.
- Participate in projects and working groups and progress actions to support the delivery of team plan.
- Take ownership, plan for, and implement improvements to procedures and guidance to reflect best practice and legislative changes.
- Support managers to implement organisational change including professional advice on restructuring, job redesign and change management.
- Liaise and build relationships with managers to deliver service outcomes.
- Represent HR and take an active role at external and internal meetings/working groups.
- Contribute to major corporate reviews and initiatives as required.
- Participate in and provide professional advice to managers at internal employment hearings.
- Attendance at Employment Tribunal as required.
- Maintain and develop your own professional knowledge through continuing professional development and other initiatives. Share learning with colleagues and transfer learning into operational practice.
- Consider where HR metrics can benefit the HR team and wider organisation and identify trends, gaps, and implement solutions.
- Qualified to SCQF Level 9 (degree level or equivalent) in OD/HR or a related discipline
- Have Chartered Membership of CIPD and extended experience across a broad range of HR work.
- Be customer focused, resilient, and able to work with high levels of integrity, accuracy, and sound judgement. You will thrive on working in a fast-paced environment and seeing multiple work streams through to completion.
- Have strong influencing skills and be adept in working collaboratively and developing trusted working relationships with a range of stakeholders, who require you to be decisive, credible and demonstrate a creative approach to problem solving.
- Be self-motivated, have a track record of making decisions and delivering results, and able to demonstrate an excellent knowledge of current and forthcoming employment law, case law and best practice.
If you would like to hear more about this opportunity, please get in touch.