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Human Resources Consultant

  • Location:

    Waltham Forest

  • Sector:

    Professional Services

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  • Salary:

    Up to £280 per day

  • Contact:

    Eszter Katona

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  • Published:

    21 days ago

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Human Resources Consultant- Waltham Forest

To project manage a complex programme of implementation of revised pay for staff in schools employed on Term Time Only (TTO) contracts. This programme will correct historic underpayment of these staff and deliver certainty to the Council and individual schools that they will not face distracting legal pay claims in this or future years. This will require the postholder fulfilling the Councils obligations in terms of consultation with staff, the trade unions, and other affected stakeholders namely Headteachers, Chairs of Governor sand School Business Managers. The potholder will then oversee the implementation of all payments, reporting on these payments and ensuring that necessary financial transfers take place

Demonstrable record of achievement at a senior level in:
employee relations, specifically complex casework, change management, TUPE, and
strategic human resources projects.
Or HR Policy
Experience of managing change management programmes or HR Policy and projects, working to time, budget and quality in a large organisation.
Experience of planning and managing a mixed and varied workload of conflicting priorities responding effectively to the needs of all customers.
Experience of report writing and communicating complex issues to a broad range of audiences.
Experience in dealing with a range of complex and contentious matters requiring a consistently high degree of support, persuasion and advocacy and an awareness of major policy objectives, employment legislation and regulations.
Experience of matrix managing and coordinating employees carrying out work across a range of major functions.
Highly developed interpersonal skills
Highly developed skills in working with trade unions to achieve council objectives.
An exceptional communicator able to operate and empathise with stakeholders and senior managers, influencing and gaining commitment to objectives.
Strong leadership, influencing, people engagement, resilience and people management skills.
Excellent planning and organisational skills, coupled with a strong focus on the delivery of the objective.
Creative and innovative in finding solutions to complex problems.
Ability to lead on multiple and wide ranging programmes and manage competing demands.
High level of organisational and strategic awareness.