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HR Consultant

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Organisation:Nottingham City Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 

Salary:£32,878 

NPPV Required:No 

Appointment Type:Fixed Term 

Location:Loxley House, Station Street, Nottingham, Notts, NG2 3NG 

Reference:SR0400 

Closing date:16 June 2019 at midnight 


FIXED TERM to 28/02/2020

We have a fixed term opportunity available in our HR and Organisational Development service operating as a HR Generalist - Consultant level. The post holder will primarily support the Children’s Integrated Service directorate, undertaking a range of project work but will also provide support across all for directorates, where required.

The starting salary is £32,878 (Level One) rising to £34,788 (Level Two) on the first year anniversary, subject to satisfactory completion of a probation period (pro rata for part time workers).

We’ve got an exciting opportunity available for talented individual to join our workforce - perhaps this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for? Read on to find out more… There has never been a better time to join Nottingham City Council. Known for inclusivity and innovation, we have also won a host of Employee Benefits Awards, are a leading employer of Apprentices and we are continually working around the clock to deliver high quality services for Nottingham’s citizens, visitors and investors. Our aspiration is to make Nottingham a Great City, but to do this we need to be a Great Council, provide Great Services and recruit and develop a Great Workforce.

Join an organisation that gives you extra – we will value your contributions, promote flexible and modern ways of working, will double your monthly pension contributions, offer a very generous 25-32 days holiday package each year (exclusive of public bank holidays and dependent on length of service) and give you the option to purchase up to 28 days additional holiday tax-free!

This exciting role will be working in our recently redesigned HR/OD service and you will join a talented team of HR/OD experts providing HR Generalist support to the Council's Departments. This role operates at a Strategic Consultant level and the role provides jobseekers with the flexibility to be involved in Strategic HR/OD in a HR Generalist approach, including managing employee casework, supporting the redesign and transformation of our council services, leading on talent, workforce planning and resourcing, as well as supporting and driving our leadership and cultural change programmes.

To Apply for this role:

Applicants should submit their CV and a Personal Statement (as a single combined document) outlining how their current skills, knowledge and experience meets the essential criteria listed below.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS: 

  • You will be CIPD qualified or have other comparable HR/OD experience/qualification
  • You will have extensive and current experience of applying knowledge of national and local policies, term and conditions and employment legislation, relevant to HR and significant experience in providing technical HR/OD advice to managers;
  • You will be able to demonstrate a broad and current experience in a range of HR disciplines, and in particular overseeing the delivery of resourcing solutions, redesign and transformation projects, and managing multi-faceted and complex employee casework, in the context of a large and complex organisation;
  • You will be able to demonstrate the ability to interpret and systematically analyse complex data, metrics and information to enable informed debate and decisions at a strategic level within the business;
  • You will have proven experience of successfully leading negotiation/consultation with Trade Unions and employee groups and be able to manage conflict
  • You will have the ability to effectively engage with a range of stakeholder/clients across all levels within an organisation, including councillors, senior managers, trade unions, and colleagues, positively addressing barriers and influencing outcomes;
  • You be able to demonstrate the principles of effective staff management, including options for addressing performance.
  • You will be able to demonstrate an understanding of safeguarding in recruitment and safer working practices, to ensure the safety of citizens and service users.                     


For more information, please view the Job Description and Person Specification which are attached further down on this page.

For informal enquiries please contact Joanne Zylinski or Lynn Robinson, Tel: 0115 8764701 Email: lynn.robinson@nottinghamcity.gov.uk or joanne.zylinski@nottinghamcity.gov.uk 

Useful information for Applicants

Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions information, which includes advice on pay, annual leave and hours of working, and our Total Rewards Package, which includes information on some of the great benefits when working for Nottingham City Council.

Nottingham City Council are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and we are striving to have a reflective workforce of the citizens we serve. We particularly welcome applicants from Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) communities and applicants that consider themselves disabled as these groups are currently under represented within our workforce. Nottingham City Council is open to conversations regarding flexible working options at the point of interview.

If you have any technical issues completing your application form please contact escservicedesk@emss.org.uk