Talent Advisor

Kingswood Group are pleased to be supporting a large organisation with the recruitment of a Talent Advisor on a permanent basis. This role will have a focus on Emerging Talent, supporting with the recruitment of graduates, apprentices and trainees. 

 This role can be based from a variety of regional locations including Bristol, Liverpool, Manchester, Birmingham, Sheffield, Glasgow. Hybrid working is available however 50% of your time will be office bases. 


 
Duties to include; 
• Working closely with the rest of the Emerging Talent team to ensure a seamless progression from campus to the business
• Supporting emerging talent with developing their career in the business and progressing to qualification
• Point of contact for all emerging talent HR and development queries
• Liaising with key stakeholders
• Supporting on the international talent strategy
• Supporting the Emerging Talent Manager on the bi-annual qualification process.
• Planning, attending and facilitating the emerging talent programmes
 •    Design and delivery of professional skills programme to early talent and their supervisors

Essential experience; 

  • Proven track record of working with emerging talent within a professional services environment
    • Commercially focussed, with good negotiation skills, well organised and with the ability to manage a large and varied workload.
    • Ability to define and implement creative campaigns and innovative approaches.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

     

The role offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits. 

Talent Advisor

Kingswood Group are pleased to be supporting a large organisation with the recruitment of a Talent Advisor on a permanent basis in London. This role will have a focus on Emerging Talent, supporting with the recruitment of graduates, apprentices and trainees.

 Hybrid working is available however 50% of your time will be office bases.


 
Duties to include; 
• Working closely with the rest of the Emerging Talent team to ensure a seamless progression from campus to the business
• Supporting emerging talent with developing their career in the business and progressing to qualification
• Point of contact for all emerging talent HR and development queries
• Liaising with key stakeholders
• Supporting on the international talent strategy
• Supporting the Emerging Talent Manager on the bi-annual qualification process.
• Planning, attending and facilitating the emerging talent programmes
 •    Design and delivery of professional skills programme to early talent and their supervisors

Essential experience; 

  • Proven track record of working with emerging talent within a professional services environment
  • Commercially focussed, with good negotiation skills, well organised and with the ability to manage a large and varied workload.
  •  Ability to define and implement creative campaigns and innovative approaches.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

The role offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits. 

 

HR Business Partner

Kingswood Group are pleased to be assisting a well-established international business who are seeking an experienced HR Business Partner on a 12 month contract basis, based in Chelmsford. 

Working as part of a highly regarded HR team, this is a hands-on business partnering role working closely with senior leaders combined with strategic advisory work.

Duties to include; 

  • Work closely with allocated client group, ensuring a commercial and solutions focussed approach
  • Develop trusted relationships with senior leaders, to guide and influence 
  • Work closely with line managers to support with challenging and sensitive ER issues 
  • Manage and advise on a broad range of ER cases, to include performance, grievance and disciplinary issues 
  • Take ownership to truly understand the business and its priorities 
  • Collaborate with the wider HR team and ensure regular contact with global colleagues 
  • Budget management 
  • Lead on HR projects 

Experience required; 

  • Recent experience working as a HR Business Partner, ideally gained within a partnership environment 
  • Strong HR experience, with demonstrable experience of complex ER cases  
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to influence senior leaders
  • Strong working knowledge of UK employment law

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Business Partner to be part of a successful team. To succeed in this role you will need to be collaborative, resilient and have excellent influencing and stakeholder management skills to best support the business. 

Hybrid working is available, but you must be able to attend the office 2/3 days a week.  

HR Project Coordinator

Kingswood Group are pleased to be supporting a large organisation with the recruitment of a HR Project Coordinator on an 18 month contract basis.

This role will be responsible for supporting the with the implementation of a new HR system. 

This role can be based from a variety of locations including Bristol, Liverpool, Manchester, Birmingham, Sheffield, Glasgow

Hybrid working is available however 2 days on-site will be required.

Duties to include; 

  • Responsibility for the day-to-day management of project items and to work closely with the Change Lead to develop and implement the change plan
  • Managing updates to the project plan ahead of weekly meetings and supporting the Change Lead 
  • Preparing and updating project packs in advance of programme meetings 
  • Support the wider project team with the creation of project plans ensuring they have clear deliverables, owners, timescales throughout the project 
  • Working closely with other project team members ensuring there is a full understanding of wider programme deliverables
  • Manage and distribute key project documentation applying appropriate data security and version controls


 Essential experience required; 

  • Proven experience of providing HR project support, experience of supporting a system implementation is desirable
  • Strong IT skills including proficient in MS Office applications including strong Excel capabilities
  • Formal project management qualification desirable
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal 

The role sits within a collaborative HR project team and will report directly to the HR Programme Lead. 

Reward Lead

Kingswood Group are pleased to be assisting our client, a forward-thinking global organisation, with a 18month contract Reward Lead opportunity. This is a project role, supporting and leading on a global compensation specific project. 

This role would best suit an experienced Reward Specialist with experience of a large scale system delivery project.

The position can be based in several locations such as, Bristol, Liverpool, Manchester, Sheffield, Glasgow. Hybrid working is available however 2 days in the office per week will be required.

Key duties to include; 

  • Manage the local project plan, feed into the wider programme plan and act as the process lead for global compensation changes in Workday 
  • Work closely with the implementation partners to identify requirements and agree designs
     Identify and understand any gaps in process and look for opportunities to embed a best fit approach and drive process improvements into the new system
  • Ensure compensation processes support internal policies and external legislative requirements 
  • Identify reporting requirements and work with the project team to develop suitable compensation reporting, covering all reward aspects including compensation structures and pay gap reporting   

Essential skills & experience required; 

  • Experience working as a Reward Specialist with experience of a large scale system delivery project, gained with a professional services environment 
  • A strong process improvement background, with extensive complex compensation management experience
  • Excellent Excel Skills (Vlookups, Pivot tables, Macros)
  • Experience of VBA and SQL desirable or willingness to learn
  • Experience of job evaluation, job matching and bonus framework design
  • Experience of developing reporting requirements to capture complex reward information
  • Highly organised approach to work with the ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast paced project environment

The role offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits. 

HR Business Partner

Kingswood Group are pleased to be assisting our client, a forward-thinking and growing organisation, with a permanent HR Business Partner opportunity based in East London.  

This will be a hands-on business partnering role working closely with senior leaders combined with strategic advisory work. 

Due to the nature of the role and client group, this position will be largely office based. 

Key accountabilities include;

  • Partnering with key stakeholders to ensure the alignment of business plans and people strategy
  • Provide expert HR advice and guidance, to include complex ER cases 
  • To deliver the people plan and cyclical activity to include, performance cycle, salary & bonus review, implementation of the wellbeing strategy 
  • To act as an HR leader within the client group, leading on projects and initiatives 
  • Reporting to analyse key people metrics 

Experience required;

  • Demonstrable experience working as a HR Business Partner within the Engineering/Construction sector 
  • Experience working with senior leaders, to guide and influence 
  • CIPD level 5 

The role offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits. 

Employment Policy Lead

Kingswood Group are pleased to be supporting a large professional services business with the recruitment of an Employment Policy Lead position on a 12 month contract basis.

This role will be required to lead on the development of employment policy and strategy, working alongside HR colleagues, employee networks and partners to align to the culture and values of the business.

You can be based in various major city locations such as Bristol, Liverpool, Manchester or Sheffield with hybrid working available however, attending the office twice a week will be essential.

Responsibilities to include:

Skills and experience required:

  • Exceptional stakeholder management, ability to build and maintain positive relationships with key stakeholders
  • Highly effective written communication skills; the ability to break down complex information and communicate simply across communications, policies and guides.
  • Exceptional presentation skills and Practice of leading, evolving and driving forward people related projects.
  • Collaborative and proactive in seeking opportunities to work with colleagues to co-create solutions that meet needs of multiple groups. 
  • Expert understanding and grasp of how to operate within an environment of multiple HR policies and procedures 
  • Good commercial awareness of the organisation and the challenges and opportunities it faces within the context of HR.
  • Ability to prioritise workload, be self-directed and have excellent attention to detail

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a forward thinking and evolving business.  The company offer hybrid working, a competitive salary and the opportunity to work as part of a highly regarded HR team. 

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