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HR Consultant for Policy

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Trafford Council

HR Consultant for Policy
Employer: Trafford Council
Location: Trafford Town Hall, Talbot Road, Stretford, Manchester M32 0TH
Salary: £35,934 - £38,813 per annum
Salary Grade: Band 9
Job Category: Business & Corporate Services
Job Type: Human Resources
Working Pattern: Full Time
Working Hours: 36.25hrs per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing date: Sunday 15th September 2019 at 23.59
Interview date: To be confirmed

Trafford is a thriving, diverse, prosperous and culturally vibrant borough sitting at the heart of Greater Manchester. We have bold ambitions about the type of council we want to be, and we are committed to responding positively to the changing needs and expectations of our customers and partners.

Our people are our greatest asset and our developing People Strategy will support our colleagues who will play a key role in achieving our vision and corporate priorities. Our values are very important to us and these underpin the behaviours and complement our ways of working.

Our HR Service has recently strengthened its capacity so it can focus on supporting our workforce with the skills, knowledge and behaviours to be the best they can be. Working holistically with our HR shared service - GMSS in partnership with Greater Manchester Police, we have a great shared platform to strengthen and grow our HR talent and service offer.

Due to the internal promotion of the current post holder into a newly created Manager role in the team, we now have a great opportunity for you to be part of the HR team in Trafford.

About You

We are looking for an exceptional HR professional to undertake the role of HR Consultant for Policy. You will be a strategic subject matter expert for all HR policy and will take a lead role in the development of compliant HR policies working closely with our HR Business Partners, Trade Unions and Equality groups and other key stakeholders. You will also take a lead role in the delivery of a People Strategy that reflects our vision, values and behaviours.

You will have:
• A Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resources Management (or level 7 equivalent) and extensive relevant experience in the HR and/or OD field.
• A solution focussed approach and ability to use innovative and creative skills to resolve problems not dealt with before.
• The ability to produce written reports, policy documents and papers to a high standard, often on complex subject matter.
Further details are contained within the role profile.

About Us

We are an equal opportunities employer committed to personal and professional development and our working environment at Trafford Town Hall is exceptional.

We have a total reward package available including:- local government pension scheme, car lease scheme, generous annual leave scheme, leave purchase scheme, flexi-time, agile working, employee recognition awards, celebrating success scheme and a comprehensive health and wellbeing strategy.

If you are passionate about supporting our workforce to improve services for our citizens and have the right level of expertise and skills for this role, then we would love to hear from you.

For or an informal discussion about the role please contact Angela Beadsworth, Head of Workforce & Core Strategy – or Kate Sturman, Strategic HR Lead Policy, Reward & Intelligence

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22nd Sep 2019

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