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HR Systems and Generalist

  • Location: City of London, London
  • Sector: HR
  • Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus and benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 11/07/2018
  • Job reference: sc 30554
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A growing management consultancy located in the heart of the City of London with a global headcount of 600 employees are currently looking to recruit an n HR generalist who has a strength and keen interest within HR Systems, the role will report to the HR Manager.


This positions has two roles (1) to work with the HR team to continually develop and improve global HR practices, with a subject matter expertise in creating and maintaining scalable HR practices using the HR system, and (2) to partner with specific subsets of the business to deliver the global HR framework to achieve the purpose.


You will be a credible, trusted advisor to the business, enabling them to manage their people. You will be responsible for the whole HR service offering for your specific business areas - workforce planning, inducting new joiners, facilitating appraisals, salary reviews and promotions, dealing with employee relations, implementing regulatory changes such as IR35 and GDPR, engendering behavioural change.

As well as the role as a business partner, each member of HR is part of the 'global HR team', contributing to policy and practice, and each member has a subject matter expertise, where they can help to shape that part of the HR strategy for the business. For this role, it is the HR system. The HR system is Sage People, which is underutilised, and can be leveraged to deliver great processes, data, information and insight to the business. We are looking for someone who has experience using an HRS, who can help redesign practices to make the most of the technology available and give all staff a great HR experience.


  • Business Partner to an allocated part of the business, responsible for delivering the whole suite of General HR in line with global policy and practice, including but not limited to:
    • Induction and exit of staff
    • Workforce planning
    • Facilitating appraisals, salary reviews and promotions
    • Employee relations
  • Ownership of the HR system (HRS)
  • Day-to-day oversight of HR Administrator in their use of the HRS and their payroll activities
  • Design and automation of appropriate HR processes using the HRS and related technology
  • Provide relevant MI to the business, including insight and analysis


  • CIPD qualified or part qualified
  • 3+ years HR experience desirable
  • Strong systems and process design/implementation experience
  • Able to demonstrate success working in a high performing team
  • Able to demonstrate success engendering behavioural change

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