Hr Advisor

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
    £35,000.00/Year
  • Category
    Legal - Legal
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Legal
  • External Reference
    JN-062019-72005

Salary - Up to £35,000


Monday to Friday 09:00 to 17:30


Job Purpose:


To provide a full range of HR Generalist support by assisting the HR team from both a strategic and operational perspective in the delivery of the HR business plan. You will also provide a client focused and pragmatic HR support to managers and employees concerning various HR issues whilst remaining discreet and personable. The successful candidate will be a self -starter, highly organised and able to take on a demanding administrative workload.


Main Duties and Responsibilities


To manage the monthly payroll in partnership with the Finance Director;



  • To produce regular statistical reports including absence management and employee diversity;

  • Within your internal client group to monitor absence issues; run monthly sickness reports, hold sickness absence meetings and refer to occupational health as required;

  • To be responsible for both permanent and temporary recruitment for your assigned client group, including producing comprehensive job descriptions, liaising with agents, shortlisting and testing, interviewing candidates and providing constructive feedback;

  • To manage the firm's work experience programme and General Office placement scheme;

  • Responsible for the Firm's Trainee Secretarial scheme; including maintaining and creating partnerships with local colleges, candidate assessments and scheme administration;



  • To conduct exit interviews for staff and ensure feedback is communicated as appropriate;

  • To manage the company pension scheme administration;

  • To coordinate and administer the firm's wellness programme;

  • To complete salary surveys and data analysis and assist with administration of salary review and bonus scheme;



  • To be a member of the CSR Committee and help with the Mock Interview scheme as well as other projects;

  • Alongside the IT department manage and maintain the Firms benefits portal;

  • Responsible for the scheme management of the firm's various employee benefits including Denplan and Cycle to Work Scheme, delegating day-to-day tasks to the HR Assistant where appropriate;

  • Assist the Head of HR with shortlisting applications for the firms graduate recruitment;

  • To advise Partners/manages and employees on employment relation issues, seeking guidance where appropriate both within your assigned client group and from time to time outside of it. This will include participating in disciplinary investigations and/or disciplinary hearings either as a note-taker and/or as part of the decision making panel;



  • To work with Partners and Support Managers to ensure that appropriate learning and development opportunities are available for your client group to support the delivery of our business;



  • Undertake project work for the department as required.


Person Specification


Essential skills


Minimum of 5 A-C grades at GCSE or equivalent including English & Maths;



  • A-levels or equivalent;

  • Degree qualified;

  • Minimum two years in an HR administrator role;

  • Experience of/involvement in Employee Relations issues;

  • Excellent computer skills (competent in Outlook, Excel and Word);

  • Have a critical eye for detail and have the ability to follow processes and procedures;

  • Good time management skills with the ability to prioritise workload;

  • Have a flexible approach to ensure all deadlines are met and to ensure that all work is of the highest possible standard;

  • Must be able to work as part of a team;

  • Must be a self-starter and be able to think through tasks and complete them in depth;

  • Possess excellent communication skills both written and verbal;

  • Must be interested in HR and the service it is able to provide.


Desirable skills




  • Working towards CIPD Level 5 qualification



  • Ideally 2 years in a professional services/legal environment;

  • Experience of running a payroll via a bureau.




Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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Please apply with your CV to: Jade Trembath