Senior HR Management Consultant
Our client is a well-established management consultancy with a strong client base throughout the UK. It supports senior managers in many different sectors to secure operational improvements, manage risk, and increase profitability. Their services on advising clients on human resources (HR) complement, and often support, assignments focused on operational consultancy. The business has an enviable record of sustaining long-term relationships with clients, supporting them in a range of different disciplines.
Position: Senior HR Management Consultant
Location: Manchester, UK
Salary: Highly competitive (up to six figures)
Benefits: Company pension, BUPA
Our client has a challenging opportunity for a new Senior HR Management Consultant to join their team of specialist HR advisers. They focus on HR strategy, workforce planning, reward and recognition, employee relations, managing performance, and talent management. Strong skills in reward are a prerequisite. Some support is 'advisory', other larger assignments centre on implementing restructuring and organisational improvement. Long-standing clients are in many different sectors. This appointment is focused on exploiting the real potential our client believes there is to grow the business.
The job will involve building and sustaining relationships with existing clients to maximise fee earning and achieve budgeted income, developing new contacts and selling professional consultancy services, including multifaceted assignments, audits of HR services and annual support contracts, managing and contributing to larger consultancy jobs, being part of the senior management team.
There will be considerable travel to clients throughout the UK. Candidates ideally should live within a commutable distance of Manchester.
They anticipate this post will suit applicants who have significant successful progression in a fees-based professional firm and who are now confident in seeking more responsibility to sell and manage work. It is an opportunity for a proven, ambitious and talented practitioner to move into a senior role. First and foremost, the successful candidate should have the ability and drive to develop new business in a competitive, professional services environment, and (equally important), be able to maintain and build relationships with demanding clients.
Candidates will ideally have a 'first' in a degree from a Russell Group university. Substantial line-management experience in a large organisation will also be useful.
You should have solid technical competence in HR and be up-to-date with modern working practices and understand the day-to-day pressures on busy line managers. You should be able to demonstrate an innovative approach to developing services and products that match clients' needs. In addition, you should be able to demonstrate: excellent communication skills, the personal credibility to work with senior managers, directors and chief executives of large organisations, a sound commercial instinct, and a passion for business development and an unqualified desire to build long-term relationships.
You may have experience of the following: Management Consultant, Project Manager, Process Improvement, Stakeholder Relations, Change Manager, Consultant, Consultancy, Performance Improvement, Consulting, Operations Manager, Managing Consultant, Business Transformation, Programme Manager, Talent Management, HR Consultant, Human Resources Strategy, etc.
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