Part Time HR Specialist

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Job Type Permanent
Salary pro rata + benefits
Published about 1 month ago
Contact Richard McFarland
Job Ref RM10

Job Description

HR Specialist - Part-Time Job

Global Professional Services Organisation


Our client is a global law firm with offices based in Belfast City Centre.

They are delighted to be recruiting for a new member of the HR team with the appointment of a HR Specialist on permanent part time basis.

The Role

To be a trusted advisor to the Belfast office and deliver an integrated HR service to Belfast, including but not limited to:

Learning & Development:

Coordinate the training needs analysis for the Belfast office;

Liaise with the Training & Events/third party suppliers to coordinate learning & development activities for the Belfast office;

Monitor spending against the learning & development budget. Produce quarterly/monthly management information;

Coordinate and deliver employee induction and other training as appropriate.

Management Information:

Provide monthly and ad hoc reports on quantitative and qualitative data as required, providing analysis as appropriate;

Support the HR Manager in completing the annual Fair Employment Monitoring return;

Provide administrative support to the Belfast HR team.

Employee Relations:

Assist the HR Manager in providing advice and support to service line leads on ER matters;

Work with the HR Manager and Senior HR Manager on motivation and retention strategies;

Undertake any counselling of staff as appropriate;

Monitor and report on sickness absence/Bradford factor;

Conducting return to works or absence review meetings as appropriate;

Liaise with appropriate medical practitioners regarding on-going health problems ensuring a consistent approach;

Advise staff on career and flexible working policies and procedures.


Support the Resourcing Specialist to recruit staff locally, ensuring that quality standards are maintained and to provide advice and support to service line leads.

Performance Management:

Coordinate and manage the annual review timetable for all staff on behalf of the HR Manager and Senior HR Manager;

Work closely with service line leads to moderate and monitor standards of reviews across the office;

Ensure review meetings are diarised, track completion and monitor any relevant performance issues. Reward:

Provide assistance as required to the HR Manager in delivering the salary review in Belfast. Manpower/Resource Planning:

Provide assistance as required to the HR Manager in producing a manpower plan for the Belfast office and monitor headcount control closely;

Keep up-to-date with all staff movements (leavers, joiners, secondments etc.) so that resource requirements are planned for.

The Person

Graduate qualification with CIPD or similar certification;

A minimum of three years' experience as an HR Generalist;

Advanced Excel/reporting skills;

Excellent organisation skills and attention to detail.

Technical competence in all aspects of employment law and policies;

Strong commercial business acumen with the ability to influence strategic thinking/direction;

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to interface at all levels;

Collaborative team player who is able to work under own initiative and drive;

Ability to deal sensitively with difficult issues and personalities;

A flexible approach, resilience, and strong judgement/analytical skills;

The Package

Negotiable, dependent upon exp + comprehensive benefits package and excellent working conditions in a City Centre location

To apply, please contact Richard McFarland(Assoc. CIPD) at Grafton HR for immediate consideration and shortlisting or for a confidential discussion please call me on 07773197121