Senior HR Advisor

Senior HR Advisor Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Senior HR Advisor to join our team.


  • Acting as strategic business partner to stakeholders across the business;
  • Provide advice and guidance on Employment Relations issues;
  • Contribution and alignment to the client’s HR Business Partner activities and objectives providing value in terms of specific measures;
  • Implementing new HR initiatives and working on various HR projects;
  • Management of small HR projects and initiatives including people management education & training;
  • Manage a HR Advisor and Assistant;
  • Work with payroll and project teams;
  • Providing high performing operational HR service;
  • Coach managers and team members;
  • Reviewing letters/ documents in readiness for formal hearings and providing feedback to Line Managers where appropriate;
  • To undertake reward reviews and make recommendations for change and improvements the meet business needs;
  • Ensure all SLAs are met / exceeded;
  • HR Projects: Support on a range of projects, such, Engagement, Wellness, D&I initiatives;
  • To support Head of HR on various HR projects and Continuous Improvement initiatives to support the People Strategy and Living Knowledge;
  • Address day to day HR issues as they arise.


  • Previous experience in an HR Advisory capacity, within Professional Services firm;
  • Experience in handling complex Employment Relations cases;
  • Substantial generalist HR experience;
  • Excellent current working knowledge of employment legislation;
  • Proven generalist HR experience;
  • Advising on employment legislation and conditions of service to ensure compliance and best practice;
  • Ability to gain credibility with customers and confident in negotiating with trade union representatives;
  • A successful track record in providing HR generalist work in a large, multi-disciplined operational organisation;
  • Strong prioritisation skills, a commercial focus and be able to work under pressure with common sense and a resilient attitude;
  • Customer focus with a drive to deliver;
  • Strong intellectual capability including analytical skill;
  • Solid evidenced experience in the application of company policies and procedures and HR best practice;
  • CIPD qualified Level 5 or 7;
  • Significant depth and breadth of generalist HR experience;
  • The courage to challenge or influence to allow the right decisions to be made.