Senior Employment Law Consultant

Recruiter
Resource Management Ltd
Location
Bradford
Posted
07 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Employment Law Consultant

Location: Bradford

Contract type: Permanent

Remuneration: Subject to skills and experience + Excellent company benefits

Jelf is one of the UK's leading insurance brokers, employee benefits, healthcare and financial planning consultancies. Jelf's purpose is simple: to build a long-lasting relationship with clients and to become their Trusted Adviser. The Group has 36 offices in 33 locations across England and Wales employing over 1,200 members of staff

A multi-award winning business, with a turnover in excess of £80m, Jelf works hand in hand with local, national and international clients in over 100 countries. Jelf has built its business founded on the ethos of placing the client at its heart and providing the very best care and personal service - a core value that still remains true today

We have a fantastic permanent opportunity for an experienced Senior Employment Law Consultant to join our Risk Management team . The role will be based at our Bradford office, but the successful candidate will be required to travel to client premise. Occasional travel to our other offices will also be required.

Responsibilities

  • Line Manage the technical and operational activities of the 6 Employment Law Consultants and Advisors within the team, supporting them as necessary and assisting them with complex client cases.
  • Support the Operations Director in delivering the vision, strategic planning management and growth of the business.
  • Provide high quality advice and assistance on all aspects of employment law via telephone, email and on site..
  • Produce contracts of employment, service level agreements and employee handbooks tailored to our clients needs.
  • Draft all relevant supporting documentation relating to employment law/employee relations matters, such as letters and memos
  • Attend client premise to discuss complex matters face to face, or attend disciplinary, grievance or other employee related meetings as necessary to take the notes and support the client.
  • Prepare for and represent clients at Employment Tribunal and negotiate and draft settlement agreements.
  • Keep accurate and up to date records of all advice given on the case management system
  • Devise and deliver employment law training and update sessions for clients and prospects as necessary.
  • To support growth of Jelf Risk Management through prospecting, marketing and networking.

Essential experience and skills required

  • Minimum of 5 years experience working within employment law
  • Law degree and LPC or equivalent qualifications. A legal masters degree would be desirable.
  • Excellent client facing/stakeholder management skills
  • ILM Level 3 in Management would be desirable
  • Employment tribunal experience
  • An in-depth understanding of UK employment law & employment contracts is essential
  • A full clean driver's licence.

If you would like to discuss this position in more detail or interested in applying for the role, please send your covering letter and CV to: Richard James via ***************************************


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