HR Consultant

Legal & General
Hove, UK
18 Jun 2019
01 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
HR Consultant
  • Reference: VN-13779
  • Role Type: Fixed Term Contract (inc Secondee)
  • Location: Hove, London or Cardiff
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Closing Date: 21/06/2019

Company Info

Working here is about being there for our customers; we're available should the worst happen and we work together to enable social and financial equality across the UK. But it's also about you -how you develop and what you can achieve. We'll help your talent thrive in an environment where you'll be supported to work flexibly and autonomously, sharing in our success and rewarded for a great performance with a generous benefits package.

Department Info

From HR and Digital teams through to Group Finance, Risk and Corporate Comms - our Group function support our businesses across the UK and abroad. Delivering essential services and activities that have a real impact on our business and our customers lives, we enable our people to do what they do best, contributing to delivering a great customer service, profitability and strategic growth.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Job Duties

We are recruiting for an experienced HR Consultant on a 6 month FTC.

There will be a requirement for ad hoc travel to other locations throughout the UK and this will be determined by the location of the case / project implementation.
  • Provide subject matter expert advice to the wider HR team on the implementation of people policies to ensure they are used within both our principles and the spirit of UK employment law.
  • Provide proactive insight into forthcoming legislation and ongoing case law outcomes, highlighting implication for L&G, recommending and implementing appropriate action to minimise the risk of future employment claims.
  • Protect L&G's reputation through ensuring an effective and constructive partnership between UNITE and the business.
  • Participate in and implement various projects/restructures taking place across the group providing ER expertise to HRBP's and business leaders where required.
  • Acting as subject matter expert on HR Policy, specifically for the HR community, as well as an advisor directly to the business on emerging or changing regulatory or legislative matters that impact our people policies.
  • Proactively drive the development of people management capability with line managers to reduce reliance on HR through the design and deliver of employee relations related training.
  • Identify, analyse and interpret people related MI for the purpose of influencing business unit plans and effectively implementing the right business solutions.
  • Skills Required



  • CIPD Level 7 or equivalent demonstrable experience
  • A detailed and strong understanding of employment legislation is essential
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, senior management and HR colleagues
  • Experience of operating in a Unionised environment is an advantage
  • Experience in managing complex employee relations and conflict resolution in a commercially focused way is essential
  • Experience in managing and implementing organisational design would be an advantage
  • Good commercial awareness of the organisation and the challenges and opportunities it faces within the context of HR people impacts
  • Excellent organisation, communication, research and presentation skills with outstanding attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and written
  • Ability to analyse information, recommend pragmatic solutions an commercially focused decisions
  • Ability to operate within a matrix style organisation managing differing expectations of stakeholders
  • Demonstrates the ability to identify, interpret and analyse key information for the purposes of improving service and performance.
  • Demonstrates resilience when faced with challenging situations and ambiguity
  • Ability to make judgements and appropriately risk-assess business solutions


Whatever your role, we reward ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. Our employees have a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, 27 days' holiday, an annual supplement for private medical insurance, performance related bonuses, discounts at both a huge range of high street stores and our own great products, your hard work will be rewarded when you join us.

For more information please contact Chloe McCauley, Resourcing Lead -

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