HR Advisor – Sawston

Role Overview

  • Provide high quality operational HR expertise to business groups supporting leadership teams on all HR matters
  • Support the HR team ensuring HR initiatives are created, launched and implemented successfully
  • Ensure the firm is compliant with HR policies, procedures and practices


Principle Responsibilities:                                                                                                     

  • Develop great working relationships with client groups through regular contact supporting the development of efficient and effective HR practices
  • Coach and support managers in implementing and developing good people practices
  • Identify resourcing needs and work in partnership with the resourcing team ensuring appropriate sourcing of applicants
  • Provide case management support for performance, maternity, paternity, long term sick etc.
  • Support the firm’s talent framework ensuring effective succession planning working in partnership with management teams to identify and develop high potential employees
  • Ensure all promotions and change of roles are managed within the firm’s framework and assist with the benchmarking and salary review process
  • Adhere to the reporting processes including quarterly department reviews
  • Work as a team to create and implement the HR plan understanding the impact on key stakeholders
  • Operate continuous improvement to ensure the function meets the ongoing requirements of PB
  • Lead on and work with the HR team on bespoke project work that fulfils our overall HR strategy
  • Ensure the integrity of all HR data


Key Stakeholders:

  • Management teams
  • Managers and employees
  • HR team
  • External local HR network


Person Specification:

Work based competencies: 

  • CIPD qualified
  • Experience of working in genuine partnership with business teams
  • Able to build and maintain professional credibility to understand and manage stakeholder expectations
  • IT Proficient with a good platform of literacy and numeracy
  • Able to identify process improvements to ensure effective delivery service
  • Experience in leading projects and working effectively in teams


Behavioural competencies: 

  • Take ownership and personal responsibility for the quality of their work
  • Commitment to provide great customer service working with discretion, professionalism and confidentiality
  • Confident, articulate and an effective communicator at all levels
  • Adaptable to accommodate changing priorities with an ability to problem solve logically within specified timeframes
  • Able to think ahead, effective plan and ensure multiple deadlines are met.



Benefits Package:

  • Smart Working (see link for further details ( )
  • A relaxed and professional environment
  • Social Activities/Charitable Events
  • Volunteering programme.
  • Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
    • 25 days Holiday depending on level (ability to purchase up to 5 extra days annually under our flexible benefits scheme)
    • 4x salary Life Assurance
    • Contributory Pension Scheme
    • Retail Discounts as part of UK 200 Group
    • Cycle to work scheme


Other Information:

  • Core business hours 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday (9:00am – 5:30pm)
  • Travel may be required between Price Bailey offices


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