HR Assistant - FTC

London (Central), London (Greater)
06 Jun 2018
20 Jun 2018
Role Classification
Other Professional
Vacancy Type
Human Resources, Generalist
Contract Type

We are looking for an ambitious and dedicated HR Assistant to join us at this exciting time.

About the role

You will ensure the delivery of a proactive and high quality HR service to the business including:

  • Providing proactive, timely and high quality HR support, handling day-to-day matters such as employee and manager queries, probation discussions, exit interviews, maternity/paternity/parental leave, flexible working applications, absence, health and performance management, with professionalism, commerciality and a high level of customer service. 
  • Supporting HR Advisor and HR Business Partner on complex employee relations and HR issues. 
  • Supporting cyclical HR activity such as performance reviews and annual reward cycle. 
  • Working with colleagues to drive innovation and continuous improvement across the HR function.
  • Ensuring smooth handling of workflow to the HR Admin team.
  • Ensuring Filesite is reviewed periodically for consistency of data labelling and filing.

This is a 12 months fixed term contract.

You will have a working knowledge of IT and a wide range of HR processes, as well as a high level of attention to detail. You are methodical and organised in your approach, an energetic resilient individual, who has a proactive ‘can do’ attitude, with a willingness to learn and develop.

About you

The ideal candidate will be someone with a proactive customer service focus and flexible approach to working in a busy team. With an excellent level of written and spoken English, you will have good analytical skills and are able to build relationships at all levels based on trust, respect and service delivery.

About us

CMS is an international law firm with market leading businesses throughout Europe, The Middle East, Asia and beyond.

Ranked as the world’s 6th largest law firm by lawyer headcount and 6th largest in the UK by revenue, CMS works with clients in 42 countries from 74 offices worldwide. 

A future facing law firm CMS is well equipped to help our clients face the future with confidence.  We are driven by technology and readily embrace the possibilities it opens up for developing new and better ways of delivering legal services. And we recruit, value and nurture top talent.

Equal opportunities

CMS is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment, to not only adhere to current employment law, but to harness the full potential of our staff and ensure that all individuals are treated fairly and with respect. To meet this aim CMS endeavours to treat all staff and job applicants equally, on the basis of merit and the ability to do their job. Everybody will be treated equally regardless of race, colour, age, religion or belief, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital or civil partner status, ethnic or national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, and pregnancy or maternity status (“Protected Characteristics”).

For further information about CMS’ diversity initiatives and programmes, please click here to view the diversity pages on our website.

How to apply

If you are interested please apply online. If you have any queries, please contact Tahira Choudhry, Recruitment Advisor.

Please note that CMS have a preferred agency panel in place. Only applications submitted via the portal at the point of instruction will be accepted.

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