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HR Advisor - 12 month FTC

Employer
CMS
Location
Scotland, Edinburgh
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
21 Sep 2021

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Vacancy Type
Human Resources
Role Classification
Other Professional
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Job Details

CMS are recruiting for a HR Advisor on a 12 month FTC!


About CMS

CMS is a Future Facing firm. With 75 offices in 43 countries and 4,800+ lawyers worldwide, we combine deep sector understanding with a global overview, giving us the ability not only to see what's coming, but to shape it.


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. Our bold approach to a changing future ensures that we nurture our employees and recruit top talent.


About the Role
To work with the HR team to ensure the delivery of a high-quality and responsive HR business partnering service across the firm.

Key responsibilities:

To provide proactive, timely and high-quality generalist HR support across all aspects of the employee lifecycle including performance management, family leave, secondments, flexible working applications, absence management and wellbeing support.
Supporting the business across all areas of HR and employee relations for example disciplinary and grievance issues
Coaching and guiding line managers across a wide range of people issues such as talent management, engagement, succession planning and performance management.
To support cyclical HR activities such as performance reviews, budget planning and the annual reward cycle.
Work with colleagues across the wider HR Function to drive innovation and continuous improvement, creating and revising policies, procedures and processes that reflect best practice.
Supporting the delivery of key people projects and other ad hoc initiatives as required.

About You
Key requirements:

Strong current generalist HR knowledge, able to manage and lead on a broad range of employment issues
Confident and impactful stakeholder management skills

Commercial approach, demonstrating sound judgement, good analytical skills, strong attention to detail.
Demonstrable business partnering skills including coaching and influencing.
Excellent written and oral communication skills. Able to articulate best practice HR in a practical and accessible manner, both face to face and in writing.
Flexible mindset able to adapt to change and take others with you.
Able to build relationships across the business based on trust, respect and service delivery.
Able to thrive in a fast paced and changing environment, strong organisational skills and confident managing different priorities.

Equal Opportunities

At CMS, a next-generation mindset is woven into all we do. We're diverse, supportive and inclusive, embracing our corporate social responsibility and creating a culture of sustainability in which every one of our people, whatever their background, can maximise their potential and thrive.

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

Please apply online or contact a member of the Talent Acquisition team if you have any questions. For information regarding our competitive range of benefits please visit our Rewards & Benefits page on our website.

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.

Company

CMS is a future facing international law firm. With 75 offices in 43 countries and 4,800+ lawyers worldwide, and home to business services colleagues across everything from Information Technology, Human Resources and Innovation to Finance, Diversity & Inclusion and Communications.  The firm’s core purpose is to build rewarding futures for its clients, people and communities.

In a world of ever-accelerating change where technology is increasingly important in the deployment of global strategies, every team at CMS is empowered to operate and innovate in ways that best meet clients’ needs. We encourage ideas from every corner of our business. We are also committed to addressing our own impact on the environment and approach to sustainability, as well as advising clients with their related legal needs.

We strive to spend more time looking at our clients’ world than inwards at ours.  That’s what makes our approach different. Being able to see things from our clients’ perspective means our people are approachable and accessible. And this means we have a genuinely supportive, open culture you won’t find everywhere. 

We take the same approach with our colleagues: we pride ourselves on fostering a workplace where everyone is encouraged to speak up, share ideas, seek advice and where ability and commitment is recognised by rapid progression. 

At CMS, a next-generation mindset is woven into all we do.  We're diverse, supportive and inclusive, embracing our corporate social responsibility and creating a culture of sustainability in which every one of our people, whatever their background, can maximise their potential and thrive.  

Whatever your specialism, and whether you’re a lawyer or a business services professional, a career at CMS gives you huge scope to carve out a brilliant career as you help us, and our clients, to face the future with confidence.

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
+44 (0) 20 7367 3000
Location
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
London
EC4N 6AF
United Kingdom
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