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Freelance HR Consultant Dover, Kent, UK

With both operational and consultancy experience, I am a creative problem solver. Typically I work on a project basis with the senior team to resolve a wide range of people issues and challenges.

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Hourly Rate / Cost:£51.47 per hour (ex. VAT)
Daily Rate / Cost:£411.76 per day (ex. VAT)
Available From:Now
Candidate ID:326878
: Offers a discounted hourly rate to registered charities
: Freelancer has their own limited company

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CV (Curriculum Vitae) / Résumé

Examples of major projects undertaken in the last few years:
• Interim HR Business Partner for a major publishing house working on a range of restructuring projects.
• A major grievance appeal investigation for a global pharmaceutical.
• Business development training for a specialist manufacturer.
• Training needs analysis project for a global shipping company.
• Headed up a complex grievance investigation for a local authority.
• Work with MDs on development activities for directors and succession planning.
• Design and implementation of competency and mentoring schemes.
• Design and delivery of management training modules.
• Presentations and seminars for a range of business events.
• Redundancy and restructuring programmes.
• Employment law advice on a wide range of business issues including business transfers.
• Advice to business start ups.

Employment History

(Mar 2002 & ongoing)

Development Director & Non Exec

London

Main projects undertaken:
• As a shareholder/Director part of team who grew business and sold company to top 20 accountancy firm. Remain a Non Executive Director currently.
• Part of sales team within the organisation.
• Recruiting, training and directing consultant and associate team within the business.
• Work with MDs and FDs on business related HR issues including development activities for directors and succession planning.
• Design and implementation of competency and mentoring schemes.
• Design and delivery of management training modules for various clients.
• Presentations and seminars for a range of business events.
• Redundancy and restructuring programmes.
• Employment law advice on a wide range of business issues including business transfers.
• Advice to business start ups.


(Mar 2000 to Mar 2002)

Self Employed HR Consultant

South East

Main projects undertaken:

• Recruitment and Retention Project for Travel Agency.
• Design of Management/Supervisory Training Modules.
• Delivery of various Training Courses at Managerial and Supervisory levels.
• Major Redundancy Programme.
• Advice on Employment Law and HR issues to Directors and Management Teams.
• Advice on design and implementation of Employment Contracts.
• Provision of assistance on an Employer’s Response Line.
• Implementation of Appraisal Schemes.


(Jan 1998 to Mar 2000)

HR Manager

pbi Agrochemicals Ltd, Waltham Abbey

Main responsibilities:

• Development and implementation of HR strategy and policy to meet business requirements.
• Re-profiling of existing workforce to support current business strategy. Including management of redundancy programme and closure of our factory site.
• Recruitment and selection activity, in particular senior appointments.
• Implementation of new job evaluation and performance management systems.
• Provision of support and advice to directors and line management.
• Ensured compliance with new legislation and complete revision of employee handbook.
• Part of team providing support to our sister company and then selling to German purchaser.


(Jun 1996 to Jan 1998)

HR Manager

Jarvis Hotels, Hertfordshire

Main responsibilities:

• Employed to sort out the HR related business issues at the site and bring the hotel in line with Company policy. Developed the personnel function and achieved Investors in People Award in March 1997 and introduced an NVQ programme.
• Sat on the HertsTEC Investors in People recognition panel.
• Provision of advice and support to line management on day to day issues.
• Development and control of payroll budget (over £1million) and training budget.
• All recruitment, training activity, grievance and disciplinary issues.
• Health and safety officer for the site.
• Part of the working party developing in house trainers across the Company.


( - to Jun 1996)

HR Manager

Holiday Inn Hotels, London

• Hotel HR policy and future strategy. In particular, introduced a Healthcare scheme and changes to disciplinary procedures and the way performance was managed.
• Implemented induction, training programmes, and a casual staff register to establish a more cost effective way of covering peaks in business demand.
• General line management support and advice.
• Acted in an advisory capacity for our sister hotel in south London.

Professional Qualifications

Grad CIPD
Level A and B Psychometric Testing

Education

University of Wales

BA Hons

Assignment History

(This Candidate has recently been shortlisted or contracted for the following people4 assignments)

  • HR Consultancy: HR Consultant required for international logistics company to: 1. Develop and implement an effective review process after 3 weeks of induction training. This system should be in a form of a chart and a step by step guide and systematic approach for a new member of an employee for 6 months probationary. 2. Implement a Global structure in a form of org chart for a training department and resources required in a training department
  • HR Trainer - Talent Management: HR trainer required for single day session in Talent Management Central London October 22nd. The training is to be delivered to a delegation of HR managers from Kazakhstan.
  • HR Consultant: Our Head Office is based in Northampton where the centralised HR are based.We are looking for additional ER support for a period of about 5 months, possibly longer, whilst we are in the process of introducing a new HR system. In particular, we are seeking someone with experience of managing employment tribunals to support the existing internal resource that manage our ET claims caseload.
  • Recruiter for Charity: Experienced recruitment professional required to help with short listing and interviewing for a senior position within a south london based charity. Experience of executive recruitment in the charity sector and interim appointments preferred. Must be available mid to end of february for shortlisting and late to early march for interviews.
  • HR Consultant: I require an HR consultant with the following experience: 1.Updating of current contracts employment to reflect new legislation. New Contracts caused internal staff issues and were withdrawn. So new pay and rewards system required to suit employees. All hourly paid. Monitoring and recording of hours needs updating to keep costs to minimum and ensure fair remuneration. 2. Appraisal process haphazard and mostly irrelevant. Effective system to be structured to reflect needs of business.

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