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Employment Law Consultant

EMPLOYMENT LAW CONSULTANT

JOB TYPE:  Maternity cover, full time

SALARY:  Salary negotiable depending on experience plus benefits (including health cash plan, income protection, death in service, contributory pension and childcare vouchers)

LOCATION: The role can be based at either of our Belfast or Coleraine offices with travel to client premises as required

OVERVIEW: Are you an experienced, qualified employment law professional looking for your next challenge? We are looking to recruit an Employment Law Consultant, experienced in Industrial Tribunal advocacy, to cover maternity leave. The successful applicant will work to deliver our services with the aim of developing client relationships built on quality service, collaboration and trust.

This is a busy and varied role. You will be responsible for providing advice and guidance to a caseload of clients across a variety of industries on restructures and redundancy, capability and performance management, TUPE, recruitment & selection and day to day HR/ Employment Law issues. As required, you will also manage Industrial Tribunal claims.
 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE HR CONSULTANT ROLE:

• To provide advice and guidance to clients across the full spectrum of employment law;
• To provide practical support to clients and deliver on ad-hoc project work as required (including assistance with investigation / disciplinary / grievance processes). Minute-taking of meetings may also be required;
• To draft bespoke policies, procedures and correspondence for use in the employment relationship on behalf of clients across a wide range of industry sectors;
• To draft and deliver training sessions on topics associated with the employment relationship;
• To manage Industrial Tribunal claims, including drafting ET3, disclosure, drafting witness statements and advocacy;
• To maintain up to date knowledge of current legislation and best practice;
• To respond to all correspondence from clients in an efficient and timely manner;
• To participate in business development initiatives such as seminars, workshops, preparation of articles and provision of advice to potential clients;
• Any other duties commensurate with the role and within capabilities.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

• Qualified employment law advocate/solicitor/barrister with strong knowledge of NI employment law and best practice;
• At least three years proven hands on experience in an employment law advisory role;
• Experience of drafting bespoke policies, procedures, contracts and letters in relation to the employment relationship;
• Ability to self-organise and prioritise a varied workload and deliver to tight deadlines;
• Ability to confidently communicate and effectively build relationships, with strong written, verbal and listening skills;
• Flexible approach as the successful candidate will be required to work across a range of employment law activities, which will involve travel to client locations;
• IT literate and proficient in the use of all Microsoft Office packages;
• A full valid UK driving licence.

DESIRABLE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

• Working knowledge of Republic of Ireland Employment Law;
• Knowledge and understanding of Fair Employment Monitoring and Section 75 requirements;
• Knowledge and understanding of salary reviews and benchmarking;
• Experience of drafting and delivering training associated with the employment relationship.

NEXT STEPS

This role provides a great opportunity to join a successful company recognised for their quality services. If you feel you meet the essential criteria contact us at recruitment@willisinsurance.co.uk to request an application pack.