Client: London Borough of Southwark
Location: Flexible Working
Salary: £40,503 - £47,736
Closing date: Wednesday, 14 June 2023 23:30
HR Systems Consultant
Flexible working: 2/3 days in the office, subject to business needs.
Southwark is a large, ambitious and progressive council with a ‘can do’ attitude and enviable reputation. As a Council, we are successful, passionate and forward-thinking. We are committed to our ‘Fairer Futures for All’ promise which ensures that our residents and businesses are central to everything we do. If you want to make a difference at a local level, apply to Southwark Council today.
We are moving into an exciting phase of change at the Council and as we expand the team, we are looking for a colleague who to round us out, and bring with them key skills and experience to enable us to add greater value to both HR and The Council.
You’ll be joining a small specialist team with responsibility for both HR Systems Management, and Data Insights. You’ll be working closely with key stakeholders within HR, across the wider business functions, and with external technology partners, taking responsibility for the configuration, maintenance, operation, and ongoing administration of existing software (SAP, Talent Link, iCasework, Org publisher, and other smaller HR technology solutions), using various change methodologies to ensure appropriate controls and governance is in place.
Your expertise will also contribute to shaping significant change in the HR Systems landscape.
You’ll bring with you:
Expertise in systemic change management
A demonstrable track record of proactively identifying and delivering system enhancements that create organisational value, and expertise defining and analysing business processes and dataflows
Significant experience delivering end to end technology related upgrades
An analytical and solutions-oriented mind-set that focuses on continuous improvement
Beyond the technical skills you’ll bring, you’ll have:
The ability to build rapport, persuade and influence others
Demonstrable experience in questioning, problem solving and taking initiative
Outstanding communication skills and ability to translate technical requirements into clear business language to senior stakeholders, and a willingness and ability to flex communication style to your audience
Excellent organising/planning skills, great attention to detail, with the ability to coordinate and manage multi-task changes and organise workloads in a structured and logical way, working to deadlines
Demonstrates informal leadership behaviours and practices - Comfortable with ambiguity, with a growth mind-set,
Expertise across MS Office suite, particularly Excel & Visio, and preferably with MS Projects expertise
Change execution/Delivery and/or project experience (agile or waterfall)
A good understanding of HR processes and procedures
Additional salary details:
Annual leave: 29 days + Bank Hoildays
Benefits and more Information:
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We are an organisation that is passionate about our people and understands that richness of diversity is a requirement to provide the best possible services to our communities. This is demonstrated by our council-wide commitment to tackle racial inequality in our communities and workforce through our Southwark Stands Together programme. We particularly welcome applications from candidates with under-represented backgrounds including candidates from Black, Asian and ethnic minority communities.
For a confidential discussion, please contact our recruitment partners at Penna on Kirsty.firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07895 300 513.
Closing Date: Wednesday (midnight) 14th June
Interviews: 27th-29th June