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HR Generalist

Manager, Other
Job Term:
Legal HR
Salary Description:
Leigh Day
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Leigh Day is seeking to hire experienced HR Generalist(s) within its Human Resources (HR) Team. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing, award winning, claimant law firm specialising in international, human rights, personal injury, product liability, clinical negligence, employment and discrimination. If you are proactive, energetic and look to further your HR career within a busy, highly acclaimed law firm, this role may be ideal for you!

The HR Generalist will be actively involved with the day-to-day recruitment activities and operations of the HR Team, providing an efficient, professional and responsive service to the Partnership. The role will be the first port of call for all HR queries and the post holder will be expected to provide appropriate advice and guidance. The role will also be involved in assisting with full cycle recruitment coordination across the various opening within the firm. S/he will provide general HR support to colleagues, raising HR queries, prepare the monthly payroll, manage the HR inbox and assist with the production of employment documentation and cyclical HR reports. S/he will be responsible for conducting the induction and the leavers’ process and supporting the HR Operations Manager, HR Manager and / or HR Director with adhoc projects.  The role involves building rapport and business relationships with key stakeholders.  

The successful candidate must have at least 3 years of demonstrable generalist experience within a law firm. They must be able to demonstrate good understanding of employment law and statutory legislation and its applicability whilst responding to day to day employee queries. S/he must have some demonstrable legal recruitment experience.  S/he must have some relevant experience of using HR databases and must be highly competent with MS Office, especially MS-Excel and producing cyclical HR reports. They must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be highly personable and confident to work with senior stakeholders. Attention to detail and high degree of accuracy is essential. This is a busy role and therefore you must be highly enthusiastic, proactive, organised and possess the ability to manage varied tasks within strict deadlines.

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Start date:                  ASAP
Contract:                    Permanent, Full-time position
Location:                    London
Salary:                       Competitive
Closing date:            28 May 2017

To apply, please return the following documents to by 28 May 2017.

  • A covering letter stating why you are interested in this role, your current salary details and applicable notice period
  • A copy of your up-to-date CV
  • The completed Application and Equality and Diversity form (click here to download)

Unfortunately failure to return all the above requested documents will result in your application not being considered. 

Leigh Day is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. A copy of the Equality and Diversity Policy is available upon request.

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