Job Title: HR Consultant
Accountable to: Head of Consultancy
We are an award-winning and accredited education services business with over 25 years of expertise and are delighted to have recently won the ‘Payroll & HR Provider’ Award 2020 from The Rewards for the third consecutive year and the ‘Education Business Services’ Award from the Education Investor Global UK Awards 2020.
We are 100% dedicated to education and our expert team of over 240 highly qualified employees support more than 2,350 Schools and Trusts nationwide.
Technology is key to our business; however, people are at the heart of what we do. Our culture is unique and built upon the motivation and passion of our team. We encourage our employees to flourish and unleash their talent by building their confidence and providing them with the opportunities and support to empower them and realise their full potential. By delivering the best for our employees, we empower them to deliver the best for our customers. This approach has made our outstanding customer retention rate possible.
EPM’s performance in the market has been and continues to be, exceptional, resulting in significant growth year after year. Our success can be attributed to our proactive, forward-thinking approach and passionate team. Our strategy is people and customers first with continual growth across the education sector.
Purpose of the Job:
Being an HR Consultant at EPM means you will deliver assigned consultancy projects to a high professional standard, as well as attending and presenting cases were necessary at formal hearing and appeals. Focusing on the delivery of disciplinary and grievance investigations, but also participating in restructures, policy development, HR Audits, senior recruitment, mediation, and training delivery. Where consultancy project work allows, attend hearings and meetings on behalf of the HR Advisory team and contribute to the development of EPM customer resources.
You will provide outstanding customer service by delivering expert HR expertise in a timely and effective manner generating consultancy fees to support the company’s targets. Using knowledge and experience of conducting disciplinary and grievance investigations to focus on the delivery of a full suite of investigations on behalf of Schools and Academy Trusts.
Constantly striving to improve the efficiency and professionalism of working practices to meet the company’s objective of “clarity and consistency” and working “smarter not harder” to facilitate an increase in customer base whilst maintaining and improving customer service.
Main Responsibilities/Duties of the Job: