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HR Consultant (TUPE)
  • Employer: London Borough of Newham.
  • Reference: 270
  • Published: Thu 21/01/2021, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 28/01/2021, 15:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £40,000 - £44,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Greater London

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HR Consultant (TUPE)

HR Consultant (TUPE)  

Salary range: PO4 grade (£40,869 - £43,860)

Fixed Terms for 6 months (The role will be on London Borough of Newham terms and conditions)

You will work with our a Senior HR Consultant to deliver high quality and consistent HR advice and guidance in relation to a TUPE project in a legally compliant and efficient way that positively impacts customer effectiveness, efficiency and confidence.  Over the past 12 months significant progress has been made to build relationships with our partner councils and to improve and streamline internal systems and processes.  The TUPE project is within Environment and Sustainable Transport part of our partner Council- London Borough of Newham. We are looking for someone with expertise of TUPE and project process and ability to make decisions independently with minimal support. This is a critical role for making the TUPE process smooth and contribute to wider HR Operations team by adopting good practice and engaging incoming or outgoing member of staff.If you are looking to develop your HR career in a busy, fast paced, diverse and complex environment and are looking for your next challenge, this newly created role in our HR Operations team could be for you! 

We are seeking an established HR Consultant who has proven employment relations experience and is able to complement the existing HR team with their own recent experience of TUPE ‘transfers in’ from union recognised organisations. Experience of mobilising resources and managing change across multi-site environments is essential. Confident working independently and autonomously in an advisory capacity, you will need to be resilient and flexible in nature. The post holder will need to produce a number of presentations for the consultation process so proficiency with Word and PowerPoint is required.      

We are looking for individuals who are professional, committed, enthusiastic and self – motivated. You will have significant experience of working in a large HR team, however, this role sits with the management team of the specific directorate and will be based at Folkestone road depot. In current climate, there will be opportunity to work from home as and when needed, however, it  is expected that you will be able to attend meetings in person according to the needs of the service and be able to work in a safe manner within current government guidelines due to COVID 19.

You will have specialist knowledge of HR, TUPE and Projects and be a skilled communicator able to work closely with other senior leaders, and will have the ability to promptly deal with problems, ensuring that deadlines are met whilst successfully delivering conflicting priorities. You will demonstrate confidence in providing excellent customer service, ensuring high levels of staff satisfaction at all times while making progress to the project.

This new temporary role can be offered on a secondment basis to an internal candidate for an initial period of 6 months with potential for an extension subject to review.  If you have strong HR project/TUPE skills, the ability to develop a project plan and deal with the some complex Terms and conditions issues in a TUPE, combined with excellent customer focus and knowledge of our policies, procedures and employment law, you may wish to apply.  If you are interested, the job profile sets out more information about the expectations of the successful candidate.

To apply for the role, please provide your current CV, together with a short statement (no more than two pages), setting out how you meet the requirements of the role.

If you wish to discuss the role in more detail, please contact

Closing date: 28th January 2020

Interviews to be held 1st February 2021

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Additional Information

The London Borough of Newham is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.

Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Newham Redeployees.

The London Borough of Newham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

In addition, the Authority reserves the right  to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes  anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).

Please attach your supporting statement, explaining in no more than x2 A4 sides why and how you meet the criteria for this role.