People Advisor

  • Per Annum
  • Location
    West Midlands
  • Basis

People Advisor
Birmingham (Hybrid)
£36,461.77 per annum

We currently have an exciting opportunity for 2 x People Advisors to join the team of a public sector organisation based in Birmingham.

Role Purpose
To provide, under a Business Partnering model, SME advice and support to managers and staff on people matters. To empower managers to lead on people matters with expert support and guidance where required.

Provision of specialist people advice and support to the organisation, supporting non-routine cases and advising on strategy, workforce planning, organisational design, talent management & performance management within guidelines/policies/procedures and relevant legislative requirements.

Your duties and responsibilities will include:

* Stakeholder Relationship – To work with and develop an understanding of the department/division to provide clear professional advice across the full range of generalist complex people matters (such as grievances; organisational and career development including talent management; long term sickness absence; workforce planning and change management) to enable the department/division to achieve its goals.
* People Planning and Change – Under the guidance and direction of the Senior People Advisor work with management as a change professional to contribute towards the efficient delivery and evaluation of change programmes, especially where related to people activities. Ensure effective and timely implementation of P&D initiatives in line with division priorities.
* Talent Management/Workforce Planning – To work collaboratively with SMT’s and contribute towards the collation of data for analysis pertaining to undertake an analysis around retention & attrition which will assist in succession and workforce planning. Also, to guide and advise on different talent management initiatives to enable successful career development of their workforce using various talent management tools.
* Performance Management – Enhance capability of line management and to effectively influence performance management via coaching and professional advice to improve individual and team effectiveness in line with the strategic objectives
* Case Work – To proactively provide SMT and managers support and guidance on a wide range of complex generalist HR cases which impact on the Business/division effectively achieving its operational and strategic aim. To support the Chair at appeal meetings and act as a panel member of misconduct hearings.
* Management Development – Development & delivery of HR relevant training modules to increase capability of line managers to effectively deal with people related challenges.
* Employee Relations – To critically evaluate, influence and negotiate with SMTs, managers, federation representatives and staff associations solutions to employing a cohesive & motivated workforce which will help to achieve its strategic aim.

To be suitable for this opportunity; the following qualifications or experience is required:

* CIPD qualified and working towards MCIPD status or equivalent experience.
* Candidates will already be an experienced HR Officer or an HR Advisor looking to broaden their experience within a large complex and multifaceted organisation
* Preferably have a Level 5 CMI Coaching and mentoring qualification or equivalent experience
* A successful track record in providing HR generalist work in a large, multi disciplined operational organisation.
* Broad experience of providing clear, balanced advice and guidance on a wide range of generalist HR issues to management teams.
* Experience in developing good working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, both internally and externally.
* Has contributed towards to the delivery of successful organisational, managerial and cultural change within a comparable organisation.
* Demonstrable experience of establishing productive relationships with colleagues and customers (internally and externally) and across a variety of levels of seniority to deliver a generalist HR service that meets customer needs.
* Experience of dealing with complex case management issues and coaching colleagues around these issues to enhance their professional development.

In return for your experience, my client can offer you:

* Yearly base salary increments
* Working from home allowance available to purchase suitable equipment for blended & home working
* 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays
* Flexible agile working approach
* Family friendly policies including up to 26 weeks paid maternity and adoption leave
* Bespoke benefits platform and access to Blue Light Card
* Development opportunities including fully funded apprenticeships
* Employee assistance programme and dedicated wellbeing hub
* Pension scheme

For further information and to apply then please contact Deanna at Insignis on 02392322381 and email a copy of your most recent CV to

strgroup is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


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