Do you have experience of HR practices? Are you able to present complex information in a way that is accessible to a diverse audience? Are you interested in ensuring fairness and equity in our grading structure and have you experience in considering job description content?
If so, you may be interested in our vacancy for an HR Consultant - Job Evaluation and Reward. You will be a member of our diverse and talented Reward, Policy and Strategy Team and will be responsible for ensuring that our pay and grading frameworks are robust, fair and in compliance with equal pay legislation. You'll also be part of team that is responsible for a competitive employment offer.
If you have any questions about this role or to set up an informal discussion, please email email@example.com
Full time role available as a job share and secondment to internal applicants in line with our secondment policy.
Interview date: If offered an interview, this will take place on or around the 28 February 2023.
Start date: The successful candidate will be able to start on or after 1st April 2023 subject to pre employment checks being completed.
About the role
You will be working with HR colleagues and Managers to ensure that job descriptions are accurate and well designed, taking them through the evaluation process, including chairing regular job evaluation panels. Knowledge of HAY or another job evaluation methodology would be ideal but this is not essential and support and training will be given. What is necessary is that you have an understanding of equal pay legislation, good knowledge of HR processes and organisational dynamics and can evidence the ability to develop your skills to include job evaluation.
You will undertake complex research and data analysis, and be working with confidential pay data to support Service Managers and HR colleagues and you'll be involved in ad hoc reward related projects.
You will need to be able to work with excel to manipulate data, have well developed written skills and be able to present information in an appropriate format that is accessible to a wide and diverse audience.
You will have well developed communication skills and be able to work well with a range of stakeholders including Service Managers, HR colleagues and Trade Union colleagues.
Please read our Apply for a job at the council (brighton-hove.gov.uk) pages carefully. They give you all the guidance you need to complete your application as well as information on what will happen after you’ve submitted your application and at interview.
As part of your application, you will need to upload your CV and answers to some shortlisting questions. Your answers to the shortlisting questions are the most important part of your application as they will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (CV guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk) and Shortlisting questions guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk) as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.
Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see Gov.uk for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.
We are a workplace that supports flexibility and employee wellbeing in the way we work whilst providing the best service for our customers. Team and service working arrangements are designed to support both employee work life balance and team collaboration. These would be part of your individual working arrangements alongside any personal preference agreed with your manager in advance of joining.
For more information about our values and the benefits of working at the council, visit Why work for us (brighton-hove.gov.uk)
Encouraging a diverse workforce
Our city is known and loved for its diversity. Not only is the mixture of people, culture and skills vital to the economic and social development of the city, it's what makes Brighton & Hove such a great place to live, work and visit. We are committed to developing and retaining a workforce that is representative of the diverse communities we serve so we welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds. In order to achieve our aims of proportionate representation, we particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans.
Find out more about our commitment to being a fair and inclusive place to work where everyone can achieve their potential by reading about our fair and inclusive actions, our anti-racism strategy and the work we are doing to encourage a diverse workforce (brighton-hove.gov.uk).