HR Officer - 6 month FTC - ASAP START

  • Job Reference: 1438
  • Date Posted: 4 April 2018
  • Recruiter: Ryder Reid Legal
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £40,000
  • Sector: HR
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 6 Months FTC
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an HR Officer to join a US law firm to assist the team over a busy time of the year. This will generally support to all employees within London and you will work closely the HR Manager.

Key responsibilities for the HR Officer will include:

  • Coordinating new joiner inductions
  • Assisting with recruitment
  • Supporting the HR Manager with ad hoc duties/projects
  • Assisting the HR Manager with employee relations issues and the annual SRA practicing certificate renewal process
  • Working on a range of HR projects
  • Being first point of contact for all HR related questions from the firm's international offices
  • Assisting with ER duties if/when necessary

The ideal candidate for this HR Officer contract role will have solid generalist HR experience gained within a law firm or professional services environment, and will ideally be CIPD qualified or working towards it. You will be a self-starter, with excellent time management and organisational skills, and be a strong team player. You must be able to maintain confidentiality and discretion, and have a flexible, hands-on approach.