18 days ago
This role offers an excellent opportunity within the HR generalist team for a Manager to grow their career within DLA Piper.
We need someone who with extensive experience in partnering leadership to provide generalist HR support within a complex matrix organisation.
This is a role for an individual who thrives on building credibility as a Business Partner and the variety of support required by a senior leadership team in Employee Relations focussed HR. This role also plays a key part in driving HR generalist strategy, developing best practices and coaching business leadership in the development and management of their teams.
You will be commercially astute and dynamic, and able to demonstrate a deep understanding of the technical issues that are key to your clients. You will have strong experience of working within the sector. Energetic and enthusiastic, you will have the skills, knowledge and attributes to work flexibly and autonomously within our fast moving and changing environment.
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
As Regional HR Manager you will be a leader with responsibility for mentoring and supporting a team of HR generalists and a business partner collaboratively driving the people agenda, through embedding a quality, efficient and integrated HR strategy which adds value to everyday business activity within the firm.
Provide leadership, mentoring and support to a team of HR generalists
Provide generalist HR support on a wide range of employee relations issues
Contribute to business strategy and identification of talent pipelines / succession plans
Support and guide managers in disciplinary and grievance hearings
Maintain and update technical HR skills including employment law, relevant industry trends and best practice
Engage with business leaders in performance matters and developing talent within their function
Coach business leaders and empower them to deliver key strategic HR messages
Strategically support the firm during change management programmes
Work with specialist teams to help business leaders deliver key annual processes such as PMR and salary review
SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES
* Previous HR generalist experience, ideally in a large multi-site organisation
* Proven experience working within an HR Business Partnering model
* Experience of nurturing and developing more junior HR professionals
* Educated to Degree level or equivalent
* Ideally CIPD qualified or working towards this of other members of the HR team
* Excellent communication skills including the ability to build strong working relationships with key stakeholders and to influence business decisions
* Encourages collaboration and idea sharing across teams
* Strong commercial awareness and business acumen
* Ability to adapt style and approach to suit the situation or audience
* Seeks continuous improvement to drive greater efficiencies
DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world.
We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. These clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as governments and public sector bodies.
We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best people across all of our practice and business services groups. Our continued success relies on our ability to provide an inclusive and motivating environment where everyone has a role to play in achieving our goal to be the leading global business law firm.
We offer exceptional career opportunities to our lawyers, aspiring graduates and business services professionals in a truly challenging and rewarding environment.