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BBRR ODIES RECRUITMENT COURAGE, CHARACTER, CARE, COLLEGIATE, COLLABORATIVE

Brodies LLP is a UK law firm headquartered in Scotland. It is the largest firm in its jurisdiction
measured by income, directory rankings, and lawyer numbers. In the last two years, the firm's
revenue has grown by 20%, and we have added nearly 100 new colleagues. Today, we have
more than 700 people working from our bases in Aberdeen, Dingwall, Edinburgh, and Glasgow.
We combine colleagues' expertise in all business areas, to deliver Enlightened Thinking - new
knowledge and new legal possibilities - uniquely suited to our Scottish, UK and international
clients.

JOB TITLE
People Engagement Manager
Based in Edinburgh, Glasgow or Aberdeen REPORTING TO

Senior People Engagement Manager

JOB PURPOSE As a key member of the People Engagement (HR) team, the successful candidate will be an integral part
of the business providing a comprehensive people related advice to the legal practice areas. As well as
demonstrating a broad range of experience, including managing complex employee relations case work
and managing change, you will have the ability to build relationships, influence and communicate in a
fast paced environment in order to provide a first class service to the business. This role will involve
supporting colleagues across all our offices and reasonable travel will be required.

This is an exciting and challenging role. We are looking for an individual who has operated in a similar
post and can work on their own initiative, is proactive, resilient and committed to doing an excellent job.
The People Engagement Manager will also be responsible for supervising and developing junior
members of the People Engagement Team.

The successful candidate will join the team as we embark on a new strategic period and will be involved
in delivering a number of new projects and initiatives as well as leading on key parts of our people
engagement strategy – namely the contract we have with our people.

The successful candidate will ensure all people engagement activities promote and maintain the brand of
the firm and our values.

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CORE TASKS
Employee relations and general people engagement  Act as the first point of contact for two legal practice areas, meeting regularly with the practice and

group heads, consistently providing commercial and pragmatic advice.  Working autonomously to provide support and guidance on all aspects of employee relations. The
successful candidate will have a proven track record in handling grievances, conducting disciplinary
investigations and hearings, running absence management cases, and managing exits.  Provide support and guidance on all aspects of performance management. This includes supporting
the annual appraisal process, working with each area on performance development plans and
resolving issues where necessary.  Coaching line managers in all people processes to ensure best practice and employee engagement is
enhanced.  Maintain up to date HR knowledge to ensure the firm complies with employment legislation in all of
our people related activity. Recruitment and retention  Work closely with the practice and group heads to establish resource requirements and provide
practical solutions in relation to this.  Co-ordinate all recruitment activity from drafting the job specification through to making the offer of
employment, with support from Advisors and Assistants.  Provide People Engagement support at interviews, coaching and guiding less experienced hiring
managers as well as preparing and facilitating assessments.  Build and maintain positive relationships with preferred recruitment consultants as well as negotiating
fees and effectively managing the allocated recruitment budget.  Review succession planning through identifying resource gaps, carrying out risk analysis and
mapping out succession plans for each practice area.  Work with the practice and group heads to identify candidates for promotion and provide support with
preparation of objective setting and business cases. Reward  Alongside the Compensation and Benefits team, provide advice on market and competitors rates, key
trends and assistance with the annual salary review across all business support areas.  Provide guidance and input to help determine recommended salary levels for individuals together with
supporting the process of salary change notifications. Employee engagement and training  Understand and agree suitable training requirements for individuals and teams, being mindful of costs
aBsr owdeielsl ais ctohme mbiettneedf tito teoq tuhaeli tey,m dpivloeryseiteys & a tnhed cthreea tfiiormn o. f an inclusive work environment where no partner,
employee, potential employee or job applicant receives less favourable treatment. We value the skills, experience  Wanodr kp ewrsitphe tchtiev ep trhaactt iac ed ivheerased sa ntod irdeeprnetsifeyn, tmataivnea wgoer kafonrdc en oufrfteurrse u tsa ilne ntet rimn st hoef obuurs ainbielistys t.o deliver top class
legal services to our clients.

Please go to brodies.com/privacy-notice/if-you-are-a-job-applicant to understand in greater detail how we may use your personal information.

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 Help to plan, organise and facilitate practice away days including follow up work with teams where
appropriate. Team management  Regularly meet with team members to review workloads and provide advice and guidance where
required. Ensure there is an even distribution of tasks and that all key deadlines are met.  Regularly review team performance through catch ups, quarterly reviews, appraisal meetings and
regularly reviewing progress against objectives. Project work  Work alongside the People Engagement Manager team to identify, drive forward and deliver projects
in line with the People Engagement strategy.  Be aware of Brodies’ information security policies, and protect information assets from unauthorised
access, disclosure, modification, destruction or interference at all times.

PERSON SPECIFICATION  Experienced People Engagement (HR) Manager with a proven track record in delivering business
focussed and solution based advice.  Strong working knowledge of handling complex employee relations case work.  Previous experience in a professional services environment is desirable.  Previous experience of managing others is preferred.  An up to date, high level of expertise and experience in all People Engagement related matters.  Ideally CIPD qualified.  Strong academics which ideally include a business related degree.  Computer literate – particularly in Word, Excel and Microsoft Office. SKILLS

 Ability to build strong working relationships at all levels  Needs to be sharp and commercially strong with the ability to identify issues and suggest pragmatic
solutions quickly.  Ability to influence and persuade at all levels.  Can demonstrate experience of working successfully in a fast paced and challenging environment.  Excellent written and oral communication skills.  Can scope out project plans and identify and implement key requirements for project delivery. Brodies is committed to equality, diversity & the creation of an inclusive work environment where no partner,  Aebmilpitlyo yteoe j,u pgogtelen tmialu eltmipplelo pyerieo roirti ejosb anpdpl iac adnet mreacenidviensg l ewsos rfkalvooaudra. ble treatment. We value the skills, experience
and perspective that a diverse and representative workforce offers us in terms of our ability to deliver top class  Adopts a flexible and proactive approach to work duties. legal services to our clients.

Please go to brodies.com/privacy-notice/if-you-are-a-job-applicant to understand in greater detail how we may use your personal information.

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 Projects a professional image of the practice and the firm at all times.  An approachable, enthusiastic, and committed team player.

To apply for this role, please send a copy of your CV with a covering letter to -******* quoting reference BR943.

Brodies is committed to equality, diversity & the creation of an inclusive work environment. We value the skills,
experience and perspective that a diverse and representative workforce offers us in terms of our ability to deliver
top class legal services to our clients.

We pride ourselves in providing flexible working arrangements and our colleagues enjoy agile and remote working
to suit their personal circumstances.

Please go to brodies.com/privacy-notice/if-you-are-a-job-applicant to understand in greater detail how we may
use your personal information. Brodies is committed to equality, diversity & the creation of an inclusive work environment where no partner,
employee, potential employee or job applicant receives less favourable treatment. We value the skills, experience
and perspective that a diverse and representative workforce offers us in terms of our ability to deliver top class
legal services to our clients.

Please go to brodies.com/privacy-notice/if-you-are-a-job-applicant to understand in greater detail how we may use your personal information.

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BBRR ODIES RECRUITMENT COURAGE, CHARACTER, CARE, COLLEGIATE, COLLABORATIVE

Brodies LLP is a UK law firm headquartered in Scotland. It is the largest firm in its jurisdiction
measured by income, directory rankings, and lawyer numbers. In the last two years, the firm's
revenue has grown by 20%, and we have added nearly 100 new colleagues. Today, we have
more than 700 people working from our bases in Aberdeen, Dingwall, Edinburgh, and Glasgow.
We combine colleagues' expertise in all business areas, to deliver Enlightened Thinking - new
knowledge and new legal possibilities - uniquely suited to our Scottish, UK and international
clients.

JOB TITLE
People Engagement Manager
Based in Edinburgh, Glasgow or Aberdeen REPORTING TO

Senior People Engagement Manager

JOB PURPOSE As a key member of the People Engagement (HR) team, the successful candidate will be an integral part
of the business providing a comprehensive people related advice to the legal practice areas. As well as
demonstrating a broad range of experience, including managing complex employee relations case work
and managing change, you will have the ability to build relationships, influence and communicate in a
fast paced environment in order to provide a first class service to the business. This role will involve
supporting colleagues across all our offices and reasonable travel will be required.

This is an exciting and challenging role. We are looking for an individual who has operated in a similar
post and can work on their own initiative, is proactive, resilient and committed to doing an excellent job.
The People Engagement Manager will also be responsible for supervising and developing junior
members of the People Engagement Team.

The successful candidate will join the team as we embark on a new strategic period and will be involved
in delivering a number of new projects and initiatives as well as leading on key parts of our people
engagement strategy – namely the contract we have with our people.

The successful candidate will ensure all people engagement activities promote and maintain the brand of
the firm and our values.

------------

CORE TASKS
Employee relations and general people engagement  Act as the first point of contact for two legal practice areas, meeting regularly with the practice and

group heads, consistently providing commercial and pragmatic advice.  Working autonomously to provide support and guidance on all aspects of employee relations. The
successful candidate will have a proven track record in handling grievances, conducting disciplinary
investigations and hearings, running absence management cases, and managing exits.  Provide support and guidance on all aspects of performance management. This includes supporting
the annual appraisal process, working with each area on performance development plans and
resolving issues where necessary.  Coaching line managers in all people processes to ensure best practice and employee engagement is
enhanced.  Maintain up to date HR knowledge to ensure the firm complies with employment legislation in all of
our people related activity. Recruitment and retention  Work closely with the practice and group heads to establish resource requirements and provide
practical solutions in relation to this.  Co-ordinate all recruitment activity from drafting the job specification through to making the offer of
employment, with support from Advisors and Assistants.  Provide People Engagement support at interviews, coaching and guiding less experienced hiring
managers as well as preparing and facilitating assessments.  Build and maintain positive relationships with preferred recruitment consultants as well as negotiating
fees and effectively managing the allocated recruitment budget.  Review succession planning through identifying resource gaps, carrying out risk analysis and
mapping out succession plans for each practice area.  Work with the practice and group heads to identify candidates for promotion and provide support with
preparation of objective setting and business cases. Reward  Alongside the Compensation and Benefits team, provide advice on market and competitors rates, key
trends and assistance with the annual salary review across all business support areas.  Provide guidance and input to help determine recommended salary levels for individuals together with
supporting the process of salary change notifications. Employee engagement and training  Understand and agree suitable training requirements for individuals and teams, being mindful of costs
aBsr owdeielsl ais ctohme mbiettneedf tito teoq tuhaeli tey,m dpivloeryseiteys & a tnhed cthreea tfiiormn o. f an inclusive work environment where no partner,
employee, potential employee or job applicant receives less favourable treatment. We value the skills, experience  Wanodr kp ewrsitphe tchtiev ep trhaactt iac ed ivheerased sa ntod irdeeprnetsifeyn, tmataivnea wgoer kafonrdc en oufrfteurrse u tsa ilne ntet rimn st hoef obuurs ainbielistys t.o deliver top class
legal services to our clients.

Please go to brodies.com/privacy-notice/if-you-are-a-job-applicant to understand in greater detail how we may use your personal information.

------------

 Help to plan, organise and facilitate practice away days including follow up work with teams where
appropriate. Team management  Regularly meet with team members to review workloads and provide advice and guidance where
required. Ensure there is an even distribution of tasks and that all key deadlines are met.  Regularly review team performance through catch ups, quarterly reviews, appraisal meetings and
regularly reviewing progress against objectives. Project work  Work alongside the People Engagement Manager team to identify, drive forward and deliver projects
in line with the People Engagement strategy.  Be aware of Brodies’ information security policies, and protect information assets from unauthorised
access, disclosure, modification, destruction or interference at all times.

PERSON SPECIFICATION  Experienced People Engagement (HR) Manager with a proven track record in delivering business
focussed and solution based advice.  Strong working knowledge of handling complex employee relations case work.  Previous experience in a professional services environment is desirable.  Previous experience of managing others is preferred.  An up to date, high level of expertise and experience in all People Engagement related matters.  Ideally CIPD qualified.  Strong academics which ideally include a business related degree.  Computer literate – particularly in Word, Excel and Microsoft Office. SKILLS

 Ability to build strong working relationships at all levels  Needs to be sharp and commercially strong with the ability to identify issues and suggest pragmatic
solutions quickly.  Ability to influence and persuade at all levels.  Can demonstrate experience of working successfully in a fast paced and challenging environment.  Excellent written and oral communication skills.  Can scope out project plans and identify and implement key requirements for project delivery. Brodies is committed to equality, diversity & the creation of an inclusive work environment where no partner,  Aebmilpitlyo yteoe j,u pgogtelen tmialu eltmipplelo pyerieo roirti ejosb anpdpl iac adnet mreacenidviensg l ewsos rfkalvooaudra. ble treatment. We value the skills, experience
and perspective that a diverse and representative workforce offers us in terms of our ability to deliver top class  Adopts a flexible and proactive approach to work duties. legal services to our clients.

Please go to brodies.com/privacy-notice/if-you-are-a-job-applicant to understand in greater detail how we may use your personal information.

------------

 Projects a professional image of the practice and the firm at all times.  An approachable, enthusiastic, and committed team player.

To apply for this role, please send a copy of your CV with a covering letter to -******* quoting reference BR943.

Brodies is committed to equality, diversity & the creation of an inclusive work environment. We value the skills,
experience and perspective that a diverse and representative workforce offers us in terms of our ability to deliver
top class legal services to our clients.

We pride ourselves in providing flexible working arrangements and our colleagues enjoy agile and remote working
to suit their personal circumstances.

Please go to brodies.com/privacy-notice/if-you-are-a-job-applicant to understand in greater detail how we may
use your personal information. Brodies is committed to equality, diversity & the creation of an inclusive work environment where no partner,
employee, potential employee or job applicant receives less favourable treatment. We value the skills, experience
and perspective that a diverse and representative workforce offers us in terms of our ability to deliver top class
legal services to our clients.

Please go to brodies.com/privacy-notice/if-you-are-a-job-applicant to understand in greater detail how we may use your personal information.

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