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HR Advisor | Join Leading National Commercial Law Firm!

EXCLUSIVE TO LEGAL PEOPLE: Fantastic & rewarding career opportunity to join a leading national law firm in a true, generalist HR Advisory role!

This is an exceptional and rewarding career opportunity for a talented Human Resources Advisor to join one of Australia's leading and highly regarded national law firm's Melbourne office, centrally located in the CBD.

About our Client...
Employing in excess of 800 staff nationally, they are a high profile growing law firm that has developed a strong, recognised brand for their market leading practice groups. Through their outstanding reputation they have become an employer of choice, attracting and retaining high quality talent at all levels. They are proud of their down to earth, cohesive and energetic culture and employ a dedicated, influential and stable management team.
About the Role...
Reporting to the National Human Resources Manager who is also Melbourne based, your role as a Human Resources Advisor will be varied, encompassing wide ranging responsibilities for example:- 
  • Management of key internal client/practice groups taking ownership of the HR function
  • Advise and deliver HR programs and processes in Melbourne in conjunction with other members of the HR team. This will include performance management, coaching, change management, recruitment, employee relations, L&D, OH&S, policies, benefits, reporting and legislative compliance
  • Support and contribute to HR programs and new HR initiatives/projects
  • Build strong and enduring relationships with staff at all levels within the firm
  • Monitor, manage and deliver continual improvement of HR systems, policies and processes
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of HR strategies
  • Ensure all activities undertaken by HR comply with relevant Acts, legal requirements and ethical standards  
The ideal candidate will demonstrate:
  • This role will either suit someone already at the HR Advisor level. Equally our client is also open to training and mentoring so candidates at the HR Co-ordinator level with at least 3 years experience in HR are also encouraged to apply. 
  • Experience gained in a law firm will be ideal, alternatively those with experience within a leading professional services firm (eg. accounting and/or engineering) are encouraged to apply
  • Experience managing graduate and/or seasonal clerk programs (ideal) 
  • Solid generalist HR experience covering a wide range of HR issues, from both an operational (essential) and strategic (ideal) perspective
  • Experience working with business owners/executive team 
  • Project management experience (ideal)
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels and a strong client service focus
  • Strong 'hands on' HR style with the ability to motivate and influence others
  • Ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities 
  • 'Team player' ethos and have a high levels of discretion, integrity and commitment to the company's standards
  • Initiative and a proactive approach
A detailed position description will be provided at interview. 

This is a truly rewarding, generalist HR Advisory role allowing you to consolidate your HR experience and enjoy further professional development opportunities!

**This role is exclusively listed with Legal People**
To apply online, please click on the apply button now!

Alternatively, for a confidential discussion please contact:
Sharon Henderson l Partner
t: 03 9098 8776

Legal People take this opportunity to thank all in advance for expressions of interest in this position. Please note that only those short-listed for interview will be contacted within 48 hours.
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Advertiser Details

Legal People

Level 40, 140 William Street
Melbourne VIC 3000

Phone: 03 9670 5051

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Job Summary

Permanent / Full Time
HR / Recruitment / WHS
HR - Officer / Adviser
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