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Associate HR Consultant (part-time 16hrs, 3 days/week)

Location: Prestwood, Buckinghamshire HP16 with occasional travel to clients' sites.

We're a growing HR consultancy working with clients in France and the UK mainly in high growth and/or SME environments. We're looking for a professional Associate HR Consultant to support our clients primarily on employment law matters, HR documentation and generalist HR advice. Our team currently consists of a Principal Consultant and of another HR Consultant specialising in specific industries. This new role is created to support the Principal Consultant in both client delivery work and business development activities.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of a CIPD level 5 as well as having studied French employment law. Ideally educated to degree level with at least 3 years working in HR in the UK and 2 years supporting with French HR, the successful candidate will have a positive attitude and be fully committed to delivering outstanding quality, turnaround time and value to our clients. We expect you to learn quickly and commit to supporting your development. There will be many opportunities to take on responsibilities for business development and the delivery of projects from an early stage.

Alongside the delivery aspect of the role, the Associate HR Consultant will carry out HR and market research and ongoing marketing tasks designed to develop the practice and keep out clients informed.

The ideal candidate will also be experienced in designing and co-delivering HR workshops/training sessions and have worked in Consulting or HR Shared Services before.


  • Offering an entrepreneurial culture, we can offer the right candidate opportunities to learn and grow their HR knowledge across both the UK and France,
  • Flexibility: Working hours/days and holiday entitlement can be negotiated as well as some working from home time,
  • A friendly team: The team is highly experienced in HR and strives to provide a nice working atmosphere as well as the right balance of professionalism and informality when dealing with clients,
  • Autonomy: The freedom to manage your time within client promise constraints and the ability to develop your skills and knowledge as you see fit.

This is a rare opportunity to have flexible working in the Consultancy sector.

You will need:

  • Excellent/bilingual written and spoken English and French are essential
  • Familiarity and understanding of general HR policies and procedures
  • A good understanding of HR legal frameworks and working cultures in France and the UK
  • Pragmatic problem solving skills and the ability to communicate complex topics simply
  • Strong relationship building skills at all levels and excellent client service orientation
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent organisational skills
  • High levels of integrity and confidentially
  • Excellent aptitude to learn and develop new skills

And ideally:

  • Report writing skills
  • Recruitment experience
  • Social Media experience
  • Newsletter drafting skills

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to develop their consulting skills and looking for a role where they can have an impact on the success of the practice. Initially on a temporary basis, the hope is that this will become a permanent role.

To apply, please send your CV to careers@viridianhr.co.uk

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK or hold a valid work permit.


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