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HR Support / Higher Executive Officer

  • Location:

    Southampton, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Human Resources

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £13.75 per hour

  • Contact:

    Robin Francis

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    MOJ - HR_1614964616

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Job Description

Brook Street are proud to advertise a temporary full-time position for MOJ - remote working - job title: HR support / Higher Executive Officer

Responsibilities, Activities & Duties:

  • Supporting an area of the business with wide ranging impact, appraising, assessing and adapting to a wide range of issues on a day-to-day basis and developing options to maintain or improve performance.
  • Role holder will have autonomy to make decisions within their discrete area of work to deploy appropriate resources using initiative and in communication with their established network of contacts across the wider HR community
  • Interpreting HR advice which may require follow up questions or discussion to understand the wider impact of the issue
  • Decisions might involve considerable discretion but will be constrained by policy and best practice
  • Analysing HR data and applying understanding to decide on an appropriate intervention or course of action
  • Contribute directly to the achievement of operational organisational objectives by developing internal credibility and providing guidance and consultancy to managers on HR related issues, which include:
  • ET, Grievance, Disciplinary Support
  • Attendance Management Support
  • Audit, Assurance & Compliance
  • Commissioner: Expert Services & Support (Internal & External)
  • Civil Service Liaison

Essential Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

  • Previous experience of an HR delivery role
  • The ability to confidently build and manage a diverse range of relationships, including with senior stakeholders
  • Supporting others to optimise performance of their People Management Skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both in verbal and written formats
  • Ability to analyse and understand data and apply analytics to business delivery.

Desirable Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

  • Previous Experience of working in a HR team within the Civil Service and an awareness of the wider CSHR operating model
  • Experience of HR consultancy work or other service delivery based on a Customer Relationship Model
  • This role can be linked to the HR Apprenticeship (Level 5) and may be appropriate as a route into CIPD qualification

Pay rate:13.75/hour, Monday to Friday 37 hours/week, working from home

Length of assignment: Initially 26 weeks, but with potential to extend up to 39 weeks

*The successful candidate is subject to a vetting (DBS check, activity check for the last 3 years)


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