HR Business Partner (Fixed Term Contract) - Glasgow

Human Resources
Ref: 247 Date Posted: Friday 09 Aug 2019
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Burness Paull is one of Scotland’s premier law firms with offices across Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow, serving clients in Scotland, the UK and globally.  We have over 500 people and have worked on deals in more than 60 jurisdictions. We have one goal - to be the Best Scottish Law Firm in the World.

We are looking to recruit a HR Business Partner for the HR division in our Glasgow office.   This is a minimum 1 year fixed term contract to cover maternity cover.

Key responsibilities are:

  • To work closely with the business to attract, manage, develop and retain the very best people. To help the business drive up performance and achieve its’ strategic aims.

  • Work closely with partners and managers to recruit legal, secretarial and support staff.

  • Maintain best practice in-house recruitment procedures to meet the needs of the business.

  • Assist with the traineeship recruitment process by screening applications and participating in assessment centers.

  • Providing generalist HR support and guidance to partners, managers and employees across Edinburgh and Glasgow offices on matters including maternity, paternity, absence management, payroll, flexible working requests.

  • Assist Head of HR in development of training and development plans for all employees.

This is a great opportunity to join a fantastic team in a successful, growing firm.

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  • Legal Business Awards 2014 National/Regional Firm of the Year

  • Legal 500 UK Awards 2013 ‘Scottish Firm of the Year'

  • ‘Legal Advisor of the Year‘ 2013

  • UK 200 Listed Firm 2013