HR Advisor

HR Advisor


Join our prestigious law firm where excellence meets opportunity. At the PM Law Group, we pride ourselves on delivering unparalleled legal services with a focus on integrity, innovation, and client satisfaction. With a team of seasoned professionals and a commitment to fostering a supportive and inclusive workplace culture, we strive to empower our employees to reach their full potential.

Proddow Mackay Solicitors LLP provides services to several business units forming part of the PM Law Group. We’re the PM Law Group and we operate on a national basis offering an array of legal services. Our roots were established over 30 years ago, this means that we have decades of experience in our respective fields. We’re not just regular legal professionals; we’re advocates, strategists, and innovators committed to delivering exceptional legal services to our clients.

As our new HR Advisor at the PM Law Group, you will play a pivotal role in supporting our firm’s most valuable asset – our people. Reporting to the HR Manager, you will be responsible for providing comprehensive HR guidance and support to employees and management in a timely and professional manner.

Across the business, we foster a culture of inclusivity and champion personal development so that each employee has opportunities to shine and flourish, and we want you to be a part of it.


Role Responsibilities

  • Oversee employee relations cases from start to finish, ensuring timely resolution of issues while maintaining compliance with internal policies and applicable laws.
  • Provide advice and guidance to managers and employees on all employee matters, including disciplinaries, performance management, flexible working requests, phased returns, etc etc etc while maintaining positive employee relations.
  • Create and implement appropriate action plans to address employee relations issues; recommend corrective measures as needed.
  • Develop and deliver training sessions and workshops to educate managers on effective employee relations practices, conflict resolution, and workforce management strategies.
  • Work with line managers to ensure that absences are maintained within acceptable limits utilising occupational health where appropriate by creating and dealing with referrals and appropriate meetings.
  • Roll out of Cezanne (new Cloud based HR system) in conjunction with project team.
  • Be the effective ‘Number 2’ for HR Manager.
  • To assist and support the HR team in their duties.
  • You may be required to perform any other duties and to work in any other areas as the Company if necessary, which may include other offices and those of clients.

What we need from you

  • Have a minimum of 2 years’ experience with a focus on employee relations.
  • Hold a CIPD level 5.
  • Demonstrate proven experience in handling high volume of employee relations cases with successful outcomes, preferably in a fast-paced professional environment.
  • Have excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple cases simultaneously.
  • Have exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to effectively communicate complex information to employees at all levels of the Company.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills with the ability to independently assess situations and provide sound recommendations in line with our company policies.
  • Have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build trust and rapport with employees, managers and external organisations..
  • Have experience in delivering large scale change management .
  • Working knowledge of relevant policies and regulations.
  • Excellent MS Excel skills.
  • Be a team player.

What we offer you

Our Sheffield Head Office, PM House, has been designed to be a high quality and pleasant working environment. In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package we offer:

  • Competitive starting salary: Up to £35,000 DOE.
  • Office hours: Monday to Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm.
  • Generous annual leave entitlement – 25 days per year + Bank Holidays.
  • You will be an integral part of a supportive and dynamic team.
  • We are a growing company, offering potential for career development and advancement.
  • Healthcare cash plan.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Lucrative ‘Refer a friend scheme’.
  • Free parking.
  • Free Costco card.
  • Free fruit daily.
  • On-site subsidised canteen with relaxation area.
  • Employee assistance programme.
  • Death in service benefit.
  • Annual Summer and Christmas parties.
  • Award events.
  • Additional annual leave entitlement for long service.

At the PM Law Group, we offer more than just a job – we offer a rewarding career where you can make a meaningful impact and grow both personally and professionally. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to work alongside talented professionals in a dynamic and collaborative environment. We believe in investing in our employees and supporting their career development through training, mentorship, and advancement opportunities. Join us and be part of a firm that values diversity, equality, and inclusion, and is committed to making a difference in the lives of our clients and our community.

If you are passionate about HR and ready to take the next step in your career, we want to hear from you!

If this role isn’t for you, check out all of our current vacancies online today through our group website: Careers – PM Law Group (

We’re always looking for new people to join the Group who represent our values and want to take advantage of our experienced and award-winning training programs. If you do not see a role that complements your experience, you can always submit a speculative CV!

The PM Law Group are an equal opportunities employer.

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