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Assistant HR/Payroll Consultant

United Kingdom

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£21 - £29k p/a

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Phase 3 are seeking HR/Payroll professionals with a desire to progress into the world of People Technology. The purpose of the role is to support the consultancy and services delivery at Phase 3 by supporting projects and initiatives lead by the consultancy team, ensuring effective and excellent delivery. Assistant Consultants are the first port of call for all client queries and issues and so the role is client focused.

Essential Requirements:
Knowledge and understanding of Human Resources and Payroll
Minimal experience of HRIS configuration or systems administration but an appetite to learn
Contextual awareness, particularly of HR and the role of systems and payroll teams, ideally in more than one sector
Familiarity with at least one HRIS product
Understanding of project life-cycle and methods
Communicative fluency, both verbal and in documentation
Strong analytical thinking and open-ness to learning
Ability and willingness to travel within the UK for up to 50% of working time (and not outside of the Monday to Friday week)
Key responsibilities

This list is indicative and not exhaustive – our organisation is developing rapidly. The HR Systems Consultancy team will work together to cover the holistic Phase 3 client service, such that each post-holder is unlikely to be required to deliver all in scope:

Work alongside consultants following client meetings to explore consultancy requirements and discuss scope
Deliver at least 20% of your working week on a chargeable basis where workloads permit
Work with colleagues, clients and partners to devise project initiation documentation and project plans and support the consultancy team based on those documented requirements
Apply knowledge and training (both formal and on-the-job) to deliver consultancy requirements against the project plan – for a portfolio of clients
(Initially) Undertake fully supported training in the one or more HRIS to which Phase 3 is committed to supporting for our clients and partner organisations
Provide team expertise in specialist configuration areas, with an expectation to own Testing and systems administration
Support the consultancy team by receiving and allocating workloads to the relevant consultant, liaising directly with clients on expected resolution dates
Use reporting tools to create, edit and burst/schedule analytics suites to client organisations – understand analytical concepts and business intelligence possibilities
Assist clients to plan for, prepare and cleanse data prior to migration between systems
Undertake and own appropriate test scripts, carry out internal quality assurance testing and advise on user acceptance testing
Deliver end-user training to the client – including writing training content and materials. This may be on site at client offices, on Phase 3 premises or offered by phone, remote connection, webinar etc.
Document all configuration work, complying with change control procedures and requirements for system documentation
Manage the Phase 3 compliance for client and partner timesheet and activity recording – to precise weekly deadline and with absolute accuracy
Participate in client user group meetings and team learning and development events, sharing and acquiring holistic HR systems market knowledge and industry update
Participate in social media activity and networking to engage with the client network and nationwide industry developments
Any other activity commensurate with the role of Assistant Consultant.
Business Development Manager


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£45,000 - £50,000

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About Phase 3

Our core values of Independence, Talent, Innovation, Credibility, Flexibility & Fun shine through in everything we do. We are great at what we do, and have a great time doing it. See our website at for more information or contact us with any queries.

About the Role

Phase 3 are seeking a Business Development Manager to support the growth of our customer base in the people technology (HR and Payroll Software Consultancy) sector.

Contribution to Business Growth & Development

In return we are offering £45-50k + OTE, pension scheme, salary sacrifice benefits, access to Perkbox and 20 days per year holiday (plus bank holidays) which rises by 1 day per year, and you don’t have to work on your birthday.


Essential Requirements:
Lead on Sales for Consulting, supported by the head office team and the Head of Consultancy and Services
Attract, cultivate and nurture clients through the new client onboarding and sales process
Attend sales and financial management meetings to contribute effectively to the overall Services and Consulting strategy
Key responsibilities

You will be responsible for:

Generating new leads and nurturing existing or new clients
Develop and maintain sales pipeline
Following up new business opportunities and setting up/attending meetings
Planning and preparing for meetings with clients, offering follow up with calls to action for you and for the client
Uncover customer needs beyond what may have been initially obvious to the prospect
Provide highly accurate and detailed proposals to clients to ensure Phase 3 Consulting services are communicated clearly, effectively and with the correct cost
Communicating new Consulting developments to prospective clients
Working with the marketing team to ensure Consulting is effectively marketed and sales collateral is in place
Regularly updating internal sales systems to ensure client data is accurate and well maintained
Attend management meetings to report on progress and provide feedback to your peers on business development
Form close relationships with clients and act as the point of escalation for any issues or requests from clients
Ensure resources are effectively allocated across the Services and Consulting team to ensure the best possible return on staff investment
Ensure Consultancy delivered is high quality and effective to maintain the brand reputation of Phase 3
Identify new and innovative Consultancy services which could be offered by Phase 3 and develop business cases for the potential benefits to Phase 3 of offering those services
Always seek new ways to impress clients and offer Consultancy packages which are tailored to them and ensure the maximum profit for Phase 3
Support events and networking opportunities to continually expand the reach of Phase 3
Communicate effectively with all other Business Development Managers at Phase 3 to ensure client ownership and continuity
Represent Phase 3 at client and partner events
Take responsibility for the Phase 3 associate pool and ensuring associates are engaged and able to take work for Phase 3
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