Associate Consultant

Veran is a boutique HR Transformation consultancy that helps organisations to improve their ways of working in HR. They provide consultants who work onsite with our clients to lead large scale change programmes to implement new technology, modernise HR processes and use more data and insight to understand what drives employee engagement and productivity.

The Company:

Veran is a boutique HR Transformation consultancy that helps organisations to improve their ways of working in HR. They provide consultants who work onsite with our clients to lead large scale change programmes to implement new technology, modernise HR processes and use more data and insight to understand what drives employee engagement and productivity.

Veran was established 4 years ago to help clients in both the private and public sector to achieve significant improvements in performance by redesigning HR processes, data, technology and capability. They work with well-known global brands across a range of industry sectors to get the most out of their employees.

They are a small, close-knit team of 25 people, with the Business Growth team of 3 being based in a converted warehouse office near London Bridge. They value an open, collaborative and flexible approach to work and we are looking for fun, energetic people to bring new ideas and drive your own fantastic career with us. They are growing rapidly and have a number of new business ideas so this is an exciting time for an entrepreneurial individual to play a vital part in our growth.

The Role:

As an Associate Consultant, you'll have the opportunity to learn a huge range of skills from experienced Consultants working on a range of HR Change programmes in different companies and industries. The role is perfect for an ambitious and fast-learning graduate who wants to learn how to manage projects, gain business and stakeholder buy in, select and implement cloud-based technology in complex organisations, manage change, and create cultures of high performance.

You'll be given the opportunity to try a number of different roles and focus on developing the skills that you enjoy and are good at. Plus your progression within Veran will be fast if you show initiative. You will have autonomy straight away and the ability to have a huge impact on the success of a programme.

Responsibilities:

  • Consulting on a range of HR transformation projects and trying out different roles including project management, HR process design, HR data analysis and visualisation, business change, software testing, solution architecture, HR strategy, company culture and selection and implementation of cloud-based HR technology
  • Create long-lasting relationships with our clients and network of well-known businesses and inspiring HR professionals
  • Supporting our Sales and Marketing events and playing a role in the continuing growth and development of Veran as a company

Role requirements:

Essential:

  • A 2:1 or above from a globally recognised University or Business School.
  • Great communicator who can easily rapport with people at all levels of their career.
  • Commercially astute and have a good understanding of how a business works and of the importance of the HR function.
  • Energetic, hungry to learn, and keen to try new things.
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office, especially Excel, Word and Powerpoint.
  • Keen to try new things and not someone who wants to be restricted to a narrow job description
  • Able to travel in the UK and Europe

Desired:

  • HR qualification or experience

Training and Development:

This is a varied role that will allow you to try your hand at lots of different things and to develop a wide variety of skills. You will be encouraged to take on additional responsibilities as soon as you are ready, and you will play an active role in deciding how your career progresses. You will be working in a meritocratic environment where hard work will be rewarded and your voice will always be heard.

The team are passionate about supporting growth and will provide ongoing training and feedback. Where relevant, they will also encourage the use of external training programmes to assist in your development. 

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