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HR & OD Adviser

London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom

About us

The Local Government Association (LGA) is the national membership body for local authorities. We work on behalf of our member councils to support, promote and improve local government. 

We are a politically led, cross-party organisation that works on behalf of councils to ensure local government has a strong, credible voice with national government. We influence and set the political agenda on the issues that matter to councils to help them deliver local solutions to national problems. We also provide councils with the tools and resources to respond to challenges present and emerging, and support improvement across the sector. 

There is a lot of external change also on the horizon: the political environment and the outcome of the general election, as well as changing priorities, areas of risk and opportunities for our members. As we embark on an exciting journey of transformation, we need to create capacity within the HR and Payroll team to support this. 




About the role 

This is a key role in the HR and Payroll team which reports into the Lead HR Adviser. This role requires generalist HR experience and the ability to provide professional HR Advice to managers, and support with complex and escalated employee relation casework. 

This role will also support on some specific people projects (as part of our Agile Future programme), which could include reward, culture strategy, TUPE and others. We are happy to consider this role as a secondment from a local authority or other similar organisation.

About you 

You will be an experienced and qualified HR professional. Alongside your wide-ranging generalist HR experience the ideal candidate will bring experience of culture change, reward and TUPE in order to support delivery of our project work. 

We recognise that you may not have experience in all the areas outlined, however, if you meet most of the criteria outlined in the job description, we would still like to hear from you. 

To apply

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Laura Pearson at [email protected]

If you would like to be considered for the role, please complete the online form (www.local.gov.uk/jobs) and include a supporting statement detailing how you meet the criteria of the role before the closing date. We use anonymous recruitment, which is the practice of hiding candidates’ identities. 


Closing Date:     5pm, 16 June 2024

Interview Date:   To be confirmed


At the LGA we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees where everyone is treated with dignity and respect. Our recruitment decisions are based on fair, open competition, with appointment on merit. The LGA are proud to be awarded a “Disability Confident Leader”. If you are require an reasonable adjustment, which is a change to the format or conditions of the recruitment process to accommodate any disability-related needs you may have. Please contact us via [email protected] 

You must have the right to work in the UK, the LGA are unfortunately unable to offer sponsorship visas. Evidence for the right to work in the UK will be requested at the interview stage. 


Fixed Term

Circa £50k

CIPD Optional

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