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HR Advisor (12 months FTC) - Bristol

Job Introduction

DAC Beachcroft is looking to appoint an HR Advisor to join our busy HR Team in Bristol on a  fixed term contract for 12 months.  This role will have a particular focus on wellbeing and people.

Working alongside key stakeholders in HR and DACB Leadership team, this role will provide ideas and pragmatic solutions to the business around identified people focused themes to ensure our workplace is where talented people want to work.  When our colleagues join the DACB team we want them to feel they can thrive and feel supported and challenged to be at their very best.

This role will involve undertaking a range of work, from supporting on areas identified by our employees in our engagement surveys, objectives to support the delivery of our People Strategy plus HR Projects that are in line with our Business strategy.

We are a Disability Confident employer and guarantee to interview anyone with a disability, long term health condition or neurodiversity whose application meets the essential criteria for the role.  If this applies to you and you feel you meet the minimum criteria for this vacancy as set out in this advert then please contact in confidence, quoting the reference number for this vacancy in the subject box of your email, and a member of the Recruitment team will be in touch.

Role Responsibility


Working closely with key stakeholders you will design and deliver activities that support the delivery of  the people strategy, and support on day-to-day management of people initiatives, including, but not limited to:

Engagement Survey:

  • Pulling out key themes and analysing survey results to share with the HR Leadership team with a view to include in Exec / Board and key stakeholders communication
  • Refining approaches to maintain momentum and progress supporting with the drafting of comms for colleagues/people managers with support from key stakeholders
  • Managing access control on the engagement platform, adjusting manager access and keeping behind the scenes running
  • Keeping a top line view over any sensitive/alarming comments left by colleagues and notifying relevant HRBP where action is needed
  • Other: Regularly reviewing exit interview survey analysis and providing analysis around key themes to share with the HRBP's


  • Develop and deliver day-to-day programme of wellbeing activities and ongoing communication and education on wellbeing initiatives in order to raise awareness internally
  • Arranging wellbeing webinars for colleagues, sourcing speakers and alongside the Events Team
  • Posting content to Menopause Champions and MenoPositive Viva Engage, keeping an eye out for news stories / relevant content to share
  • Continued promotion of initiatives such as the EAP through attendance at Working Families Roundtable and, sharing of usage stats with HRBPs and keeping MHFAs and Wellbeing Reps aware of what the EAP can do
  • Attend bi-monthly Mindful Business Charter network meetings and update on initiatives / networking


  • Measure, monitor and report (both qualitative and quantitative) of our engagement and wellbeing activity, developing action plans to address identified challenges or trends
  • Support with the development and delivery of an internal comms strategy on engagement and wellbeing, including sharing relevant updates on Viva Engage
  • Share knowledge on engagement and wellbeing to wider HR team
  • Keep abreast of external research and engagement and wellbeing good practice /activity
  • Collaboration with key stakeholders especially in ESG, D&I and the HR team
  • Provide support and guidance to the internal networks within the business
  • Own and develop relationships with external stakeholders and suppliers

Firm wide:

  • Understands DAC Beachcroft is an international firm.  Works with awareness of this structure to operate as one team/brand
  • Actively operates in the best interests of the firm at all times internally and externally
  • Operates in a regulated environment, effectively managing risk and compliance issues including data security
  • Works in partnership with others to manage and mitigate commercial risk

The Ideal Candidate

  • Proven experience in delivering and/or supporting engagement and wellbeing initiatives in a Firm and therefore have a sound understanding and knowledge of engagement
  • Experience of working in a professional or financial services business environment is desirable
  • A high-level of interest and enthusiasm for engagement topics (diversity and inclusion, employee engagement and wellbeing)
  • Experience in monitoring, analysing and presenting data
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are vital
  • Proven ability to influence others at all levels
  • Proactive and willing to take ownership of tasks and projects
  • Well organised, with the ability to prioritise effectively
  • Ability to analyse and interpret data in order to influence key decisions
  • Team oriented, flexible and enthusiastic with a positive and committed approach
  • Reliable and able to work on own initiative, with good attention to detail and a high level of accuracy

About the Company

We are a leading international legal business with over 2,900 colleagues and a diverse range of capabilities. We have 11 offices in the UK as well as offices in Dublin, Madrid, Paris, Milan, Rome, Singapore, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Miami. We also have associations/alliances with firms in Malaysia, Brazil, Peru, Central America, the USA, Australia and Germany.

We are a broad-based commercial firm with a strong heritage in insurance, health and real estate. This is complemented by a fast-growing Business Advisory capability. We represent a wide range of clients, ranging from household names to government departments and NHS bodies. We act for all of the UK’s top-ten insurers, we are market leaders in the provision of strategic, commercial and regulatory advice to providers and commissioners in the health sector, and in real estate we advise all of the UK’s top-12 housebuilders.

We have an impressive legal pedigree, with 142 Chambers UK 2021 practice area and individual lawyer rankings. In Legal 500 UK 2021, the firm received a top tier ranking for 37 of its practice areas, and 58 DACB lawyers were singled out in the ‘Leading Individual' rankings.

Our successes have been recognised by the legal industry and the markets in which we operate. These accolades include two top prizes in the ‘Excellence in Business Development’ and ‘Excellence in Technology & Innovation’ categories of the 2020 Law Society Excellence Awards – the highest accolade for law firms in England & Wales. Our health sector team won the ‘Crisis Management Team of the Year’ award at the 2020 British Legal Awards for its support to the NHS at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, and our Cyber & Data Risk team received the ‘Business Development Innovation Award’ at the 2020 Legal Innovation Awards, as well as ‘Cyber Law Firm of the Year’ at the prestigious Insurance Insider Cyber Rankings Awards, for its market-leading suite of digital tools to help our clients prepare for and respond to cyber and data risk crises.

Our vision is to be leading business advisers, recognised for our insight and our outstanding commitment to clients, and for being the place where talented people want to work. For further details on our work and our culture, please visit

Application Details

At DAC Beachcroft, we don’t just accept your differences we celebrate them.  From bespoke solutions for our clients, to treating you like an individual.  Our strength comes from your diverse ideas and bringing the whole you to work. So if you’re good at what you do, come as you are.  We welcome direct applications and are happy to talk flexible working.

We also want you to be at your very best.  Please feel free to let us know of any changes we can make at any point in the recruitment process that will help support your application.  If this opportunity sounds of interest to you, please make an application and submit your CV.  Your application will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence.

Note for Recruitment Agencies – the DAC Beachcroft recruitment team is responsible for managing all current vacancies through direct hiring and referrals wherever possible.  We do work with recruitment agencies and where we require external support we will formally release those vacancies to the agencies on our Preferred Supplier List deemed best placed to assist us.  Speculative CVs sent by any agency to any DAC Beachcroft employee without a specific request by the recruitment team will not be accepted and with no introduction fee applicable.  Our recruitment team can be contacted at

DAC Beachcroft


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