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Welcome to CobraHR

I am Jamie Lyons, an independent HR consultant and interim management specialist.

I provide a wide range of professional HR services to employers in the private and not-for-profit sectors.

My specialist areas of expertise include employee relations, change management, systems and processes.

I am able to parachute into your business, hitting the ground running to lead business critical HR projects and/or provide operational HR support through peak trading periods/business transformation.

The sectors I have worked in include:

  • FMCG
  • Retail
  • Financial Services
  • Cosmetics
  • Construction
  • Catering
  • Housing
  • Charity

I am able to work anywhere in the UK.

Interim Projects

Examples of the work/projects that I have undertaken include:

Employee Relations
  • Complex investigations, disciplinary and grievances, working within unionized environments.
  • Streamlined and updated T&Cs, HR policies and employee handbooks.
  • Varied/removed employee benefits.
  • Merger & acquisition and TUPE due diligence preparation, transfer in/out of services.
  • Individual and collective redundancy/restructuring.
  • Provided training to line managers on general employment law, managing disciplinaries, grievances and performance.
  • Created and rolled out an employee engagement survey.
  • Employment Tribunal preparation.
Change Management
  • Business partnering/troubleshooting to improve performance in areas such as EBITDA, recruitment, employee engagement, systems and processes, change and transformation.
  • Embedded new ways of working.
Systems and Processes
  • Implemented HRIS (core system, time and attendance) applicant tracking and e-learning systems.
  • Created MI/KPI reporting.
Recruitment
  • Outsourced recruitment to an RPO outside of the UK.
  • Created an in-house recruitment team.
  • Process mapped the recruitment and selection process to streamline this process.
  • Created a candidate attraction/sourcing strategy.

About Me


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I am the founder of CobraHR. Over the last 15 years, I have worked for several organisations in various HR management and leadership roles. Throughout this period of time, I have established myself as a respected HR professional. Given my vast experience in the areas that I specialise in, I felt it was the right time to start my own company.

I have been a trusted adviser who has delivered high profile projects. I have gained significant operational and strategic experience, working within UK and/or global matrix structures. I have worked in shared service and generalist HR structures. I also have experience working with Trade Unions.  

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Contact Me

If you require more information about the services I provide or you would like to arrange an obligation-free meeting to discuss your requirements,  please contact me using the form below.

You can expect to receive a response within 24 hours.

CobraHR Ltd is a limited company registered in England and Wales (number 10972180). Registered Office Address: Plaza 9 Kd Tower, Cotterells, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, HP1 1FW. 

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The views expressed; or information provided on this website are not the views of any former, or current employer/client. CobraHR does not accept any liability for any comments or opinions made on the site.  I can’t guarantee the accuracy of the content, so please seek professional advice before acting on any information provided on this website.

 

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