HR Business Partner

Recruiter
Artis HR
Location
Bridgwater, England
Salary
£45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
15 Jan 2019
Closes
14 Feb 2019
Ref
1201373
Contact
Sophie Hicks
Specialist Area
HR function
HR Jobs Level
Business partner
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Artis HR are currently recruiting for a HR Business Partner in Somerset, this is a permanent full-time post paying £45-50,000 pa. Working for a fantastic organisation and in partnership with the management teams in Head Office, providing a full HR service.

Predominantly focused on building capability and infrastructure that supports growth. Partnering with Senior Leadership Teams, you'll act as both influencer and enabler, providing a blend of strategic, tactical and operationally focused expert advice on a broad range of HR matters such as organisational design, performance management, leadership and other aspects of the colleague life cycle.
Key Accountabilities / Responsibilities:

?Act as both an influence and an enabler, providing a blend of strategic, tactical and operational focussed expert advice on a broad range of HR matters
?Establish HR as a key support and enabler
?Design, develop and implement key strategies to drive cultural change and improved business performance with the aim of adding value to the bottom line
?Work closely with Senior Managers to review and implement change through effective organisational design principles
?Support with cultural change activity and delivery of company wide change programmes within the function e.g. contractual changes to benefits
?Support business performance through our people agenda
?Work closely with the Recruitment and Learning and Development teams to support the needs of Head Office
?Effectively manage the annual headcount budget process
?Support and encourage a culture of employee engagement in line with the HR strategy
?Look at development opportunities, skills gaps and retention of talent
?Plan, communicate and facilitate succession planning discussions and activity working towards the reduction of single points of failure and dependence on individuals
?Work with functional managers to define engagement strategy, timeline and relevant surveys ensuring continuous improvement occurs
?Proactively input and support the management of capability across Head Office.
?Work closely with colleagues across the HR function, encouraging continuous improvement to build a strong and collaborative HR Team that effectively supports the business.

Required Skills & Experience:

?Experienced and fast paced HR BP with strong business acumen, comfortable working across organisational levels and functions
?Strong influencing and interpersonal skills at ease working with senior business leaders
?Comfortable with a 'roll your sleeves up' approach
?Able to work collaboratively and facilitate positive change in a growing business
?Proactive and credible with a good understanding of how business operates
?Solid HR knowledge with experience in OD, talent management, succession and engagement as well as working knowledge of employment law
?Strong commercial acumen and cost focused with demonstrable experience of adding value to a business
?Proactive project management skills able to head deadlines on the 'nice to have' projects and not get waylaid by the operational/ transactional HR
?Sensitive to helping move the business forward

?Interpersonal Skills - Able to get along with, encourage and build relationships with stakeholders while coming up with efficient and logical plans Values diversity, generating an air of acceptance and goodwill toward everyone. Has a style and charm that immediately puts others at ease and disarms hostility Easily builds lasting, constructive, and mutually beneficial relationships with other individuals and groups.
?Adaptability - Remains positive and resilient under pressure, adapts to change and uses support networks. Maintains or shifts focus on operational goals in response to changing organisational priorities. Controls and filters emotions in a constructive way.
?Commercial/Business awareness - Fully understands business priorities and aligns direction to match. Uses company knowledge and external market data to identify opportunities for success

Your strengths:

?Change/Continuous improvement - Strives to improve things by challenging existing thinking. Identifies innovative alternatives to traditional methods/approaches. Drives change through teams. Anticipates impact of change, and directs self and others in smoothly and effectively
?Influencing/Negotiating - Negotiates skilfully in tough situations. Can win concessions without damaging relationships. Smoothly draws combatants to the table and calmly promotes compromise. Consistently crafts solutions with maximum value for all parties
?Relationship building - Proactively identifies and deliberately develops strategically important relationships. Uses strategic relationships to develop business opportunity and to influence change. Works to communicate organisational vision and to understand strategic priorities. Pre-empts potential conflicts of interest by developing mutually advantageous long-term strategies

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