ER and Change Business Partner

Slough, England
£50000 - £55000 per annum + Car, bonus, pension
10 May 2019
22 May 2019
Peter Reid
Specialist Area
Employee Relations
HR Jobs Level
Business partner
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client delivers amazing civil engineering and construction projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.


As the ER and Change Business Partner for this company in Slough, your focus will be to:

* Consult on, lead and project manage the design, development and delivery of a wide variety of business change / business improvement projects including, but not limited to, restructures, redundancies, TUPE mobilisations/de-mobilisations, complex change and performance management.
* Provide expert support to ER activities within BU, local geography and wider UK business to meet business needs.
* To support line managers and HRBPs in responding to and delivering appropriate solutions to employee relation (ER) issues and challenges, whilst managing and minimising business risk.
* Act as the primary interface between the SBU Executive leadership teams, HRD and the ER team by identifying and facilitating the development of solutions to ER/Operational change programmes and activities.
* To support, and lead as appropriate, in the design and delivery of projects and solutions for ER, operational change programmes, performance management, education and training in relation to the advice & guidance tiered model.


To apply for the role of ER and Change Business Partner in Slough, you will have the following qualities and experience:

* Experience of leading and advising on organisational and operational change initiatives, inluding extensive experience in collective consultations for large-scale redundancies, restructures, TUPE, chnages to T&Cs, and more.
* Experience of working across the full breadth and complexity of ER advice and guidance.
* Up to date employment law knowledge and its pragmatic application to cases.
* Proven ability to demonstrate an understanding of the business and how HR can support the delivery of business goals.
* Experience of providing a true consultancy service to business leaders. Able to demonstrate a positive approach to customer service and focus on delivering customer requirements.
* Credibility to coach and influence senior colleagues.
* Able to demonstrate a proven track record of building, developing and maintaining positive, collaborative working relationships, with senior leaders, ideally with experience of working in complex, matrix structures.
* Proven experience of effectively utilising a variety of effective influencing skills to achieve business aims and objectives.
* Proven ability to work without close supervision, emotionally intelligent, a self-starter who enjoys working as part of a team but who is equally comfortable working on their own, utilising their initiative in an effective manner.
* Strong organisational, planning, time and project management skills with evidence of ability to work to tight deadlines whilst maintaining quality, accuracy, attention to detail and high standards.
* Able to demonstrate a flexible, proactive, resilient and innovative approach to work.
* Ability to demonstrate strong analytical skills with the ability to absorb complex information, considering the potential impacts of a variety of courses of action.
* Good prioritisation skills with proven experience of being able to manage a high and diverse workload and able to respond positively to changing priorities, working effectively in a proactive and reactive manner, displaying a flexible approach, making balanced and timely decisions.

Your Business Unit has a nationwide remit, so there will be regular UK travel in the delivery of this role - circa 2-3 days per week, with typically one overnight stay per week.

Job Offer

The role of ER and Change Business Partner in Slough offers:

* Competitive salary.
* Company car.
* 10% company bonus scheme.
* 25 days holiday.
* Good pension scheme.
* Life assurance (x 3.5) is linked to whether your join the pension scheme.

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