HR Business Partner

4 days left

Reading, England
£35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
19 Sep 2019
19 Oct 2019
Nicholas Lilley
Specialist Area
General HR Function
HR Jobs Level
Business partner
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity for a HR Business Partner based in Reading

Your new role
HR Management

* Keep an up to date understanding of employment law and HR best practice and ensure that this is incorporated into business practices.
* Take support and advice from legal resources, as necessary to protect the business.
* Provide expertise in these areas of responsibility; TUPE, performance management, absence management, redundancies, right to work, disciplinaries and grievances.
* Meet regularly with Operations Director and Operations Managers, to understand potential employee relations matters across the business and offer advice to solve problems and prevent escalation.
* Liaise with site line managers and visit sites where necessary to support, advise and solve employee relations cases working towards reasonable, fair and consistent outcomes that support the business.
* Work with the Managing Director and contribute to projects that increase business performance.
* Support and develop the People team.
* Ensure all HR activities meet with and integrate with other support functions e.g. finance, compliance, sales and marketing and follow company values and brand
* Establish and maintain appropriate systems for monitoring, measuring and reporting necessary aspects of HR metrics using agreed formats and timescales to achieve business outcomes
* To monitor and provide expertise in Safeguarding practices


* Proactively provide TUPE advice to Sales in the pre- tender, and presentation phases of acquiring new business
* Oversee TUPE process
* Work with Operations and mobilisation managers to ensure that TUPE legal obligations are met, consultations are provided and the integration of employees into the business is completed

HR Administration

* Provide support to the HR administration function ensuring that HR audits are followed through
* Compile employee statistics as needed to assist in business in employee management
* Ad hoc administration as required

Learning & Development

* Working on a one to one to coach line managers to train and develop them in handling HR matters effectively
* Contribute to the design and delivery of training courses to inform and develop people managers in all areas of employment law and HR management.
* Measure the effectiveness of such training and check training outcomes and performance improvement achieved


* To develop and drive a recruitment strategy as appropriate to the Education portfolio and in line with the wider recruitment strategy.
* Assist in senior level recruitment and the interview process as required.

Relationship Management

* Develop strong relationships with line managers across the business
* Work effectively with the People team to achieve business objectives.

What you need to do now
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