HR Business Partner

Recruiter
Natcen
Location
London or Brentwood (with the expectation of regular attendance at both sites)
Salary
£38,000 - £42,000 (Depending on skills, experience and location)
Posted
29 Oct 2020
Closes
16 Nov 2020
HR Jobs Level
Business partner
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
CIPD Membership
CIPD Member, Non CIPD member

We’re Britain’s largest independent social research agency. We have over 50 years’ experience of listening to the public and making sure their voice is heard. The research we do helps government and charities make the right decisions about the big issues and we’re passionate about ensuring its widest possible impact on the world around us.

The Role

The delivery of our People Approach is a major priority for the organisation from 2021 onwards and the HR function is central to the realisation of this strategic ambitions. The HR team will play a lead role in shaping and implementing an HR service that not only meets the evolving needs of the organisation, but one that responds to the changing nature of work as a result of the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

To support the current HR Team, we are now seeking two passionate, and conscientious HR professionals to join our close-knit HR and Payroll team. The HR Business Partner will have a key role in the implementation and delivery of our People Approach and work in partnership with senior managers, key stakeholders and colleagues to shape, develop and deliver HR plans and solutions in line with the needs and priorities of the National Centre for Social Research.

You will be expected to operate as an HR expert, advising, guiding and supporting managers across designated business areas on all aspect of people management and development.

For a detailed job description, please click here.

The Person

  • You will be expected to have a professional qualification from an accredited chartered institute such as the CIPD.
  • To be successful in the role, you must robust knowledge of UK employment law and be a true HR generalist, with a thorough understanding of the various and diverse responsibilities of the function (e.g. Recruitment & Selection, Learning & Development, Performance Management, Reward and Engagement,)
  • You will need to have strong Business Partnering skills to communicate at all levels, collaborate with a variety of stakeholders and able to demonstrate a clear commitment to improving HR services continually.
  • Importantly, you must have a flexible approach to work that is characterised by commitment and motivation.

So, if you enjoy a challenge and want to support the efforts of the HR team to build the culture, capability, capacity, engagement and commitment of our people, then we would love to hear from you.

In return for your efforts, you will have a varied role working closely with the Director of HR and a highly motivated and friendly HR Team to deliver and implement exciting new programmes and initiatives.

We offer great benefits, including an excellent pension scheme, 25 days leave and generous maternity/paternity leave provision, plus interest-free season ticket loans, a cycle to work scheme, flexible working and many more.

How to apply

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The closing date for applications is Monday 16th November 2020.

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