HR Business Partner

Worcester, England
full range of benefits
04 Jan 2021
03 Feb 2021
Prim Raymond
Specialist Area
General HR Function
HR Jobs Level
Business partner
Contract Type
Full Time
HR Business Partner, up to £50k + car, Worcester - exp reqd. Must be willing to travel for this position

Your new company
The company employs almost 3000 staff across the country and brings together best practice through five specialist business units. Their success is founded on the ability to deliver effectively and regularly winning repeat business from established clients. Collaboration is at the heart of what they do - working to high standards and a company wide set of value, focused on best practice and drawing on the specialist skills of each business unit to deliver a truly integrated service to clients.

Your new role
The overall purpose for this opportunity is to provide a quality HR Business partnering service by working closely with the management team. Also, to support the Head of HR Services and HR Director on key HR projects across the organisation:

* Engage with all levels of the workforce to ensure harmonious employee relations, taking appropriate formal or informal steps to resolve conflicts and disputes.
* Provide robust support in the delivery of disciplinary, grievance and capability processes to ensure the maintenance of company standards in terms of conduct, process compliance and performance.
* To maintain accurate and easily retrievable records for all ER cases.
* Ensuring HR best practice is embedded in the business by collaborating with the Service Centre HR team to ensure consistency in delivery.
* Work collaboratively with the HR Service Centre team to ensure the accuracy of documentation and records are not compromised.
* Mentor and support the HR Service Centre.
* Coaching management to enhance their skills in resolving people issues and conflict.
* Coach management in the effective use of performance tools and processes, ensuring that the principles are applied consistently and fairly to deliver outcomes that drive performance and deliver business objectives.
* Work proactively with the management team to manage key people risks in the business and taking positive steps to resolve before these before they become problems for the business.
* To coordinate and manage key HR projects across the wider business as directed by the HR Manager and Director.

What you'll need to succeed

Confident in delivering training and succession planning, Consultative and influential, Up to date knowledge of employment law and best practice HR policy and practice, Resourcing and workforce planning, Graduate of the CIPD, Mid to Senior level experience as an HR practitioner, Proven track record of handling a range of complex employee relations issues and casework, Experience of construction or engineering sector ideally.

Change (incorporating flexibility, adaptability, strategic thinking and influencing capability) - Supports the effective implementation of policies and processes, balancing the need for engagement with the need for speed. Is able to modify approach, multitask, exercise sound judgement and prioritise conflicting demands for a range of customers. Is eager to promote continuous improvement through change.

Customer Service (incorporating coaching, consultative expertise, relationship management and business acumen) - Acts as a coach to line managers and colleagues; uses in-depth understanding of others (including what motivates them) to create productive working relationships and deliver a quality service to clients. Provides an excellent customer experience, proactively holding regular reviews with strategic customers.

Communication (incorporating analytical skills) - Provides advice to line managers in a way which enables them to understand the context and the rationale for the advice. Provides clear specification to specialists within the team when support is needed. Able to adapt communication skills to varied situations.

Commitment - Challenges established thinking and processes using language that the business understands. Champions measurable achievement of outcomes. Takes responsibility; owns both successes and failures.

Development (incorporating resilience and integrity) - Able to stand own ground and persevere despite setbacks. Personally exemplifies desired changes through own actions. Shares learning by reviewing successes and failures and drives for improvement.

Planning - Ability to plan for and lead HR projects using project management and project planning skills and methodology.This role is multi-site ordinarily and applicants must be willing to travel - it will be office based c30% of your time in Worcester when possible.

What you'll get in return
Along with a competitive salary this opportunity offers company car/car allowance.
This organisation offers employees a high standard of ongoing training, as appropriate to their role, and that both technical and developmental skills are continually reviewed and enhanced.Across the group, they have a range of initiatives in place to support career development, including:

* Regular performance and development reviews aimed at encouraging feedback and fostering growth.
* An in-house training academy offering training and education programmes to all employees across the business, including technical, professional and ILM accredited management training courses.
* A wide range of self-service, online learning options
* An annual employee engagement survey, giving all employees an opportunity to voice their opinions
* 'On the job' learning and mentoring across multiple disciplines and sectors.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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