HR Business Partner

Leeds, England
£48000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + flexible working , excellent hols
05 Mar 2021
04 Apr 2021
Lorna Shakespeare
Specialist Area
General HR Function
HR Jobs Level
Business partner
Contract Type
Full Time
Fantastic new opportunity for an experienced HRBP ( ideally CIPD L7)

Job Purpose

Leads and manages the people management related agenda with the operational division providing a full range of best practice HR expertise and support to internal customers in achieving effective change, delivering on their business plans and objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

* Lead, coach, develop and manage the HR Advisors and Recruiters to excel in their roles and deliver professional HR and Recruitment advice and support to the Northern areas.
* Deliver the people strategy for the organisations' growth plans, with key objectives for recruitment, retention, wellbeing and team engagement.
* Work in partnership with operational managers delivering effective HR and Recruitment solutions to current and future business challenges.
* Work in partnership with HR colleagues to ensure effective and seamless service support is provided to the business areas.
* Work closely with the Recruiters to create robust sourcing strategies that will attract the best and the brightest talent to the organisation.
* Support operational managers to develop excellent management skills and knowledge through coaching, training and pro-active interventions.
* Be able to manage teams against predefined key performance indicators
* Provide HR advice and practical support to operational managers in achieving business change programmes including formal consultations on changes to terms and conditions, staffing restructures and TUPE transfers.
* Leading and supporting on developing and implementing projects as defined.
* Coach and develop managers in managing the performance of their staff.
* Provide management information on relevant HR and Recruitment performance indicators and the monitoring of targets such as, but not limited to, employee relations activity, absence levels, turnover and recruitment rates
* Take personal responsibility for maintaining up to date generalist HR knowledge and expertise and good current knowledge of the business environment.
* Ensure that relevant budget spend (recruitment, HR and L&D) is authorised and accounted for when supporting divisions ensuring there is no HR overspend as a result.
* Ensure that information and data governance relating to people's personal data is processed to all relevant standards such as the General data Protection Regulations.

Person Specification Experience

* Demonstrable experience of advising and leading TUPE transfers, mergers, redundancies, restructures and organisational development initiatives
* Demonstrable experience of coaching a small team of professionals.
* Demonstrable experience of advising on change and HR related activities such as employee engagement, voice, recruitment and role design.
* Demonstrable experience in advising on complex and high volume employee relations cases - including discipline, capability, grievance and absence.
* Demonstrable experience in advising senior managers to deliver on organisational objectives.
* Experience of effective recruitment & retention in a tough labour market.
* Experience of delivering training and facilitating workshops.


* Educated to MCIPD or relevant post graduate level qualifications

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

* Ability to develop creative solutions to support the management of change.
* Demonstrable experience of working at a senior HR level
* Presence and credibility to work with Divisional Leadership Team colleagues gaining their trust and confidence.
* Strong influencing skills
* Data-driven, decision maker and pragmatic problem solver who can find root causes of issues and gain leadership support to address them
* Highly organized and able to manage a broad portfolio of activities within agreed deadlines
* Ability to ensure effective communication within the team and to divisional management partners.
* Resilient, flexible, driven by a strong commitment to customer excellence.
* A Self-starter attitude, organised and ability to organise others when required.
* Ability to quickly pick up an employee relations case, analyse risks and options for action and provide credible HR advice to managers.
* Ability to plan and manage work and projects.
* Comprehensive and up to date knowledge of employment law and best HR practice.
* You value diversity and believe strongly in creating an inclusive environment
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
* IT literate with good knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook.
* Self-managed and able to work from home as well as having the ability to travel between locations and stay overnight as required.

What you'll get in return

Flexible working options available. Able to undertake the role from home at all times.
Option to work 5 days or compress into 4 days .

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