Senior HR Business Partner
Senior HR Business Partner required for a local authority . You will be required to provide a professional HR service to senior managers within designated division(s) or service areas providing strategic business led HR advice in the development and aligning services with current and future business need to deliver workforce resourcing plans, HR management interventions and wider HR service delivery.
Principal accountabilities are as follows:
Provide high quality professional HR advice and guidance to senior managers on complex staffing issues relating to both individuals and groups of staff.
Plan the delivery of all HR support services in partnership with senior management, ensuring the provision of high quality outcomes that meet business and service objectives and future business objectives and continuously improve upon service delivery.
Design strategies to ensure HR provides clear business focused outcomes for the utilisation of staffing resources within the business area supported, aligned over the long term with delivering the Council’s overall workforce plan. Devise plans and interventions to achieve the development of management capacity for the relevant division(s) or service area supported. Proactively manage and develop plans to support the workforce, including addressing business challenges, providing training on key HR topics, utilizing HR MI to identify trends and predictions to support future service provision.
Responsible for ensuring that the function meets its performance targets, in assessing and reviewing outcomes and tailoring HR resources to ensure continuous improvement.
Direct HR support capacity to provide an agreed level of HR service to the area supported to ensure positive business outcomes. Manage performance against agreed services levels and ensure corrective action is taken to address any failure to meet agreed services levels.
Build and maintain effective working relationships with supported managers and other stakeholders, to ensure HR advice supports delivery of positive outcomes.
Develop on behalf of the business positive and constructive relationships with our Trade Unions to facilitate effective employee and industrial relations via the Councils employee relations framework. Plan with HR colleagues the on-going development of the provision of HR services to Council, including leadership and participation at project groups, workshops, seminars. Responsible for ensuring provision of quality HR MI, ensuring all HR records held are accurate, up to date and meet current and future organisational objectives for workforce and HR record keeping.
Providing professional advice at Dismissal Appeal Panels (DAPs), reviewing the cases, looking at the processes followed to date and highlighting policy and legislative implications. Lead on the improvement, management, allocation of resources, and performance of the HR function, ensuring that overall objectives are translated into effective plans and that the service is efficient and locally responsible.
Provide inspirational and professional leadership to staff, strengthening skills and competence and fostering a strong culture of standards, performance and accountability . Plan for the appropriate use of HR data systems to deliver efficient and effective HR services for the better performance of the Council.
2.15 Actively promoted the Councils equality objectives in terms of personal practice and within the context of all HR advice and guidance provided. Previous experience within another council would be highly desirable , 100% remote working, laptop will be provided .