HR Business Partner

London (Greater)
£40,000 - £50,000 per annum experience dependent + benefits and bonus
23 Jun 2021
23 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
CIPD Membership
CIPD Member, Non CIPD member

About Deallus

Deallus is a global management consulting firm specialized in life sciences and with a legacy in competitive strategy. We empower clients to achieve competitive advantage through the generation of strategic intelligence and actionable insights. Our strength is unrivalled therapeutic area expertise, deep understanding of our client needs, and proven methodologies to deliver strategic value across the product lifecycle and the broader organization.

Deallus has global staff of nearly 100 people, and presence in all major pharmaceutical markets through offices in L.A., New York City, London, Tokyo, and Shanghai.  We have a diverse employee population and more than 25 languages are spoken by Deallus staff. We serve a large number of top-25 global pharma as well as nice biopharma clients, and have therapeutic area strength in Oncology, Rare Disease, Vaccines, and other specialty categories, as well as most of the primary care space.

Our Mission, Vision & Values

Our vision is to lead the industry in shaping and refining strategies for those striving to advance healthcare and improve patients’ lives.

We do this by applying bespoke, robust methodologies to unearth insights and provide evidence-based recommendations; by building an innovative, passionate, global team with a diverse skillset and deep expertise; and by serving as a trusted thought partner for our clients to help them navigate a dynamic, competitive and complex environment.

Finally, we strive to emulate our values of Collaboration, Curiosity, Passion, Resilience, and a Winning Mindset in everything we do, both for our clients and the way we interact with each other.

We are now looking for an HR Business Partner to join our team to support our accelerating growth.  Specifically, we are looking for candidates with 4-6 years’ HR experience, preferably in a professional services environment.

Purpose of the Role:

As our HR Business Partner, you will be responsible for managing and delivering the full spectrum of HR activity across both London & APAC regions of c50 employees collectively.  You will partner with managers and leaders in order to create and implement effective talent recruitment, deployment, retention and development strategies; in addition, you will manage and advise on all employee relations issues within the UK & APAC.

Reporting directly into the Global HR Manager, you will also collaborate closely with the HRBP (US) to ensure effective global alignment of regional initiatives.  In addition, you will be responsible for leading various global HR workstreams.   

Key Accountabilities:

  • Manage all regional recruitment activity from entry-level up through senior-leadership level; this includes crafting job specs, liaising with hiring managers and recruiters, sourcing and vetting candidates, conducting interviews, managing the interview process, liaising with candidates and designing and extending offers
  • Manage all regional onboarding activity, to include designing onboarding programs in partnership with managers, delivering onboarding training and overseeing effective onboarding within the region to ensure a quality experience for new hires
  • Manage all regional staffing, to include partnering with Engagement Managers and Project Leaders to ensure project staffing needs are met, including reviewing capacity allocations and skillsets amongst the workforce to identify both short-term and long-term solutions for staffing.
  • Liaising with Development Managers and employees to ensure equitable allocation of staffing assignments, incorporating development needs, and flagging staffing risks with senior leadership appropriately.
  • Partnering with all Development Managers regionally to ensure effective management of employees, to include coaching managers on how to address performance concerns, manage career progression, or manage challenging conversations with employees and ensuring all performance issues are being proactively addressed
  • In partnership with Global HR Manager, manages all employee relations issues in region up to senior leadership level
  • Manage local payroll and benefits for all employees, to include process management as well as employee education and communications
  • Manage local roll-out of all performance management, promotion and salary review, in close partnership with HR team
  • Leads various global HR initiatives and workstreams as required

What we’re looking for:


  • 4-6 years of experience in HR
  • Excellent people skills, with the ability to build relationships at all levels
  • Proactive individual, able to work autonomously to own initiative
  • Excellent prioritization skills, with a sense of urgency
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Strong business acumen, able to partner with managers to connect people activity with business strategy
  • Thrives on challenge; ability to work in a fast-paced, demanding environment and keep multiple plates spinning
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Alignment to the Deallus values: Collaboration, Curiosity, Passion, Resilience, and a Winning Mindset


  • Experience within a professional services environment
  • CIPD qualified


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