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HR Senior Partners (Grade L) 3 x Full time & 1 x Part-time

Greater Manchester Police
Manchester, Greater Manchester
£44,928 - £47,058 per annum
Closing date
7 Jun 2022
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Please Note: There are currently four vacancies for this post 3 x Full time 36.25 hours per week and 1 part-time 14.5 hours per week (2 days Wednesday/Thursday)

This is a strategic role and offers superb opportunities for the right candidate.

As a HR Senior Partner you will be the prime interface between Senior Leadership Teams, teams within People and Development and Strategic Resourcing Branches and GMSS. There may be some elements of the traditional HR however; you will be expected to manage key strategic projects, support transformation and change and be an ambassador for the People and Development Branch.

The role incorporates the full remit of HR activity (it involves everything from coaching and mentoring through to supporting senior managers on a wide range of employment related issues) and is certainly more strategic than operational in focus.

You will be required to influence the business through effective management and delivery of a proactive HR service in a full generalist role within a fast paced complex HR environment.

The successful candidates will be a solid generalist.

Key Skills:
Exceptional organisational skills and the ability to successfully handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Ability to manage competing demands and to deliver to tight deadlines.

Ability to work in a stressful and demanding environment.

Ability to influence and negotiate with the executive level.

Excellent communications skills and the ability to listen effectively.

Highly developed problem solving skills, to think creatively to deliver an HR service which meets business needs.

Applications will be considered from those people are working towards MCIPD accreditation.

GMP is looking for individuals who are passionate about what they do and providing a HR service of the highest standard.

Closing Date

7 Jun 2022

Recruitment Team Contact

Other Information

To be eligible for appointment as a member of police staff, you must be a British citizen or a citizen of a country that is a member of the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland. Commonwealth citizens and foreign nationals are also eligible but only if they are resident in the UK free of restrictions.

After 30 June 2021, nationals of the EEA or Switzerland will also need to provide evidence that their stay is free from restrictions.

In the context of EEA nationals, we are content that pre-settled status counts as free from restrictions.

Please refer to the attached Job Description for further details regarding the skills required to do this role. The Job Description has been signposted to indicate at which stage of the process each criteria will be tested.

Please note: Applications will be accepted from those who are working towards MCIPD accreditation.

Due to the Equality Act (2010) the sickness will not be checked until the conditional offer stage of the recruitment process and therefore candidates need to ensure that they have a good attendance record for the last 2 years for Staff and officers and for 12 months for apprentices.

The Equality Act 2010 makes it unlawful to discriminate against a disabled person in all areas of employment, including recruitment. The Police Service welcomes people with disabilities and will do its best to make reasonable adjustments to the working arrangements and/ or the working environment providing it is possible to do so.

If you have a disability and you require support with your application, please let us know so we can consider and support you with any reasonable adjustments you may require. If you need any support completing this application please contact and the recruitment team will be happy to assist .

Should you require reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know during the selection process.

Please note that you will be required to provide an educational psychologist report in support of any adjustments.

Policing values are enshrined in the Code of Ethics (a copy of which can be found at

Every person serving with the police service needs to adhere to these standards of professional behaviour. As an applicant to Greater Manchester Police, we expect that you will hold views and attitudes in line with the Code; that if you are successful in your application you will uphold the Code of Ethics by displaying the behaviours that the Code sets out; and that you will report any conduct of others that falls short of those standards. Any failure or apparent failure to uphold the Code of Ethics will be taken seriously. It will be looked into and in cases involving serious and/or repeated failings, criminal and/or misconduct proceedings may follow. With that in mind, you are reminded that you must not share any information relating to the recruitment and assessment process. Sharing of such information could result in criminal and/or misconduct proceedings.

Greater Manchester Police have been informed of potential personal tax implications for members of the 1987 Police Pension Scheme, who retire and take a pension between the ages of 50 and 54 inclusive and then take up employment as a Police Staff member. Members of the police pension scheme whose age is between 50 and 54 who are re-employed as a Police Staff member have to meet certain conditions to keep their PPA and to protect against personal tax liability charges on any payments paid before the age of 55. One of those conditions is that a break of at least 1 month is required where the re-employment is ‘materially different’. However, if the role is not deemed to be ‘materially different’ then a 6 month break is required.

Please note, all of our communication will be sent to you via the e-mail address you provide on your application form, therefore please ensure is in your mail safe senders / safe recipients list to prevent our e-mails going into your junk mail.

Minimum Age for Applications - 18

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