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HR & OD Business Partner

HR and Organisational Development Business Partner 

Permanent Contract

£41,418 - £43,421

Full Time - 37 Hours

About the role

As a senior member of our generalist HR & OD team, you will play a critical role in aligning HR strategies with Council objectives and providing comprehensive HR partnering support to our managers. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the success of the Council and make a meaningful and positive impact on the working lives of our employees.

This is a full-time position, but we also welcome applications from those wishing to work part-time or job share.

We can offer:

  • A flexi-time scheme that supports a good work life balance.
  • Hybrid working (approx. half of the working week can be worked from home depending on business need).
  • Local Government Pension Scheme.
  • Generous annual leave and wellbeing package.
  • Discounted gym membership at Teignbridge District Council Leisure Centres.
  • Opportunities for career development and learning opportunities.

What we are looking for:

  • A relevant CIPD qualification, e.g., Postgraduate Diploma in Personnel and Development; or CIPD Level 7 Advanced Diploma or CIPD assessment of professional competence at this level.
  • Experience at a senior advisory level, providing professional advice and coaching on employment legislation, employee relations issues and a range of people practices (including recruitment, performance management and development, sickness absence).
  • Experience of partnering with managers, providing coaching support and challenge as required.
  • Change management experience covering design, consultation and implementation, and ability to coach, engage and support multiple stakeholders.
  • Strong communication and inter-personal skills, able to create rapport and present information in a concise and logical manner suitable for the audience.

We are working together to achieve our vision of “Making Teignbridge a healthy and desirable place where people want to live, work and visit”.  We do this by taking personal ownership for the quality of the work we do, the quality of the relationships we develop and for driving improvements in our services. If this sounds like you, and you are a dedicated HR professional looking for an opportunity to contribute your expertise within an environment that will value and support you, then we look forward to your application.

It is vital to read the full job description and person specification for this role - it will help you to understand whether your knowledge, skills and experience match the job requirements. In your supporting statement please tell us how you meet each of the essential criteria we ask for in the full person specification.

Closing Date:   Sunday 5th May 2024 @ midnight   

Interview Date: TBC

For an informal discussion please contact: Tim Slater -

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