HR Business Partner - short term contract up to 15 months to cover maternity leave

£43,000-£47,000 plus benefits
19 Mar 2012
30 Mar 2012
Specialist Area
HR function
Full Time

As an internationally recognised brand with around 135,000 members across 120 countries, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) is the professional body for those involved in the management and development of people and the leading voice in HR. 

This is a great opportunity for an HR Business Partner to provide high level people management and development support to our 300 staff across CIPD. 

Working with senior managers to drive business performance, you will develop and implement HR strategies, recruit senior staff, and plan learning and development to support the business needs. You will manage the HR function on a day to day basis, and advise, guide and support staff and managers on all areas of HR. 

Commercially astute, and with a strong focus on organisation development, you will contribute to and implement change initiatives, and be responsible for a range of HR projects. 

Of graduate calibre, with substantial HR experience, you should be a Chartered Member of CIPD. Experience of working with managers to drive business performance is essential. Excellent communication, interpersonal and relationship management skills are required, together with the ability to establish and maintain credibility with all managers and staff. 

You will need excellent knowledge and understanding of employment law and sound employee relations experience. 

We offer an attractive pay and benefits package including development opportunities, a contributory pension scheme with free life assurance and 28 days annual holiday.

For further details and an application form, visit our website at or contact the HR Department, CIPD, 151 The Broadway, London SW19 1JQ, telephone 020 8612 6216 or email

The closing date for the receipt of completed applications is Friday 30 March 2012.