hr business partner in london

21 November 2018
martin wickes, digby morgan
job type
£ 55,000 - £ 67,000 per year
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sub specialism
HR Generalist
job type
working hours
£ 55,000 - £ 67,000 per year
reference number
martin wickes, digby morgan
0207 907 2828
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job description

The HR Business Partner / HR Manager (stand alone with support admin) is accountable for the delivery and success of the People strategy in a fast growth SME. A trusted partner to senior leaders, this role influences and steers strategy across the full generalist remit, including:

* Organisation design and development
* Training and development
* Resource and talent planning
* Recruitment and retention
* Employee engagement
* Employee relations

You will be intellectually curious and ideally have a track record within dealing with highly educated client groups - some industry experience in the top quartile within the healthcare world.

Key accountabilities

* Work with senior management teams, providing expert HR knowledge and insight to support effective strategic and operational decision making
* Continuously seek to identify current and future needs of the business offering a fresh perspective and approach to problem solving
* Support sensitive or high-profile HR issues, balancing business need alongside employment legislation and associated risks
* Actively recruit permanent and associate members of staff, running the recruitment process through to induction
* Help develop and embed the training and development plan for the company, including developing and implementing the assessment and development cycle
* Work with senior leaders to support the retention of staff
* Take ownership of HR KPIs and reporting, presenting fact and insight in an engaging and compelling way to lead and influence change
* Proactively engage with People projects, seeking responsibility and demonstrating passion to drive key projects and initiatives
* Build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders to scan for emerging trends, innovations and current best practice

Skills, knowledge and experience

* Experience of partnering with senior management teams in a generalist HR role, with an excellent track record for building strong professional relationships and credibility across all levels of the organisation
* Experience of applying expert employment legislation and best practice HR within a complex business environment
* Experience of successfully leading a range of business enhancing projects in support of a wider HR strategy
* Experience of delivering innovative, creative and tailored HR solutions
* CIPD qualified
* Ability to present information and tell compelling stories, building senior stakeholder engagement around a range of HR initiatives
* Support individuals in managing people and embed robust performance management cultures
* Excellent interpersonal and customer care skills
* Excellent practical knowledge and skills in using a range of packages, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint