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HR Business Partner Maternity Cover FTC
Welwyn Garden City

Human Resources Business Partner Maternity Cover 12 months FTC

As part of the Human Resources team the job holder will be responsible for contributing to the development and leading the implementation of HR strategies designed to deliver business goals.
Reporting to the Human Resources Director and working closely with the Executive Board and managers across the business the job holder will provide expert and advice and support for all aspects of HR.
In addition to generalist activity, the job holder will be responsible for developing and implementing Learning and Development strategy and plans.
This is a critical role within the HR function and a great stepping stone for someone with the ambition to become HR Director of a FTSE 250 organisation.
Key Accountabilities 
  • Contribute to the strategy and direction of HR to ensure achievement of business strategy and plans
  • Build collaborative relationships with business leaders in order to influence, develop and review business aligned people strategy and practises
  • Lead the implementation of agreed HR strategy with given areas of the business
  • Coach and influence leaders in dealing with key people management and development issues in order to drive a performance management culture
  • Provide expertise and influence business leaders on key organisational design and change issues
  • Provide assistance and support to the HR Director on all people matters so as to ensure the avoidance and/or mitigation of people risks and appropriate handling of sensitive issues
  • Work with line managers to successfully resolve escalated employee relations issues, ensuring that procedure is followed in line with operational and legal requirements
  • Lead and/or contribute to the development and implementation of best practise HR solutions and monitor ongoing performance to ensure delivery of objectives
  • Contribute to the assessment and improvement of HR policy and practice through the gathering of internal feedback, benchmarking and process improvement
  • Identify and facilitate the introduction of new ideas and innovation that support the business growth strategy
  • Lead and/ or contribute to organisational design and transformation projects
  • Develop, lead and motivate a small team, ensuring that performance is maximised
  • Business focussed HR Business Partner
  • Proven track record of working closely with and influencing senior managers up to board level
  • Proven track record of successfully developing and delivering HR practises aligned to the needs of the business
  • Experience of helping to define and implement new HR strategies in either green-field or relatively unstructured environments in which you have had to work closely on the ground to implement change
  • Experience of leading successful cultural change
  • Experience of managing organisational change and transformation programmes
  • Strong generalist and operational HR capability
  • Experience of developing and implementing Learning and Development strategies and interventions
  • Prior experience within payments, retail or tech businesses
  • Experience partnering with and developing the IT and/or commercial functions
  • Experience of managing organisational change related to systems implementation
  • Commercially astute and results driven
  • A pro-active style with results driven approach and the drive to bring in new ideas and initiatives and challenge the existing processes
  • Strong communication and influencing skills combined with an ability to build strong and effective working relationships at all levels
  • Personable and approachable with the ability to readily establish high levels of credibility across the business
  • Highly organised with a structured approach to tasks and the ability to deliver and work under pressure
  • Comfortable operating both strategically and operationally
  • A team player who will roll their sleeves up and support the delivery of the wider HR agenda
  • Ambitious with the capability and desire to progress to HR Director


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