HR Business Partner / HR Officer / Human Resources / HR Advisor

London, England
£40000 - £45000 per annum
09 Nov 2016
30 Nov 2016
Alanna Doyle
Human Resources
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: HR Business Partner

Location: Holborn, London

Salary: £40,000-£45,000

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

The organisation is a higher education provider offering accredited academic undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, vocational and professional qualifications and language courses at its institutions in the UK, Germany, Canada, Singapore, and through its online learning division. The company's key brands include the some of the leading universities and Higher Education institutions across the globe..

The company is keen to ensure that its HR service supports its growth and development and is now looking to recruit an equally ambitious and driven HR Business Partner. Reporting to the Head of HR, the post holder will deliver a wide ranging service to designated management teams and will support the embedding of best practice in workforce planning and resourcing, employment relations issues, staff engagement, performance management and training and development.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Translate business requirement into effective HR practices across the business unit and ensure the organisation structure and profile of the workforce are fit for purpose and appropriate to support the delivery of the organisation's strategic objectives.
  • Oversee the effective application of organisation policies to resolve all sickness absence, disciplinary, grievance and capability issues that arise within the business unit.
  • Regularly review the recruitment needs of the business to support growth, changing needs and other priorities.
  • Project plan recruitment campaigns and advise on the most appropriate methods of advertising and shortlisting, assessing and selecting candidates. Ensure the effective use of temporary or permanent resources to meet business needs.
  • Assist managers to set objectives and review performance effectively for all members of their team, supporting them both with talent development and performance improvement where required.
  • Undertake a training needs analysis for the business unit and progress the individual and team needs identified, linking with the central Learning and Development function.
  • Support the Head of HR and partner with the HR team to identify, develop and implement strategies and policies that will support the growth and development of the business, position the Group as an employer of choice and enhance the staff and student experience.
  • Promote the use of existing HR systems, policies and processes, challenging appropriately any misuse.

Key Requirements:

  • Educated to degree level
  • CIPD membership
  • Substantial experience of working as an HR Business Partner
  • Extensive experience of managing change and implementing new initiatives
  • Experience of building effective relationships with managers and advising them on a wide range of HR issues
  • A thorough understanding of employment law and its application to HR practice
  • Well-developed project management skills

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