Senior HR Business Partner

09 Nov 2016
06 Dec 2016
Human Resources
Contract Type
Full Time
911605 - Senior HR Business Partner

Our client is the UK's leading Engineering Support Services company employing over 27,000 people worldwide operating in the Defence, Mining & Construction, Rail, Nuclear, Energy, Property Management and Education & Training sectors.

They are currently recruiting for the position of Senior HR Business Partner, based in Plymouth, UK.

Job Description

* Develop, implement and embed strategic HR agenda for business area of responsibility.
* Provide input into the Business Unit HR strategy, and implement and embed where appropriate across business area of responsibility, along with divisional strategic initiatives for consistency of approach.
* Act as champion in communicating and embedding HR strategy, initiatives, policies and procedures across business area of responsibility, business unit or division, interfacing with divisional Technical Hubs as appropriate.
* Provide input to the design of HR policy, programmes, projects, methodologies and solutions in support of business' projects for greater co-ordination and consistency of approach.
* Support the execution of HR policy, programmes and projects across business area of responsibility.
* Provide expertise in excellent people leadership and management practice, using external knowledge and business insights to identify and drive change by analysing employee trends, behaviour and employee engagement.
* Produce management information, as required, in support of the business decision making process.
* Support the budget management process by providing input into financial reporting for the business' and HR P&L.
* Set the overall direction for a team of HR Business Partners. Act as a role model.

Skills and Experience

* Educated to degree level or equivalent relevant experience.
* Member or Fellow CIPD qualified is desirable.
* Significant generalist HR experience, demonstrating proven track record in delivering on the above accountabilities, and more specifically on driving the HR agenda through the design and delivery of a business-aligned strategic HR plan.
* Proven track record of delivering significant contribution to business strategy, and to designing and delivering HR strategies in large and complex organisations.
* Proven success in managing large-scale projects and complex change initiatives using appropriate methodologies.
* Significant experience in providing HR specialist input into acquisitions, business tenders and managing the transition of people in and out of a business according to TUPE legislation.
* Considerable experience in developing HR and line management capability to address complex and high risk disciplinary, grievance and welfare matters, and in presenting for and at tribunals.
* Demonstrable experience in resolving complex and high risk employee relations matters and in establishing and developing relationships with Trade Unions for ongoing positive interactions.
* Demonstrable evidence of developing and sustaining positive working relationships at a senior level, including the ability to negotiate and to influence business strategy.
* Significant evidence of cross-business networking, delivering speedy and proactive knowledge sharing is advantageous.
* Experiencing of having to deliver on the strategic HR plan through a HR Centre of Excellence/ Expertise and Shared Service Centre model.
* People management experience and HR consultancy expertise.
* Up to date knowledge of employment law.
* Significant experience of leading a HR Business Partner team.

This is a contract position.

The rate for this position is negotiable.

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 911605

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