HR Business Partner (12 Fixed-Term Contract) - London

Competitive Salary
19 Sep 2017
17 Oct 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

HR Business Partner (12 Fixed-Term Contract)
London, Riverside House

Ofcom is the independent regulator and competition authority for the UK communications industries. We regulate the TV, radio, fixed-line telecoms, mobile telecoms and postal sectors, plus the radio spectrum over which wireless devices operate.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced HR Business Partner to join a dynamic and established HR function. The successful candidate will work closely with business leaders and line managers to define, develop, and implement HR strategy for your client group, in-line with organisational objectives and complementary to the HR agenda.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work to build strong relationships with key stakeholders; you will need to understand, align, and partner with the business in order to demonstrate credibility, and provide a forward looking, relevant partnering service through regular engagement and consultation
  • Act as a trusted advisor to support and coach managers on all employee related matters
  • Provide line management support to an HR Administrator working to ensure that all starters, leavers, and other payroll changes are processed accurately and in accordance with payroll deadlines
  • Produce and use MI data to provide leaders and colleagues with insights to inform business decisions 
  • Work with business managers to identify trends within your client group and proactively address issues (e.g. sickness trends, recruitment strategies etc)
  • Lead the delivery of key HR activities such as performance reviews, pay and bonus reviews, and internal promotions, ensuring they are carried out in a timely and proactive way
  • Contribute towards the development and implementation of HR processes and initiatives, either on your own or as part of a project team
  • Manage end-to-end recruitment in your client group and support other areas when required. You’ll provide advice and guidance on where to recruit, as well as shortlisting and participating on panel interviews 
  • Lead on (or assist with) change management initiatives such as TUPE, redundancies and restructuring projects
  • Work with other Business Partners and functional specialists (Learning and Development, Recruitment) to ensure the consistent implementation of HR policies, procedures and best practice
  • Matrix management, support and providing guidance to HR Administrators
  • Conduct exit interviews for client groups, identifying turnover trends and making recommendations

Essential Skills:

  • Demonstrable working knowledge of HR legislation and best practice
  • Comprehensive experience of supporting all processes and policies across the HR lifecycle
  • Strong stakeholder management and communication skills
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • The ability to communicate and transfer knowledge effectively to others
  • The ability to learn and apply new information/skills/knowledge swiftly and accurately
  • An appreciation of and desire to promote Ofcom's values of excellence, agility, empowerment and collaboration

Please note, this is a 12 month maternity cover contract that has the possibility to extend.

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Additional Keywords: HR Business Partner, Contract, HR, Human Resources, Advisor, HRBP, Human Resources Business Partner, Senior HR Generalist, People Advisor.

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