HR Business Partner with a super brand!
HR Business Partner with a super brand!
Job Title: HR Business Partner
Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract (with a strong possibility of a permanent role)
Duration: 6-8 months initially
Location: Central London – Piccadilly Circus
Salary: £60-67.5k per annum + bonus + benefits
Jobs in HR do not come much better than this…
Sometimes when you are recruiting for a client, you wish you could do the job yourself just to get an opportunity to work for an amazing business that most people would love to have on their CV. This is one of those occasions…
This is a contract vacancy but with very real possibility that there will be a permanent appointment at the end of it. You will be joining the HR team at a time of real change and will get to shape how it looks moving forward.
Having been an incredibly successful and well-known business for a long time, our client has not had to look too closely at it’s HR function. They are now keen to drag HR into the 21st century. They need someone with experience of best HR practice, change management, restructuring and someone who has been part of a HR transformation programme. If you have this experience then you could be just the person we are looking for.
What will be keeping you busy?
There is lots to get your teeth into with this job. This is a true generalist business partnering role where you will be looking after a client group across corporate functions. This might include finance, marketing, sales, R&D etc. They are not hung up on the functions that you might have looked after previously and will partner you with client groups that are a good match for your experience.
As the business goes through change, they will need to call on your experience of OD and change management to help them navigate this programme of work effectively.
In the past, HR here has been largely transactional and they are shifting the function’s focus to being one that is far more proactive and one that adds real value to the business. Because they have not previously worked with the business partnering model, the HR Director is keen to bring someone in that can really show the business what good looks like. This is why the role is being hired on a contract basis initially. You will be brought in to work alongside the centres of excellence (talent acquisition, comp & bens, comms, L&D) to create a culture where your clients turn to you as a trusted advisor.
You are likely to have one or two reports. Management experience would be highly beneficial, as would developing those in the earlier stages of their HR career.
Who are we looking for?
The client is not placing a huge amount of importance on looking for someone that has experience of the technology sector. They would like to see people that are used to working at the same pace as you might expect of this industry. If you have experience of working with client groups internationally as well as exposure to global re-organisation then this might be particularly useful.
You will be someone with solid business partnering and project management experience with a good blend of strategic and operational HR experience.
We want to see a real breadth of experience across HR. You will understand modern HR practices and be able to advise on how best to deliver a first class HR service to the business. You will be someone with a track record of taking key stakeholders with you as you help to drive HR transformation.
Engaging the business in creating a HR function that becomes an enabling one will not be an uphill struggle, but you will be dealing with bright and naturally inquisitive individuals that will want to understand the benefits of any changes that are being brought in. You will need to provide the detail they need and take them with you. You will be some that is used to winning hearts and minds, with a positive and professional approach. Equally important is that you should be able to work with passion and good humour as you will be working with some very likeminded people.
Send us your CV and we can tell you more about this brilliant opportunity.