HR Business Partner (Major Venues & Legacy)

From £38, 292 - £46,529 per annum
06 Sep 2019
30 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

GLL is looking for a results-driven HR Business Partner to manage a mix of employee relations and generalist HR responsibilities for our East London-based Major Venues and Legacy region. You'll support teams from some of the most high-profile sporting venues in the country as well as libraries, children's centres, gyms and leisure centres.

With our diverse workforce you'll be able to experience new challenges and have the opportunity to test your skills on a regular basis. Travelling around the region, you'll give first line advice to managers on a range of areas such as absence, misconduct, capability, grievances, flexible working and other employee relations cases. With 1,500 staff across 67 different venues including the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and Crystal Palace National Sports Centre, you'll have a leading role in providing an efficient, effective and innovative HR service to the business, ensuring it's closely aligned to the overall business objectives and plans.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Building people management capacity
  • Local HR service delivery and information
  • Learning and talent development
  • Resourcing and workforce planning
  • Organisational design and development
  • Engagement
  • Employee relations

You'll have comprehensive current employment law knowledge and the ability to evidence previous casework that you've managed. Acting as a consultant to the business in your region, but with full support from our central HR specialists, you'll be confident advising and making recommendations in line with HR policies and procedures. Communicating GLL's vision is a significant element of this role. You'll be a visible HR figure and have a proven track record of increasing engagement levels across a business. You will also be required to manage one HR Adviser in this post; therefore previous line management experience would be highly beneficial. You'll need to be degree-level educated and have a masters in an HR (or be willing to work towards this) as well as having your CIPD level 5.

In return, we offer a range of benefits that you'd expect from the UK's largest leisure provider:

  • Pension schemes
  • Ride to work scheme
  • Discounted membership at our leisure centres
  • The opportunity to join the GLL Society and have a say in how we're run plus associated social events
  • Career pathways
  • Ongoing training and development to help you to be the best
  • From £38, 292 - £46,529 per annum (40 hours a week + 8% bonus subject to scheme rules and qualifying period)

Closing date: 30th September 2019

All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications and location.

To be shortlisted for the role, internal applicants will need to demonstrate their commitment to GLL by becoming a Society member where eligible. 

About Us

GLL is the UK’s largest leisure and cultural services provider and one of the first and largest leisure social enterprises. Our aim is to get more people, more active, more of the time whilst making leisure and community facilities accessible and affordable. We partner with local authorities to run leisure centres, swimming pools, libraries, children’s centres, spas, events spaces and world-class sporting venues such as the Copper Box Arena and London Aquatics Centre on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park - all under our Better brand. As a not-for-profit organisation, we’re different. Passionate about seeing our communities thrive, we invest back into our facilities, projects and people and are an Investors in People Silver Award employer.

GLL is an equal opportunities employer.

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