HR Business Partner

Bristol, England
£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
24 May 2021
21 Jun 2021
Prim Raymond
Contract Type
Full Time

Work from home, HR BP, up to £45k pa +benefits. 6 mth FTC, HR exp. in professional services sector req'd

Your new company
This is great opportunity to be part of a Top 100 Law Firm - an impressive client list, working alongside Leaders in their Field in a progressive, ambitious Law Firm. This well respected organisation advises clients on a broad range of legal matters across the UK and internationally. With offices in Exeter, London and Bristol with a team of c500 people which includes lawyers, professional advisers, paralegals and business services. They have a longstanding history and solid values which has created an entrepreneurial environment where they treat all people, clients and employees alike, as individuals. In a recent staff culture survey our employees regarded this employer as being ambitious, supportive and collaborative. Overall, they offers a genuine work / life balance but with no compromise on quality of work, personal mentoring or career development. As a firm they are committed to supporting our people across all levels to achieve the balance they need. They are open to talk flexible working and to empower any candidate to put forward a flexible working pattern to meet their needs.This is a great opportunity to join a fast-paced innovative team. This position offers the opportunity for cross-office working in an agile environment.

Your new role
This is an exciting opportunity for an HR Business Partner to join our team on a full time (35 hours a week) on a 6 month fixed term contract. The role will be remote home-based so we are flexible on location. The HRBP will be responsible for providing support to the Firm in the development and delivery of a high quality HR service to the business, along with assisting the team and firm in achieving its overall goals.Main Duties:* Be the key HR interface across all officers for Partners, lawyers and Directors.
* With support from an HR Advisor, provide HR support, guidance and advice to your core client group, working with other stakeholders where relevant.
* Work with Partners and Senior Managers to ensure execution and delivery of all HR processes. Particular emphasis on: People Development, Absence Management, Performance Management, Change Management, Reward and Retention.
* Advise, interpret and provide guidance to partners and staff in respect of HR policies and procedures, employment legislation and best practice specific to the needs of the business.
* Provide the Payroll team with support in delivering an accurate and timely monthly payroll process.
* Apply strong commercial focus and business acumen to providing HR solutions for the business.
* Provide day to day HR support when required, across a range of areas in order to cover absence or provide additional support to other team members, including maintenance of our HR database, on-boarding, recruitment and absence management.
* Prepare updates and regular reports for relevant meetings, e.g. Board, Partner/Director meetings.
* Support the Head of HR to deliver the annual bonus scheme process.
* Supervise an HR Advisor and HR Assistant and coach and mentor other junior team members.
* Support the HR team on strategic and operational HR projects as required.

What you'll need to succeed

  • PROFESSIONAL SERVICES experience required.

* CIPD qualified or equivalent, with at least 4 years relevant experience
* Strong communication skills, written and verbal
* Strong IT Skills (Microsoft Office 2010, specifically Word, Excel, Outlook)
* Excellent organisational skills, demonstrate examples of multi-tasking and an ability to juggle competing priorities
Strong interpersonal skills; effective communicator at all levels (written and verbal)
* A commercial and professional approach to work
* Excellent organisational skills, demonstrate examples of multi-tasking and an ability to juggle competing priorities
* Must interact well with others in a sensitive and effective way - a team player
* Must be self-motivated, committed to working towards goals with strong enthusiasm and career commitment
* Pro-active approach
* Understand the importance of confidentiality and use of discretion
* Possess the ability to cope well under pressure
* Must be flexible, successfully adapting to changing demands and conditions

What you'll get in return
Flexible working options available, competitive salary and other benefits can include:

  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Medicash for every day healthcare
  • Group Life Assurance Scheme
  • Group Personal Pension Plan
  • Up to 25 days holiday, plus an additional two half days at Christmas and a day off for your birthday
  • Option to buy or sell up to 5 days holiday
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Corporate Social Responsibility day
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Season ticket loan
  • In-house gym or corporate membership at selected gyms (all offices)
  • Subsidised on-site yoga sessions
  • Free fruit
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, shared parental and adoption pay*
    • Maternity and Adoption: we offer enhanced maternity and adoption pay of 13 weeks full pay and 13 weeks half pay.
    • Paternity: we offer enhanced paternity pay of 2 weeks at full pay.
    • Shared Parental Leave: if a father or co-parent is eligible for Shared Parental Leave, we offer enhanced pay of 13 weeks full pay and 13 weeks half pay (inclusive of any paid maternity, adoption or paternity leave which is also taken). Our policy applies regardless of any enhanced pay being taken by a co-parent.
    • Parental Leave: a total of up to 18 weeks of unpaid leave can be taken by employees for each child up until the child's 18th birthday.

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