HR Business Partner

City of London, England
£75000 - £85000 per annum
08 Jun 2021
15 Jun 2021
Alan Hewett
Contract Type
Full Time

A highly desirable HR Business Partner role is available at a prestigious and well known Financial Services business. The HRBP will report directly into and work very closely with the HR Director to provide a first class HR Service to 130 employees. The role will also work closely with junior HR staff to help develop them and with HR Shared Service.

The role will be a true partner to the business and will require that unique combination of hands on generalist HR experience within a demanding high touch, high pace environment as well as the ability to think strategically and contribute to a range of project work, both within the region and globally.

The successful candidate will need to be an excellent relationship builder with the business, low ego and non-hierarchical, coupled with being high energy and fun to work with.


  • Experience and confidence in building and managing complex relationships at all levels
  • Strong HR business partnering skills; able to operate effectively and build rapport with a bright and demanding client group.
  • Low ego and non-hierarchical team player - ability to be hands on as well as strategically minded.
  • Self-starter, proactive, self-motivated with a solution-oriented approach and a drive to achieve results.
  • Credible, respected, personable, with a strong client service ethic.
  • Project and change management skills, with the ability to adapt to changing circumstances.
  • Commercial with a good level of knowledge around the latest HR thinking - e.g. workplace of the future; agile working; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.
  • Enthusiastic about keeping up to date with changes in the regulatory and geo-political environment that might impact on the firm, e.g. ongoing impact of Brexit; employment law and regulatory changes, etc.
  • Other key skills include: numerate, strong written and verbal communication skills, accurate with a high attention to detail, can assimilate data and draw conclusions in a connected way, resilient and able to handle a high workload.
  • Knowledge:
    • undergraduate degree
    • recognized HR qualification (CIPD preferred)
    • good understanding of best practice HR policies and procedures
    • knowledge and hands on experience of UK employment law is necessary
    • experience of extensive working with MS Office and HR platforms (e.g. PeopleSoft, Taleo)
    • Must be able to create and deliver reports and presentations
  • Experience:
    • track record of operating as a largely autonomous business partner
    • comes from a professional services environment
    • financial services and specifically asset management experience an advantage

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