HR Buisness Partner

Oakleaf Partnership
London, England
£175 - £200 per day
Closing date
16 Dec 2021

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
HR Advisor
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Job Details

We currently have an opportunity for a HR Business Partner to start immediately on a temporary basis for three to six months to work in a stimulating, forward-thinking environment. The organisation is a prosperous and collaborative leading housing association who strive to make an impact and provide a service that withholds their award-winning reputation.

Key Responsibilities:

* Working with the Head of HR as a strategic partner to the business
* Proactively partners with the business to deliver a first class people strategy aligned to attracting and retaining
talent, embedding performance, supporting business growth and encouraging better business alignment and
synergies at a strategic level
* To ensure the people-related planning, employee related issues, processes and initiatives are appropriately
managed, in line with best practice, and engaging with senior stakeholders
* Works collaboratively with the Group HR to continuously improve the offering to the business, thinking differently
and innovatively of how best to support the business to achieve their highest potential
* To establish and demonstrate strong commercial awareness and business intelligence
* enabling the HR Business Partnering function to be proactive and ahead of the curve, whilst responding in a
timely and effective manner towards business changes, developments and priorities
* Collaborates across the total HR function to enable development of relevant HR initiatives, and leads delivery
across all areas of HR back into the business, delivering a seamless experience for employees and managers
* Achieves close business strategic relationships through engagement with managers, holding a strong awareness
of business strategy and operational plans and having a solid understanding of how the people plan/agenda
complements this
* Uses data from HRIS, People Surveys and market intelligence, combined with personal influence to inform decision making and provide business insight, to make positive change
* Leads delivery of the annual compensation process and an approach to reward that ensures a robust and transparent process


* Proven HR Business Partnering experience in fast-growing and transformational organisations
* Commercially and strategically minded, with the ability to be hand-on and operational when required
* Ability to influence and manage senior relationships
* Superb coaching and mentoring skills
* High levels of resilience, with an ability to manage difficult/challenging stakeholders
* Able to adapt in a fast paced and changing environment with ambiguity
* A self-starter who is able to proactively research issues using internal and external sources of expertise.
* Structured individual, who enjoys project work and can translate this into pragmatic business solutions.
* Able to work to deadlines. Will be flexible when required
* Ability to positively react to change and to positively influence others to adopt new ways of working

If this sounds like an opportunity you would like to hear more about please apply with your up to date CV and contact details.


Oakleaf Partnership is the UK’s largest independent HR recruitment consultancy. Founded in 2005, we have built enduring relationships with HR functions across every sector; thanks in part to our expertise, but also our collaborative approach. We listen. We share our insights. We take the time to truly understand the culture of an organisation – the person behind a CV.

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