To ensure that each business is appropriately supported by the HR function, to organise and implement the roll out of the UK HR strategy and to provide strong internal HR consultancy to support line managers in the achievement of their objectives
Leading within the industry
Business Strategy - contribute to the development of UK HR strategy. Influence and support the subsidiary companies in the development and implementation of a business strategy.
Business Development - contribute to the acquisition of additional businesses through rigorous HR due diligence, advising on Service Agreements for key employees pre-acquisition and enabling cultural, contractual and procedural integration post-acquisition. Support organisational development through advising on structural change, contributing to the implementation of change and driving resourcing standards and policy in areas of significant growth.
Business Operations - work closely with the central HR unit and with the Employee Relations team to ensure that all transnational HR processes are carried out accurately and in a timely manner and that all disciplinary and grievance related matters are properly addressed.
People Development - implement Group policy on talent management and people development, introducing specific initiatives and supporting specialist HR functions in detailed implementation. Identify key employees and those with potential for further career development and design personal development plans to enable them to achieve this potential. Assist in the succession planning process, identifying potential successors for all middle and senior managerial roles. Work closely with line management to identify general development needs, advising on training matrices where appropriate and ensuring that required training is scheduled and delivered through close liaison with the T&D function.
Remuneration, Reward and Recognition - ensure that all Group-wide remuneration and benefits initiatives and standards are implemented in all subsidiary companies and that salaries are bench marked against the market and are fixed in line with internal comparators.
Co-Ordination - ensure that all areas of the subsidiary companies properly communicate to the central HR specialist and support functions and that these functions effectively support the business.
Values - engender a culture within the subsidiary companies which recognises and promotes the absolute importance of health and safety, environmentally responsible behaviour, the highest standards of business ethics and compliance with legal and corporate requirements. Contribute to the development of, and carry out implementation of, strategies to communicate the direction of the businesses, to measure and to improve employee engagement with the Company.
Management Processes enhance the people management capabilities of senior managers in relation to the effective recruitment, development, retention and motivation of talented people. Maintain effective and legally compliant procedures for dealing with absence, sickness, grievance, disciplinary and performance management within the subsidiaries.
CSR and Community Involvement - champion the philosophy within the subsidiary businesses that we are an organisation which takes corporate social responsibility seriously and provides a framework to enable employees to make a positive impact in the local communities.
An experienced and qualified HR Business Partner with a proven track record of providing effective generalist HR support to a business unit and influencing senior managers in both HR and broader business management issues. Some exposure to the broader function including Payroll, Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental management.
Strong Communication skills coupled with the ability to influence peers and colleagues to deliver results.
Experience of business acquisition and integration
A strong Customer Focus and a commitment to quality, excellence and continuous improvement.
Personally well Organised and a good Planner
Pragmatic and Resilient
Previous exposure to a broad range of HR and business issues, coupled with the ability to deal with one off unprecedented situations through evaluation, analysis, judgment and decision making.