People Partner

Oakleaf Partnership
City of London, England
£50000 - £50001 per annum
Closing date
15 Jul 2022

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Not for Profit/Charity
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
HR Business Partner
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People Partner

  • £50,000 + up to 15% bonus!!
  • Permanent
  • Hybrid
  • City of London
  • ASAP start

My client is looking for a people partner to join their team on a permanent basis. This role is ideal for a people partner with international exposure or a senior advisor ready to take that step up! This is an exciting time to join a company that global footprint is at the centre of what they do.

This is an exciting opportunity to join them during a period of UK and International growth. As part of the HR Team you'll have a platform to contribute fully as an International People Partner undertaking generalist responsibilities across a broad range of HR delivery.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with international leads to ensure consistent approaches during standard cyclical activities (i.e., performance appraisals, promotions, and salary reviews)
  • Maintain and update international policy matrix ensuring coverage of required international policies/associated procedures and guidelines to support legal, regulatory, and customary compliance in all regions
  • Develop region specific guidelines to support alignment of the workforce with the strategic goals/values of the organisation and recommend priority areas to develop new approaches across the Group
  • Support leading rollout of centralized initiatives to maximise effective delivery of global HR programs, policies, and processes across all regions (incl. facilitation of training workshops, as required)
  • Embed enhancements to ways of working and new system capabilities i.e., self-service/document management via HR/Payroll platform; providing training support to employees and managers to leverage the HRIS system at its best (iHCM)
  • Provide support to international stakeholder's strategic plans and operational priorities, ensuring regular communication with central HR team to facilitate alignment and awareness of priorities and needs
  • Manage set up of required sponsorship licenses for international entities, including associated ongoing administration and compliance; liaising with third-party support where required
  • Partner with key external providers for destination services, tax advice, and immigration advice where required ensuring that Global Mobility initiatives operate smoothly and meet business needs/ provide a positive experience for secondees
  • Maintain and develop process road map relating to international secondments (i.e., visa types depending on duration of placements, incl. timings of associated visa application processes), providing clear advice to stakeholders concerning global mobility options
  • Partner with central HR team (HR Manager and HR and Payroll Administrator) concerning secondments (in-bound & out-bound) and required payroll set-up/actions
  • Support activities relating to the set-up of new employment entities, including working with external specialists to ensure employment legislation is met, including associated HR related start-up activities
  • Support benchmarking initiatives as required, ensuring local reward packages are competitive in supporting positive talent acquisition/retention. Including research of in-country benefits, engagement and recognition programs and making recommendations for change
  • Partner with the central HR team during rollout of strategy for reward and remuneration, including input and support concerning new overseas operations
  • Manage ongoing review of statutory leave plans per region (i.e., maternity, paternity, shared parental leave and sickness absence) versus current offerings. Develop recommendations as appropriate to support competitiveness in local regions
  • Monitor workforce trends and develop HR metrics to ensure high quality data and analysis to support decision-making, including enhanced workforce planning capability. Contribute to building a data-driven approach across the business, providing regular insights to management on ways to improve employee performance and experience

Key skills:

  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, with strong attention to detail
  • High levels of professionalism and integrity
  • Positive, flexible and collaborative - able to work autonomously, but a great team-player
  • Project management skills, ability to multi-task & prioritise a varied workload
  • Ability to build rapport with and influence managers at all levels of the organisation
  • Confidence in making recommendations and taking decisions
  • Numerate, able to effectively review and analyse data to support decision-making
  • Proactive attitude and initiative; drive to see tasks through to timely and accurate completion
  • Experience of using HR systems & driving data insights, preferably iHCM
  • Be a hands-on People Partner. In this role, you will work on both strategic and operational HR delivery
  • Qualifications and experience:

  • Degree educated (or equivalent)
  • CIPD level 7 qualified (desirable)
  • Significant experience as an HR generalist within a global organisation; confident in navigating through and partnering within matrix structures
  • Experience working with high growth businesses, ideally with experience of a rapidly growing employee base
  • Experience of developing international HR policies and procedures
  • Familiarity with employment law and employment obligations and their practical application within international jurisdictions
  • Company

    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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