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Michael Page Human Resources
City of London, England
£75000 - £85000 per annum
Closing date
22 Jul 2022

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Retail & Wholesale
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
HR Business Partner
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Job Details

An opportunity for an experienced HR Business Partner providing high level HR support to
the groups within the Business Advisory & Transaction Services

Client Details

Leading Law firm


* Quickly build trusted relationships with DMP's, Partners and HoGs.
* Position HR as a strategic business partner & trusted advisor to the relevant client groups
* Take the lead and act as the subject expert in all HR matters
* Coach, mentor and supervise HR Advisor(s) in all aspects of HR processes and to ensure paperwork is completed
correctly and accurately
* Collaborate with the Talent Acquisition, Reward and L&D teams as appropriate
* Manage key strategic projects and support strategic initiatives across the team as required
* Consider new initiatives which could improve efficiencies within the team and wider firm and feed into the HR Team
Employee Relations
* Take the lead on complex employee relations activities
* Provide guidance to HR Advisors where appropriate on operational ER issues such as absence management,
grievance and disciplinary issues, performance management, maternity/paternity/shared parental leave
* Lead on all aspects of resource planning with DMP and HoGs including resourcing and recruitment methods and
process, defining resource requirements and timelines, succession planning and promotions
* Brief the Talent Acquisition team/Advisors in relation to all recruitment needs.
* Conduct interviews with senior level recruits where appropriate
* Manage interview feedback and negotiate offers consistent with the firm's pay strategy for senior recruits in
conjunction with the Talent Acquisition and Reward Teams.
HR Procedures
* Ensure Organisational Capability Review is undertaken & regularly updated as part of the Business Partnering
approach to drive proactive performance management, talent management and headcount planning for the future
* Input into the annual budgeting process for the relevant business areas.
* Complete the annual salary review process for the relevant practice groups, working with the Reward Manager as
necessary. Challenge and ensure robust justifications for bonus awards are given by DMP/HoGs.
* Provide input into Reward strategy
* Drive the annual appraisal process for the relevant business areas
* Complete the annual promotions process for any potential candidates within the relevant client groups
* Work with Reward Manager to ensure data on the relevant business areas is correct on an ongoing basis
* Conduct annual appraisals for HR Advisor(s)
* Maintain a working knowledge of the HR Information System ("People Hub")


  • Experience of operating at HR Business Partner level is required, within legal or professional services

* Significant generalist experience in delivering high quality, commercial HR advice within a matrix management
* Excellent working knowledge of employment law and proven experience of resolution of complex employee relations
* Excellent communication skills and the acumen to effectively influence a number of stakeholders within different
client groups & locations
* Professional manner with the ability to work collaboratively across the firm and the HR team
* Ability to balance competing priorities and manage to tight deadlines
* Credible, articulate and comfortable with systems, data and analysis
* Strong problem-solving skills
* Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills
* Experience of supervising and mentoring others
* CIPD qualification or equivalent knowledge and experience

Job Offer

Competitive Salary

Hybrid Working


Private healthcare


Michael Page Human Resources is acknowledged as one of the leading recruitment companies for human resources with over 30 years of recruitment expertise and a team of specialist consultants based in offices nationwide.  If you’re looking for permanent or temporary job opportunities in human resources, let us use our extensive network and strong relationships to help you find you the next step in your career.

Michael Page Human Resources recruit HR roles nationwide, ranging from HR Administrator to Global HR Director and also within the specialist areas of HR including Learning & Development, Recruitment, Reward, and Talent.

We offer vacancies across executive, director, manager and junior levels with many of the UK’s leading companies. Our teams have specialist consultants that focus on permanent, interim and contract opportunities. Find out more about our consultants here.

To get started browse for human resources jobs or contact one of our offices directly to find out how our expertise could make a difference to your HR recruitment process.

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