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HR Partner

MK41 7BJ, Bedford
Up to£47,000 depending on experience (pro rata for PT role)
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Construction & Property
Contract Type
Part Time
Job Type
HR Business Partner

HR Partner 

Bedford (Hybrid) 

Up to £47,000 depending on experience (Pro rata for PT role) 

Fixed term contract – Maternity Cover 

Part time (15 hours per week) 


This role is a fixed term contract maternity cover for 12 months  

Due to some wonderful news for their employees, they are looking for a part time business partner role to cover maternity leave within their HR Directorate.  


The Business partner role will focus upon  

  • Good experience of ER case management, with the ability to prioritise effectively according to urgency or sensitivity of enquiries.  

  • A positive, solutions focused mind set will be important when dealing with ongoing cases to keep across the work, and relevant stakeholders informed.   

  • Stakeholders may have differing levels of capability so it’s important you are able to recognise and adjust your guidance to accommodate these differences.  

  • You will need be CIPD Level 3 Qualified as a minimum for this one   

This is a hybrid role and has an expectation that you come into the office regularly to keep in touch with everyone. This helps them stay aligned to the needs of the business, the team and each other’s needs, so together they can agree what is required to achieve the best outcomes.   

Reporting directly to the HR Manager, you will be working as part of a friendly team using your skills, experience, knowledge and behaviours to support colleagues and managers with people related situations using a positive pragmatic approach.  

There may also be opportunities to roll up your sleeves and get involved with a wider range of HR activities and initiatives to help make these a success.   

The ideal candidates:   

Effective communication (both written and verbally) is very important to them and joining a team with a high performing culture, a knowledge sharing ethos and a real passion for delivering excellent customer service, as their customers always come first.   

The ability to prioritise effectively according to urgency or sensitivity of enquiries.  

If this sounds like you, then it would be great to hear from you. Sometimes candidates don’t apply if they feel they do not meet 100% of the criteria specified, or the working pattern isn’t quite right. Please do take the chance to apply – they will still review your application, but if you are not right for this role you might be just the person for another role with them in the future.   


In return they will offer you:   

  • Flexibility to work between your home and their office in Bedford.   

  • A competitive salary of up to £49,00 (dependent upon experience and pro rata for part time role) and a fantastic range of benefits including:   

  • 28 days holiday PLUS Bank Holidays   

  • A generous contributory pension scheme   

  • Private health care   

  • Free life assurance   

  • Access to an extensive suite of wellbeing services and tools including a digital gym   

  • Opportunities for learning and development   

  • Discounted gym membership   

  • Retail discount scheme   

  • Hybrid Working   


Be You: They aim to create a space where everyone feels comfortable and empowered to bring their individuality to work. A space where everyone feels safe to share their experience and know that the individual voice will be heard, valued and respected. They value all cultures, backgrounds and experiences, and they truly believe that diversity drives creativity and innovation for customers and themselves.  


Please note all successful candidates will need to complete a DBS check.   

Closing date: 16th July 2024 


We reserve the right to close this recruitment if it is deemed that we have received a suitable number of applications. On this basis we would advise that applications are submitted as soon as possible. Interviews may take place throughout the recruitment campaign. 


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