HR Business Partner

Are you an established HR Advisor or Business Partner who enjoys providing a generalist HR service?

If so, this could be a great opportunity to consider.

About the company:

We’re working with an incredibly successful and growing business based in South Tyneside to recruit a HR Business Partner who would cover a period of maternity leave for 12 months.

This business has built an admirable reputation as a North-East employer and as a result are looking for a confident, grounded and influential individual who has excellent commercial awareness and resilience. There is an opportunity here to make a real difference to the HR function by continuously developing HR solutions that will impact the day to day operations of the business.

About the role:

Reporting into an incredibly supportive Group HR Manager and working within a small HR team, you will provide a Generalist HR service which includes advice and guidance relating to employee relations, recruitment and HR policies.

Stakeholder management will be key to your success and so the ability to build relationships with management and collaboration with colleagues across other business functions will be crucial.

Whilst supporting your stakeholders with Generalist HR operations, your duties will include; offering advice to line management regarding employee relations cases and recruitment, coaching and training management to overcome challenges such as timekeeping, absence and performance as well as beginning to identify trends and adopt a more proactive approach to employee relations. At times, ER cases will be complex and so the confidence to lead disciplinary and grievance cases is essential.

A key part of your role will also be to encourage self-sufficiency and leadership competence therefore a resilient and proactive approach to true business partnering is crucial. This will also include designing and delivering HR workshops regularly.

Resourcing will also be a top priority in your role and so you must be driven to source & support the business in recruiting excellent talent to aid the future growth plans and overcome skills gaps.

Is this the right job for you?

We are looking to speak with HR professionals who are competent and experienced operational Advisors or Business Partners with a proactive approach to an ever-changing workload.

A CIPD qualification is ideal as well as a proven track record as a true HR operator. The ability to build rapport very quickly with stakeholders will be key to your success as well as openness to work within a fast paced and highly commercial business where you will regularly be challenged but offered the opportunity to succeed and make a real difference long term.

This really is a great opportunity if you are looking to work with a fantastic HR team and for lots of opportunity to lead HR projects & your own Generalist caseload.

How to apply:

Applications will be processed on an ongoing basis however we recommend you apply as soon as possible. The start date for this role will be in April 2018.

Required skills

  • Employee Relations
  • Recruitment
  • Training
  • Disciplinaries
  • HR Policies

Application questions

Are you CIPD qualified?
Do you have experience as a Generalist HR Advisor/Business Partner?
Have you worked within a fast paced and commercial environment?

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