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Human Resource Business Partner to c. £40,000 pa - SWANSEA

Human Resource Business Partner to c. £40,000 pa - SWANSEA

Posted 2 April by Human Resourcing Limited Easy Apply Ended

Human Resourcing is delighted to assist this long standing and highly valued client with an exciting and competitive HRBP post based in Swansea. We can provide all interested applicants with a direct recruitment link to apply for this post together with an honest, comprehensive background into the role and organisation including application tips and hints and an up to date appraisal of the ideal candidate they wish to attract.

For this information please call Mera Mann @ Human Resourcing.

Main Purpose of the Post

You will ideally possess a large company background and be hugely operational in your appraoch as you take responsiblity for ensuring outcomes are aligned to the University’s strategic aim of becoming a sustainable Top 30 University.

You will join and influence a large and fast-paced HR function, developing capability and insight in advance of organisation need as the department continues its transformational journey through to a fully operating Business Partnership model over time.

You will understand the local and organisational business environment, identifying risks, providing insights and flexible, innovative solutions based on a long term view of the organisation’s direction, shaping and aligning the HR solution accordingly.

Acting with a strong sense of purpose and a dynamic vision for HR, you will confidently advise and challenge Heads of College, Directors and relevant managers utilising your professional expertise and resilience. You will continually evaluate your own impact, that of your team and of the overall function in order to improve as a professional and drive sustainable performance.

Main Duties

1.Develop strong relationships with senior leaders and HR colleagues to build insight into existing levels of capability within their college/function against future requirements, to identify gaps and risks to the University’s strategic plan.
2.Work with senior stakeholders to identify needs for the College/function. Be accountable for the agreement and development of a local strategic HR implementation plan, which will be delivered on time and to the required level and will enable The University to deliver its ambitious business plan.
3.Accountable for delivery of HR outcomes, working in partnership with senior leaders and HR colleagues to develop and utilise a systematic approach to identifying issues and developing innovative solutions.
4.Role model a continuous improvement approach, using meaningful people MI, to ensure HR solutions add value, are in line with the university’s vision and drive sustainable performance for the organisation and customers.
5.Lead the provision of innovative and aspirational HR approaches to maximise exceptional current and future performance capability throughout the college to drive the University’s 2020 vision.
6.Use a coaching style of leadership to enable line managers to take accountability for delivery of HR outcomes within their college/function.
7.Design, deliver and evaluate training and facilitation solutions to increase the skills and capability of line managers and other stakeholders that deliver quality outcomes in line with the university’s vision.
8.Be outward looking and future focussed, horizon scanning and using professional networks to benchmark and research trends and innovative approaches that will enable the university’s 2020 vision.
9.Deliver successful outcomes through people, supporting, developing and challenging teams to succeed. Accountable for providing clarity and direction, creating a culture that motivates others to be innovative and outcome focussed and to perform effectively to maximise the growth of the organisation.
10.Responsible for working collaboratively with colleagues across HR to develop shared insights, priorities and activities as part of the organisational plan and strategy.
11.Continually seek and act on feedback to learn and develop as a professional, taking responsibility for own CPD. As a high performing Department, HR is constantly improving and all HR professionals are expected to engage in alternative roles in other areas of HR or the wider University, for personal and professional growth or where it may be operationally required.
12.Coach and develop managers to have clear and straightforward conversations with people about their strengths, limitations, development needs and career aspirations, leading to the formulation of personal development plans which drive performance and deliver high quality research outcomes.

Person Specification

Essential Criteria

Leadership Values

  • Demonstrable evidence of creating a culture that delivers successful outcomes through people, developing and challenging teams to succeed and take pride in delivering professional services and solutions.
  • Ability to enable teams to work together and across functions to deliver successful outcomes that exceed the needs and expectations of customers, and in creating environments that demonstrate equality, foster trust, respect and challenge.
  • Demonstrable experience of creating environments that identify, understand and give priority to delivering the needs of the customer, and in motivating and inspiring teams to provide the highest standards of personalised care


1.A current CIPD membership qualification or significant relevant experience with a commitment to qualify within the next 24 months
2.Leading for Change , level 1 and Understanding Your People or be willing to undertake this within 24 months


1. Proven track record of role modelling leadership behaviours at a senior level, showing courage and confidence to speak up skilfully and challenge others even when confronted with resistance utilising professional expertise
2. Proven experience of continual professional development, taking personal responsibility for seeking and acting on feedback to learn and develop as a professional

Reference: 33880910

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