HR Business Partner
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
£45,000 - £55,000
Permanent and Full Time
A leading and rapidly expanding group who have benefitted from a string of successive achievements and impressive accolades, including 42 award wins in the last three years alone, a Gold Standard award from Investors in People and Extraordinary status in The Sunday Times 100 Best Company to Work For, for four years running.
You will be an operationally focused HR BP within a highly commercial section of the business, primarily focused on employment relations and supporting the roll out of Group HR strategy.
·Developing key business relationships and to fully understand key business drivers, and current and future challenges in order to align HR support to business issues
·To demonstrate a high level of professional HR expertise and initiative in addressing HR issues within the business.
·To ensure the successful implementation of Group HR initiatives within the business
·Initiate and manage HR projects discussed with the Group Head of HR and business Executives.
·Actively participate with management teams in the leadership and organisation of businesses.
·To coach and support managers to ensure the development of skills and knowledge in all areas of people management
·To provide HR contribution to projects, identifying situations which have a people impact and influencing the decisions made in these areas.
·Working in partnership with Business Executives, Group HR, Talent Acquisition and Talent Development colleagues to ensure consistent, proactive delivery of support, and that all HR activity is aligned with the overall business and Group objectives
·To provide generalist HR support and advice on matters such as grievance, discipline, recruitment, performance management, absence management and organisational design.
·Advise and coach managers in the chairing of formal employee hearings, attending where necessary
·To undertake project work as designated by the Group Head of HR.
·To professionally communicate issues of concern or high risk to the Group Head of HR / relevant Executive as applicable.
The Successful Candidate
·Substantial generalist experience in HR, including experience of working as a business partner.
·Influencing senior management decision making
·Open to work with change
·Positive and proactive outlook
·People orientated - with excellent customer service approach
·Responsive to requests and deadlines
·Team player although happy to work autonomously when required
·Respectful to all levels of team
·CIPD qualified ideal but not essential.
What's on offer?
A competitive basic salary of between £45,000 - £55,000 coupled with an excellent benefits package and the opportunity to make a real impact to the business moving forward