Reed in Partnership’s mission is to positively transform people and their communities. We support individuals, their families and the places they live to prosper – often under challenging circumstances. With our help, people start working, improve their health, develop their skills and fulfil their potential. Hundreds of thousands of people across the UK have benefited from accessing a Reed in Partnership service and used it to change their lives for the better.
Please note: We are currently bidding on a number of contracts, the outcomes of which are due to be announced by the 16th April 2021. Final stage interviews will take place from the 19th April 2021 onward. This role is an expression of interest for potential future opportunities within Reed in Partnership.
The main purpose of the Senior HR Business Partner is to focus on the professional areas of Performance & Reward, Employee Relations, Resource, Talent Planning and Organisational Design. HR Business Partner will also be expected to contribute to and support the implementation of Employee Engagement and Organisational Development activities along with ensuring they liaise effectively with the HR Services team to ensure that all contractual administration and payroll activities can be delivered accurately and on time
•Building a high-performance culture by analysing performance management practices in various business unit(s) and then advising or delivering appropriate interventions to bring about performance improvement.
•Proactively monitoring the implementation of organisational policies and procedures to ensure that the relationship between the business and its Co-Members is positive, fair and in line with employment
•Ensuring the business proactively balances resource requirements so that resources are cost effectively aligned to current business requirements, whilst providing sufficient provision to meet future business objectives.
•Inputting into and advising on the design and implementation of recruitment, selection and retention policies, procedures and practices to ensure the business is able to identify, attract, select and retain the best talent to meet both current and future business needs.
•Ensuring that the number and type of roles in the business meets the current and future needs of the business and that any changes are delivered in both a legally compliant and professional manner that minimises impact on employee engagement and performance.
•Contributing via workshops to strategic HR change programmes.
•Managing distinct national projects or programmes on specific themes or issues.
Required Skills and Experience:
• A detailed, practical and up to date understanding of employment law.
• A minimum of 2 A-Levels or an equivalent Level 3 Diploma.
• GCSE English Language at a minimum of a Grade B (or equivalent Level 2 qualification). OR achievement of a Level 2 in Literacy Assessment at interview stage.
• Qualified to degree level and CIPD qualified or equivalent
• Experience of working in a fast paced environment that is subject to regular change.
• Commercially focused and capable of providing people focused interventions that support the delivery of business objectives
• Ability to rapidly analyse and understand issues/information and use such information to make decisions or put forward recommendations that are both robust and defensible.
• Confident in dealing with staff at all levels, willing to challenge and confront where appropriate, engendering trust and confidence in their commercial and HR expertise.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Tactful and discreet in handling sensitive personal information.
• Comfortable with providing a high quality of accurate HR Advice over the phone.
Disability Confident Commitment:
We aim to ensure that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity. We offer an interview to disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria.
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