HR Business Partner

Our client, a world class organisation is looking for a seasoned HR professional to carry out a FTC for six months, potentially longer. This position is responsible for providing a highly professional level of generalist HR support to UK organisation.

You will have experience of dealing with acquisitions and managing integration projects, as well as the general duties of this role detailed below. The role is based from home, however travel will be required to other office locations so you must be a driver with your own transport.

The purpose of this role is to provide proactive, can-do, HR partnership to the UK organisation to develop and implement people solutions aligned to the business strategy. The role involves assisting with more complex or sensitive day to day people issues.


Organizational Effectiveness & Development

-Aligned to the HR Strategy, provides HR business partnering support for managers to identify and resolve business needs, implement organizational plans and build key capabilities required to achieve business objectives.
-Acts as the trusted advisor of client leaders to support them in carrying out their business and functional plans.
-Coaching and influencing managers from a people perspective, developing their people management/leadership skills and constructively fostering appropriate behaviors, actions and leadership values
-Change Management & Associate Engagement: Proactive communication of change, strategic plans and goals, implementation of change initiatives, facilitation of workshops and helping functions adaption and engagement
-Demonstrates deep understanding of client market spaces including external talent trends, culture, reward systems, and organization models.

Talent Management & Acquisition

-Identifies opportunities to support managers to fill competency gaps through talent acquisition and talent development.
-Partners across the business with Talent Management and Talent Acquisition teams to align top talent to highest priorities while ensuring inclusion and diversity outcomes.
-Be the talent advisor, facilitator and champion. Support talent reviews and follow through on development actions to ensure strong succession pipelines for critical roles.
-Participates on the interview team and effectively counsels hiring managers in selection process.
-Acts as advisor/approver for select job changes initiated by managers.

Compensation & Benefits

-Provides consultative guidance for compensation and facilitate appropriate compensation reviews.
-Works with the management teams and Total Rewards function during the annual Compensation Planning time to ensure alignment of rewards to performance.
-Provides consultation and benchmarking insights for job offers based on business needs.
-Reviews periodic compensation reports to check for compensation changes and follow-up with leaders as required.

Associate Engagement & Relations

-Guides managers for all employee relations and poor performance issues including improvement plans and associate separation strategy.
-Looks for trends and root causes as opportunities to improve organizational/team and associate satisfaction.
-Actively uses data and metrics to drive client engagement and drive accountability for outcomes both with client and the HR organization-
Monitors and addresses attrition and retention proactively and work to understanding leading and lagging indicators for observed trends
Manages severance for group separations


-Experience working within a Global Shared Service model.
-Minimum of 5 years professional experience in HR roles that required change management.
-Experience in partnering with diverse client groups, commercial organisations would be a plus.
-Experience in working with CoE and Shared Service Centers
-Experience working in mid/large matrixed organization is preferred.
-Experience in implementing Talent Management and People development programs is required.


-Working knowledge & understanding of all HR related disciplines including: talent acquisition, retention, reward & recognition, development, succession planning, organizational design and employee relations.
-Strong understanding of UK Employment law.
-Ability to build supportive relationships and challenges the status quo.
-Possesses coaching and consulting facilitation skills.
-Results driven and action oriented including the ability to make decisions in the face of ambiguity.
-Demonstrated flexibility and resilience in responding to business and environmental needs.
-Analytical skills and ability to provide project execution to HR solutions.
-Excellent communication and influencing skills across multiple levels, functions and cultures.
-International experience advantageous.
-Workday system knowledge preferred


-Building credibility – Proficient
-Managing Change – Proficient
-Talent Assessor and Developer – Proficient
-Business Acumen – Proficient
-Paradox Navigator – Proficient
-HR Analytics – Developing

Excellent benefits are offer along with a high degree of autonomy and the opportunity to work for a leading global organisation.

Please note only successful candidates will be contacted.

Job Summary

Job Title HR Business Partner
Location Berkshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary £80k
Last Updated 19/07/2021
Reference SF51752
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