HR Business Partner

£40,000 - £45,000 + Benefits

In order to develop and implement a robust, people focussed HR strategy for a well-established, growing business, a fantastic opportunity now exists for an experienced HR Business Partner to join our client's team.

Reporting to the Head of People, this is a varied HR generalist role providing hands-on operational HR support to our client's busy removals & asset management business, which has branch offices in Croydon, Derby, Winsford, and Livingston.

Since 1871, our client has been delivering turnkey solutions to their customers.

From home removals and storage, to office relocations and move management, their continued success has been built on a strong foundation 150 years in the making.

The successful candidate will successfully manage the end-to-end recruitment and onboarding process, supporting all aspects of the employee lifecycle, ensuring employee training & development aligns with business needs, supporting leaders to plan and manage change and coach and support managers with day-to-day people management challenges and queries.

In addition, the chosen candidate will also work with the wider People Team to review, develop & implement best practice.

The ideal candidate is a real pragmatist with a can-do, flexible attitude, demonstrated by their ability to take on additional responsibilities such as balancing legal, compliance and business needs by finding practical people solutions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement, and oversee annual/regular people processes including probation, performance, succession and talent mapping, promotion, bonus, and salary review

  • Support & guide managers in your business unit with employee relations matters; absence, probation, disciplinary, grievance and performance issues

  • Help develop a culture of learning & identifying areas that need attention to support the business to grow

  • Ensure new and developing managers understand the Johnsons way as part of their induction process

  • Work closely with leaders to ensure pay and benefits align with the market and apply consistently, across the group?

  • Support managers to identify learning & development needs and identify suitable solutions to address those needs

  • Provide training, support and coaching on HR related processes to ensure managers are confident leading their teams

  • Provide guidance on the people implications of change, ensure change is well managed, carried out legally and is well managed & communicated - e.g.

    structure changes, new roles, changes to existing roles

  • Support managers with the recruitment of new staff and the development of apprentice & graduate programs, ensuring apprentice levy is utilised

  • Oversee all offers of employment & changes to terms and conditions

  • Produce & monitor HR KPI's and metrics and identify areas to action or improve (absence, turnover, ER)

  • Oversee, review & sign off monthly/weekly payroll

  • Develop wellbeing, engagement & retention initiatives

  • Manage all occupational health referrals

Skills & Experience

  • Previous experience in a broad, generalist, multi-site role in a similar sector where the business relies heavily on people to deliver great service

  • Previous recruitment & selection experience

  • Able to demonstrate leadership qualities with excellent interpersonal skills

  • Must hold a valid UK Driving License, have access to a vehicle and be willing to travel to our various site locations

  • Strong stakeholder management skills, commercially astute and experienced business partnering

  • CIPD level 5 or 7 (desirable but not essential)

This is a wonderful opportunity for an ambitious and confident HR leader to join a friendly, successful team in an important role with an attractively broad remit.

A competitive remuneration and benefits package is on offer, including 23 days holiday, medical cash plan and death in service policy.

Apply now!

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