HR Business Partner

Job Title: HR Business Partner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, United Kingdom
Reference: KH/14599a
Contact Name: Agata Staszewska
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 27, 2019 00:57

Job Description

Our client is a leading global professional services organisation looking for a commercial HR Business Partner.

This is a national role with primary responsibility to support the UK based arm of the global IT Department. This role requires matrix management as whilst the individual will be based in London, their clients will be across the whole of the UK and they may also be required to liaise with their global peers on projects and issues.

  • London based (with travel to regional offices required)
  • New role

Key Responsibilities:

Business Partnering:

  • Work together with the Senior HR Manager for the business services teams, advising and guiding on re-organisations, restructurings, redundancies and transfers.
  • Work with the Senior HR Officer as appropriate on the implementation of various policies and practices including maternity, flexible working, mentoring, equal opportunities, headcount management, and dismissal.
  • Work with L&D team to ensure that fee earners have the right skills, experience and knowledge to manage people effectively and to help and support them when gaps are identified. Facilitate and deliver L&D programmes as and when required.

Career Development:

  • Work with the other HR Business Partners and senior management to review and update the Career Development Review (CDR) forms annually and assist in the implementation of the process for the client groups, leading the annual performance moderations process and working as a project team with the rest of the business services HR team.
  • Coach client groups in the delivery of effective feedback and constructive performance management based discussions.

Salary review:

  • Keep up to date on market intelligence on salaries and remuneration for client groups and feed that back into the salary review process.
  • Run and implement a commercial salary review process which targets market 'hot spots' and high performers.


  • Working with the senior HR team and the business on various change-management projects within the firm 

We are looking for someone with previosu experience in an HR Business Partner role, ideally from matrix professional services organisation or technology industry. Previous experience of supporting technology departments will be a strong asset. In addition we are looking for:

  • Graduate or equivalent and ideally CIPD qualified with a strong academic track record 
  • HR Professional with previous experience of building effective relationships with senior stakeholders
  • Experience of managing junior staff preferable
  • Strong influencing skills and ability to build credibility quickly
  • Strategic mindset
  • Ability to inspire confidence and respect at all levels
  • Flexible in thinking and approach

If you are interested in discussing the role further please contact Agata Staszewska at #AS1

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