Human Resources Business Partner

Job Title: Human Resources Business Partner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, United Kingdom
Reference: KH/14292a
Contact Name: Kirstin Hunt
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 02, 2019 20:21

Job Description

Our client is a financial services organisation going through significant growth. Consequently the Group Head of HR is looking to hire an HR Business Partner to help him evolve the HR proposition.

The HR Business Partner (HRBP) is based in the London or Dublin office and reports to the Group Head of HR. The HRBP acts as a partner to the organisation in Dublin, US, Shanghai & Dubai by providing HR guidance and support and by implementing HR programs, policies and practices across the organisation. The HRBP is a member of global HR team supporting and leading the development of global HR policies, programs and practices.


  • Consult with management on performance management, talent acquisition and development, and staffing and compensation issues.
  • Ensure the performance management process is conducted with consistency and includes identified talent and development plans.
  • Execute the staffing process, by reviewing job descriptions, developing hiring strategies and facilitating the selection process.
  • Design, develop and deliver training solutions and/or select and work with training providers to ensure quality training is delivered across the global organisation.
  • Coach and develop Managers on leadership and management skills.
  • Lead the investigatory process  in response to allegations, disputes, and other employee relations matters
  • Point of contact to regarding escalation of issues, policy and process interpretation
  • Mitigate legal employment risk and ensure a positive, fair and supportive work environment for all employees.
  • Lead and manage development and implementation across the Group of;
    • Talent Management process
    • Writing Board reports and development of HR metrics
    • Supporting the D&I forum in advancing our D&I initiatives
    • Other group wide projects as required
    • Support M&A activity as required and development of operations for new international offices.
    • Provide advice and support to other locations (London, Bermuda) as and when necessary.


  • At least 10 years generalist Human Resources experience with experience operating in a global organization
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with good facilitation and presentation skills
  • Ability to influence without authority and interact credibly with all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent consultative ability and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong ability to promote change and manage resistance and have difficult conversations while maintaining working relationships.
  • Working knowledge of employment laws and regulations
  • Broad knowledge of HR functional areas; performance management, talent management, development, compensation, benefits, diversity and HR Operations.

If you are interested in discussing the role further please contact Kirstin Hunt at

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