Senior HR Business Partner

Job Title: Senior HR Business Partner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, United Kingdom
Reference: KH/15322a
Contact Name: Kirstin Hunt
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 18, 2020 17:03

Job Description

Senior HR Business Partner

Our client is a global Asset Management firm looking to hire a Senior HR Business Partner

  • London based
  • Reporting into the Head of HR

The purpose of the role is to support the UK HR team and the wider business – supporting and operating in an agile manner across various key client groups to identify, develop and implement people solutions, which will enable the Company to achieve its business objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Business Partnering: Work in partnership with the UK BP team, International Head of HR and the Head of HR UK to analyse and interpret business needs, identifying trends and translating these into commercially-focused initiatives and solutions. This will involve working across international entities, but also on a UK level
  • Consultation & advice: Provide well-reasoned, accurate advice and guidance in order to support, influence and challenge the business in line with HR policies and procedures
  • Recruitment and Retention: identify appropriate solutions to staffing needs - working with the hiring manager and global HR teams to successfully achieve resourcing plans 
  • Induction & integration: Proactively support Line Managers and Senior Management with the induction and integration of employees, as well as with their ongoing retention
  • Performance Management: coach management on performance management issues and processes
  • Learning and Development: proactively support and drive a performance culture through the  identification of personal development targets and initiatives
  • Reward and Recognition: play a key role in the end to end annual remuneration process.  This includes liaising with external information sources, analysing data, consulting and advising Management in their decision making and supporting the communication rollout to employees
  • Employee Relations
  • HR Projects: responsible for the project management and implementation of HR projects across a variety of topics, as determined by business priorities 
  • Talent Management & Mobility: support HR and the business in all talent, mobility and succession planning initiatives

We are looking for someone with a previous experience of working in a global organisation with matrix managed divisions, ideally gained in the financial services sector. In addition we are looking for: 

  • Extensive HR Generalist experience
  • Flexible, pragmatic, problem-solving character who is confident working in ambiguity 
  • Experience of SMCR would be preferable
  • A professional and commercial approach to HR, with a proven track record of delivery and the ability to deliver high standards of service 
  • Experience of dealing with employees at all levels of seniority
  • Demonstrable experience in managing relevant HR projects with a focus on high standards of  timely delivery
  • Solid understanding and experience of Employment law and its practical application
  • Strong analytical skills including use of Microsoft Office tools

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

Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.

By applying for this position, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal data to Elliott Scott HR Recruitment Ltd. and all relevant third parties for the purpose of processing your application for this job position. You understand and acknowledge that your personal data will be processed in accordance with our Privacy Policy