Senior HR Business Partner, London

Job Title: Senior HR Business Partner, London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, United Kingdom
Reference: KM/12925
Contact Name: Kirstin MacLaren
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 22, 2017 06:00

Job Description

The primary focus of this role will be to lead a team who are responsible for the strategy and execution of high impact initiatives that drive superior business results through Talent Management, Employee Development and Engagement.


The secondary focus of the role is to be the HR BP for one of the business units, working closing with the Senior Vice President leading the group and their Executive Team.


Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:


  • Design and deliver the Employee Plan for the UK business
  • Lead and manage the delivery of key HR projects and initiatives
  • Partner with Business Leaders to ensure an effective employee experience across the employee lifecycle, providing thought leadership across the market
  • Develop strong relationships with business leaders and Global HR Business partners to build a deep understanding of global and local business strategies
  • Partner with HR business partners and Centres of Expertise such as Compensation & Benefits, Employee Relations & Recruitment to share knowledge and ensure a smooth implementation of local & global solutions
  • Provide superior leadership to engage, inspire and develop the HR team (lead a team of 3)
  • Ensure all practices and decisions support and promote core Diversity imperatives
  • Support and lead change initiatives
  • Analyze and present HR data to offer strategic insight into talent performance solutions and measure results of all implemented initiatives
  • Partner with the Global HRBP to deliver a high impact Human Capital Plan for the business unit


To be successful in this role you will bring:


  • Proven HR leadership at a senior level, with strong track record in developing/implementing leading-edge and transformational HR initiatives
  • Inspirational people leader, with the ability to engage and create followership from others
  • Ability to think conceptually and strategically, while maintaining a results-driven approach to deliver win-win solutions for the business
  • Solid change management experience, able to drive and manage complex/large scale change initiatives sensitively and thoughtfully
  • In-depth business knowledge and financial acumen
  • Strong relationship competencies, able to collaborate, influence and manage through conflict to achieve successful outcomes
  • Able to operate successfully across the matrix, and at all band levels
  • High drive for results, with a focus on delivering measurable outcomes
  • Global mindset, with the ability to challenge the status quo  
  • Track record in successful management of employee relations, with awareness of evolving employment legislation and practice
  • Excellent communication skills, able to cascade complex messages in simple form and ensure employees can see how what they do day to day supports the company’s strategic priorities and direction
  • Experience in larger organisations where you have been used to working in a matrix environment


For further information please contact Kirstin MacLaren on Job Code KM/12925.


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