Regional Human Resources Business Partner - North

  • Location
    Chester, Cheshire
  • Job type
  • Industry
  • External Reference

We are currently recruiting on behalf of one of our well known clients for their newest Regional HR Business Partner. This role will include evenings away from home and frequent travel to regional offices and sister brands as well as the Chester HQ when required.

In this role you will be accountable for delivery in the following areas:

  • Providing expert HR advice and guidance to managers at all levels and employees on HR matters, supporting managers in dealing with complex casework, performance, attendance and employee relations issues.

  • Providing advice and guidance to the Regional MD's,Brand MD's, Heads of Department and managers on employment matters; influencing management and the leadership around the people agenda to maximise service performance.

  • Identifying Operational HR priorities from Company and Sister Brand plans, translating business requirements into effective HR practices and delivering people solutions aligned to business objectives.

  • Delivering key HR initiatives across the HR spectrum, including restructuring, employee relations, employee engagement and performance management.

  • Ensuring key stakeholders are informed / consulted on relevant changes such as restructures, redundancies and retirements etc.

  • Working with third party providers to ensure that services meet business needs and are delivered to agreed standards and timescales.

  • Analysing and reporting HR information to support with bench marking and the development of HR strategies and solutions. Ensuring that all internal and external reporting requirements are satisfied through the provision of management information and the delivery of HR scorecard data.

  • Maintaining a clear understanding and providing up to date knowledge of the legal framework within which HR operates; developing HR policies in line with current legislation and keeping abreast of modern HR procedures and best practice.

  • Supporting the development and implementation of job evaluation, pay and reward strategy

  • Ensuring the smooth running of working parties to facilitate the delivery of HR policies, projects and initiatives.

  • Addressing HR related business continuity issues.

Skills Required

  • Strong track record of developing and implementing policy, experienced in implementing HR strategy.

  • Experience of managing and improving employee relations, managing conflict and sensitive issues to achieve positive outcomes.

  • Experience of developing and managing change projects and programmes.

  • Experience of delivering strategic priorities within strict timelines.

  • Ability to work on own initiative, prioritise work to deadlines and pay attention to detail.

  • Ability to analyse complex information and recommended solutions.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate complex ideas and information to a range of audiences and stakeholders.

  • Skilled, analytical thinker with ability to critically assess requirements and select 'best fit' approach to meeting HR needs.

  • Strong ability to work flexibly - managing changing and competing priorities and absorbing new information rapidly to address complex issues.

  • Able to apply judgement, creativity and flexibility to generate new and innovative ideas and approaches and to solve complex problems

  • Able to challenge and influence others, including more senior colleagues and stakeholders, to ensure that the right outcomes are achieved.

  • Strong ability to build effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders at all levels, to work collaboratively to achieve objectives.

  • Able to use project management disciplines to lead or contribute to project work.

  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of employment law and HR best practice and commercial environment employment policies and procedures.

  • Experience of Mergers and Acquisitions (TUPE regulations)

  • Experience of Job Evaluation process

  • Experience of training and mentoring.

  • Experience of managing recruitment process

In return our client offers a generous benefit package.

Please apply directly to the advert for consideration or call 01244 346674 for further information.

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Please apply with your CV to: Pippa Shaw