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HR Business Partner – Colindale – London

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Job Category: HR
Job Type: Contract Temporary
Job Location: Barnet Colindale London NW9
Reference: SW03082023

iPeople SC Solutions is currently recruiting for HR Business Partners to work for our client based in Barnet and surrounding areas.

The successful post holder will act as a trusted strategic partner, supporting senior leadership teams across the Council, while working in partnership with HR colleagues in Barnet and in partner organisations.

The successful post holder will also provide clear strategic HR advice on effective management approaches to change management, organisational design, employee engagement,  and supporting the services in meeting their KPIs and delivering to the Corporate Plan and Priorities.

Duties and Responsibilities of the HR Business Partner

  • HR Business Partner will be the strategic link between the HR service and the council, providing HR support across all areas of HR, including but not limited to Employee Relations, Reward, Organisational Restructure and Design, Organisational Development, Recruitment, Pay, Policy and Employee Benefits.
  • To act as a strategic escalation point for Payroll and/or recruitment issues ensuring that where there has been an issue or failure this is raised at the appropriate level within HR and Payroll/Recruitment, following up on resolutions and ensuring that any learning points from the issue are embedded in to future HR/Payroll/Recruitment practice.
  • Escalating major payroll issues to the Head of Service for consideration at Contract Review Meetings/Service Meetings with Payroll Leads
  • Work with Senior Managers to look at how HR can support the service in achieving their strategic aims, working with HR advisors and the line managers to deliver the service’s strategy while ensuring that a consistent “corporate” approach is adopted  where this is appropriate.
  • Lead on the day to day HR operations of the council, and also to take responsibility for or to provide strategic advice on specific council projects either at service or corporate level
  • Assess and anticipate human resources-related needs within the service through the analysis of data provide by the MI team and feedback from the service This will include Recruitment and Retention issues, workforce development issues, talent management and sickness issues.
  • Provide advice on corporate employment contracts ensuring that they remain legally compliant and fit for purpose.
  • Providing strategic oversight of Employee Relations Issues
  • Providing ER advice to Senior Leadership Teams (i.e. Hearing Stage/Appeal)
  • Providing HR leadership and liaison services between the service and legal department in the negotiation of settlement agreements and response to Employment Tribunal Claims.
  • Support HR in responding to FOI requests as and when these are received.

Requirements of the HR Business Partner role

  • Level 5 CIPD Qualified or equivalent experience
  • Previous local government experience desirable
  • HRBP experience

Working hours: 09.00 am – 17.30 pm, Monday – Friday

If you are interested in this position, please apply with your CV.  

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