N1, London
£40,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Purpose of Job

Act as a trusted advisor working with Departmental Directors to lead and deliver the people agenda. Think beyond the HR specialism, having a true understanding of the organisational strategy priorities and challenges. In addition to Business Partner activity, undertake key HR projects, manage HR cyclical events, HR policy design and refresh, employee relations and specific recruitment activity. The role is also seen as a stepping stone to the Head of HR role and the role holder will have opportunity to work closely with the Head of HR and stand in for this role on occasions


Main Responsibilities / Accountabilities

Developing and implementing the people agenda:

  • Support ongoing organisational growth and development of a high-performing inclusive culture, particularly focusing on inclusion and wellbeing
  • Use data to understand themes and trends, suggesting solutions and approaches
  • Provide expert HR advice relating to organisational change


Developing and implementing an effective performance management approach:

  • Support Directors to manage performance effectively, embedding the principles of good performance management
  • Ensure robust succession plans and a talent pipeline are in place
  • Work closely with the learning and development manager to embed line management learning and development


Design and deliver required outcomes for specific people projects:

  • Use external research, data and best practice to shape and deliver these projects
  • Collaborate with other BITC colleagues across the organisation to shape and deliver


Developing an effective colleague voice:

  • Work with Directors to analyse results and identify themes and trends from employee engagement surveys or other sources of feedback 
  • Support leaders by developing appropriate action plans and monitoring implementation


Advising on all HR policies and procedures:

  • Provide specialist HR advice to ensure compliance with all key legislation, identifying and mitigating any key risks
  • Review and update HR policies and procedures in line with legislation and best practice
  • Support and coach managers with any formal performance and absence management, disciplinary, harassment, and grievance issues


Devising effective resourcing and recruitment strategies and solutions:

  • Work closely with the HR coordinator to ensure effective recruitment takes place for their Directors, ensuring best practice and adherence to policies and procedures
  • Provide support for senior recruitment panels where appropriate


Manage HR cyclical activities:

  • Manage the annual pay review process for the Departmental Directors ensuring consistency,  fairness and be within the budget.
  • Manage other HR cyclical activities as required and ensure health & safety and safeguarding requirements are met 


The post holder may be required to carry out other duties that are reasonably to be considered as within the scope and purpose of the job and the aptitudes of the job holder. This job description reflects the current requirements of the post. As duties and responsibilities change and develop due to changes in organisational and other circumstances, so the actual duties and responsibilities will vary from the particulars of this job description.


Special working conditions

Occasional travel across the UK

Refreshed on: 16 January 2021
Closed date: 22 January 2021
Job ref: JAN20217324
Tags: Human Resources

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