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HR Business Partner

£45000 - £55000 plus benefits
We are representing a dynamic, market leading organisation that is going through an exciting period of growth. The business creates bespoke, cloud-based technology solutions to support Financial Services firms. This unique combination of wrap platform, discretionary and investment management allows its clients to deliver a high-class service to their clients. They are looking for an experienced HR Business Partner to join their team.
This role is a key member of the Human Resources (HR) team and reports to the Senior HR Business Partner. You will be a strategic advisor and a true partner to the business to provide insight, challenge and your HR expertise. You will have the support of HR Co-ordinators and you will be expected to work closely to provide a seamless HR service to the business. 
This role has a true generalist focus offering expertise in all people areas, and undergoing operational activities such as employee relations, recruitment, and policy issues as well as supporting in delivery of strategic initiatives to support the growth of the business, this position requires a highly competent HR professional with experience gained within a financial services firm, preferably having focussed Wealth Management clients, although this is not essential. Your ability to develop deep client relationships and to be a driver and facilitator of HR strategy and  implementation will be critical to your success in this role.
The Role
  • Work with the Senior HR Business Partner in supporting delivery of HR programmes and initiatives in line with the wider business plan
  • Provide an expert HR advisory service to the business in relation to all aspects of the employee lifecycle
  • Quickly build credibility, drive HR strategy and provide commercial and pragmatic advice in relation to business issues
  • Influence and build relationships with people around the business
  • An advocate for diverse and inclusive practices and policies
  • Oversee the recruitment process, providing guidance and support to the HR CoOrdinator when necessary to ensure company recruitment needs are met and maintained appropriately
  • Coach and provide feedback to key stakeholders on people challenges
  • Be the point of contact for guidance on people practices such as restructures
  • Manage grievance, disciplinary and capability investigations and hearings,  understanding the associated risks and providing credible options for resolution
  • Ensure Human Resources matters are handled fairly and consistently within scope of established legislation, guidelines and practices
  • Partner closely with the Talent team to deliver talent initiatives into your client groups
  • Manage activities related to TUPE following new acquisitions to ensure the effective transfer of staff into the group
  • Support in the management of ad hoc compensation queries, such as out of cycle salary increases and challenge the business when appropriate
  • Understand current FCA requirements and regulatory issues, including the SMCR regime and the process/impact of MRT identification.
  • Share in our commitment to supporting employee wellbeing issues and support our wellness programme
  • Co-ordinate regular People MI data analysis, including headcount, turnover, diversity
  • Create sustainable, data driven solutions to individual employee challenges
  • Excellent understanding of UK Employment Law and evidence of practical application
About you:
  • CIPD Level 5
  • Experience in Financial Services / Insurance /Call Centre / regulated environment 
  • Have held previous position of HR Business Partner
  • Experience of TUPE
  • Good employment law knowledge and experience applying updated legislation to a variety of HR situations
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Experience of IT CRM systems and processes
  • Excellent communication skills (written/verbal/presentation), organisational skills and analytical and problem-solving skills
  • High degree of tact and diplomacy
  • Tenacious, resilient, self-starter. Able to act on own initiative with drive and determination
  • ‘Can do’ attitude
  • Friendly and approachable attitude
  • Must have excellent attention to detail, able to maintain high standards and have pride in your work
  • Pro-actively build strong relationships with others in the organisation
  • Innovative, flexible and proactive approach
  • Able to work individually and as part of a team
  • Motivated and enjoys working in fast paced environment, against project deadlines
  • Flexible working - Hybrid 2-3 days in office
  • Holiday entitlement starts at 25 days with the option to purchase up to 5 days extra
  • Onsite parking
  • Up to 5% matched employer pension contribution
  • Private healthcare
  • Death in Service which is up to 4 x basic salary
  • Critical Illness Cover up to 2 x base salary
  • Life Assurance
  • Employees Shares Scheme
Employment type: 
Employed (Full Time)
Financial Planning
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