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Strategic HR Business Partner

  • Employer: London Borough of Havering
  • Reference: LBH02118
  • Published: Mon 05/08/2019, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sat 17/08/2019, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 per week
  • Salary: £50,000 - £74,999
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Havering

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced HR Business Partner to join oneSource

and the London Borough of Havering during a period of change and transformation.

This will suit a strategically minded individual who is proactive and solution focused.

Strategic HR Business Partner £65367-£73670pa  (Fixed term Contract 6-9 months)

You will work with assigned service areas on:

Driving and implementing activities including organisation redesign, succession planning,

employee engagement and talent development.

Developing relationships with senior leaders and working closely with senior teams.

Partnering with directors and senior leaders and HR teams on driving organisational


The most complex and sensitive HR casework matters, interpreting employment legislation

and case law as necessary, or providing innovative solutions where information is not


Analysing trends and key metrics.

You will work closely with directors and senior managers  to:

Support and deliver effective business change

Influence decision making in line with HR policy and best practice

Apply your strategic planning and change management skills

Coach managers to build confidence in dealing with employee issues

Build effective relationships with senior managers and trade unions

I am looking for candidates who have experience of:

Integrating HR into the strategic direction, planning and operation of assigned service areas.

Driving forward effective, efficient and business focused strategic HR&OD solutions, working in partnership with senior management teams.

Providing high quality and consistent strategic HR advice on a range of HR&OD issues.

Actively promoting constructive relationships with trade unions to support corporate and local objectives.

You will be an experienced HR Business Partner with the credibility to influence and drive

people initiatives, with:

Strong experience of significant change programmes and developing and delivering people


Previous experience in an HR Business Partner role - ideally within a local government


Demonstrable relationship management experience at all levels, including business

partnering at director level with excellent interpersonal skills.

A proven track record of operating at a strategic level, driving business outcomes through

considered approaches to workforce issues.

Experience of delivering business change through the adoption of sound change .

management principles and employee engagement strategies within a complex, unionised

operating environment.

CIPD qualified - highly desirable, or equivalent by experience.

The London Borough of Havering is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.

Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Havering Redeployees.

The London Borough of Havering is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

In addition, the Authority reserves the right to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).

Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact 01708 434343.

The closing date is 16th August 2019

Interviews will be held on 4th or 5th September 2019


  • Employer: London Borough of Havering
  • Reference: LBH02118
  • Published: Mon 05/08/2019, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sat 17/08/2019, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 per week
  • Salary: £50,000 - £74,999
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Havering

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