Human Resources Business Partner

  • Job Reference: N6030-741S
  • Date Posted: 18 July 2018
  • Location: Christchurch
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Sue Allen
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01252 710215

Job Description

Human Resources Business Partner


We’re currently recruiting for a Human Resources Business Partner to be responsible for building and implementing the people plan within their areas of responsibility. You will participate in, and often lead HR initiatives for the organisation’s directly supported.  You will also work directly with the General Manager including functional managers within their client group, as a partner to achieve their strategic and tactical objectives and goals.  The incumbent will require strong interpersonal and team leadership skills with the ability to interface with a wide range of personnel at all levels internal and external to the organisation.

The ideal candidate should have a Military, Aviation or Engineering background.

The prime location is located at Hurn, Christchurch.


As a Human Resources Business Partner your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Chartered member of the CIPD - essential (MCIPD essential)

Excellent working knowledge of employment law with the ability to apply it practically and commercially within workplace situations.

Ability to coach managers and employees in difficult situations

Strong conflict resolution management skills

Experience of performance management and working within defined policies and procedures.

Excellent communicator (verbal and written communication)

Excellent interpersonal skills to form effective working relationships based on trust at all levels.

Good organisation skills and ability to multi task.

Excellent customer service skills.

Tactful and diplomatic.

Ability to work as part of a team or independently.

Competent in dealing with difficult situations.

Flexible to travel and work from different UK locations from time to time.

Adaptable to be successful in a changing environment.

Focuses on delivery with excellent time management skills.

Proficient in the use of MS Office and HR Systems.


As a Human Resources Business Partner your main responsibilities will involve:

Lead the HR team’s client facing support activity, deploying a high standard of HR professional capability, directed by the Head of HR and drawing on the Centres of Excellence for specialist advice.

The preparation and delivery of various people metrics, as well as be actively engaged in department activities in his/her areas of responsibility across multiple sites.

To develop and deploy the BU resource plans, working with the Resourcing team where required, to meet relevant requirements, and have personal involvement in senior appointments.

To provide timely communications and counsel to the departments in their respective areas and be the designated HR contact for HR activities in those areas.

Responsible for taking action to ensure that all employment practices under their contract including – hiring, promotions, demotions and disciplinary and grievances are conducted in compliance with employment law, policy and best practice.

To support the delivery of performance management processes and associated activities to ensure consistency fairness and compliance with HR good practice (including ACAS Codes -UK)

Provide subject matter expertise on IR, ER, HR and policy interpretation

Support delivery of the Industrial Relations and Employee Relations strategy, and relevant communications, engagement and support for execution.

Take a leadership role in change management processes, acting as the change agent to support and facilitate the desired change; facilitate management of any employee issues and escalate where required

Ensure that all HR processes and activities are deployed in line with the spirit and letter of Corporate and in-country employment legislation, practices, policies and procedures

Support the Wellbeing initiatives

To take responsibility for implementation of HR procedures and policies ensuring that they are and the areas they partner, are kept up to date and abreast of current legislation and company requirements and in line with best practice.

Facilitate and participates in various HR activities such as performance management, advise managers and GM’s regarding compensation decisions, talent reviews and succession planning and development.


Human Resources Business Partner

Location:  Christchurch, Dorset

Salary: competitive salary plus excellent benefits