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HR Senior Business Partner

Job Title: HR Senior Business Partner
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Bury
Salary: £20.62 - 20.62 per hour
REF: LiamMHC2424
Contact Name: Liam Murphy
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

We are currently looking for a HR Senior Business Partner to work with one of our clients based in Bury. You will be working for the council.

Monday - Friday 

09:00 - 17:00

Temp contract

Pay rate - £20.62ph

Job Purpose

  • To deliver the provision of a comprehensive HR service, which facilitates the achievement of organisational goals and adds value to the employee/employer relationship.  Provide detailed HR advice on a range of complex HR matters, enabling managers to confidently respond to people management issues as they arise.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assess and interpret complex data to gain insights about the organisation, it’s customers and its broader context.
  • Partner with colleagues (across HR and in specialist area) and leaders to develop shared insights, priorities and activities as part of the organisational plan and strategy.
  • Coach and build capability of managers to handle situations effectively rather than managing the issue for them.
  • Work with managers and employees to provide people management and development, and legal direction, advice, challenge and support.
  • Confidently advise and challenge leaders and managers based on own professional point of view.
  • Work with individuals and managers to ensure adherence to organisational values and behaviours in everyday practice.
  • Support and coach HR colleagues and managers in understanding and complying with Employee Relations policies and practices.
  • Apply sound people management practices to contribute to building high performing teams.
  • Coach and advise managers in the optimisation of current team design to improve performance and communication.
  • Work with managers to assess and identify gaps and barriers in structure, people, process or culture.
  • Support managers in preparing for honest, timely communications about redundancy or performance concerns.
  • Manage group and individual conversations with clarity and empathy, ensuring people are clear about the situation, steps and options.
  • Lead job evaluation exercises to identify appropriate pay structure.

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