HR Business Partner

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    Plymouth, Devon

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  • Salary:

    Up to £35460 per annum

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    Laurence whiffin

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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HR Business Partner
Location: Devonport Royal Dockyard, Plymouth

Main Purpose of Role

Due to a significant period of growth, here at Babcock International Group we are lokoing to recruit 3 HR Business Partners to join our team based in Devonport Royal Dockyard, Plymouth.

The role will be to lead, facilitate and support a department or business in the implementation of strategic and operational HR plans, and delivery of HR related projects. You will provide advice and guidance on the HR maters, including an explanation of implications and options related to plans. Support the business in the recruitment, reward, development and retention of staff to meet the current and future needs of the business.

Main Duties Include

  • Lead and manage the roll out and management of HR projects and initiatives within a business unit or area of business
  • Sponsor, lead, drive and ensure the delivery of complex business change projects, ensuring alignment with the People Strategy and Plan, and realisation of the business objectives.
  • Develop and propose adaptations of HR activity to meet the specific remit of a business or contract, ensure alignment and delivery of HR solutions provided by CoE SME's, HR Shared Services, and 3rd parties.
  • Apply subject matter expertise to the development of policy, process or approached, reflecting external best practice and that add value to the business
  • Ensure the deployment of HR processes to meet the requirements of the area supported, including ensure these are fully implemented and deliver the intended benefit to the business or areas supported
  • Support the development of appropriate skills, knowledge and behaviours across the business to enable managers and employees to achieve business objectives in support of Company values.
  • Ensure the delivery of efficient and effective HR service to meet the needs of a business unit or part of a business unit
  • Compile, present and disseminate business information to line managers, based on effective HR administration services and to inform them of performance issues associated with people

Required Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Qualifications

The role requires depth knowledge in a range of HR functional areas and deep understanding of the techniques and approaches associated with HR activity.

May contribute to development of HR policy and processes for the defined area of responsibility.

The successful applicant must understand the longer-term implications of decisions and requires knowledge of relevant employment legislation. You will be accountable for the delivery of large and complex change projects and requires strong project management skills and stakeholder engagement ability. You will be informed, able to influence others, interact with Senior Managers and possess strong communication skills. The role leads HR project work which could include: Organisation Design, Organisation Development, Resource and Talent Planning, Performance and Reward, Employee Engagement, Employee Relations, etc.

Typically an HRBP reports to a Senior HR BP and requires Level 7 CIPD qualification or equivalent experience and should be working towards Chartered status. The role would equate to Band 3 on the CIPD Profession Map.

This position is within the Central Services business unit as a Grade 5 which has a salary of £35,460.

Babcock offers a supportive environment including: enhanced employment terms and conditions, money purchase pension scheme with life assurance, share ownership scheme, Occupational Health services, flexible working hours, career opportunities and specialist advice and guidance from our Learning & Development teams.