Senior HR Business Partner

Central London
£80,000 per annum
07 Jun 2019
05 Jul 2019
Job Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior HR Business Partner

Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.30pm

£80,000 per annum

Central London

The HR Dept

The HR Dept provides outsourced HR support to a range of businesses throughout the UK. Our clients operate in various business sectors including financial services, hospitality, technology, property, professional services and not for profit. We offer a full HR service offering with a major focus on employee relations issues (disciplines, grievances, redundancies), performance management, recruitment, training and development.

Our people are exceptional HR professionals, with expert employment law knowledge. They also have to demonstrate a high degree of commercial awareness and an understanding of how HR fits with our client’s commercial needs. 

The HR Dept London Central & City

The London office started trading in late 2014 and is rapidly expanding. We already have a strong portfolio of clients which is growing each month. This is an exciting time to be involved with the HR Dept London City and Central as the right candidate will be able to develop in the role quickly as the business expands.

The Post

The Senior HR Business Partner will be responsible for leading a small team of HR professionals and providing hands-on HR support to our London based clients.


HR Service Delivery:

  • Responsibility for managing and supporting the HR team in delivering accurate and commercial HR advice and support to clients.
  • Client management to ensure clients are delighted with the service provided by the HR team and understand the full range of services offered by The HR Dept
  • Supporting team members to ensure clients receive a quick and professional response
  • HR strategy development for clients together with actions plans, priority lists and risk analysis
  • Providing advice to clients on all aspects of HR, particularly employee relations and employment matters, over the telephone and via email
  • Creating and issuing documents which supports the advice provided to clients
  • Attending client sites to provide direct HR support to clients
  • Delivering complex TUPE projects
  • Chairing formal meetings on behalf of clients
  • Supervising the creation and update of client HR policies, procedures and handbooks to ensure compliance with employment law and good HR practice
  • Managing client recruitment campaigns and attending interviews
  • Providing compensation advice to clients and managing salary and bonus reviews as required
  • Translating client requirements into draft employment documentation
  • Overseeing client payrolls and providing final authorisations as required
  • Delivering training to clients and potential clients
  • Responsible for the professional development and training of the team

Business Support:

  • Ensure all Client advice is correct and uploaded onto our customer database

Business Relations and Development:

  • Arrange and attend regular review meetings with clients
  • Following up on new leads as required
  • Attend and support Directors with sales meetings and writing proposals for new clients
  • Identifying opportunities with new and existing clients
  • Developing additional HR support work with clients
  • Liaising with clients to further enhance strong business relations

Team Management

  • Team support and management
  • Mentor and coach other HR Dept staff

Candidate Requirements

  • Chartered MCIPD Level accreditation or above
  • Graduate calibre. A graduate or master’s degree in HRM or related subject is desirable
  • Expert knowledge in complex TUPE projects
  • Very strong Employment law and Employee relations knowledge
  • Expertise in Compensation and Benefits
  • Experience of managing a HR team and desirable if gained within a consultancy environment
  • Client management skills and solution provider
  • HR experience over various business sectors is desirable
  • Good MS Office skills – Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Strong communication skills; both written and verbal
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Commercially aware of the needs of small businesses
  • Ability to manage complex tasks and prioritise personal and team workload to meet deadlines.


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