Senior HR Business Partner

Job ID: 1000
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Based out of either our Nottingham or Sunderland offices, the HR Business Partner acts as a strategic partner to Senior Leadership across UK & Europe, developing and embedding people strategies that enhance business performance. The HRBP will lead on strategic people projects related to recruitment, talent, engagement and organisational design.

The role you’d play:


  • Partner with the Senior leadership team to understand business opportunities and identify people levers that can help drive business performance. Liaise with broader HR team to build initiatives into total HR Gameplan
  • Support the delivery of the HR Gameplan championing and implementing key strategic initiatives, not limited to; recruitment, organisational change, diversity & inclusion, talent and cultural change
  • Share people insights and metrics to the leadership team regularly to drive the people plan and agenda

Organisation Development

  • Partner with business stakeholders to define, design, diagnose and implement complex organisational change. Manage role redundancy situations sensitively and professionally.
  • Support the business through rapid transformational change
  • Help lead the organisation’s employee engagement approach by using insights to develop solutions

Talent and Capability

  • Work with functional leads to develop and deliver an end-to-end approach for building functional and management capability beyond training
  • Review key business performance targets and their related talent implications
  • Coach and develop generalist and wider HR team


  • Lead the senior level decision-making for day-to-day people management matters, as well as the strategic direction of the business
  • Coach leaders through and handle complex employee relations issues
  • Act as a liaison between the leaders and the wider HR team, to ensure alignment
  • Proactively support the delivery of HR processes across the functional areas

Reporting and Insights

  • Accountable for people insights reporting, proactively identifying themes and associated actions from data to inform the HR strategy


What you will bring:

  • Significant experience of senior broad-based HR partnering, working in commercial, fast-paced and complex organisations
  • Significant experience of leading complex transformational and organisational change
  • Experience of working in a matrix environment
  • Business orientated with strong HR analytical skills
  • Experience of delivering multiple change projects at the same time
  • Evidence of strong execution against a clear plan
  • Strategic mind-set with commercial focus and ability to interpret business goals into robust people strategies
  • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with stakeholders at all levels
  • Confident, professional and articulate 
  • A supportive and inspiring people manager who is a true team player
  • Able to bring external ideas to ensure market leading HR activity takes place
  • Proactive and pragmatic in your ability to implement business focused people solutions
  • Comfortable with ambiguity, ability to flex and adapt and resilient through periods of change
  • Not afraid to challenge; ensuring the right decisions are made for our people and our business


If this sounds like the perfect role, please apply and we’ll be in touch soon.

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