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HR Business Partner, Employee Relations

Location: Central London, Pall Mall SW1
Closing date: 28 April 2021

£66,005 p.a. + benefits

The HR function focuses on aligning the Secretariat’s human resources with its mission, capabilities and changing mandates to ensure that it carries out its functions effectively and efficiently.  In addition, the HR Team develops and implements HR management policies, procedures and practices suitable for a modern international governmental organization, taking into account the Secretariat’s needs and best practices. 

The Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) serves as a strategic partner and provides effective HR operational services and advice to Directors, Line Managers and staff in their designated client groups in order to support the delivery of organisational objectives and outcomes. The role will work towards ensuring a positive, consistent and equitable staff experience for their client divisions. The role includes skilled input into a broad range of HR policy work, developing and implementing operational procedures, managing complex and varied employee relations cases and ensuring that HR data and reporting is fit for purpose to inform decision making. This post will work closely with the HR Leadership in reviewing/developing HR policies.

Responsibilities of the HR Business Partner, Employee Relations includes (but is not limited to):

HR Strategy, Policy Development and Implementation

  • Proactively partner with designated client divisions to provide HR support for the implementation/realization of their strategic goals;
  • Support the review of HR policies as required to ensure their continued effectiveness and relevance to the organization’s needs and against best practice, including best practice in relation to diversity and inclusion;
  • Ensure that HR policies are applied consistently and in a transparent manner and ensure the application of policies from a holistic perspective and risk is managed.

Recruitment, Induction, Contracts

  • Participate in the recruitment process for client groups, including shortlisting, interviewing and providing HR advice and support;
  • In collaboration with the recruiting manager, prepare job and person specifications, review competency profiles and prepare assessment exercises;
  • Manage and monitor activities to facilitate onboarding of new employees and their transition into a new work environment and/or living in a new country.

Employee Relations

  • Advise and guide Divisions on Human Resource procedures and employee relations matters in order to ensure consistency and best practice;
  • Apply broad and deep knowledge of employment legislation and best practice to continuously improve ER practices, processes, templates, policies and advise colleagues at all levels across the HR team;
  • Manage the employee relations case tracker and ensure that lessons learnt from both internal matters and international tribunal cases are applied to policies and processes.

Closing date: 28 April 2021, 17:00 BST

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