Interim HR Business Partner – Human Resources

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Interim HR Business Partner – Human Resources
Interim Position

Walthamstow RQ605805

Posted: 22nd June 2022 06:15
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  • Pay Rate:

    £175.81 per day PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    36 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3 months

  • WALTHAMSTOW, London,

    E17 4NX

What's involved with this role:

Full Job Title: Interim HR Business Partner – Human Resources

Reference no: Walthamstow RQ605805

The HR Business Partner - in this case known as 'People Partner' will be the key advisor to Senior Managers. This role will provide strategic and operational advice and direction to the senior management teams within their designated areas. They will manage the work of the rest of the advisers, overseeing the allocation of case work, supervising advisors and ensuring that the Council’s people strategy targets are achieved at an operational level.

To lead and manage staff in resolving complex employee relations issues that create significant risk to the Council and/or instructs or strongly influences those leading those issue on the appropriate approach including advising and leading at JCC’s and ensuring that the Council meets its obligations in terms of consultation with staff, the trade unions, and other affected stakeholders.


  • To provide an effective and responsive HR service in order to meet customer needs and deliver the overall objectives of the Council, covering all areas of HR remit including high risk and complex HR issues.
  • Actively engage with stakeholders and partners ensuring organisational commitment to the delivery of HR projects through the use of effective influencing skills.
  • Manage the team to ensure that they meet their objectives and address any issues as appropriate.
  • Investigate; resolve complex or high-profile employee relations issues, providing a responsive HR service that meets customer needs.
  • To manage commissioned HR services.
  • Take an active role as part of the HR Management Team.


Specific Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:

  1. Qualifications:
    1. Educated to degree level or equivalent standard with relevant Human Resources Qualification
    2. CIPD Qualification or equivalent experience
  2. Experience:
    1. Demonstrable record of achievement at a senior level in employee relations, specifically complex casework, TUPE, and strategic human resources projects.
    2. Experience of successfully managing employee relations issues in a timely way in a large organisation.
    3. Experience of planning and managing a mixed and varied workload of conflicting priorities responding effectively to the needs of all customers.
    4. Experience of report writing and communicating complex issues to a broad range of audiences.
    5. Experience in dealing with a range of complex and contentious matters requiring a consistently high degree of support, persuasion and advocacy and an awareness of major policy objectives, employment legislation and regulations.
    6. Experience of matrix managing and coordinating employees carrying out work across a range of major functions.
  3. Skills & Abilities:
    1. Highly developed interpersonal skills.
    2. An exceptional communicator able to operate and empathise with stakeholders and senior managers, influencing and gaining commitment to objectives.
    3. Strong leadership, influencing, people engagement, resilience and people management skills.
    4. Excellent planning and organisational skills coupled with a strong focus on the delivery of the objective.
    5. Creative and innovative in finding solutions to complex problems.
    6. Ability to lead on multiple and wide-ranging programmes and manage competing demands.
    7. High level of organisational and strategic awareness.
  4. ICT Skills: IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite)


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  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above – your CV must address the requirements listed

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for


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Interim HR Business Partner – Human Resources
Client Category: Local Authority

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