HR Business Partner (London, UK)

  • 8.5% employer pension contribution and other benefits
  • Contribution towards annual membership fee of professional body CIPD
  • London-based
  • Scope for flexible working, including working from home
  • Opportunity to work for a leading organisation working with and for older people globally

 

ALL APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE EXISTING RIGHT TO WORK IN THE UK

 

The organisation
HelpAge International's vision is a world where older people fulfil their potential to lead active, dignified, healthy and secure lives. We are the secretariat of the HelpAge global network, bringing together more than 114 affiliates and 200 partners working with older people in over 50 countries.

Key responsibilities

We are currently seek an HR Business Partner. This is an exciting opportunity to join a small but busy global HR team.

You are to partner with leaders to provide tactical and strategic HR advice and guidance; coach and influence leaders to drive people outcomes that support delivery of the organisational objectives. You will develop effective relationships with key stakeholders actively promoting good management practice. The role will see you advising and offering interventions on complex employee relations issues, including disciplinary, grievance, capability and investigations and hearings.

Being part of our virtual global HR team, you will work collaboratively with regional HR managers in Africa, EME and Asia to share information, provide support and ensure consistent application of HR policies and procedures, with a view to developing local capacity for Human Resources management. You will oversee and lead on a number of HR operational procedures and projects including reward and benefits, and employee engagement in collaboration with members of the global HR team.

Working with the Head of HR you will identify opportunities to enhance managers’ capability by delivering/organising training workshops on various HR subjects, and advising on learning and development interventions. You will be the E-Learning system owner and advise staff looking to develop new content.

The ability and willingness to travel to our overseas offices may be needed from time to time.

Who are we looking for?

In order to succeed in this job you will have solid experience in human resource management in an international environment. It is important that you have sound understanding of UK employment law, HR and OD processes, including but not limited to, change management, employee relations case work, compensation and benefits, policy and system development, etc. An understanding of the HR issues of operating globally in often complex and volatile environments are also essential for this role.

You will be CIPD qualified or have equivalent HR experience. You will need to demonstrate strong influencing, analytical and communication skills to help leaders drive people outcomes that support delivery of the business plan. You should have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to establish effective working relationships as well as an organised approach to work.

Experience of working with an international NGO, and knowledge and experience of HR software is desirable.

 

Closing date:  12 August 2018

Start date: ASAP

 

What are we offering?

Our employees have a wide range of benefits including 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays), life insurance, enhanced maternity and adoption pay, and generous employer pension contribution. We also actively support our staff with a variety of flexible working arrangements to help balance work and home life.

HelpAge International is committed to providing our staff with continuous professional development, flexible working and opportunities to thrive within an inclusive and diverse environment. As part of our commitment to promoting gender diversity, we are a member of the Business in the Community gender campaign.

HelpAge International is an equal opportunities employer.    

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