HR Business Partner RQ413465

  • Per Hour
    £30
  • Location
    South Yorkshire
  • Basis
    Contract

I am looking for a HR business partner in a 3 month contract (with the view to extend). This is paying £30 per hour via umbrella (role is inside ir35) based in Rotherham but currently remote working.

Key role objectives

The job holder will regulate the day to day Human Resource management activities of a Directorate/Service area working closely with the Strategic Director and their Directorate Leadership Team to build organisational and people capabilities to deliver business priorities and objectives.

Managing a team of HR Consultants, the job holder will ensure the effective delivery of high-quality people solutions and interventions, delivery of organisational change, organisational development activity, workforce planning and skills development.

Shortlisting and interview criteria

* Substantial direct management experience within Human Resources, including policy development, corporate/strategic planning, managing change, employment relations casework, including complex disciplinary, capability and grievance matters and preparation and attendance at Employment Tribunals

* Experience of managing people effectively within a customer focused service delivery environment

* Successful track record of communicating and working with stakeholders and partners

* Experience of performance management and quality assurance processes in HR service delivery

* Experience of successful project management and delivering services to set standards

* Experience of applying risk management in setting strategy and in identifying and managing principal risks to achievement of objectives

Key Duties/Areas of Responsibility

1 Responsibility for delivering high level advice, guidance and support in a specialist area and/or the effective and efficient operation, and delivery of a function, or cluster of services which have a social or environmental effect on the community, and/or an indirect impact on the quality of life of individuals.

1 Production of whole Council strategies which support the internal management of the Council.

1 Develop a customer-focused service that is responsive and flexible with regard to a variety of customer needs and delivered to a high standard

1 Identify clear objectives for service delivery, including management of risk, and develop and performance manage relevant action plans to ensure effective and efficient implementation

1 Assess political pressures and agendas on service delivery and tailor plans/activity accordingly

1 Pursue best practice and value for money within the Service through the establishment of effective systems of target setting, performance management and procurement

1 Initiate, manage and implement major change initiatives in service delivery which may have a significant impact on either customers, employees or systems ensuring effective risk management and review of subsequent outcomes

1 Develop and foster effective relationships with external stakeholders, partners and agencies, representing and promoting the Council’s interests with these groups

1 Ensure sufficient resources available to deliver service priorities through effective workforce planning including recruitment and selection, retention, talent management and succession planning

1 Contribute to the Council’s budget process, advising the senior managers within the directorate and Elected Members on service priorities and implications of budgetary options

1 Effectively manage the Service budget, ensuring spending within agreed limits

1 Manage and develop a team of professional officers and/or supervisory staff.

1. Key Areas of Knowledge and Experience

Know-how (Level 8)

Substantial and successful direct management experience within the specialism of this post, including policy development, corporate/strategic planning and managing change

Experience of managing people effectively within a customer focused service delivery environment

Successful budget management in a comparable organisation including evaluation of competing budgetary priorities within tight financial limits

Successful track record of communicating and working with stakeholders and partners

Experience of performance management and quality assurance processes in service delivery

Knowledge of current Local Government democratic processes and understanding of the political context

Knowledge and a significant understanding of the legislative frameworks and government policy agendas in respect of this field of work

Demonstrable experience of successful partnership and multi-agency working

Experience of successful project management and delivering services to set standards

Experience of applying risk management in setting strategy and in identifying and managing principal risks to achievement of objectives

3. Key Skills

Communication (Level 6)

* Exchanges wide ranging complex and contentious information with a different sets of people, orally and in writing
* Delivers well-structured communication to different people and uses a range of influencing skills effectively
* Uses effective negotiation skills and deals with potential conflict
* Produces highly complex reports/documents to suit the needs of the audience

Decision Making (Level 7)

* Makes decisions on a wide range of issues which may involve several work areas and where a number of options may exist

* Deals with complex decision making involving a degree of uncertainty

Problem Solving (Level 6)

* Uses an analytical approach to solve very complex situations or problems
* Analyses and interprets very varied and highly complex information from several sources
* Uses lateral or creative problem solving where there is little precedence to draw on or a high level of uncertainty exists
* Develops long-term solutions and strategies

4. Rotherham Leadership Expectations

Honest and accountable

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* Drives and delivers work, collaborating across council and with partners
* Embraces challenge, demonstrates resilience, takes responsibility and seeks new ways of working
* Manages difficult situations and conversations at the earliest opportunity, escalating where appropriate

Respectful and inclusive

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* Is open, approachable and authentic
* Is able to build trust with others
* Values diversity and views of others
* Challenges inappropriate behaviours

Ambitious and agile

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* Creative, innovative and enterprising in seeking solutions
* Positive, adaptable, open to change and responsive to feedback
* Leads by example, sets high standards and takes responsibility for personal development

Professional and proud

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* Open, honest , consistent and impartial
* Seeks to continuously improve services that deliver value for money
* Works to and demonstrates organisational values
* Enthusiastic, encouraging and is an ambassador for Rotherham and its people

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