HR Business Partner - City, Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom,
HR Business Partner
Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia. Until the day we find a cure, we will strive to create a society where those affected by dementia are supported and accepted, able to live in their community without fear or prejudice.
To do this, we need to recruit and develop the best people to work and volunteer with us. Our People and Organisation Development directorate has an exciting and ambitious new people plan, ensuring our volunteers and employees are capable of and empowered to play their part in our vision.
Position: Regional HR Development Business Partner
Location: Covers Northumberland, Tyne & Wear and Durham, West Yorkshire, North and East Yorkshire, South Yorkshire and Lincolnshire
Contract type: Full time, Fixed term contract (Maternity cover - 39 weeks)
Hours: 35 per week
Salary: £35,747 actual per annum
Closing Date: 19 July 2019
Interview date: 29 July 2019
About the Role:
You will be providing maternity cover for the Regional HR Business Partner who is part of the Local Services Regional Leadership Team and plays a crucial people expert role in developing the region to achieve its strategic objectives. You will report to the People and Organisational Development Business Partner but partner with and be the lead HR professional for the Local Services Head of Region and their leadership team. The main purpose of this role is to champion and enable the creation of the best environments for our people to flourish and our people vision to be achieved so the Region can deliver on its objectives and improve the lives of people affected by dementia.
You will have experience of being part of business teams, contributing to business decisions and demonstrating sound business acumen, and you are able to understand the people plans required to deliver business needs, driving forward longer term people plans as well as responding to needs as they arise.
We have an exciting and transformative change agenda and so you will have experience of anticipating and planning for change. You will help to prepare the region for the implementation of the Society's new service model, contributing to the development and delivery of plans (covering areas such as levels of engagement, skills, behaviours, competency, well-being, current culture and climate etc) that enable the changes to be implemented successfully and with lasting impact. You will also have experience of advising on TUPE transfers and redundancy consultations and be able to advise on these somewhat autonomously and proficiently.
A key part of this role's success is utilising the expertise of and collaborating with others across the Society, particularly colleagues within the POD directorate, so you be will excellent at building and maintaining relationships, identifying and acting upon opportunities to bring people together to deliver on the regions objectives, using your influencing and persuading skills to get the best outcomes.
You are an HR expert, able to deal with employee relations matters quickly and proficiently either directly or by delegating cases to the HR Service Centre, but you will always ensure a balance between the employee experience and commercial and appropriate risk taking. Your real HR passion and expertise however lies within the wider organisational development arena. You will have experience of identifying good practice HR and OD solutions to drive our high support high challenge culture, influencing and persuading senior managers in order to improve people management practices and the employee and volunteer experience within the region.
Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely. All contributing to a strong work life balance. We also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Alzheimer's Society.
Alzheimer's Society embraces diversity, inclusion and accessibility for all of our people. We are committed to building a diverse organisation that represents the communities we serve and ensuring inclusion in everything we do.
You may have experience of the following: HR Business Partner, HRBP, CIPD, HR Manager, Human Resources, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Not for Profit, NFP etc.