HR Business Partner in Newcastle upon Tyne - Version 1

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
3 days ago

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Job Description

Job Description

We are looking for a Business Partner to join our People Team. You will work alongside our existing Business Partners and designated portfolio(s) to drive the Version 1 people agenda.

This role can be based anywhere in Ireland and we offer flexability in terms of working hours. 

Core Responsibilities:

Collaborate and build relationships with Practice Heads and Portfolio Managers, becoming a trustworthy and strategic partner for all key people’s conclusions.
Provide guidance, assistance, and data-driven insights to Portfolios to deliver excellence on the ‘Empowered People’ side of the triangle.
Recognize the Practice & Portfolio challenges and critically evaluate, develop and influence the people strategies, whilst coaching the leadership team towards the achievement of their people goals.
Plan and execute the portfolio people strategy. Leveraging the knowledge and expertise of other supporting People Teams, where needed.
Discuss traditional thinking such as ‘because this is the way we’ve always done it’, if this is hindering growth and efficiency.
Advocate for the development of strong diversity, inclusion and belonging practices across the portfolio.
Provide clear and concise communication on all people related and/or relevant Company messaging to Portfolio Managers, and ensure local communication cascade is fully effective with the desired impact.
Ensure key People operational and strategic activities are undertaken, within each Portfolio, including activities and initiatives within employee engagement and retention, talent and performance management and ER.
Investigate relevant survey and people metrics to proactively identify trends and key areas of focus to enhance the employee experience within the portfolio. Ensuring execution and follow through of the subsequent people related programmes and initiatives.
Coach and provide feedback to empower and up-skill managers on employee retention, development, performance best practice and assist the Portfolio to resolve any issues effectively. 


A track record of success in a similar role is essential, ideally with a minimum of 7 years experience in high-volume, fast-paced environment.
Ability to build strong, influential relationships with senior stakeholders and can provide advice and guidance to ensure effective outcomes.
Strong commercial acumen with the ability to balance both people and business priorities.
A track record of ensuring Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging is at the forefront of your mind at all times.
Track record of designing, developing and implementing innovative solutions to real People problems to enhance the Portfolio growth and deliverables.
You have a broad range of experience in areas such as; engagement, retention, organisational design, employee relations, succession planning and talent development.
Have strong communication skills and be comfortable interacting with employees across diverse business groups and geographical cultures.
Advanced spreadsheet skills. Proficiency in other MS Office applications.

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