HR Business Partner - Manchester

Basic up to 50k per annum
Ref: 73 Date Posted: Wednesday 17 Feb 2021
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Having already honed your HR expertise in a fast-paced and challenging setting, you are now looking to work in a deeper, broader, more rewarding HR Business Partner role. Initially you will be the sole HR resource, given both; the responsibility to set up the HR Function for this Tech Start-up, as well as being a key consultative part of the SLT, contributing HR expertise to business projects.

You will be CIPD qualified, secure with current HR legislation and practices, with an open and approachable, yet commercial mindset. You will also need the appetite and ability to lead, alongside the energy to continually suggest creative ideas and trial innovative work practices. The launch of their cutting-edge App is imminent, and this role will play an integral part in the scaling up of the company, including responsibility for recruitment and talent management.   

The start-up has already seen strong uptake of its mental health and wellbeing platform and this role demands a hands-on individual who is as comfortable designing internal HR structures, as they are networking with external HR professionals.

HR Business Partner Package:

  • Basic salary 35k - 50k doe
  • Pension
  • Private medical insurance

Location: This role can be Manchester or London based

UK Travel: approx. 2 weeks per quarter

HR Business Partner duties would include:

  • Drive alignment between HR Strategy and business goals
  • Develop HR Policy and procedures
  • Continuous monitoring and review, implementing change as required
  • Implement learning and development policy
  • Provide first line advice on current benefits for employees
  • Manage recruitment, talent and succession planning
  • HR related administration
  • Project work

Experience for HR Business Partner

  • CIPD qualified (or near to completion)
  • In depth, hands-on knowledge and application of HR principles and best practice
  • Experience managing recruitment and selection strategies
  • An analytical mind, data driven with problem solving abilities
  • Tech savvy with a creative mindset, used to working with HR / Payroll systems
  • Exceptional communication and organisational skills
  • Experienced coaching and supporting line managers through change
  • Natural leadership abilities, motivating and developing the team around you
  • An interest in the well-being / mental health sector