Human Resources Business Partner Job at Homebase – in Home Based
For Homebase to keep growing our team members need to keep growing as well: for us this means that every team member should be well trained, feel supported and most of all, feel included. We recognise that a culture of support and inclusivity has to come from the top down and this is why we are seeking an innovative and forward thinking HR Business Partner to join us!
Working hours: Flexible! This role is available on both a part and full time basis! (Minimum 18 hours up to 35 hours per week, Monday – Friday).
Location: Milton Keynes, however we operate a hybrid working policy which means that you decide what works best for you! If that means working from home, then work from home. If you prefer to work in an office, then you’re welcome to work from the office. All we ask is that you be available to come into Milton Keynes for important meetings/checks in (more regularly during some of our busier, peak periods) and be available to visit some of our stores on a semi-regular basis.
Salary: In return for your hard work, we’re offering a competitive base salary plus a performance based annual bonus. Our internal recruitment team will provide more information upon application. Any salary offered will be pro-rata based on the number of hours worked.
The HR Business Partner role will be responsible for providing high quality, objective and robust business partnering and generalist support to ensure the business attracts, develops and retains great people ensuring the culture and values remain at the forefront of all activity
What will I be doing?
Support the business to achieve commercial goals and objectives through the development and delivery of an effective people plan with a regional specific focus
Build a strategic partnership which has significant impact and influence with key senior managers
To provide leadership and coaching to RM’s in relation to all HR related matters including policy advice, leadership & team development, performance management including performance reviews, recruitment and engagement
To identify and provide appropriate leadership and coaching to drive business performance to enable line management decision making and effective line people management capability
To identify the L&D needs and resulting agenda to deliver succession and a talent pipeline which supports the business from a short/mid and long term perspective, whilst fully utilising centres of excellence (L&D)
Managing risk effectively by ensuring compliance of legislation and policy
To identify trends and future facing issues and proactively plan accordingly
To support the leadership development of Regional and Store Managers
To manage complex ER issues in conjunction with the relevant line manager in order to minimise the risk
To work with the RM challenging all people related costs including salary drift
To fully utilise the centres of excellence to enable the business partner to utilise the business partnering model – strategic partner, commercial manager, emergency responder, employee mitigate
What you will need to be successful
Appropriate people management qualification e.g. DMS, CIPD (Essential)
The ability to develop and maintain excellent working relationships within HR and the rest of the business
Skilled at effectively challenging and influencing senior managers
Experience of managing significant organizational change
Proven ability of managing and implementing projects and strategic change initiatives
Has built great reputation as a team player
Ability to manage own time and workload and juggle conflicting priorities
Demonstrate evidence of influencing and coaching skills
Professional approach with a can-do attitude
When joining us you’ll enjoy a range of benefits including:
- 24 days annual leave
- Store discounts up to 20%
- Company Pension & Life Assurance
- Access to our employee assistance helpline
And many more additional benefits, discounts and offers
Company: Homebase –
Company Location: Home Based