People Business Partner (12 Month FTC - Field Based)

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Job ID:

4461890

Location:

Birmingham 

Category:

HR / Recruitment

Salary:

£55,000.00 per year
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Job Views:

4

Posted:

16.05.2018
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Job Description:

People Business Partner - (12month FTC - Field Based, looking after North Region)

About the People Business Partner role:

Joining us as an experienced People Business Partner, you'll work directly for the Head of Organisation Development and be responsible for working with the Functional leads in creating and implementing sustainable plans concerning building capability, talent management, colleague engagement, organisational design and change management. This is a critical role to deliver the transformation in culture and ensure colleague and customer centricity are embedded in all that we do.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Proactively drive plans to improve performance and build capability talent and succession plans and implement effective enabling processes
  • Be actively involved in the development of business strategies, ensuring the people implications and opportunities are identified and executed
  • Drive and enable the delivery of key people projects within the functional teams by defining specific implementation plans and to maximise the benefits and minimise disruption
  • Continually challenge the status quo and culture to ensure the voice of the colleague and customer is at the forefront of decisions
  • Act as a role model and manage collaboration across teams, working in partnership to fully understand the key drivers and to facilitate creative ideas and organisational solutions
  • Inspire the teams and colleagues to deliver the transformation plans and provide coaching and deliver communications and training that builds confidence
  • Act as a sounding board and coach/mentor to senior managers/colleagues and develop effective networks and relationships across services/within People team and external bodies
  • Ensure managers are trained and coached in all aspects of their approach to people management, compliance and development practices, working with other Business Partners and wider colleagues to ensure a cohesive and consistent approach

About You:

You'll be able to evidence:

  • Demonstrated resilience & ability to challenge stakeholders across all levels
  • Preferably have previous experience in a HR field based position and willingness to drive
  • Experience with managing capability issues across all levels
  • At least 2 year's experience working within HR
  • Demonstrated experience of time management

Desirable:

  • CIPD qualified or studying towards
  • Preferably have experience dealing with drivers/ warehouse colleagues
  • Have experience in dealing with large client groups (4,000 colleagues)

The role has access to confidential information regarding individuals and the business. The People Business Partner needs to be able to treat this information with integrity, and with a considered approach that supports business requirements.

About Us:

Connect Group PLC is a specialist distribution company, which offers market-leading expertise in a range of industries. With a combined revenue of £1.6bn, we employ 6,000 staff and operate in the UK and worldwide.

Connect Group offers unrivalled expertise in:

  • Early Distribution - Encompassing: Smiths News, Dawson Media Direct and Pass My Parcel. Smiths News is the UK's largest newspaper and magazine wholesaling business with an approximate 55 per cent. market share; Dawson Media Direct is an international media direct business supplying newspapers, magazines and inflight entertainment technology and content; Pass My Parcel, a wholly-owned 'click and collect' delivery service, operated by the Smiths News business, has a network of over 3,000 parcel shops and clients which include Amazon and ASOS
  • Mixed Freight - Tuffnells is a leading provider of next-day B2B delivery of mixed parcel freight consignments, specialising in items of irregular dimension and weight, with 37 depots, delivering over 13 million consignments per annum to over 4,500 customers
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People Business Partner (12 Month FTC - Field Based)

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Job ID:

4461890

Location:

Birmingham 

Category:

HR / Recruitment

Salary:

£55,000.00 per year
col-narrow-right   

Job Views:

4

Posted:

16.05.2018
col-wide   

Job Description:

People Business Partner - (12month FTC - Field Based, looking after North Region)

About the People Business Partner role:

Joining us as an experienced People Business Partner, you'll work directly for the Head of Organisation Development and be responsible for working with the Functional leads in creating and implementing sustainable plans concerning building capability, talent management, colleague engagement, organisational design and change management. This is a critical role to deliver the transformation in culture and ensure colleague and customer centricity are embedded in all that we do.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Proactively drive plans to improve performance and build capability talent and succession plans and implement effective enabling processes
  • Be actively involved in the development of business strategies, ensuring the people implications and opportunities are identified and executed
  • Drive and enable the delivery of key people projects within the functional teams by defining specific implementation plans and to maximise the benefits and minimise disruption
  • Continually challenge the status quo and culture to ensure the voice of the colleague and customer is at the forefront of decisions
  • Act as a role model and manage collaboration across teams, working in partnership to fully understand the key drivers and to facilitate creative ideas and organisational solutions
  • Inspire the teams and colleagues to deliver the transformation plans and provide coaching and deliver communications and training that builds confidence
  • Act as a sounding board and coach/mentor to senior managers/colleagues and develop effective networks and relationships across services/within People team and external bodies
  • Ensure managers are trained and coached in all aspects of their approach to people management, compliance and development practices, working with other Business Partners and wider colleagues to ensure a cohesive and consistent approach

About You:

You'll be able to evidence:

  • Demonstrated resilience & ability to challenge stakeholders across all levels
  • Preferably have previous experience in a HR field based position and willingness to drive
  • Experience with managing capability issues across all levels
  • At least 2 year's experience working within HR
  • Demonstrated experience of time management

Desirable:

  • CIPD qualified or studying towards
  • Preferably have experience dealing with drivers/ warehouse colleagues
  • Have experience in dealing with large client groups (4,000 colleagues)

The role has access to confidential information regarding individuals and the business. The People Business Partner needs to be able to treat this information with integrity, and with a considered approach that supports business requirements.

About Us:

Connect Group PLC is a specialist distribution company, which offers market-leading expertise in a range of industries. With a combined revenue of £1.6bn, we employ 6,000 staff and operate in the UK and worldwide.

Connect Group offers unrivalled expertise in:

  • Early Distribution - Encompassing: Smiths News, Dawson Media Direct and Pass My Parcel. Smiths News is the UK's largest newspaper and magazine wholesaling business with an approximate 55 per cent. market share; Dawson Media Direct is an international media direct business supplying newspapers, magazines and inflight entertainment technology and content; Pass My Parcel, a wholly-owned 'click and collect' delivery service, operated by the Smiths News business, has a network of over 3,000 parcel shops and clients which include Amazon and ASOS
  • Mixed Freight - Tuffnells is a leading provider of next-day B2B delivery of mixed parcel freight consignments, specialising in items of irregular dimension and weight, with 37 depots, delivering over 13 million consignments per annum to over 4,500 customers