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.
Position: People and Organisational Development Business Partner
Contract type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 35 per week
Salary: £53,673 actual per annum
Closing date: 23 May 2019
Interview date: 31 May 2019, 4 June 2019, 7 June 2019
About the role: .
This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in the delivery of the Society’s strategy. As the UK’s leading dementia support and research charity, you will be embedded within the business as the strategic people partner to members of the Strategic Leadership Team (Senior Directors) and their leadership teams. Your role is to support the development of the business areas, helping to ensure alignment to our strategic plans and through collaborating with your PODBP colleagues, helping to ensure we operate as a cohesive integrated organisation. You will shape and contribute to strategic and operational plans, leading the developing of progressive people plans that encompass the full people agenda for both volunteers and employees to enable the directorates to play their part in achieving the strategy.
You are the face of the POD directorate within the business area and ensure the delivery of responsive and tailored people interventions through POD colleagues that meet the needs of volunteers and employees and are in line with our long-term Society People Plan. You will report into the Head of People Business Partnering and work closely with the POD Director and POD leadership team to ensure the needs of the business are understood and accounted for in our POD plans.
If you are passionate about people and the importance of creating the best conditions in which volunteers and employees can flourish, combined with excellent business acumen to help contribute to strategic and operational business plans, with the ability to align business and people plans, then this is the role for you!
You will have a strong track record of leading and managing others, operating with a high degree of self-awareness, able to empower, delegate, coach and quickly build excellent working relationships and credibility with senior leaders. Your influencing and persuasion skills will be second-to-none, and you can easily work across multiple teams, understanding and balancing competing priorities and needs, bringing people together to deliver shared objectives. Your tenacity and determination will drive the people agendas of the directorates, ensuring volunteering and our volunteering vision is at the heart of all plans.
You will have experience of contributing to the development and delivery of strategic changes and have the strategic and operational mind-set to understand the wider business and people requirements for change to be successful. Your creativity and experience in the wider organisational development arena means you are able to identify how business areas can develop their business practices to nurture our culture and can identify the people practices required to ensure we deliver against our culture and people vision. You understand and may have some experience in ensuring an organisations brand is reflected in our people practices and you will challenge managers and leaders across the business units to be exemplars ensuring the best possible experiences for our people, empowering and enabling them to deliver our strategy, and helping to unite our people to fight against dementia.
You will have an excellent understanding of employment law and operational HR policies and procedures to enable you to make decisions on high risk employee relations matters, balancing the employee experience with legal and commercial risk.
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 is committed to equal opportunities.
You may have experience of the following: Organisational Development Manager, Learning & Development, L&D Consultant, Human Resource, HR Consultant, CIPD, Certificate in Personnel Development, HR Business Partner, Training Manager, OD Consultant, Leadership & Development, Employee Engagement, Charity, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit etc.