HR Business Partner

Temp to Perm, Temporary
Full Time
Job Sector:
HR / Training, Recruitment
South Wales
Newport & Torfaen
Salary description:
£36876 - £40760/ annum
Start Date:
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Are you a meticulous and experienced Senior HR Business Partner? Keen to work in the public sector/local government? We have an exciting opportunity to work within a busy department of a client based in Ebbw Vale. Offering full time hours, this is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking for their next career move. If you are happy to take on a fixed term contract, are immediately available for work and are able to demonstrate the below skill set, don't hesitate; apply today!


To contribute to, and support the implementation of the O.D. Strategy by working with Managers to improve service delivery through effective Organisational Development interventions and Human Resource Management.

To effectively manage and co-ordinate the management of disciplinaries, appeals, grievances, sickness absence case work and a range of employment and employee relations matters ensuring legislation, policy and best practice are followed.

To support the development and maintenance of a performance management culture within services including capability related casework and advising and guiding managers through the relevant policies.

To play a key role in enabling and supporting transformational change projects within services and actively engage in workforce planning to anticipate and respond to future requirements ensuring a workforce that is equipped to deliver excellent services.

To lead on the provision of OD advice and support in respect of organisational and service redesign including the OD implications of alternative service delivery models.

To coach, support, mentor and challenge managers in the application of HR policies and practices and on a wide range of employment related issues, promoting best practice and encouraging greater ownership. This will include providing advice and guidance on complex HR issues in order to minimise risk and financial exposure.

To support the provision of an advisory and interpretation service on a wide range of employment related issues, including the application of relevant terms and conditions of employment.

To contribute to, and support the implementation of effective HR policies and procedures in line with key priorities, in consultation with management, employees and the trade unions.

To lead and contribute to the development and implementation of key strategic authority wide and service specific projects and policy initiatives in line with key priorities.

To ensure that all relevant legislative requirements are embedded in the development of project and policy work and in the advice provided.

To maintain positive employee relations and engage in formal consultations and negotiations with employees, their representatives and trade unions, in accordance with the authority's agreed protocols.

To liaise with relevant external agencies and officers of the Authority in undertaking the duties of the post and to represent the Head of Organisational Development at Council meetings, corporate and departmental working groups, internal and external forums and meetings as and when required.

To continually review and develop the service provided taking account of Council priorities, best practice and statutory obligations, ensuring that a performance culture exists within the service.

To undertake regular reviews of staff performance ensuring a continually developing level of competence through ongoing training and self development opportunities and to ensure a structured approach to team meetings.

To ensure confidentiality and compliance with all relevant codes of practice including data protection, access to information including medical records.


You must be CIPD Level 7 Qualified or equivalent together with relevant experience of working in a HR service.

You must have experience of managing the delivery of corporate cross - cutting projects.

You must have experience of managing staff.

You need to have experience of working with senior management and trade union representatives providing strategic advice and guidance.

You must have experience of report writing, project management, policy development and implementation.

You must have a sound knowledge of employment legislation and its application

You must have a high level of analytical and problem solving skills

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone

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