HR Business Partner


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As HR Business Partner at ZEDRA, you will work closely with our UK businesses and the Group HR team, being involved in all matters of HR.

You will provide guidance on all aspects of the Employee experience including employee relations, performance management, learning & development, employee engagement, communications, MI data and Reward and Benefits.

The HR Business Partner will assist and/or oversee the recruitment, selection and onboarding and offboarding of UK employees in ZEDRA.

In addition, you will also contribute to the development of internal policies and procedures, with the ability to get involved with projects on various business priorities.


Key Accountabilities

  • To develop strong business relationships and to be recognised as a trusted commercial advisor to Managing Directors and Senior Managers
  • To act as a recognised expert in UK employment law and best practice to reduce business risks and ensure regulatory compliance
  • Assist with the integration of any acquired acquisitions. Working with the Head of HR to support in delivering tasks which will help the fully and successful integration and induction of People, processes (aligning policies and procedures, Terms and Conditions, Handbooks, Benefits) and workflows into ZEDRA.
  • To lead, coach and develop the HR Administrator to ensure they are performing to the highest level and increase their capability by setting and tracking objectives aligned to achieve delivery of the HR proposition.
  • Responsible for Employee Data Management and Reporting ensuring that all employee information held is accurate, up to date and data can be analysed and reported for management information. In addition, work closely with the HR Administrator and Group Comp & Benefits to ensure accurate monthly payroll processing
  • Providing advice, guidance and coaching to Line Managers and employees on all employee relations matters e.g. Performance, Absence
  • To use HR management information and other relevant data to identify trends which impact business performance and proactively work to implement appropriate solutions
  • Support the Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Manager on the recruitment, selection and screening process ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory requirements
  • Working closely with the L&D Manager to identify training and development needs and support with the delivery of training/learning initiatives
  • Adhere to HR budgets in accordance with internal procedures, ensuring best value and quality, reporting on current and future staffing costs and initiatives for ZEDRA
  • Participate in/lead on work and projects for the delivery of group wide initiatives and objectives as required, in line with employee engagement initiatives
  • Responsible for designing and implementing change programmes across the UK business units

Knowledge and Experience

  • Five years of HR experience within a professional services environment
  • Ability to influence, coach and challenge senior stakeholders
  • Essential to have experience working on the recruitment and on-boarding end to end process
  • Desirable to have payroll experience or knowledge relating to UK
  • Working understanding of employment and data protection legislation/regulations
  • Experience with HR data analysis and reporting experience
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and advanced Excel skills
  • Desirable knowledge of PeopleHR and Profile Enterprise HR Systems
  • Experienced manager with the ability to lead and inspire a team/individuals
  • Desirably will be CIPD qualified or part qualified