HR Business Partner in London

What is a hr business partner?

An HR business partner matches up organisational objectives with talent acquisition and management. They work alongside business leaders and line managers as an HR consultant, planning hiring strategies which help the business reach its goals. The HR business partner (sometimes known as an HR manager) is key in helping HR teams to balance business objectives and senior stakeholder expectations with existing team culture, happiness and health. It’s considered an essential role in the organisational structuring of HR.

Hr business partner job description and responsibilities

This position builds on a traditional HR role to include planning, strategy and consultation at a business leadership level. It shapes the organisation’s HR structure from the inside out, merging business requirements and objectives with personnel and HR experience to ensure culture is maintained while business requirements are met.Typical daily duties include:Providing HR guidance to business leadersTalent managementCreating hiring strategies which drive business objectivesAssisting line managers with staff developmentBusiness succession planning and team restructuringEmployee relationsThe creation of talent retention strategiesMaintaining and supporting a healthy company cultureEmployee risk managementIdentifying HR performance measures

HR business partner job qualifications, skills and experience

When hiring for this role, most employers will look for a candidate who has HR management experience—ideally in a generalist area—and the necessary CIPD qualifications. Although a degree in Human Resources or Human Resources Management is best, a degree in one of the following subjects may also be considered:Business ManagementEconomicsPsychologyAn HR Business Partner should have some or all of the following personal attributes:Excellent communication skillsStrategic thinkingStrong ethicsAbility to cultivate and maintain good relationshipsBusiness acumen

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Salary for HR Business Partner in London
56120 - 74420
25th Percentile
Little or no prior experience in the position; still developing relevant skills. Demand: Low
50th Percentile
Some prior experience in the position; has several relevant skills. Demand: Moderate
75th Percentile
Extensive prior experience in the position; has mastered relevant skills. Demand: High
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