Senior HR Business Partner

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Oakleaf Partnership are recruiting a Senior HR Business Partner to join our client, a leading law firm.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Senior HR Business Partner to work collaboratively with the business to help them achieve their strategic goals. Through identifying the organisational and people priorities, adopting a responsive, client and solution focused approach and delivering best practice, commercial HR solutions the successful candidate will establish themselves as a trusted advisor within the business.

This role will form part of team of HR Business partners, HR Officers and an HR Coordinator responsible for supporting the London Office and will be accountable for a mixture of legal and business services client groups.
Key responsibilities include:

To provide strategic input into the office HR strategy and to assist with or lead on initiatives that deliver the HR pillars of the Firms' strategy

  • To partner closely with the regional HR team and specialist functions to deliver HR solutions to our internal stakeholders

  • To lead on a number of strategic HR projects

  • To partner and work with senior partners on strategic initiatives and implementation of strategic priorities

  • To form part of the HR Senior Management team that assist the TM Lead in shaping and implementing the strategy for the HR & Development Department.

    • Developing and delivering an annual HR plan, aimed at driving employee engagement, a higher performance culture and ensuring best practice HR solutions in support of the delivery of the client group's business plan

    • Diagnosing and analysing team and individual development needs, engaging L&L to put in place appropriate OD and L&D solutions

    • Coordinating performance reviews, salary and bonus reviews and promotions at all levels

    • Effectively and proactively managing all ER cases for assigned groups

  • To act as number two to the Head of Talent Management and form part of the HR Senior Manager network.

  • This role will have formal people management responsibility, along with more informal responsibilities such as coaching, mentoring and motivating the less experienced HRBPs, HROs and HR Coordinator giving regular feedback and feeding into formal performance reviews.

  • To collaborate and share best practice with the other HR Business Partners and wider HR&D Team (locally and regionally).

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Experience of operating in a similar senior level role within a professional services organisation

  • Strong client service ethos and delivery focus

  • A catalyst and leader of change

  • Strong client relationships skills with the ability to manage the diversity of multiple leader relationships and serve their needs without compromising service levels

  • In-depth working knowledge and understanding of HR legislation, principles, policies and procedures

  • Ability to develop solutions to a wide range of highly complex problems, requiring creativity and innovation

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