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HR Business Partner (Permanent)

Location: Plymouth, Devon Country: UK Rate: Competitive Salary

HR Business Partner

Location - Plymouth or Bristol base (Role will entail travel)

Competitive Salary

About the role

Here at Babcock International we are looking to recruit a well rounded and capable HR practitioner into our Energy & Marine Business as an HR Business Partner to support delivery of change and transformation and support managers and Client groups in people related matters.

Principal Tasks & Responsibilities

Lead, facilitate and support a department or business in the implementation of strategic and operational HR plans, and delivery of HR related projects. Provide advice and guidance on the HR matters, including an explanation of implications and options related to plans. Support the business in the recruitment, reward, development and retention of staff to meet the current and future needs of the business.

Sponsor, lead, drive and ensure the delivery of complex business change projects, ensuring alignment with the People Strategy and Plan, and realisation of the business objectives.

Develop and propose adaptations of HR activity to meet the specific remit of a business or contract, ensure alignment and delivery of HR solutions provided by CoE SME's, HR Shared Services, and 3rd parties.

Apply subject matter expertise to the development of policy, process or approached, reflecting external best practice and that add value to the business

Support the development of appropriate skills, knowledge and behaviours across the business to enable managers and employees to achieve business objectives in support of Company values.

Ensure the delivery of efficient and effective HR service to meet the needs of a business unit or part of a business unit

What do I need to do the role?

The role requires depth knowledge in a range of HR functional areas and deep understanding of the techniques and approaches associated with HR activity.

The role must understand the longer-term implications of decisions and requires knowledge of relevant employment legislation. Is accountable for the delivery of large and complex change projects and requires strong project management skills and stakeholder engagement ability. Is informed, able to influence others, interact with Senior Managers and possess strong communication skills. The role leads HR project work which could include: Organisation Design, Organisation Development, Resource and Talent Planning, Performance and Reward, Employee Engagement, Employee Relations, etc.

Typically reports to a Senior HR BP and requires Level 7 CIPD qualification or equivalent experience and should be working towards Chartered status. The role would align to Band 3 on the CIPD Profession Map.

About Babcock International

For more than a century, Babcock has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.

We are committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You will benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week's special paid leave to help them meet their commitments.

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We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment.

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Posted Date: 25 Jun 2019 Reference: JS-26335 Employment Agency: Experis - Babcock International Contact: Kevin Marshall