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A little bit more about us The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us.
Location: UK Flexible
Contract type: 6 months’ Fixed Term Contract
Are you an experienced HR Business Partner who can identify themes and issues across a particular area and work with senior management to address them? The British Red Cross is seeking an experienced HR professional who will be accountable for the business partnering service provided to the People Directorate.
What you will be doing
As Senior HR Business Partner, you will be working with business partners from other functions to encourage a collaborative approach and to identify issues of mutual interest and concern.
You will be responsible for promoting and encouraging effective people management throughout the directorates, including the use of data and other metrics and ensuring that people issues are taken in to account in all the functions plans and will be expected to provide insightful analysis of available data.
This role is instrumental in facilitating a strong performance management culture supported by enabling policy aligned to our People Strategy and major change programmes.
What we are looking for
It is essential that you are an experienced leader with a good understanding of the full range of HR services (Resourcing, Advice and Casework, Development, Employee relations, volunteer management).
You will have experience as a senior professional, or senior operational manager with extensive experience of working with HR professionals.
Having worked as a genuine partner to a business or service, you will have delivered workforce planning to develop enabling work programmes.
Data literate, you will have the ability to interpret and share reports and KPIs as well as having experience of using metrics and other data in HR management.
Meet the team
It’s simple: people make the British Red Cross.
At the British Red Cross we care about our people. We understand that our workforce is central to both helping people in crisis, and maintaining our reputation as one of the most trusted charities in the UK.
The People & Learning Directorate team work across the organisation; recruiting, developing, and retaining our people. Even though we can get a little busy, we’re a diverse group who like to have fun, and we take great satisfaction in being able to play our part in helping make the British Red Cross what it is today.
Closing date for applications is 23:59 on the 15th of April 2021 with interviews to follow.
We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:
– 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
– Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
– Up to 6% contributory pension
– Flexible working policy
– Genuine development opportunities
A little bit more about us
The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country – we’re there when you need us.
Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.
At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability.
Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to be yourself at work, and feel you’re in a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.
In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.
If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation’s Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.
The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).
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Connecting human kindness with human crisis
To apply for this job please visit careers.redcross.org.uk.