We are recruiting for a Senior HR Business Partner to join our HR Business Partnering team. The successful individual could be based in Bristol, Birmingham or Manchester, with a hybrid working pattern.

Your Role

As a Senior HR Business Partner your day to day remit includes:

  • Gaining a deep knowledge and understanding of an aligned Group, using this to proactively identify internal / external influences, risks and opportunities and anticipate the needs of key stakeholders in order to provide expert HR advice and innovative and commercial solutions
  • Building strong relationships with Partners and other managers, influencing and coaching senior stakeholders to drive high performance and design and implement key strategic initiatives relating to areas such as Talent, Performance Management, Diversity and Inclusion, Wellbeing and CSR
  • In partnership with managers, taking ownership for developing and implementing the Group People Plan to support the achievement of Group business plans
  • Responsible for designing and implementing change and transformation programmes across the aligned Group and for supporting HR BPs with similar activity: this may include organisation restructures and TUPE
  • Responsible for supporting managers with case management for complex employee relations issues, including supporting with preparation of any employment tribunal claims
  • Working with the HR Advisor to spot trends and examples of poor practice or procedure in the aligned business area and challenging and coaching the management team to improve
  • Acting as the main point of contact between the centres of excellence and the Firm to ensure initiatives meet the needs of the Firm and are implemented successfully
  • Work with senior stakeholders to anticipate Resourcing needs and liaise with the Recruitment team to ensure the delivery of agreed resource plans, designing and implementing interventions as necessary
  • Taking an active role in Future Talent processes such as Graduate and Apprenticeship assessment centres
  • Working with the Organisation Development team to identify current and future skills gaps across the Group and design relevant interventions
  • Working with Reward to ensure a consistent approach to reward is maintained across the Firm
  • Act as a key contributor within the senior HR and Business Partnering teams, leading and contributing expertise to key projects and providing direction on strategy and operational plans to junior colleagues
  • Analysing and interpreting trends in management information to design appropriate interventions and initiatives
  • Acting as a recognised expert in employment law, staying up-to-date on case law and best practice to reduce legal risks and ensure regulatory compliance
  • Leading on annual processes to ensure fairness and consistency across the Firm including Salary Review, Promotions and Performance Grading

Your Skills and Experience

  • An experienced HRBP with a track record of operating at a senior level within a HR team
  • Proven experience of working in partnership, building strong working relationships and coaching and influencing senior managers in order to drive high performance
  • Change management experience including experience of organization restructure and TUPE, project management and organisational skills
  • Demonstrates strong business/commercial approach, understanding of business need and excellent knowledge of employment law
  • Strong employee relations experience with experience of managing complex cases
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to present complex ideas
  • Able to demonstrate ability to solve complex problems
  • Good IT skills with experience in Excel, Microsoft Word and Microsoft office packages
  • Excellent technical HR Knowledge - CIPD qualified or relevant experience to demonstrate level of competence.
  • Willingness to share knowledge and experience to mentor colleagues across the team
  • A willingness to travel to different UK locations to support offices across Great Britain

Your Team

The HR team consists of the HR Business Partners, Reward, Recruitment and Organisational Development, with specialists in Learning and Development, Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Wellbeing and Sustainability. Making sure everyone thrives during their time at TLT is the focus of our HR team’s work every day. We provide strategic and operational support to our leaders and teams and our HR specialists make sure our people are skilled, creative, valued, motivated, flexible and committed, working in a culture that enables them to perform at their very best.

The HR Business Partner team consists of Senior HR Business Partners, HR Business Partners, HR Advisors and a HR Operations team.

About TLT

Fast paced, fast growing and forward thinking, TLT is the law firm that helps clients stay one step ahead, and we do the same for our people.

We work with high profile clients in innovative sectors. With local, national and international reach, we have over 1,200 people in offices across the UK and a network of partner firms across Europe, India and the US. In 2021 we were named The Lawyer’s Law Firm of the Year, recognising our incredible success story.

Our purpose is to protect, prepare and progress our clients for what comes next and it’s essential that we do the same for our people, our planet and our communities too. In our open and collaborative culture, we encourage everyone to be their whole self, to have a voice and to contribute.

Our Benefits

We value our employees highly and we want you to feel valued. You’ll receive a competitive salary with an annual pay review. You will also have access to an extensive range of benefits via our flexible benefits scheme including 25 days holiday (which will increase to 30 days based upon length of service) and private medical insurance.

At TLT we have a progressive fully flexible working approach. We empower our people to work in a place and at a time that meets their needs, those of their clients and of the wider team and firm. Part of this agile approach is a focus on hybrid working and supporting the work/life balance of our people.

TLT is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive working environment and encourages applications from all suitably qualified people, regardless of any of the characteristics protected by the laws in the locations in which we operate.

We welcome applications from people with disabilities and are committed to providing reasonable adjustments, where necessary, to make interviews and jobs more accessible. Should you have any difficulty during the recruitment process, require any reasonable adjustments or an application to Access to work please contact the recruitment team on Recruitment.Operations@TLTsolicitors.com

Business professionals
Manchester, Bristol
Competitive rate
Closing Date
Saturday 24 June 2023
Back to search Email to a friend Apply now