Human Resources Partner

Brightside Group
Bristol (City Centre)
From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
12 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
IT, Recruitment
Contract Type
Brightside, a Top 20 Insurance Broker, is looking to recruit a Human Resources Partner to join our enthusiastic and committed Human Resources function. Primarily working with our Southampton and Torquay operations, you will provide a proactive, hands on and customer centric HR service to these specific areas of our business. You will support the implementation of our HR initiatives and policies, building people capability in line with Brightside’s overall People Strategy and business objectives. This is a fast paced and rewarding role, working with senior stakeholders throughout the business providing you with the platform to excel and to progress in your HR career. Whilst this role is principally based in our Bristol head office, regular travel to our offices in Southampton Torquay will be required. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Develop strong working relationships with leaders to understand their business objectives, enabling the delivery of appropriate HR solutions. Upskilling managers on people policy and practice, ensuring that we create an environment where people can thrive and deliver the best results. Leading on complex employee relations issues, keeping up to date with current legislation to determine the most fitting solutions, escalating to the Chief People Officer where appropriate. Contributes to the development of HR practices and processes within the company, suggesting areas for improvement based on experience and good practice Development of local people plans, incorporating all aspects of HR, to improve business performance. Working in Partnership with our central teams to deliver a collaborative HR service. Ensure that our company’s values are fully demonstrated in all line manager people related activities and plans. Ensuring delivery of activities in line with Brightside company procedures and guidelines, including security, regulatory and quality related matters. Comply with all relevant legislative and legal requirements, including industry regulations, employment law, data protection and health and safety. Act as a role model for our company values and aspirational behavioural. PERSON SPECIFICATION CIPD qualified. Degree and/or further relevant qualifications desirable. Demonstrable generalist HR experience covering most major HR functions (recruitment, reward, learning & development, employee relations etc). Ability to work proactively and independently with minimal direction to maximise the value of HR interventions across the business. Strong planning and organisational ability, able to manage projects and process. Excellent communication, negotiation and influencing skills. Sound level of IT skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and databases. Extensive knowledge of core HR practices including employment law regulations and best practice. This job was originally posted as