Interim HR Business Partner
Are you an experienced and qualified HR professional? Are you a proactive and driven individual?
Prospectus is proud to be spearheading the search for a HR Business Partner who will lead on delivering a strong human resources function that will ensure the smooth running of the local office for the Environmental Defence Fund Europe. This is a maternity cover contract for a period of 12 months with the view to commence in September.
Environmental Defence Fund Europe is an affiliate organisation of Environmental Defence Fund (EDF), a leading international non-profit organisation which, since 1967, has used a unique combination of science, economics, law and advocacy to create practical and innovative solutions to difficult environmental problems.
The HR Business Partner will be a pro-active driver for everything related to HR and will be a key part in establishing the new business across Europe while also providing effective and strategic support to the different countries where EDF currently operates within. A fundamental part of this role will be to manage and advise on recruitment approaches and processes as well as managing both the on-boarding and induction process for new starters, this will at times involve the migration and management of visa & sponsorship related processes where securing the appropriate compliance is absolutely imperative.
Alongside ensuring the organisation is compliant with employment law across all locations, you will also actively develop and update HR policies and procedures to ensure that best practice is maintained. You will also effectively manage employment relations issues/processes from investigation to completion and supporting managers on all issues where required. Additionally, you will collaborate with the Learning and Development team to best understand their broader objectives while separately exploring how to enhance the organisations rewards and compensation strategy.
A full and comprehensive list of responsibilities will be provided within the Job Description available to applicants upon initial review of their submitted CV.
The successful applicant will have strong practical knowledge and significant relevant experience of managing HR operations and delivering best practice, ideally within in an organisation that has had a similar, broader reach. It is crucial that this person has robust knowledge of recruitment but specifically UK Employment Law as well as having previously handled and lead on issues relating to disciplinary, grievance, capability, and redundancy. Importantly you will be knowledgeable of the sponsorship procedure as well as managing the review and on-boarding of visas. This ideal person for this role will have experience of supporting a multi-disciplinary team, using independent judgement to plan, prioritise and organise a diverse workload who will also have clear and effective communication skills with the ability to forge productive relationships across all levels.
To register your interest in this position, please submit a Word version of your CV; covering letters are not required at this stage. A full job description will be provided to candidates shortlisted by Prospectus.
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