Landmarc Support Services currently have an exciting opportunity for an HR Business Partner to join the company on a 2 year fixed term contract.
As the HR Business Partner you will be required to get involved in all HR related matters across the busy and complex South East region. You will be working closely with the Regional Operations Manager and regional teams and to fully embed into the team, there will be regular visits across the area with sites in Kent, Hampshire and Surrey and occasional overnight stays.
This role is responsible for the delivery of the HR strategy in your allocated region, the role will report into the Head of HR.
To contribute to and be responsible for the delivery of the HR strategy in regions and to provide advice, guidance and assistance to individual employees, managers and supervisors in relation to all aspects of HR Management whilst encouraging, coaching and supporting the effective performance of people by developing them to meet business requirements whilst avoiding litigation. .(A hands on role delivering improved performance and accountability for regional HR activities.)
Support the Regional Managers in their communication with staff regarding all aspects of HR consultation processes and by providing timely and accurate advice on managing workforce behaviour; attendance; and capability issues.
Establishing good relations with local TU representatives and addressing any concerns on a regional basis to minimise escalation to national level.
Deliver and support operational and strategic HR projects and initiatives at a local and national level.
To coach/mentor HR Co-ordinators in the application of Landmarc HR Policies and ensure that "best practice" for the business is attained.
Maintain confidentiality and security of all HR related material and information including personal files. Be aware of Data Protection requirements and ensure compliance throughout the programme.
Work flexibly with colleagues in the wider HR team to provide continuity of service and accuracy of information.
Willingness to undertake travel to business units with some overnight stays.
The Ideal Candidate
What you know:
Knowledge of generalist HR functions through a formal qualification – CIPD and practical experience
Experience of dealing with complex HR case management issues
Good IT skills specifically Microsoft Office - Word/ Excel/ Outlook
It is desirable to have knowledge in the use of HR systems
Practical ability to quickly produce high standard accurate written work under time pressures.
Knowledge of project work and the practicalities of delivery
What you can do:
Work quickly, accurately and under time pressures
Proven experience of supporting a fast paced HR service environment
Ability to provide HR advice and guidance to line managers in line with legal requirements.
Work to the level of a chartered CIPD member
Produce Management Information as required
Communicate confidently and clearly with stakeholders at all levels – sometimes within the context of difficult and potentially stressful and confidential consultations
Operate with commercial awareness both at strategic and advisory levels
Create and develop policies and procedures and develop and deliver training
Landmarc will provide you with a competitive salary, in addition to this we also offer the following main benefits, amongst many others:
Landmarc offers all employees an opportunity to join the company stakeholder pension scheme, where the company will contribute up to 8% of the employee’s salary
Employees are entitled to 25 days pro rata during each year of employment plus public holidays. 3 extra discretionary days are normally given in addition to annual leave allowances at Christmas
Annual leave allowance will increase in recognition of your continued service
Holiday purchase – purchase up to 10 more days holiday to use throughout the year
Edenred – Employee Discount scheme
Tusker – Salary sacrifice car scheme
Annual salary review, in consultation with the recognised Trade Unions
Life assurance insured for three times your annual salary, to help the loved ones that are left behind
Reimbursement of professional fees and on-going training
Family friendly policy
About the Company
Landmarc provides the support services that enable Armed Forces from around the world to prepare for frontline military operations across the UK Defence Training Estate (DTE). This includes maintaining and delivering safe and sustainable infrastructure, managing and operating training areas and ranges and delivering multi-million pound projects to improve vital training assets.
By joining Landmarc you will be supporting our vision to provide the best training experience we can for our Armed Forces. We are the first and only Special Purpose Vehicle to be contracted by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) as their Industry Partner on the UK Defence Training Estate and the only company that is solely dedicated to the UK DTE, delivering essential support services since 2003.