Senior People Partner
Venesky-Brown’s client, a public sector organisation in Manchester, is currently looking to recruit a Senior People Partner on a 12 month fixed term contract, with a salary of £50,952 – £57,349 per annum. This role will be a hybrid working model of onsite and at home working.  
– Develop, implement, and manage strategic people-oriented initiatives and programs that guarantee the success, growth, and engagement of our colleagues. 
– Collaborate with leadership teams to materialise growth-oriented strategies that ensure employee satisfaction, well-being, and align with the core values of the organisation. 
– Act as a change agent, promoting a culture of innovation, inclusivity, continuous learning, and development encompassing all organisational levels. 
– Coordinate with the People team during the recruitment process, aiming for excellence and diversity in our workforce. 
– Mitigate workplace conflicts by analysing and addressing any people-related issues while maintaining a high level of integrity, compassion, and confidentiality. 
– Foster a nurturing work environment that emphasises the commitment of the organisation. 
– Contribute to the creation, implementation, and evaluation of personal development plans, providing guidance and feedback when necessary. 
– To act as a pivotal leader across the broad range of disciplines within the organisation. Paying particular attention to the management and development of the People Partner. 
Essential Skills: 
– MCIPD qualified or equivalent experience. 
– Evidence of recent CPD. 
– Highly experienced at HR Manager/HR Business Partner level. 
– Detailed understanding of the principles of change management and able to demonstrate a successful track record of major organisational change. 
– Strong knowledge of legislation and best practice, stakeholder management and influencing strategies with a proven ability to turn these innovative ideas into working models. 
– Sound understanding of relevant employment legislation and the impact of future legislative changes.  
– Ability to communicate complex information both verbally and in writing in a clear, concise and effective way to staff and managers at all levels, this will include preparation of papers/reports/letters on relevant matters for committees etc.  
– Significant experience of developing and embedding a strategic business partnership approach.  
– Strong understanding of UK employment law. 
– Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organisation. 
– A demonstrated ability to lead change and manage conflicts. 
– Proficient decision-making skills, strategic thinking, and the ability to navigate through complex situations. 
– Proactive and highly organised with a focus on continuous improvement.   
– Experience of working with workforce systems, providing reports, data analysis and formulating recommendations. 
– Experience of formulating new ways of working and creating strategies for workplace improvements within operational, and resourcing activities. 
– Significant experience of leading a team and delivering results. 
– Evidenced track record of achievement in effectively engaging with senior leadership teams in the delivery of workforce services and solutions. 
– Evidenced track record of effective partnership and collaborative working with all stakeholders to deliver aims and objectives through a coaching and consultancy approach, supporting and developing the leadership and management capabilities of senior staff throughout the organisation. 
– Excellent oral and written skills including influencing, negotiation and presentation skills. 
– Excellent organisational skills, working to tight deadlines with the ability to act on own initiative and manage the work of others. 
– Experience of using information from databases e.g. ESR to monitor and analyse workforce data. 
– Be an effective team member who can relate to colleagues at all levels with tact and diplomacy. 
– An understanding and commitment to equality and diversity as per the Equality Act 2010. 
– An understanding of the legislative and statutory requirements e.g., Freedom of Information Act, Data Protect Act. 
– Flexible attitude to working environment and ability to work as part of a team. 
– Enthusiasm, flair and imagination in identifying and developing opportunities. 
– Thorough attention to detail and high standards of accuracy. 
– Discretion in the handling of politically sensitive and confidential information. 
If you would like to hear more about this opportunity please get in touch. 

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Senior People Partner
Manchester, Greater Manchester, North West, England
£50952 - £57349 per annum -

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