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  • Ref no: NLA04354
  • Published: 12/8/2019
  • Closes: 26/8/2019
  • Location: Civic Centre, Windmillhill Street, Motherwell, ML1 1AB
  • Salary: £39,054.00 - £42,957.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Temporary
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Advertisement

Based within Civic Centre, Motherwell and Fleming House, Cumbernauld                   

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an HR Business Partner to join our People & Organisational Development team and become a member of an evolving Business Partner team. We are seeking an individual with a creative mindset who is innovative and capable of working collegiately with managers in generating new business ideas with the knowledge, experience and confidence to challenge the status quo when required.  With over 12,000 employees, you will require to be committed and determined to succeed in a challenging but thriving environment and in return you will play a pivotal role in shaping an organisation that believes in its employees and understands the importance of self development, partnership working, innovative thinking and workforce planning.

As a key member of the BP team, you will support the business partnership model ensuring the best people solutions are identified to meet and deliver on the strategic outcomes of the business.  Your role will include implementation of both the HR strategy and strategic business partnership imperatives and will involve taking a project management approach and implementing change management Initiatives as required.  An essential requirement of the BP role is the development and maintenance of an influential working relationship with senior managers and as such you will have the ability to build rapport and professional credibility quickly with managers to gain their confidence in your solutions to meet business challenges and ensure the delivery of service goals and targets.

A further significant role for the BP team involves the identification of workforce talent and succession planning and identifying HR issues for implementation which will improve organisational and individual effectiveness, a key requirement of this involves workforce planning.  

Educated to degree level or equivalent, you will be eligible for membership of the CIPD.  You will also have substantial experience of working as an HR professional including detailed knowledge of Employment Law and HR policies, business systems and processes.   Working in partnership with managers, employees and Trade Unions you will have exceptional communication, influencing and negotiating skills.

You will be required to travel throughout the area of North Lanarkshire Council. For further information on this post please contact Adrienne Henry, HR Business Partnership Manager on 07939 284602.

This post is temporary until 31/07/2021.

Please note, from 1st April 2019 all new employees to North Lanarkshire Council will be paid on a 4-weekly basis.

Alternative Application Packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille, and Audio. To request an alternative Application Pack please phone 01698 403151.

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