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HR Business Partner - C



People & HR
United Kingdom
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

The job on offer

We are looking for an ambitious, driven & strategically focused HR Business Partner with strong Project Management experience and a proven track record of delivering large scale projects within the HR space. The successful candidate will need to have a strong HR Generalist background and also be an accomplished Project Manager. You will report to the Senior HR Business Partner and have day-to -day interactions with the wider HR community and senior business stakeholders.

This is an exciting and unique role offering the dual aspects of HR Business Partnering and Project Management. You will split your time between business partnering a client group and leadership team to deliver their people strategy and driving the HR team to deliver critical projects.

This role supports one of Capgemini's largest public sector clients therefore experience within a complex matrix environment is key and the right candidate needs to thrive within this challenging yet rewarding environment. This role also benefits from hybrid working, you'll be required to come into our office based in Telford on average three times per week however, this could be more or less as it depends on business needs. If you are based in the West Midlands area or live within a commutable distance from Telford we would encourage you to apply.

Your role

As a HRBP you will play a proactive role in the following key responsibilities including project management:
• Build effective and long-lasting, trusted relationships with key business stakeholders including senior leadership, Centres of Excellence (recruitment, compensation, HR Services, etc).
• Deliver the people priorities for the business areas you will be partnering with focus on attracting, developing and engaging talent.
• Lead and deliver projects across the UK HRBP Community. Driving overall process improvements, e.g. capability development, HR Technology, recruitment, HR policies.
• Develop and grow the capabilities of our talent and skills needed for the future success of the business.
• Deliver strategic compensation, recognition and reward initiatives including pay and bonus.
• Champion D&I initiatives which will support us to maintain the right inclusive and diverse environment for employees to be at their best.
• Oversee and drive the successful execution of large-scale HR projects across the business. This includes project planning, resource allocation, timeline management, and ensuring project goals are met.
• Create comprehensive project plans that effectively address the business needs, align with HR strategies, and provide exceptional HR services.
• Utilise data analysis to identify HR-related issues and develop and implement data-driven solutions to address them effectively.
• Identify opportunities for process improvements within and lead the implementation of changes to enhance the level of service provided to the business.
• Effectively interact with executives and senior management to provide project updates, solicit feedback, and align project objectives with business goals.
• Contribute valuable insights and input to strategic and policy decisions, drawing from your project management experience to inform high-level decision-making.

Your profile

To excel in this role, you must be forward-thinking, hands-on, and customer-centric, possessing the credibility and presence to thrive in a fast-paced, commercial environment. Additionally, you should demonstrate the following:

• Significant experience in both Senior Project Management and HR Business Partner roles, preferably within a fast-paced environment.
• Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, with a track record of effectively managing and analyzing HR metrics/KPIs.
• The ability to influence and set strategic directions that align with growth and business transformation objectives.
• Strong leadership skills, including the ability to motivate others and influence work behaviors to drive project success.
• Proficiency in change management, negotiation, and influencing capabilities to navigate organizational transitions effectively.
• Intellectual curiosity, enabling you to provide valuable insights to both the team and the broader business.
• Extensive experience in senior stakeholder management and effectively leading HR teams.
• Fluency in understanding and using all project management and business metrics and their impact on business performance.

Why Capgemini is unique

We aim to build an environment where employees can enjoy a positive work-life balance. Through our New Normal campaign, we are looking to embed hybrid working in all that we do and make flexible working arrangements the day-to-day reality for our people. All UK employees are eligible to request flexible working arrangements.

Employee wellbeing is vitally important to us as an organisation. We see a healthy and happy workforce a critical component for us to achieve our organisational ambitions. To help support wellbeing we have trained ‘Mental Health Champions’ across each of our business areas. We have also invested in wellbeing apps such as Thrive and Peppy.

Get the future you want

Growing clients’ businesses while building a more sustainable, more inclusive future is a tough ask. But when you join Capgemini, you join a thriving company and become part of a diverse collective of free-thinkers, entrepreneurs and industry experts. A powerful source of energy that drives us all to find new ways technology can help us reimagine what’s possible. It’s why, together, we seek out opportunities that will transform the world’s leading businesses. And it’s how you’ll gain the experiences and connections you need to shape your future. By learning from each other every day, sharing knowledge and always pushing yourself to do better, you’ll build the skills you want. And you’ll use them to help our clients leverage technology to grow their business and give innovation that human touch the world needs. So, it might not always be easy, but making the world a better place rarely is. Capgemini. Get The Future You Want.

About Capgemini

Capgemini is a global business and technology transformation partner, helping organizations to accelerate their dual transition to a digital and sustainable world, while creating tangible impact for enterprises and society. It is a responsible and diverse group of 340,000 team members in more than 50 countries. With its strong over 55-year heritage, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to unlock the value of technology to address the entire breadth of their business needs. It delivers end-to-end services and solutions leveraging strengths from strategy and design to engineering, all fuelled by its market leading capabilities in AI, cloud and data, combined with its deep industry expertise and partner ecosystem. The Group reported 2023 global revenues of €22.5 billion.