We are the Places for People Group; we are placemakers; our work impacts on the lives of people across the U.K. - providing homes to live in, communities to retire to, spaces to stay active, supported homes for independent living, and student accommodation. Our places work when they work for everyone.
How do we do all this? By surrounding ourselves with customer focused people, supportive people and change-enabling people. Our people live and breathe our SPIRIT values; we are the place for spirited people.
So, we want you to join us and the 12,000 other colleagues on our journey; colleagues who have helped us create places, maintain 195,000 homes, manage £4 billion of assets and teach 75,000 children to swim each week.
More about your role
This is a 12 month FTC contract - Please note this is a home based role but you may be required to visit our northern offices in both Leeds & Preston
As People Business Partner you will support our Senior People Business Partner across a number of business areas. You will play a critical role in supporting management teams to have the right people, in the right place at the right time, delivering our objectives and ensuring an engaged and healthy workforce.
You will need to partner with managers across different business areas and will be responsible for a number of subsidiaries within the PfP Group. You will support the Senior People Business Partner to implement change in relevant areas acting as a change agent and leading on specific projects and programmes of work.
You will support managers with People issues, upskilling where appropriate and engendering a culture where managers manage. You will work collaboratively to review policies and procedures and ensure that new ways of working are embraced by colleagues across the business. You will play an active role in supporting managers with ER cases, referring complex cases to the Senior HRBP.
For more information please download our job profile available on our website.
More about you
You will be CIPD level 5 qualified, or close to qualifying. Most important to us is a strong track record in managing ER cases and working with managers to upskill and develop their people management skills. Experience working for a diverse business would be preferred, our workforce includes skilled professionals through to a transient manual workforce and you will need to adapt techniques to meet differing needs.
We also require someone with experience of supporting organisational change where the focus is on putting people first, including our customers and our colleagues.
This is a home based role however being a commutable distance to either our Preston or Leeds office would be beneficial.
Our ambition gives you all the challenge you could wish for and that's why we can offer you tangible and exciting career progression in a diverse and pioneering business.
Here people can flourish, thrive, better themselves and work in fantastic communities with inspirational colleagues and customers.
We know that there's always more we can do to make you smile, that's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to help colleagues save money or make their lives a little bit easier; from a pension, generous holiday pay, training, sick pay, and free or discounted gym membership - to a wealth of extra perks including interest-free loans for colleagues, discounts and offers on thousands of retailers, restaurants and leisure outlets and much more.