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Human Resources
Salary circa £40,000
London Bridge
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Local Government
Paul Kember

With its young population its vibrant, energetic feel, Southwark is an attractive place to work if you relish the challenges of a dynamic and inner city context where complexity, change and energy are high; it’s a borough with effective and dynamic leadership – all the preconditions to achieve can be found here.

We have exciting and varied opportunities for Human Resources Business Partners who will deliver and maintain a business focused HR service.

You will be responsible for providing a professional HR service to managers within a designated area on all workforce related matters including:

  • Building and maintaining effective working relationships with supported managers and other stakeholders
  • Ensuring high quality outcomes for the business to meet current and future business objectives and improve upon service delivery.
  • Provision of a professional HR service to managers within a designated area on all workforce related matters including resourcing, management of attendance, performance management, employee relations issues and general HR management interventions
  • Ensuring all organisational HR performance targets are monitored and met, and ensure remedial action is undertaken. The post holder will manage an on-going caseload of work

    Ideally a graduate member of the CIPD, you will have the credibility and confidence together with a detailed understanding of a complex public sector organisation.

    You will work closely with operational managers across a varied workload and will need to build positive and effective relationships to deliver the best outcomes on a variety of people topics including complex employee relations cases.

    You will require excellent interpersonal and influencing skills. The broad scope of the role requires a results-focused approach, supported by well-developed analytical planning, excellent practice knowledge and strong organisational skills. This role will require absolute commitment and energy; and will provide you with an opportunity to play an integral part in delivering organisational and cultural change that we believe will help us achieve a Fairer Future for our residents.

    Please call Paul Kember, Morgan Law 0207 747 4924 for more information, informal discussion or email your CV to

    Please note that this vacancy is a CV-based application.

    Closing date for applications is 8th June 2020

    In light of the current Covid-19 situation, Online assessments will take place on Monday 15th June, and interviews on Monday 22nd June.

    Please note that the team are working remotely and will not be expected to work on site until it is safe to do so. Initially there will be no requirement to travel into the office. You will be provided with laptops and the relevant tools to work remotely.

    We want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer, and offer flexible working patterns.