HR Business Partner

HR Business Partner

Ongoing role
J97222
At a glance

Skills

  • HR

Where

Kingston upon Thames, KT2 6LX
Remote opportunity

Time

Mostly during office hours Estimate of time needed:
7-15 hours / week
12 hours per week, our working days are Monday, Wednesday and Friday

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Your primary responsibility will be to partner with business leaders, understand their unique needs and challenges, and develop HR solutions that drive organisational effectiveness and employee engagement.

What will you be doing?

We are a Kingston-based social marketing enterprise using creative thinking to build community cohesion.

We aim to attract knowledgeable individuals encouraging different cultures to unite which enables us to share and celebrate essential lessons.

Partnering with local organisations, we put on programmes of training, workshops and other events that promote unity and tolerance.  

We conduct research to support our cause to challenge preconceptions around race and stereotyping. As well as delivering workshops on unconscious bias in the workplace.

To learn more about our impactful work at Quilombo UK, we encourage you to explore our website and YouTube channel. https://quilombouk.com/the-quilombo-story

Join us in leading positive change!Join our dynamic team as an HR Business Partner (unpaid basis) and play a pivotal role in aligning human resources strategies with the overall business objectives of the organisation. Your primary responsibility will be to partner with business leaders, understand their unique needs and challenges, and develop HR solutions that drive organisational effectiveness and employee engagement. This role offers a unique opportunity to utilise your HR Business Partner skills for a meaningful cause while gaining valuable experience in the non-profit sector. 

 

The Professional Development Programme with Quilombo UK runs over a period of 16 weeks, is UNPAID and requires a minimum of 12 hours of commitment per week across Monday, Wednesday and/or Friday.

Upon successful application, our HR team will contact you to arrange an interview. Following a successful interview, we'll initiate the onboarding process by sending you the necessary documents. Once your onboarding and identification documents are received and verified, you'll be invited to a 6-hour HR and System Induction. Subsequently, you'll meet with your Head of Department or Assistant Manager for your First Day.

 

QUILOMBO UK is dedicated to fostering an inclusive workplace environment that values diversity and promotes equality for all employees. As part of our commitment to upholding these principles, we adhere to the guidelines outlined in the Equality Act 2010. We firmly believe in creating a workplace where all individuals are respected and treated fairly. Discrimination of any kind will not be tolerated.

What are we looking for?

Main Tasks:

  • Conduct weekly meetings with respective business units to understand the critical and urgent needs of each department.
  • Consult with line management, providing HR guidance when appropriate.
  • Analyse trends and metrics in partnership with the HR group to develop solutions, programs and policies.
  • Manage and resolve complex employee relations issues. Conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations.
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. 
  • Partner with the legal department as needed/required.
  • Provide day-to-day performance management guidance to line management (coaching, counselling, career development, disciplinary actions).
  • Work closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.
  • Provide HR policy guidance and interpretation.
  • Develop contract terms for new hires, promotions, extensions and transfers.
  • Provide guidance and input on workforce planning and succession planning.
  • Identify training needs for business units and individual executive coaching needs.
  • Participate in the evaluation and monitoring of the success of training programs. Follow-ups to ensure training objectives are met.

 

Required Skills:

  • Proven experience as an HRBP or in a similar role
  • Strong understanding of employment laws
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strategic Thinking -Vision to anticipate future HR needs and develop proactive solutions. 
  • Talent and change management
  • Office based skills(Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Outstanding teamwork skills and ability to create relationships at all levels, showing respect to different types of people. 
  • Professionalism & Confidentiality

 

What do we offer: 

  • Work from home
  • Opportunity for professional growth and development in HR 
  • A collaborative and inclusive work environment that values diversity and innovation.
  • Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

What difference will you make?

We aim to attract knowledgeable individuals encouraging different cultures to unite which enables us to share and celebrate essential lessons.

Partnering with local organisations, we put on programmes of training, workshops and other events that promote unity and tolerance.

Before you apply

Do you have access to a personal laptop or PC?

Are you sure you can commit to this job as being a non-paid job?

Do you think you will be able to commit yourself to the PDP programme, implicitly 12 hours per week, for 16 weeks?

Causes
  • Black, asian and minority ethnic groups
  • Community safety / victim support / domestic violence
  • Faith and ethics
  • Health and well being / research and care
  • Human rights
  • Learning disabilities / difficulties
  • Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender
  • Physical disabilities
  • Refugees / migrants
  • Training / employment support
  • Voluntary sector support
  • Organisation type: 
    Social enterprise

    We partner with with cultural, social and sports organisations, and put on programmes of training, workshops and other events that promote unity and tolerance. We conduct research to challenge...