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HR Business Partner

Job Introduction

We are currently recruiting for a HR Business Partner to be based at our Bristol Head Office (with travel to other offices across the UK and Northern Ireland as required). 
The role sits in the HR Business Partner team which consists of Senior HR Business Partners, HR Business Partners, HR Advisors and a HR Operations team
The wider HR team consists of the Reward, Recruitment and Organisational Development Learning and Development teams.
In return we will invest in you. We want you to be successful. You will receive a bespoke, on-going training programme to ensure you develop your commercial and technical skills to allow you to deliver the varied workload to a high standard. As a member of our Support team you will be a vital part of our continued success. There isn't an "us and them" mentality and you will be recognised for your hard work and support.

Role Responsibility

As an HR Business Partner your responsibilities will include:

  • Working as a true partner to the aligned Group and Teams, gaining a deep knowledge of the Group in order to provide consultancy, expert HR advice and commercial options to support the people strategy
  • Building strong relationships with Partners and other managers across the aligned Group in order to appropriately influence to drive people and organisational performance
  • Developing and implementing a People Plan with the aligned Group to support the achievement of Group business plans, drive high performance and organisation effectiveness
  • To work with the aligned Group and specialist teams to implement key strategic initiatives relating to areas such as Talent, Performance Management, Diversity and Inclusion, Wellbeing and CSR
  • Working with the HR Advisor to spot trends and examples of poor practice or procedure in the aligned business area and challenge and coach the management team to improve
  • Responsible for supporting managers with case management foremployee relations issues
  • Developing and monitoring the Group Resource plan and working with Recruitment to implement this, designing and implementing interventions as necessary
  • Partnering with the Group Partners with their Future Talent processes such as Graduate and Apprenticeship recruitment
  • Working with the Organisation Development team to identify current and future skills gaps across the Group and design relevant interventions
  • Working with Reward to ensure a consistent approach to reward is maintained across the Firm
  • Supporting Senior HR BP in implementing change and transformation programmes across the aligned Group and wider firm.
  • Supporting Senior HR BP on any people related organisation change programmes to include restructure and TUPE as appropriate
  • Supporting Senior HR BP in designing and implementing project activity on behalf of the function
  • Analysing and interpreting trends in management information to design appropriate interventions and initiatives
  • Staying up-to-date on legal requirements related to employment law, reducing legal risks, and ensuring regulatory compliance
  • Acting as a champion of the Firm's approach to Diversity and Inclusion and Corporate Social Responsibility 

The Ideal Candidate

Our employees are talented people, distinguished by technical excellence, with a willingness to embrace team working and a passion for client service. You will have accumulated the following experience and skills:

  • An experienced HR generalist with a track record of operating within a HR team
  • Proven experience of working in partnership, building strong working relationships and coaching and influencing managers in order to improve people management
  • Change management experience including experience of organisation restructure and/or TUPE
  • Demonstrates strong business/commercial approach and understanding of business needs
  • Excellent knowledge of employment law
  • Strong employee relations experience with experience of managing complex cases
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills, able to prioritise multiple workstreams and meet deadlines
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Good IT skills with experience in Excel, Microsoft Word and Microsoft office packages
  • Excellent technical HR Knowledge - CIPD qualified or relevant experience to demonstrate level of competence.
  • Willingness to share knowledge and experience to mentor colleagues across the team
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and challenging environment
  • A willingness to travel to different UK locations to support offices across Great Britain

TLT is committed to creating a diverse working environment and encourages applications from all suitably qualified people, regardless of any of the characteristics protected by the laws in the locations in which we operate. We welcome applications from people with disabilities and as a Disability Confident Employer, we are committed to providing reasonable adjustments, where necessary, to make interviews and jobs more accessible. Should you have any difficulty during the recruitment process, require any reasonable adjustments or an application to Access to work please contact the recruitment team on HR-Recruitment@TLTsolicitors.com 

Package Description

We value our employees highly and we want you to feel valued. You will receive a competitive basic salary with an annual pay review. You will also have access to an extensive range of benefits via our flexible benefits scheme including 25 days holiday (which will increase to 30 days based upon length of service) and private medical insurance.

About the Firm

We’re an ambitious UK law firm built around the needs of our high profile clients. With over 1000 employees and 100 partners across our six UK offices, we’ve grown considerably in the last three years – and so have our revenues. Open-minded? Definitively. Forward-focused? Absolutely. An energetic firm with an entrepreneurial, collaborative culture, we’re always looking to recruit highly talented individuals with the drive to succeed. So if you’re dynamic, determined and looking for a firm where you can develop your skills, join us and we’ll give you everything you need to thrive.



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