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HR Business Partner

Role: HR Business Partner

Location: Flexibly remote from one of our UK hubs (Bristol, Edinburgh, Harrogate, London, Manchester or Oxford)

Practice Area: People & Development

Contract: Permanent, Full-time

Remuneration Range: Competitive

Key Requirements:

  • 2-5 years’ experience in an HR Coordinator / Adviser role.
  • Part or fully CIPD qualified
  • Employee Relations experience, a good working knowledge of theory, legislation, and best practice, with an understanding of HR systems.
  • Approachable, friendly, agile, and can-do mentality essential.
  • Experience working in high growth, fast-paced environment, preferably a scale-up.
  • Ability to think outside of the box, and creative problem-solving.
  • A keen eye for detail, especially in creating internal material for global users.
  • An interest in, and passion for HR, with an eagerness to develop own knowledge and skill in this area.
  • High level of IT literacy in particular Microsoft Office Suite and/or related software, strong written and verbal communication skills

About Anthesis

Anthesis is the sustainability activator!

Proud to be a B Corp, we seek to make a significant contribution to a world that is more resilient and productive. We do this by working with cities, corporates, investors, and other organisations to drive sustainable performance. We develop financially driven sustainability strategies, underpinned by technical expertise and delivered by innovative collaborative teams across the world. The company combines the reach of big professional services groups with the deep expertise of boutiques.

Anthesis has clients across industry sectors from corporate multinationals such as Reckitt Benckiser, Cisco, Tesco, The North Face, and Target, and also supports early-stage companies through Anthesis Ventures. The company brings together 1000+ experts operating in 42 countries around the world and has offices in Andorra, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Middle East, the Philippines, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, the UK, and the US.

At Anthesis we value both the well-being and the professional development of our people by doing our best to make Anthesis a great place to work. Our identity, values, and the quality of our work are vested in our people, and we want you to thrive, develop and succeed here.

As an equal-opportunity employer, we value diversity in our workforce and make our decisions based on skills and experience – the only thing that differentiates you is your talent and the value you bring. We understand that diverse ideas breed extraordinary results by inspiring our thinking, challenging our solutions, and enhancing our culture. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability.

Summary of Role:

The HR Business Partner develops and coordinates the policies and activities of the UK People & Development (HR) department, ensuring the implementation of the organisation’s mission and talent strategy as well as legal compliance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Becoming a trusted advisor to our colleagues in the UK giving guidance on all HR-related topics from employment law to internal processes.
  • Administration of People & Development programs including, but not limited to, all life cycle changes, recruitment, onboarding, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; and morale.
  • Providing consistent People & Development advice and guidance to managers and employees in line with Anthesis Policy and Process across the full breadth of Employment law: Welfare, Reviews, AWOL, Performance, Disciplinary and Grievance etc.
  • Proficient knowledge of Employment Law, including but not limited to, Right-to-Work procedures, compliance, GDPR, and general governance and data collection / protection.
  • Support the business on initiatives that contribute to our overall deliverables e.g. JEDIA
  • Support implementation and improvement of our People & Development tools and systems.
  • Act with absolute discretion at all times

Your Benefits:

  • Working with highly motivated team, in an innovative and rapidly growing global company
  • Opportunity to have a direct impact and be a key part of the growth and development of the business and the team
  • Opportunity to work with, collaborate with and learn from sustainability SME’s who are passionate about the work they do and the impact Anthesis can have
  • Exposure to a wide range of clients and projects on a global basis
  • Competitive salary in line with; experience, and skills
  • Competitive benefits including flexible working, 25 days holiday, and two volunteering days off and the day off for your Birthday!
  • Cooperative, supportive and open working atmosphere.