Vacancy of the week: HR business partner

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HR has a pivotal role to play as part of Lloyd’s Vision 2025 strategy, driving the People Strategy in line with the core objectives of the Corporation.

HR’s focus is on attracting and retaining the best talent through a high performance culture, best practices and inspirational leadership. The role of Business Partner is to provide expertise, creativity and leadership to support and partner the business through the next stage of this vision.

About Us

Lloyd’s is the world’s leading insurance market providing specialist insurance services in over 200 countries and territories globally. Lloyd’s is a society of members, both corporate and individual, who underwrite in syndicates on whose behalf professional underwriters accept risk. The Corporation of Lloyd’s oversees and provides services to support the market and promotes Lloyd’s around the world.

The Lloyd’s name is known and trusted and we have built our reputation on strength, stability and expertise. Backed by excellent financial ratings, the Lloyd’s market has consistently explored and tackled the world’s most unusual and complex risks from space travel to cyber terrorism. At our heart are our talented people working collaborative to take our reputation further still.

This is an exciting time; the regulatory environment is in constant flux, with significant initiative being developed globally and at individual country level. Concurrently Lloyd’s is working towards realising its Vision 2025 strategy, to internationalise the market and position it to take advantage of the opportunities presented by the world’s developing economies.

The Role

The overall purpose of this role is to manage all Business Partner activity across your aligned business areas to ensure it reflects the Talent Strategy and Business requirement. Partnering Globally; highly effective relationship management skills are a key component, along with the ability to think creatively.

As part of the HR Leadership team the role will also provide leadership and coaching to the wider HR team as well as the business, ensuring all individuals maximise their potential in a supportive, collaborative environment.

What will you do?

  • As a key member of the Business Partnering team collectively take ownership of the Talent Management aspect of the Talent Strategy this includes performance management, succession planning, career development and talent pipelining
  • Actively lead on the change agenda within the organisation from an HRBP perspective
  • Actively contribute and work with the HR Leadership team to identify improvements in working and implement Best Practices to create a high performing HR function this includes integrating Lean, change management, Diversity & Inclusion.
  • Creatively review current approaches and external benchmarks, so as to design and implement creative new approaches to Talent Management, ensuring stakeholder engagement and buy in.
  • Proactively influence the design, development and implementation of the HR strategy in conjunction with the HR Leadership team.
  • Build effective partnerships with designated business areas and all management to ensure all aspects of the Talent Agenda are adding value and contributing to business success.
  • Build and foster effective partnerships across HR with Reward, ER, HR Services, Talent Sourcing, Diversity & Inclusion, and Learning & Development.
  • Integrate Diversity & Inclusion into all you do with the business providing coaching and guidance.
  • Support the business in reviewing proposed compensation for individuals / teams using an understanding of best practise and benchmarking to enhance how Total compensation can be used effectively.

What you’ll need

  • Experience of Business Partnering on a global basis and at Senior levels
  • Proven HR generalist experience with extensive exposure to ER issues
  • Proven Change management experience and confidence in working with ambiguity.
  • Exposure to and experience of global and complex matrix organisations
  • Effective leadership and influencing skills
  • Initiative and sound judgement
  • Commercially focused and results oriented
  • Resilience and ability to delivery under pressure
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills with emphasis on communication skills and relationship management.

As the successful candidate, you can expect to be rewarded with a competitive salary, an enviable range of benefits.



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