HR Business Partner - Projects

12 May 2022
19 May 2022
Contract Type

Connecting people, powering the UK.

Job Title: HR Business Partner - Projects (Utilities)

Location: Agile - with some travel

Business Unit: Kier Utilities

Contract: Full time, permanent. Able to consider part time working and job share.

Kier Group is one of the Top 3 utility providers here in the UK - helping connect, heat and power the country from Lands' End to John O'Groats. Our sector expertise stretches across telecoms, gas and water, working with emerging technologies to the most exacting standards of safety and quality. What does it take to join this team that keeps water running for over 15 million homes and businesses, maintaining 65km of gas pipes and installing one million metres of fibre optic cable every year? It takes people like you.

Key Responsibilities

We are looking for an HR Business Partner - Projects to support the Utilities business through delivery of key People, Culture and Wellbeing projects. In this role you will be taking personal accountability for leading HR projects and initiatives to deliver Performance Centred Leadership, meet HR plans and ensure that there is a strong culture of engagement. In addition you will be acting as a role model to champion the wellbeing of our teams and ensure that an inclusive workplace where diversity of thought, backgrounds and experience is actively encouraged. You will also work closely with HR Business Partners, Assistant Business Partners, and the L&D team, in addition to a broad range of business stakeholders

What are we looking for?

You will need good project management skills, keeping projects to time, able to manage competing priorities under pressure whilst remaining calm and focused. You must be able to build relationships and influence stakeholders at all levels of the organisation, as well as having strong organisational skills with the ability to work proactively on own initiative, to tight deadlines in a fast paced environment. If this sounds like you and you are an HR operational professional with experience across a broad range of HR issues and good working knowledge of employment law, HR policies and procedures the please apply!

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Kier is committed to creating supportive and inclusive opportunities for all our applicants and employees. We appreciate applicants from all backgrounds and we specifically encourage those from underrepresented communities to apply. Take a look here to learn more about our commitments to diversity and inclusion. If you require any reasonable adjustments during any part of the application process, please let us know so we can discuss and arrange these by emailing (url removed).

Closing Date: Thursday 09th June 2022
Please note, interviews may take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early.

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