Strategic HR Business Partner – Full Time –


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Salary: Competitive salary plus Veolia benefits (Car allowance, generous pension contributions, company bonus scheme)

Hours: 40 hours per week

Location: Bedfordshire or Milton Keynes

We live in a world that needs to take care of its resources, and our mission at Veolia is to ‘Resource the World’. We have an exciting opportunity for a Strategic HR Business Partner to join our dynamic team based in Bedfordshire or Milton Keynes.

This Permanent position is well suited to an individual that is looking to advance their career in HR Strategy and gain industry-leading experience in a thriving and supportive workplace.

Improving communities, protecting the environment and creating an inclusive culture is right at the heart of our business. Together our employees make our communities better. They are the Resourcers, behind the resources. We want you to be part of our diverse workforce!

What will you be doing?

To partner with General Managers and direct reports in respect of business matters that require HR solutions, ensuring full understanding of the issue, insights and provision of medium and long term strategic support.
Support behavioural and cultural change, helping the business to maximise the capability of our people and identify opportunities to increase employee engagement.
To deliver the full range of workforce planning activities. Maximising the capability and resource whilst identifying areas for increased engagement and efficiencies. Driving behavioural and cultural change as appropriate.
To ensure full succession planning is undertaken, capturing high performance and high potential individuals across all levels in the business and ensuring active plans are in place to support their development. Identify any skills gaps and in collaboration with People Development Recruitment, support informed strategies.
To support the annual pay and bonus cycle for the area. Supporting the objective and PDP setting process, reviewing throughout the year to ensure it is completed as effectively as possible and all outputs are appropriately managed.
Utilise company analytics to drive performance and provide key information to senior stakeholders.
Work collaboratively with the HR Strategy and ER team to deliver the right people solutions for the business.
Work closely with all stakeholders to deliver effective HR solutions that are understood and deliver the best possible outcome for business challenges.

What are we looking for?

A background in workforce and succession planning within a large matrix organisation.
A good understanding of talent mapping and employee engagement.
An experienced project manager who can deliver multiple strategic and high profile initiatives.
Have a proven track record of advising and supporting senior stakeholders in an operational environment on confidential and challenging issues.
Demonstrate a proactive and forward-thinking attitude with the ability to spot future challenges and take appropriate action.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the confidence to influence decisions.
Strong planning and organisational skills with the ability to plan strategically in the medium and long-term with the ability to deliver strong results to demanding deadlines
CIPD qualified (or working towards)

Our promise to you

In return, you will receive 25 days of holiday and an extensive benefits package which includes our market-leading pension and share scheme as well as employee discounts. Additionally, we provide mental health and financial support because we are committed to supporting you.

Here at Veolia, we’re proud to be known as an equal opportunities employer. We know how important it is to be fully committed to building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive place to work for every one of our colleagues. So no matter their age, gender, gender expression, disability, race, ethnicity, religion, belief, sexuality or veteran status, every applicant who meets the minimum requirements will be considered fully.


Job Type: Permanent

Location: Bedfordshire

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