People Partner

Zoek Pin London, Greater London, England

Competitive

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 7 days ago

The People team is responsible for the design and delivery of the People strategy across Europe. It is comprised of three operational functions: Recruitment and Onboarding, HR and Leadership and Development.

Reporting to the Head of HR and Recruitment, Frontier’s People Partners work together with our talented and engaged teams to develop and deploy People strategies that nurture our unique company culture and employee experience, promote individual and company growth and tangibly contribute to profitability. By engaging with and navigating a wide network of stakeholders, People Partners will influence decision makers, bringing their expert knowledge, skills and experience to the fore while seamlessly aligning local requirements and ways of working with Firm-wide strategies.

People Partners are key day-to-day contacts for their client groups, connecting with other People specialists as required, and will provide guidance and support through cyclical programmes as well as discrete projects which may have a firm-wide reach. Our people partners are well informed, influential, outcome focused and easy to work with. Frontier is a multi-national firm with client groups spread across Europe and so communication skills along with an appreciation that our diverse workforce is our strength are exceptionally important. The key areas of responsibility are:

HR ADVICE AND GUIDANCE:

  • Provide day to day support, advice and guidance to assigned client groups, exercising good judgement to interpret and apply Frontier policies and external laws and regulations.
  • Guide and coach managers and employees through employee relations matters, promoting consistency, fairness and commercial thinking.
  • Promote sound decision making by contributing expert knowledge, insight and use of data.
  • Identify and deliver appropriate resources, frameworks and communications to facilitate decision making across the firm.

PEOPLE PARTNERING AND PLANNING:

  • Contribute to People Planning processes in collaboration with the Head of HR and Recruitment and key stakeholders from client groups and remits.
  • Deliver outcomes as identified in People Plans with good project management and stakeholder engagement.
  • Act as conduit between firm-wide objectives and ways of working with client groups’ particular requirements.
  • Take ownership of specified HR products and services at both firm and client group level. Assessing impact and adopting a continuous improvement approach.
  • Maintain quality dialogue and communication channels with client groups and remits to maintain a good understanding of individual and team impact as well as opportunities and challenges.

PEOPLE PROGRAMMES:

  • Support client groups through all People Programmes, such as career development processes, promotions and pay reviews, resourcing and remits, through project management, coaching, advising and adopting a continuous improvement approach.
  • Maintain good balance between central planning and local delivery, adapting to client group needs while maintain integrity of firm-wide approaches.
  • Promote clarity of purpose for all people processes, guiding, coaching and influencing participants and decision makers.

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP:

  • Proactively maintain a good knowledge of current HR thinking and trends.
  • Share insights with the wider People Team and client groups as appropriate.
  • Broaden thinking and awareness of key HR topics which are likely to deliver value to client groups and the firm
  • Maintain an up to date employment law understanding across all client group territories.

MEASURES OF SUCCESS:

  • Delivery of People Plan outcomes, managing priorities and risks as appropriate
  • A wide, productive and positive network of key stakeholders, likely to span international territories, remits, teams and grades
  • Demonstrable trust and confidence of key stakeholders – reflected in individual feedback
  • Delivery of people processes consistent, effective and smooth
  • Decision-making takes place locally with appropriate advice and guidance.
  • Informed contributions to team planning and strategy conversations
  • Consistent stakeholder feedback on business awareness, influence, outcome focus and ease to work with.

We’re enthusiastic about what we do. Our success is built on strong client relationships and employing people who want to make a difference. Our supportive and friendly environment means you can ask for advice whenever you need to. Plus the open layout of our offices reflect our inclusive and open culture.

In addition to stimulating and thought-provoking project work, we offer numerous benefits to support you inside and outside of work. All employees have access to numerous Learning & Development opportunities including ongoing Career Development Reviews with the support of an allocated Mentor.

We understand the importance of work/life balance and offer flexible working arrangements including working from home. In addition we provide 28 days annual leave with the option to purchase an additional 10.

Frontier is employee owned so we are all active in shaping and running the company, plus we have an open and inclusive culture. As Shareholders, we encourage everyone to put forward their views. Not only do we influence how the company is run but we choose to distribute as much of our profits as is prudently possible through bonuses. In addition we offer a highly rewarding salary.

If you would like to become part of our team, we are interested in meeting candidates who can demonstrate:

Essential requirements:

  • Expertise across the full range of people management topics with demonstrable experience of delivering with impact
  • Excellent communication skills; credible with the ability to influence a wide range of people
  • Good project management skills; able to motivate others with a clear purpose and manage multiple projects
  • Good commercial acumen; exercises good judgement to identify appropriate solutions
  • Good data skills – able to interrogate data and produce actionable insight
  • Up to date employment law and people management knowledge

Desirable:

  • Experience supporting client groups across different countries
  • CIPD qualified

Should you have any questions or would like any additional information please email Tara McCallum – recruitment######-. We are looking forward to receiving your application.

Frontier Economics is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, age, or any other status protected by law. We are determined that everyone has an equal chance to join us and progress their career with Frontier. We care about creating an inclusive atmosphere and are committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in all its forms. Read more about our incentives here.

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