Parkside Recruitment
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Part-Time HR Business Partner

Our client, a well know charity, is looking for an experienced HR Advisor/BP to fulfil a temporary contract on a part-time basis (3 days week).

The role, for 3 months, will be covering North London sites and will involve providing HR advice and guidance to three Area Manager teams.

Travel to these sites will be necessary.

The ideal candidate will have previous multi-site or retail experience, ne CIPD qualified and have experience in advising Line Managers through complex disciplinary and grievance processes.

Main responsibilities:-

  • Implement HR processes whilst managing employee relations.

  • Dealing with disciplinarians and grievances.

  • Delivering new and revised policies within specified timeframes; overseeing equality impact assessments for all new/revised policies.

  • Minimising disputes and employment tribunal costs through effective implementation of policies.

  • Engaging with Unions, Senior Management, Line Managers and staff with all new and revised policies.

  • Overseeing the recruitment process, including the management and distribution of job descriptions and, if required, ensure that transferees are logged on payroll and HR systems.

Experience required:

  • Retail or Multi site experience

  • Experience in advising Line Managers through complex disciplinary and grievance processes

  • Experience in working with volunteers (desirable)

  • Good organisational planning skills and a proven ability to work with a large degree of independence, managing own workload and priorities and identifying opportunities to add value to the business

  • Proven track record of change management within a multi disciplinary and multi site organisation

  • Adaptable and flexible and be able to manage changing priorities

  • Supporting and influencing others, enabling effective working as a member of a team and in collaboration with staff and volunteers with full commitment to organisational goals.


  • Communications - good interpersonal and communication skills - written and verbal with the ability to manage emotions.

  • Proven experience of managing a wide range of employee relation's casework and operating successfully in an advisory capacity with a generalist approach.

  • Knowledge and understanding of working in an retail organisation, providing advice and support across remote teams and at various levels of seniority, and facilitating change.

  • Demonstrates strong business acumen, ensuring that HR policy or development activity addresses the business needs, providing consistent, business relevant advice to senior line managers and other HR staff.

Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.