Human Resources Business Partner
3rd July 2024

Human Resources Business Partner

Location: Newcastle or Dundee, UK

Deadline: Sunday 14th July 2024

We are looking for an experienced Human Resources Business Partner for a key role in our unique and growing business.

You will play a pivotal role in creating, owning and delivering the HR strategy, analysis and processes to build and support high performing teams.  

This permanent role will be based in either our Dundee or Newcastle office. 

The role  

We are seeking a talented individual to join our team as an HR Business Partner. You will collaborate closely with our existing HR Manager, Recruitment Manager and Directors as part of our dedicated HR team.  

Your responsibilities will include: 

  • acting as a trusted advisor to management on all HR-related matters, including performance management, employee relations, talent development, and organisational design 
  • providing expert advice and delivering practical solutions around employee related issues 
  • collaborating with senior managers to understand business goals and develop HR strategies that support organisational objectives 
  • ensuring business compliance with HR best practice and legal requirements  
  • planning and leading initiatives to enhance recruitment, employee engagement, performance, retention, and overall workplace culture 
  • planning and delivering training sessions on HR topics  
  • analysing HR metrics and trends to identify areas for improvement, and developing actionable recommendations 
  • supporting and coaching managers to anticipate organisational issues and develop high performing teams 

You should apply ifyou are:      

  • career driven and motivated to join a growing business   
  • keen to play a central role in shaping and maintaining a thriving and dynamic workplace culture 
  • excited to be involved in a purpose-driven company that delivers meaningful social, economic, and environmental outcomes   

Skills and experience 

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in HR, strong commercial acumen, excellent interpersonal skills, and a passion for driving organisational success through effective HR practices. 

Your experience would ideally include:  

  • minimum of 10 years HR experience, with at least 3-5 years in a role of similar seniority 
  • experience of working in a similar professional services environment 
  • demonstrable business knowledge   
  • track record of leading HR organisational development projects 
  • strong knowledge of UK employment law 
  • CIPD Advanced Diploma or similar qualification  
  • excellent interpersonal skills 
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • excellent competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, Teams, and Outlook 

About Urban Foresight 

Urban Foresight is a purpose-driven consultancy that works with ambitious clients around the world.   

We think deeply about how to turn good ideas into projects that can have a lasting and transformational impact.  

Our success is based on a multi-disciplinary team with shared values and diverse expertise across a range of sectors.   

The ideal candidate will be excited about what we do and keen to contribute to our mission to make good things happen. 

Urban Foresight offers a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as opportunities for professional development and growth.    

How to apply 

Applications should be made in the form of a full CV and covering letter sent to:  by Sunday 14th July 2024.  

Please indicate in your covering letter your salary expectations and notice period.  

Urban Foresight strives to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons.  

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