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HR Business Partner

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

We are seeking a HR Business Partner to join our team based from our Head Office in London Bridge (12 month maternity cover). 

Working closely with the Directors and Senior Management Teams, you will act as a true partner to the business in implementing the people change plan.

You will develop a deep understanding of key business drivers and priorities, and provide an effective interface with the Centres of Excellence to help the achievement of these.

In addition, you will provide coaching and guidance to business unit managers, contributing on a multitude of HR activities to drive business performance and influence change.

Click apply to submit your application and be considered for this exciting opportunity.

The Ideal Candidate

To be considered for the role, you will need to demonstrate the following in your application:

  • Proven track record of managing stakeholder relationships, and significant experience operating at HR Manager level
  • Demonstrable multi-discipline Human Resources experience
  • Proven experience of significant change management/OD experience.
  • Demonstrable experience of grasping issues quickly and delivering effective and efficient solutions
  • Ability to adopt a consultant style approach to the role, partnering with senior managers, developing good relationships both within and external to the organisation
  • Well-organised and able to manage multiple projects/relationships
  • Demonstrable track record of delivering value-adding HR solutions
  • CIPD (or equivalent qualification) or working towards qualification

Package Description

Southeastern recognises the value of every individual employee and offers benefits that reflect this.

As well as a generous salary, we offer an comprehensive benefits package which includes;

  • A Contributory Final Salary Pension Scheme 
  • Free rail travel on Southeastern and GTR rail services (extends to family members for leisure/educational travel)
  • After a qualifying period, reduced rate travel on other train operators, including European services
  • Up to 25 days annual leave entitlement (plus bank holidays)
  • Private healthcare
  • Access to an array of discounts for retail and leisure products through our benefits scheme.
  • Family friendly benefits including enhanced maternity/paternity leave, parental leave and carers leave.

About the Company

About Southeastern

Southeastern is one of the busiest commuter rail companies in the UK running more than 2,000 trains, and carrying nearly 600,000 passengers every day between London, Kent and East Sussex.

Just over 4,700 employees - mostly from the communities that we serve - work together to provide this vital service and we are looking to expand our successful team. We have a strong set of values that shape the way we run our business and guide our staff in delivering what our customers need. These are:

  • We aim to be the best
  • We make the difference together
  • We care passionately about our people and our passengers

We are committed to being an inclusive employer, creating a workplace where everyone can come to work, feel safe and comfortable and able to do everything to the best of their ability. Read about some of the great Diversity and Inclusion initiatives our Head of Colleague Experience has been leading on here

We recognise the positive value of diversity and it matters to us that our teams reflect the communities we serve. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds.

We are also proud to be a WORK180 Endorsed Employer for Women. If you would like to know more information about how we are supporting our employees, you can view our policies and initiatives here.

If you have been unsuccessful in the recruitment process for the same/similar position you will not be eligible to apply for a period of 6 months from that date.

All offers of employment are subject to us obtaining satisfactory references (covering all education, training, employment and unemployment in the preceding 5 years and any previous railway employment). We will also complete right to work in the UK and criminal record checks. This is to ensure we are employing the best person for the role and to protect our customers, colleagues and our reputation. We are unable to offer sponsorship to work in the UK. 

This post will close before the intended closing date should sufficient number of suitable applications be received. Therefore, if you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment.

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