Senior People Business Partner

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Cory Ambler

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Since 1987, Mitie’s 68,000 employees, have been serving companies and communities across the world. We're the UK’s leading facilities management company. Our clients range from banks to retailers, hospitals to schools, and critical government sites. We make a positive difference to millions of people, every day, and we're very proud of this. Join us and together there's no limit to what we can achieve.


Job Overview

  • To partner senior stakeholders in Mitie Group, creating and delivering tailored people plans to deliver Mitie Group's strategic objectives.


Main Duties

  • Identify key people priorities using people metrics and external influences to create a future focussed people plan to deliver the Group functions OGSP's, working in partnership with Centres of Excellence.
  • Manage yearly HR cycles including performance review calibration, talent reviews, salary reviews and bonuses to given timescales.
  • Design professional and commercial people solutions, in the event of escalated cases, providing counsel to the business in terms of the best approach.
  • Work with the wider HR community to ensure people policies, initiatives and procedures are fit for purpose and meet the medium/long term needs of the business.
  • Partner with the business on organisation design and re-design activity to improve business performance and execute all subsequent actions.
  • Support the business on talent management programs including executive and leadership development, performance management, succession planning and career development.
  • Design effective recruitment and retention strategies, specific to the needs of the business unit and in line with the Centres of Excellence.
  • Work with key stakeholders to forecast, plan and monitor workforce-planning in line with the business strategy and new business opportunities through strategic hires, proactive succession planning and effective talent management.
  • Create and retain high performing teams; working with the Centres of Excellence to implement Mitie talent and succession planning initiatives, proposing creative solutions to ensure a pipeline of talent and leadership development.
  • In partnership with the Talent and Leadership Centre of Excellence, create, plan and manage effective skills development for the business area.
  • Proactively manage the implementation of Mitie performance management strategies to underpin the aims of the talent pipeline.
  • Drive and embed cultural change and engagement programmes, in conjunction with the Centres of Excellence.
  • Coach, mentor and challenge Business Directors to embed a culture of team effectiveness, promotion of Mitie vision and values and fair and consistent people management.
  • Role model positive Mitie behaviours actively challenge any behaviours which do not promote the one Mitie culture.
  • Line Manage a People Business Partner to shared success.


What we are looking for

  • Understanding of Group functions and ability to manage multiple senior stakeholders with competing demands.
  • Experience of managing and driving HR initiatives in a fast-paced, complex environment.
  • Broad experience in all aspects of an HR Business Partnering including reward, employee relations, talent, succession planning, restructuring and leadership.
  • Ability to deliver accurate and timely MI to support the provision of analytical strategic HR advice.
  • Ability to influence and engage senior stakeholders.
  • High level influencing and communication skills.
  • Ability to multi task, work well under pressure and ability to us own initiative.
  • Good presentation skills both internally and client facing.
  • Ability to travel.
  • Clean driving licence.
  • Experience in the use of a range of techniques to support training and development activities, selection and compensation and benefits is required. (eg: TNA, psychometrics, salary surveys).
  • CIPD qualified is desirable.
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The Shard, Level 12, 32 London Bridge Street, London, Greater London, England, SE1 9SG


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