HR business partner

We have an exciting opportunity for a HR Business Partner to join our HR team, a growing area in our organisation.



UK (remote working)



£55,000 - £70,000

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Permanent | Full-time, flexible

Socitm Advisory are independent consultants for the public sector. ​We drive innovation and improve public services through effective technology and expert consultancy advice.

Established 6 years ago, we have ambitious growth plans. Our people and their passion for improving public services are central to delivering this. Socitm Advisory are not just for profit. To date we have re-invested £1.3 million in to our membership organisation, Socitm, providing local government initiatives, training, development, new products, and service.

We are a people-focused business, and this comes across in all that we do. From how our consultants operate, through to how we interact with our customers. Our consultants benefit from a truly adult working environment, where output is the measurement and gauge of an employee's performance.

We currently have an exciting opportunity to join our business as a HR Business Partner, where you will play a critical role in ensuring the successful contribution driving initiatives, shaping the organisation culture, and leading improvement projects.


Day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • Contribute to the development of a contemporary progressive EDI strategy that is integrated into our People Strategy

  • Develop a DEI&B agenda, creating and driving data driven initiatives, making a demonstrable impact on key metrics

  • Contribute to the creation of a high-performance culture, focusing on measurement, adoption of TMM processes and systems and high-performance behaviour development

  • Build a first-year programme for new joiners to ensure first year success in performance, engagement, wellbeing, and retention

  • Influence and shape and organisational culture

  • Deliver manager and individual capability improvement initiatives delivering demonstrable results

  • Analyse data and insights and collaboratively create real practical solutions to issues that are preventing retention or high performance

  • Partnering with senior leaders, stakeholders and line managers and bring considerable influence building high quality partner relationships and leveraging these to further HR strategic aims and priorities

  • Be highly credible with the Senior Leadership Team and Executive Board

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To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Demonstrable experience at HR Business Partner level within a medium-large sized commercially led organisation with a track record of implementing Diversity, Inclusion and Wellbeing programmes as part of the overall HR strategy

  • Demonstrable HR generalist experience with specialist knowledge around Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, in addition to experience in implementing Health and Wellbeing programmes within a fast-paced organisation

  • Demonstrable experience in Employee Relations, HR organisational development, leadership level communications and driving change/programmes gained within a complex a fast-paced organisation

  • Previous exposure to business planning and delivery of commercially focused KPIs

  • Through experience you will be a specialist Equality, Diversity and Inclusion practices

  • Knowledge of managing within a compliant people data operation ensuring data is stored and used securely whilst also ensuring strict confidentiality and adherence to data protection, data retention policies and GDPR

  • Ability to set the agenda and proactively manage/monitor delivery, balancing competing priorities

  • Ability to be self-sufficient and make decisions independently, exercising sound judgement, high levels of integrity, and a willingness to take calculated risks

  • A high level of influencing and coaching skills with exceptional stakeholder management skills