HR Business Partners

HR Business Partners London, England

Financial Conduct Authority
Full Time London, England 64000 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

Are you someone who wants to make a real difference through your work? We’re looking for a highly skilled, ambitious, and proactive individual to join the FCA’s HR Function.
The team/department
We’re currently recruiting for HR Business Partners to join us during a truly unique period for financial services regulation. The successful candidate will play a critical role in supporting the FCA’s long term strategy and organisational transformation. The role will suit someone with significant experience of operating at a strategic level with strong stakeholder management skills. This is a truly exciting opportunity to help shape HR strategy and play a critical role in driving the organisation forward.
If you are an experienced HR Business Partner with a passion for talent and transformation, we would be very interested in hearing from you.
The Human Resources (HR) division is made up of a number of expert teams whose role it is to help the FCA achieve its people vision. We enable and support management in everything people-related throughout a person’s time at the FCA. From attracting talented individuals, welcoming them to the organisation through our induction, helping them grow and develop, listening to their views through our surveys, rewarding and recognising great performance and helping to build an inclusive culture.
We also support senior management when they are making FCA-wide decisions to ensure the full range of people matters are front and centre when making these complex decisions.
What you will be doing (the role)
  • Be an integral part of directorate senior leadership teams, driving the delivery of FCA people priorities, ensuring strategic alignment between organisational strategy and local people challenges.
  • Build long-term strategic relationships with senior stakeholders, contributing to key business objectives and building people management and leadership capability.
  • Use data and insight to inform decision-making; identify key trends and develop evidence-based interventions.
  • Work closely with line management and Finance Business Partners to deliver the annual business planning cycle and associated people activity, including leading workforce planning and change management.
  • Work closely with HR centres of excellence to provide subject matter expertise on a range of people management issues and HR services.
  • Support continuous improvement of the whole HR service offer, providing business intelligence and insight.
  • Champion and facilitate the FCAs approach to talent management and succession planning.
  • Provide input into the controls and mechanisms which support the organisational design and operation of the organisation.
The skills and experience you will have
We are a signatory to the Government’s Disability Confident scheme. This means that we will offer an interview to disabled candidates entering under the scheme, should they meet the minimum criteria for a role. A minimum criterion needs to be measurable from reviewing a candidate’s CV
  • Experience in a generalist HR partnering role, with a particular focus on organisational change and talent management.
  • Experience of applying basic principles of pay and reward and understanding their impact on performance
  • Experience of interpreting and applying employment law and HR Policy to business scenarios in a commercial manner.
  • Strong appetite for quantitative and qualitative organisational data
  • Deep understanding of core business strategy
  • Ability to solve complex problems using deep conceptual and practical knowledge across a range of related HR disciplines
  • Excellent relationship and stakeholder management skills, at all levels of the organisation.
  • Bring best practice perspectives, critical thinking and thought leadership
  • Able to challenge and influence decisions at all levels with an assertive and confident approach to managing conflict and gaining credibility quickly
  • Ability to develop internal and external networks and use these to support delivery
  • Experience of translating strategy into delivery, evaluating its success and using this to influence and shape future interventions.
  • Experience of working in a large, complex organisation (ideally with a matrix structure) and influencing (at all levels) to ensure business needs and the overarching business strategy and objectives are seamlessly linked
  • Degree and/or relevant professional qualification in HR
What you will get from the role
  • You will have a fantastic opportunity to understand and shape the workings of the financial sector at a time of considerable change and innovation.
  • You will enjoy a unique insight into the full spectrum of the financial services industry, with the opportunity to have real impact whilst working collaboratively towards a common goal alongside a range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • The salary range in London is up to £64,000 per annum plus a competitive benefits package, including a non-contributory pension
  • The salary range in Edinburgh & Leeds is up to £60,000 per annum plus a competitive benefits package, including a non-contributory pension
Our competitive Flexible Benefits Scheme gives you the opportunity to create a personalised benefits package, tailored to suit your lifestyle. You can use this allowance to purchase additional benefits such as dental or cycle to work or you have the option top up your base salary by taking this as cash. Additional information on the core benefits you will receive can be found
About the FCA
The FCA regulates the conduct of 50,000 firms in the UK to ensure our financial markets are honest, fair and competitive. We do this to make sure markets work well for individuals, businesses and the economy as a whole. For more information on what we do, our three-year strategy can be found
The FCA's Values & Diversity
Our ambition is to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the society we serve, helping us to be a better regulator
Flexible working
We welcome applications from candidates who are looking for flexible arrangements. Many of our staff work flexibly including working from home, staggered hours, and job shares. We can’t promise to give you exactly what you want but we won’t judge you for asking.
Multilocation & hybrid working
As part of the FCA’s on-going commitment to develop our national presence, most of our vacancies are now open to working in our Edinburgh, Leeds, and London offices. This means that as part of the application process you will be able to select your preference of which office location you would like to work from. The FCA also supports hybrid working which means you will be able to work from home up to 60% of the time over a month with the remainder of your time in one of our three office locations.
Useful information
  • Applications for this role close at midnight on 6th March 2023
  • Got a question? If you are interested learning more about the role, please contact:
  • The interview process for this opportunity will involve a competency-based interview and technical case study. For additional guidance and support on the FCA’s interview process, please visit our careers site

HR Business Partners
Financial Conduct Authority
London, United Kingdom
Nikhil Rathi
Unknown / Non-Applicable
1001 to 5000 Employees
Non-profit Organisation
National Services & Agencies
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