Junior HR Business Partner

Junior HR Business Partner London, England

Full Time London, England 80951 - 96000 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

About the job

Vattenfall is looking for a passionate Junior HR Business Partner who wants to be part of our challenge.

As our new JR HR Business Partner you will strengthen our HR team for our Business Unit Heat. UK Vattenfall Heat is working on building district heating networks across the United Kingdom and already delivering new networks in London, Edinburgh and Bristol. These present foundations for further expansion for large areas and cities. Our projects comprise of large heat pump projects, Energy from waste off-take, other waste heat source and third party heat offtake as well as power to heat to realise a Fossil Free Future within one generation.

Reporting to the Senior HR Business Partner, you will work with our UK & international teams to provide guidance and insights to support the delivery of our People Strategy and ensure we remain a good employer in a fast-changing work environment.

The JR HR Business Partner (HRBP) is responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management in designated business units.

The candidate we are looking for has demonstrated excellence within an HR Advisor role or similar role and shows ability to manage strong stakeholders and work autonomously. In this role you will have the opportunity to grow and develop your career alongside the business.

Key Responsibilities / Duties

  • Consults with line management, providing HR guidance when appropriate.
  • Analyses trends and metrics in partnership with the Senior HRBP and Central People and Culture functions to develop solutions, programs and policies.
  • Manages and resolves employee relations issues. Conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations.
  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance.
  • Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to line management (e.g., coaching, counselling, career development, absences and disciplinary actions).
  • Provides HR policy guidance and interpretation.
  • Assists international employees with assignments and related HR matters.
  • Supports Senior HRBP with business unit restructures, workforce planning and succession planning.
  • Participates in evaluation and monitoring of training programs to ensure success. Follows up to ensure training objectives are met.
  • Supports HRBP with proactive resource planning ensuring solutions are identified in relation to skills gaps, talent attraction, resource mix and talent pipeline strategy
  • Supports projects, including TUPE and business change programmes, taking responsibility for delivery/output as required and agreed with HRBP
  • Supports the annual cycle of people activity, including salary review, promotion and progression, performance management, and employee engagement activities.


Your profile

Your profile:

The candidate we are looking for meets the following criteria:

  • Previous HR experience as an HR Generalist or HR Advisor (candidates who have worked solely in Employee Relations but want to gain experience as HRBP will also be considered)
  • Experience in the annual cycle of people activity including performance management
  • Experience working in a fast-paced organisation
  • Experience from working in an international surrounding would be an advantage.
  • CIPD or equivalent qualifications preferred

Next to this you bring:

  • Sound knowledge of UK employment legislation and HR good practice across the whole employee cycle, and ability to apply within an international context.
  • A business partnering mindset, a strong team ethic, and an ability to operate within a matrix management structure.
  • Emotionally resilient and self-aware
  • Ability to prioritise and manage own workload.
  • Strong organisational skills, good attention to detail, ability to work to deadlines
  • Knows when to refer or seek advice.
  • Adaptable and ability to support others through organisational change.

The successful candidate will need to have the right to work in the UK

Additional information

Our offer
Good remuneration, a challenging and international work environment, and the possibility to work with some of the best in the field. You will be working in interdisciplinary teams and you can always count on support from committed colleagues. We offer attractive employment conditions and opportunities for personal and professional development.

More Information
We welcome your application in English, no later than, 13/03/2023. We kindly request that you do not send applications by any means other than via our website as we cannot guarantee that we will be able to process applications that are not made via our website.

For more information about the recruitment process you are welcome to contact our recruiter Thijs Suurmond via [email protected].

At Vattenfall we are convinced that diversity contributes to build a more profitable and attractive company and we strive to be good role model regarding diversity. Vattenfall works actively for all employees to have the same opportunities and rights regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, transgender identity or expression, religion or other belief, disability or sexual orientation.

We look forward to receiving your application!

About the company

Vattenfall is a European energy company with approximately 20 000 employees. For more than 100 years we have electrified industries, supplied energy to people’s homes and modernized our way of living through innovation and cooperation. We now want to make fossil-free living possible within one generation. To be able to reach this ambitious goal we are looking for talented individuals who, in addition to their passion for their own role, also have strong team spirit and want to contribute to supporting a meaningful corporate mission.

Junior HR Business Partner

Stockholm, Sweden
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$10+ billion (USD)
10000+ Employees
Energy & Utilities
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