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People Partner

Vacancy Summary
North East Lincolnshire Council
Grimsby, Cleethorpes, North East Lincolnshire
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
07/04/2019 at 00:00 AM
Vacancy Description

Join our team – We’re proud of what we do – why not become part of it?

This role is being re-advertised due to unforeseen circumstances. Previous applicants need not apply.

North East Lincolnshire Council have a great opportunity for a dynamic HR professional to join the People & Culture team as a People Partner. The successful individual will be responsible for providing high quality, objective and robust business partnering, generalist support to ensure the business attracts, develops and retains great people ensuring the culture, and values remain at the forefront of all activity.  This is a true generalist role with a current emphasis on supporting the delivery of the people strategies and working in areas including Recruitment, Employee Relations, Talent, Development, Performance and Change Management. 

What you need to know about us

As an authority that is transforming its operating model, embracing an agenda of whole system leadership, commissioning for outcomes and enabling the growth of place, if you are comfortable with the prospect of being part of a team that seeks to demonstrate values based, distributed and restorative leadership then we look forward to receiving your application.

The authority provides a range of services to the people of North East Lincolnshire, ranging from children services to operational such as waste operations, as well as working in partnership with a broad range of organisations all striving to achieve the best outcomes of the borough.

What you need to know about the role

As part of an exciting period of transformation in the People & Culture team at NELC, the People Partner role has been redesigned to support the organisation in its desire to achieve its outcomes for its people and place.

This is a diverse role, working with the Head of Operations, Director of Economy and Growth and Director of Health & Wellbeing.

As part of the People and Culture leadership team you will contribute to all aspects of our overall People and Culture agenda and leadership of the wider People and Culture team, similarly as part of your areas of responsibility, you’ll contribute to the delivery of their strategy and agenda.

Acting as a high-level people partner, you will offer strategic advice, insight and guidance on complex and contentious issues across the whole employment lifecycle. To achieve this you will work in a coaching style and act as a sounding board for senior managers and colleagues, to work towards solutions in relation to people and cultural issues.

 What we need to know about you

You will be a flexible and adaptable HR professional able to work in an exciting and changing environment, with significant experience in a diverse and complex organisation across the full employment lifecycle. Extensive experience of working within an operational environment where there is a strong trade union presence is essential.

The successful candidate will have a proven record of developing and maintaining open, trusting and productive relationships, and have the ability to tell stories that help to understand and aid with decision-making.

You will understand the longer-term and wider implications of decisions made at local level, by identifying, evaluating and prioritising potential risks and considering these when making decisions. In addition, you will have a track record of thinking outside the box when seeking solutions to people issues and think about these issues in terms of root cause. You will act as a catalyst for change within the People and Culture team but also within your business area.

What we offer

As well as a competitive salary, we offer 27 days holiday a year plus bank holidays, increasing with service, the opportunity to work remotely, flexible working arrangements as well as a range of employee benefits, such as buying additional holidays and a car scheme.

For an informal chat about the role please contact Vicky Leach on 07976 267699

How to apply
Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.
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