Assistant Vice President - HR Business Partner - BFS (5-15 yrs)

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Assistant Vice President - HR Business Partner

About Delivery & Advisory (D&A) :

- Delivery and Advisory is a new global team within HR, enabling the function to execute delivery of consistent, best in class HR products and services to our colleagues across the organisation; as follows:

- Act as the execution vehicle for HR products and services, people managers and many senior leaders across the entire organisation;

- Leading on and delivering transformational and complex people related activity (e.g. change programmes, functional transformation, embedding talent offerings);

- Standardising and continuously improving the HR service offering end-to-end;

- Advising on strategic and complex people queries, using technical HR knowledge and relationship management capabilities;

- Leverage MI and insights that help us develop more appropriate offerings for clients as well as determining where HR activity is best executed;

- Enable and support the delivery of our HR service offering to colleagues and act as the commercial enabler by working in collaboration across all of the HR Transaction Cycles (HRTCs)

- D&A has 4 core pillars: Cyclical Services, Programme Services, People Advisory Services and Service Management and Improvement.

Overall purpose of role :

- The AVP People Advisory Partner will act as an enabler and advisor to business stakeholders, using analytics and insight to shape the business strategy and enable a high performance culture within the business/teams

- The role holder will lead on strategic and complex HR work with a variety of business stakeholders, both cross entity and globally (e.g. sale or relocation of a business or team, spans and layers review and optimisation, diversity projects spanning across multiple HR TCs, acquisitions and mergers, site or team health reviews)

Key Accountabilities :

- Acts as lead change agent and/or accountable executive for complex and large scale change projects

- Shapes, lead and deliver on lifecycle processes in partnership with Cyclical Service Delivery leads

- Proactively navigates through the relevant stakeholder matrix to solve complex queries

- The role will help shape a culture of cross entity working, collaboration, continuous improvement and professional excellence

- This role will be responsible for identifying and driving opportunities for cross-entity knowledge sharing

- This role will use consultancy skills to deliver best in class outcomes without extensive business context

- Coaches and mentors other People Advisory Partners (BA4, maybe some peers) to develop their entity knowledge, consultancy skills and HR best practice

- Builds credibility across D&A both across the businesses and within the function, being seen as a proactive enabler with complex HR related matters

- Work in partnership across the D&A team and wider HRTCs to translate business needs into best in class HR solutions

- Collaborates across the D&A pillars and wider TCs to understand the opportunities for consistencies and efficiency across D&A and the wider HR function.

- Ensures high standard delivery of agreed HR products and interventions to the business

- Provides credible and relevant independent perspective on how the business is performing via a two-way dialogue that joins up broader views

- Promotes consistency across the HR function and is able to able to say no to the business and HR colleagues

- Acts as point of escalation for people advisory partners (AVP & BA4) on complex people problems/issues

- Critically assesses people related products, both within the business and HR function, to ensure that they are best in class, working with relevant product owners/TCs to drive improvement and align with overall business and HR strategy

Stakeholder Management and Leadership :

- The AVP People Advisory Partner will act as an enabler and advisor to business stakeholders, using analytics and insight to shape the business strategy and enable a high performance culture within the business/teams

- Key stakeholders will also be across D&A specifically with our CSP/PSP partners and Advisory TL and Advisory colleagues.

Decision-making and Problem Solving :

- Be a motivated self-starter and able to navigate through change

- Strong analytical and quantitative skills, with the ability to present insightful data to influence decisions

- Ability to drive innovation across a complex matrix organisation working with a number of stakeholders within HR

- Drive organisational performance through employment of strategic analytics/tools and insights to shape business strategy and cost shape of the organisation

Risk and Control Objective [Mandatory statement] :

- Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal

- Policies and Policy Standards

Person Specification :

- Proven experience of leading complex change programmes as well as other complex HR products and services in to diverse businesses

- Experience leading a team to deliver best in class HR products

- Ability to drive innovation across a complex matrix organisation working with a number of stakeholders within HR

- The role holder will have a flexible, collaborative and adaptable style, using knowledge, data and experience to challenge and influence senior stakeholders across business entities and the wider HR function i.e. other TCs

- Excellent personal credibility as a senior HR professional with the ability to build trusted relationships across the organisation

- Outstanding verbal and communication skills, with poise and confidence to interact and influence with all levels of management

- Strong analytical and quantitative skills, with the ability to present insightful data to influence decisions

- Excellent understanding of HR Technical expertise balanced by practical, pragmatic and solution orientated approach

- Commercially astute with a client-centric approach

- Delivery focussed, with a passion for excellence, colleague centricity and business need

- Proven ability to transform the HR function through continuous improvement and build an organisational culture which fosters innovation

- Extensive experience diagnosing and delivering strategic HR solutions to a variety of clients or customers

Essential Skills/Basic Qualifications :

- Proven experience of leading complex change programmes as well as other complex HR products and services in to diverse businesses

- Strong analytical and quantitative skills, with the ability to present insightful data to influence decisions

Desirable skills/Preferred Qualifications : Experience leading a team to deliver best in class HR products