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HR Business Partner

Location Lisbon, Portugal
Sector
Job Type Contract
Salary €26100 - €27100 per annum + Bonus quarterly, benefits package
Published 21 days ago
Contact Anna Feehan
Job Ref AF14_1556542673

Job Description

Overall Job Purpose - Based in Lisbon, Portugal

This role will support the HR Business Partner Team to deliver a comprehensive HR service in a fast paced operational environment. The focus of this role is to support the operations to drive all aspects of performance management and to develop a culture of continuous improvement that delivers for our client. The role is designed to drive employee engagement, retention and development. Contract to start for 6 months with view to permanency.

Duties and Responsibilities

Performance Management

  • Create a culture that encourages the continuous improvement of individual's skills, behaviour and contributions.
  • Manage, develop and champion competency frameworks and models that ensure an effective performance management system.
  • Partners with people managers to ensure the application and embedding of performance management process.
  • Coach and mentor people managers where performance issues have been identified.

Talent Management, Career & Succession Planning

  • Identify, retain and develop talent through use of supporting staff retention programs.
  • Develop and deliver HR solutions to drive career development, succession planning and talent retention
  • Coaching and empowering leaders and managers to perform their people related responsibilities more effectively.
  • Participation in delivery of training programs to ensure success.
  • Facilitate and manager Talent Calibration and Success Plans for assigned business areas.

Employee Relations

  • Leads the effective and timely management of employee relations issues with people managers.
  • Provide advice, guidance and support to people managers with investigations, disciplinary and grievance procedures.
  • Feeds into the development of HR policies and practices ensuring compliance with relevant statutory legislation and industry best practice.

HR Metrics, Reporting & Projects

  • Report on key HR metrics such as headcount, attrition, internal movement and performance on a regular basis.
  • Ability to carry out effective root cause analysis and create solutions
  • Participate and support in the delivery and implementation of key HR projects and initiatives and monitors effectiveness.

Employee Engagement & Employee Journey

  • Design, develop and contribute to the annual employee engagement plan.
  • Partners with operations to ensure that employee engagement and the employee journey are a factor in people plans.
  • Identify influence points in the employee journey and develop strategies to support how employees experience HR services.

Agent of Change & Communication

  • Participate and develop effective internal communication strategies and implementation plans.
  • Drive change to improve the employee journey in line with business goals and objectives.

Personal Development & Continuous Improvement

  • Engage in and take ownership of personal development and career planning.
  • Find ways to do things better for you, the team and the client.
  • Foster the right environment for idea generation.
  • Listen to ideas to improve from team and bring those ideas forward.
  • Identify and address learning needs in the team.

Collaboration & Team Work

  • Build strong, relationships with your peers, colleagues and Operations
  • Support colleagues, be mindful of impact of cultural differences to build the right culture
  • Gain trust from existing teams, manage and lead by example
  • Recognise the part you play in the team and contribute to its success.
  • Be responsible for own actions where applicable and lead by example.
  • Collaboratively work as part of the Team in all locations to design and drive improvements with HR strategy, policies and procedures

Required Qualifications & Experience

  • Travel between two locations within Lisbon
  • HR Degree or equivalent third level qualification in HR related area
  • 3 years prior experience working as a HR Business Partner in a similar environment
  • Strong working knowledge of Portuguese labour code and employment practices
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • A proven track record in strong business partnering and collaboration with senior business leaders in a fast moving business is a must, as is the ability to pick up ad hoc operational responsibilities
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated relationship management and business partnering skills
  • Strong consulting and advanced negotiating skills
  • Strong team building skills and influencing skills
  • Ability to influence all levels in the organisation and client.

What we offer

  • Annual performance bonus - potential of €3k paid quarterly
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Annual Leave

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