HR Business Partner
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
- 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.
- 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
Why use Grafton?
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