HR Manager


HR Business Partner (Job Share Opportunity)

Would you like to be part of the Head Office business, building relationships with senior stakeholders across the Group functions, coaching on and accelerating Company and individual performance? We currently have a vacancy for a HR Business Partner at our site in Farnborough.The role is to be hired as a job share, working part time, Wednesday through to Friday.

Reporting to the Head of HR Head Office you will be supporting the development and delivery of the People Plan. You will be working as a trusted advisor to functional heads to contribute to the development and execution of their enterprise strategy and associated plans.

This role provides an excellent opportunity to see the breadth of the BAE Systems business, working at a global and UK level across multiple functions.

Your main responsibilities as HR Business Partner will involve:

Contributing to the development and implementation of the People & Organisation strategy

Acting as the Business Partner for Group functions, ensuring that the HR objectives are aligned with the functional strategic objectives

Supporting implementation of HR projects and initiatives sponsored by the Global HRLT under direction of the HRD Head Office

Being accountable for all aspects of HR delivery and processes, ensuring they accelerate performance: including resourcing and talent, reward and the provision of specialist advice, managing the contribution and performance of experts and third party support as required

Working collaboratively with the HR Shared Services team, Recruiting Partner and our Centres of Expertise to ensure a business focused high quality service

Ensuring that the appropriate HR governance and assurance is in place, in line with HR Policy and the Operational Framework

Your skills and qualifications as a HR Business Partner

Clear track record of successfully operating in an HR business partnering role within a PLC environment /complex business environment

Adaptive style with a depth of experience in all traditional core HR skills and capabilities including organisational design and development, talent management and strategic workforce planning

What we're looking for in you:

You will be an excellent team player with a collaborative approach to developing solutions and managing business requirements. You will be willing to challenge constructively, focusing on continuous improvement and inspire others to take actions. You will be able to communicate effectively at all levels, building relationships and engaging with the executive population, adapting your style where necessary.

How you deliver is as important to you as what you do.

Location: Farnborough

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Head Office

“If you’d like to make a real difference where it counts, BAE Systems is the place for you.

From keeping soldiers, sailors and pilots safe to helping countries prosper, from developing the next generation of supersonic aircraft to investing in the next generation of super-smart talent – at BAE Systems, we work together to give our customers an essential edge in protecting the things that really matter. Lives, livelihoods, ways of life.

As part of the Head Office team, you’ll be at the heart of this endeavour – working closely with our air, maritime, land and cyber and intelligence businesses to support our customers around the world.

Join us and you’ll be encouraged and rewarded to excel in this important work. Apply your talent where it counts”.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions.These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.