Human Resources Business Partner Support

Last updated 3 days ago
Job Type:Full Time


Cardiff, GB

Department Name

HR Head of HR Wales (109008) G5

About Network Rail

We at Network Rail are dedicated to becoming one of Britain's best employers and believe this starts with placing the candidate at the heart of everything we do!

Our ambition to be responsive to passengers and freight users, drives us every day and we're empowered to do the right thing for those who use the rail network. We actively challenge unsafe practices and take responsibility for addressing risks, resolving issues and protecting safety and wellbeing.

We're passionate about great service and we ask ourselves, what can we do to put our passengers and freight users at the centre of everything we do? With this in mind, we pull together as one industry because we care about people and teamwork is key. For more information about Network Rail click here.

Brief Description

This is an exciting opportunity to provide proactive, professional HR and Resourcing support to HR Business Partner teams to enable the delivery of valuable HR and Resourcing support and the people plan for the supported organisation.

About the role (External)

The key accountabilities of the role are summarised as follows:

1.Provide proactive, professional HR Support to the HR Business Partner team/s and the business to facilitate the delivery of valuable HR and the delivery of the people/HR plans.

2.Support HR Business Partner teams in Talent Management, Workforce and Succession Planning and performance planning, maintaining appropriate data within the associated process.

3.Provide support for Organisation Change programmes, through the full development and implementation phases.

4.Support the associated HR Business Partner team/s with research, reporting requirements, analysis and production of reports to support the implementation of HR initiatives.

5.Seek, identify and develop solutions to continuously improve the HR support to the business.

6.Maintain up to date professional HR knowledge to input into the development of both operational and value add HR initiatives.

7.Take ownership for delivery of assigned work within HR programmes/initiatives.

8.Support the associated HR Business Partner team/s with ad hoc administrative and operational HR activity.

9.Managing the end to end recruitment process, identifying opportunities for improvement, driving change and collaboration through the right channels

10.Prioritise workload effectively, maintaining constant and open communications with the Resourcing Business Partner

11.Provide pro-active and specialist advice on relevant recruitment and selection activities including advertising, interview scheduling and management of offers.

Do you have?


    Demonstrates strong customer service skills.

      Experience of working within a large, complex and fast-moving organisation.

        High level of accuracy and attention to detail.

          Strong written and verbal communication skills.

            Strong time management, organisation and prioritisation skills and the ability to work under pressure and to deadlines.

              Resilient, Adaptable and Flexible.

                IT literate, strong excel, word and PowerPoint knowledge.

                  Experience of event coordination and facilitation.

                    Research and analytical skills.

                      Strong relationship building skills.

                        Experience of supporting the delivery of HR initiatives and projects.

                          Experience of working as part of a team in a client-focused environment to meet challenging deadlines in a volume oriented resourcing/recruiting environment.


                            CIPD Qualified or relevant HR Support experience.

                              Graduate calibre

                              How to apply (External)

                              Salary: £26,000
                              Closing date: 06/08/2020. Late applications will not be accepted.
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                              We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. Click here for more information

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