Reporting to the Cluster Lead of HR, you will work closely with other members of the Country HR team, who provide HR expertise to the region.
The HRBP will also need to engage with HR leaders in the Regional Centres of Expertise (CoE) to ensure alignment of frameworks, policies, casework and core standards and ensure HR / business and Shared Service Centre insights and knowledge is shared.
As the HRBP, you are expected to co-ordinate the annual people cycle, for performance management, talent management, succession planning, learning and development etc.
engaging and communicating key stakeholders to deliver in line with British Council timelines, policies and processes. You will be required to travel between the centres to provide HR related support.
You will consult closely with internal customers and other stakeholders to understand current and future business needs, and plans work activities accordingly to ensure the services and advice they provide meets those demands.
You are also expected to identify and make recommendations to the Head of Human Resources, Cluster Lead for improvements to ways of working that enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the corporate functional discipline, as well as the operational effectiveness of their internal customers.
To be successful, you will be well-versed in all areas of the HR life cycle and able to demonstrate experience of implementation of HR projects.
You will also have a track record of building effective relationships with business teams and managing a range of internal and external stakeholders in the delivery of high quality and effective professional HR services.
In return, the British Council offers an international working environment and growth prospects for the future as part of a rapidly expanding organisation.
In your application, please include evidence of the relevant experience which you possess, matched against the criteria listed in the Role Profile and Person Specification for this post.
In our commitment to promote Equality, Diversity & Inclusion, if you are using our CV upload function to apply - kindly note that we are not interested in collecting any information that is irrelevant to the job such as marital status, age, photograph, etc.
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If you are interested in applying and feel that you are suitable for the role, please apply before 8 July 2018 (23 : 59 UK Time).
About the British Council
The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries.
We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.
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