People Partner

London, England, gb
Company: Simply Business
Category: Business and Financial Operations Occupations
Published on 2021-06-20 06:01:31
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People Partner

London, UK • People (UK) • Permanent (Full-Time) • People

Apply now We’re Simply Business We insure small businesses and enable big dreams – not just for our customers, but for our people and communities too. With over 750,000 active insurance policies, we protect builders, bakers, landlords, and more than 1,000 other trades. We harness cutting-edge data ability, believe in experimentation, and build our own technology to deliver better experiences for our customers and employees. This means we’re as much a technology company as one that sells insurance. We build, we fail, we learn, we improve. We’re a B Corp too, which recognises our strong track record of having a positive impact on people, society and the environment. If Simply Business sounds like the kind of place you’ll thrive, we’d love to hear from you. Working here as we get back to normal After working remotely for so long, we have a vision for how our people will work with each other now and in the future.Every employee should have the choice and flexibility to work in a way that’s best for their job, their team, and their life.We know that being together in person is usually the best way to get work done, which is why our offices will become ‘hubs’ that we expect our employees to visit every so often. That said, there’s no one-size-fits all solution, so all of our people and teams will find the rhythm that suits them best. We need a People Partner to join us – we’re open to location but you must be happy to commute to London for in-person connections. The People Team are champions of our greatest strategic asset – our people. We’re passionate about driving business impact and delivering an exceptional employee experience.As a People Partner, you’ll integrate into your designated business area where you’ll leverage your deep understanding of the business objectives to provide expert insight and leadership on all things people-related, including people strategy and planning, organisational health, and talent management. You’ll partner with cross-functional groups of subject-matter experts to design and execute the strategy and plans for our people.

As a People Partner you’ll:

  • have a deep understanding of the specific business objectives and talent needs (e.g. headcount, competencies, people challenges, etc) of your area 
  • lead the development and execution of a high-impact people strategy and plan for your area that’s aligned to company, business and people team objectives
  • be an active and trusted member of your business partner’s leadership team, as well as a member of the People Team
  • focus on the development of leadership skills and emotional intelligence across your area
  • support your business partners in managing transformation and change
  • provide insightful people-related data to guide decision making and solution development
  • coach and mentor all leaders for your area, as required
  • lead the design of and deliver innovative, revolutionary and high-impact (measured) solutions for our people 
  • ensure that we’re managing our talent effectively 
  • partner with other People Team members especially our Employee Relations team and Learning & Development on talent management
  • What we’re looking for:

  • a track record of designing and delivering innovative solutions using your creative and critical thinking skills
  • someone passionate about business impact – a People Partner who understands the strategic value people professionals have in delivering a business’s key objectives
  • experience as a People Partner with proven strategic skills – you’ll have a track record of developing high-impact strategies and plans
  • strong business acumen and commercial awareness
  • experience in most of the following areas: organisational design, succession planning, performance management, business consulting, talent development, talent management, data analysis, and ideally some experience in employee relations
  • a data-driven approach to all decision-making and delivery – the ability to analyse data, understand trends, and develop recommendations for action based on the analysis
  • excellent communication and consulting skills, with demonstrated ability to build relationships with a complex set of stakeholders
  • Our culture is inclusive and diverse Our mission is to make Simply Business synonymous with fairness, belonging and inclusivity. We won’t be happy until we’ve created a truly inclusive culture – where every employee, whatever their background, role, or location, feels comfortable being their authentic self at work.We all have a part to play – to learn more, to do more and to go further – in building this new reality that’ll be befitting of the diversity of the customers we serve. At Simply Business, we’re all in. What are the benefits? At Simply Business, our benefits let you balance life and work properly:• flexible parental leave – you can choose to take shared parental leave, plus we offer full pay for the first six months of your maternity leave and four-week fully paid paternity leave, subject to meeting the qualifying criteria• remote working – more of us are currently working remotely than usual, but longer-term you can balance working remotely with working in the office, giving you the opportunity to connect with colleagues• mental health and wellbeing resources – we take your wellbeing seriously, giving you access to counselling (through our Employee Assistance Programme) as well as technology to support your mental health (through the Unmind app)• paid sabbatical – two weeks off when you’ve been here for five years and four weeks off when you’ve been here for 10 years • a dedicated learning platform – including a management and leadership programme – the platform lets you balance both work and life goals And we compensate you fairly:• a competitive salary that reflects your experience, our pay policy and the market we’re in from your first day• the potential to earn an annual bonus based on business performance (those on commission-led roles will be rewarded monthly)• we match what you put into your pension up to five per cent• a health cash plan reimburses your everyday medical expenses (with the opportunity to increase the level of your plan in your flexible benefits)• a generous holiday entitlement of 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays • life assurance of four times of your basic salary• Smart Health services including unlimited access to a 24/7 virtual GP• a flexible benefits scheme with an allocated allowance each year to choose from benefits including private medical insurance , dental insurance , travel insurance , up to five days extra holiday , and gym membership These values are important to us and our people - Learning- Empowerment- Authenticity- Pioneering- SimplicityThese all mean something unique to every person at Simply Business, but if you’re thinking about working here, give them some thought. They’re at the heart of our story. Brexit Statement: Following the UK's exit from the European Union, there are changes to Legal Right to Work legislation that applicants from the EU will need to be aware of.Before 30th June 2021, EU/EEA/Swiss citizens have a legal right to work in the UK and can provide a passport as evidence of this. No visa will be required.From 30th June 2021, EU citizens will be required to provide evidence of settled or pre-settled status in the UK as evidence of right to work. Without this, EU citizens will require a visa to work in the UK.Apply now

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