HR Business Partner


Posted: 08/10/2020


Full time


Role overview:

The Optionis Group is one of the UK’s most successful professional services groups, and we are looking for an enthusiastic and forward-thinking HR Business Partner to join our high-performing HR function.

Reporting into our Director of HR, you will have full ownership of specific business areas across the group. You will work alongside senior leaders to enable you to drive the strategic agenda and ultimately support the business to achieve its vision.

You will be supported by a HR Advisor who will report directly into you.


Responsibilities within the role include but aren’t limited to:

Build and maintain strong business relationships with relevant business leaders ensuring they are supported and coached to help improve business efficiencies

Deliver relevant strategic and proactive advice, which is aligned to the groups vision, purpose and values

Take ownership of questioning and challenging others to get to the root of people and business issues and develop solutions to support the business area

Actively contribute to the creation of the people strategy in-line with the strategic and operational plans and assist in ensuring its translation into respective business areas

Build management capability in all people related matters using a variety of techniques such as coaching, training etc.

Provide guidance on people practices such as restructures and succession planning

Proactively identify reoccurring issues and/or trends and work with business areas to address them e.g. high sickness levels, high turnover

Ensure policies and procedures are continuously reviewed and updated to ensure they are fit for purpose and deliver a quality service

Ensure all relevant information affecting payroll relating to your assigned business areas is processed accurately on a monthly basis


What we are looking for:

Fully CIPD qualified

Proven experience of working as a HR Business Partner in a commercially focussed business environment

Experience of management

Strong employee relations experience

A forward-thinking and solution focussed attitude

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills


Benefits include:

The ability to buy and sell annual holidays, as well as a day off for your birthday

Casual dress code in a vibrant environment

Free parking onsite and great transport links

Free monthly lunch

Daily fresh fruit

Perkbox membership


Why join Optionis?

Optionis is a professional services group specialising in managing tax, employment and accountancy. We are highly rated within the Top Track 250 Companies of 2019.

We have a team of 650 employees based across 11 locations in the UK, representing brands such as Parasol, ClearSky Contractor Accounting, SJD Accountancy and Nixon Williams, providing a range of market leading solutions to the UK’s small business and professional contingent workforce sectors.

This role provides an opportunity to work as a strategic partner to senior management within an industry leading business

Our substantial investment into our people and culture allows HR the opportunity to really make a positive impact within our business

A welcoming and personable HR function that have an excellent team ethic

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