HR Business Partner – Human Resources

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P4632
  • Date Posted: 22 January 2019
  • Recruiter: Big Lottery Fund
  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive + Generous Benefits
  • Sector: HR
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description


Every year, we distribute millions of pounds of the National Lottery's good cause money to community groups and charitable projects around the UK



HR Business Partner with extensive Human Resources, Employment Law, Employee Relations experience is required for the Big Lottery Fund.


SALARY: Competitive + Generous Benefits        

LOCATION: Candidates can either be based in Birmingham or London

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

WORKING HOURS: 37 Hours per Week


APPLICATION PROCESS: Candidates will be required to complete an online application form and the details will be emailed over separately. Please keep an eye out for our email.



We have a fantastic new job opportunity for an HR Business Partner with extensive Human Resources, Employment Law, Employee Relations experience.

You will be the lead HR Business Partner (known within the business as a People Partner) for a portfolio of Directorates including Finance and Corporate Services, Engagement, Knowledge, Learning and UK Portfolio and the National Lottery Promotions Unit (NLPU).

Working as the HR Business Partner you will support and enable people related solutions through tailored HR interventions to enhance organisational delivery.

As the HR Business Partner, you will work in partnership with senior stakeholders across the directorates on the People and Directorate plan. You will be responsible for providing proactive advice and support on the full employee life cycle; Employee Relations, Talent Management, Performance Management and Recruitment and Selection. You will have experience of change/restructure programmes.

You will also advise, influence and act as a critical friend to a range of stakeholders. You will be proactive and provide professional advice and support to identify people solutions on a range of employment issues. You will have complex ER experience including Employment Tribunals, ACAS conciliation and knowledge and application of organisation design principles and best practice.

As a confident and experienced People Partner you will be assertive and have strong communications skills. This role involves interaction with all levels of the organisation including Senior Management and the Chief Executive.  

Of course, you’ll also need to work within the Fund’s policies and procedures and the necessary legislation, and in a way that is in line with our vision and principles.



We are the largest community funder in the UK – we’re proud to award money raised by National Lottery players to communities across the UK. Last year alone we gave out over half a billion pounds (£508.5 million) of National Lottery funding to over 11,000 community projects across the UK, enabling even more people and communities to bring their ideas and ambitions to life.

At the heart of everything we do is the belief that when people are in the lead, communities thrive. National Lottery funding is open to everyone and we’re privileged to be able to work with the smallest of grassroots groups right up to large UK-wide charities.

We are looking for diverse and talented people who share our values and are passionate about funding great ideas that matter to communities and make a difference to people’s lives.



You must be able to evidence the following:

  • Strong business partnering skills and experience
  • Extensive technical skills and experience in Human Resources / Employment Law
  • Experience of resolving complex employee relations issues is essential
  • High level communication skills at all levels
  • Assertive and confident approach
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Ability to challenge and act as critical friend to stakeholders
  • Analytical and Problem-Solving skills
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills



We seek to develop our staff and offer a wide range of personal development opportunities.

We offer a wide range of generous benefits including:

  • Generous annual leave and company pension scheme
  • Flexible working to support staff with their work/life balance, taking into account things such as caring responsibilities, worship and attendance at religious festivals
  • Enhanced paid maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Season ticket and cycle to work loans
  • Paid volunteering leave

We are an equal opportunities employer and celebrate the diversity of our staff. We positively encourage applications from individuals regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We also offer opportunities for part-time employment. We welcome applicants who can speak a second language.



To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Candidates will be required to complete an online application form and the details will be emailed over separately. Please keep an eye out for our email.


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