HR Business Partner
Find out more about what it's like working at the Department for Transport.
The Department for Transport is a vibrant and multidimensional organisation that is currently at the forefront of the response to Covid-19 and at the very heart of key infrastructure projects including HS2 and technological advances such as driver-less cars and drones.
Our people are core to this focus and are key parts of the work we undertake, achieving exciting, ambitious outcomes that really do provide innovation and value for the taxpayer through the solutions we provide.
We are searching for committed HR professionals to work in collaboration with a wide range of representatives across the Department to enable them through the effective partnership of our leaders to mentor and develop understanding of the people strategy enabling us to achieve its core aims and objectives.
Are you a natural influencer who enjoys having meaningful conversations? We would love someone to join us who can build rapport quickly with key people internally. You will enjoy influencing others, encouraging them to make the right decisions in line with the government and departmental strategy.
We collaborate often and are looking for someone who is a fantastic teammate. You will be experienced in providing guidance and robust recommendations to internal colleagues, where your exceptional engagement and relationship building skills will enable you to influence and challenge at all levels.
If this is you, we would love to hear from you, our core HR Team is growing and you may be what we are looking for!
This is an amazing time to join the Department of Transport and this opportunity will give the successful candidates exciting opportunities to join the HR Department at a challenging yet rewarding time as we support the business through unprecedented times. We have numerous opportunities within the HR family at the Department for Transport which will enable the successful candidates to grow and play a pivotal role in achieving our departmental values and objectives.
Roles and Responsibilities
HR Business Partner x3 (2x Full Time & 1 x Part Time Job Share – 3 days per week, Please note - one of the full time roles has a specific focus on Organisational Design) – London
• Implementation and delivery of people strategies for key client groups
• Building and developing skills and capability within groups
• Strategic resourcing & workforce planning
• Implementation of HR Policies
• Working and consulting on organisational design and development projects
• Working knowledge of TUPE and associated practices
For more information about the role please see the attached candidate pack. Please note, we are recruiting concurrently to some other exciting opportunities within our HR team and the candidate pack holds details of these vacancies also.
Are you looking for a chance to utilise your knowledge in HR within an organisation that celebrates growth and change?
Do you pride yourself on your excellent communication skills in particular the ability to work in collaboration with a wide stakeholder base towards the successful achievement of business goals and objectives?
If so we would love to hear from you.
We’re looking for talented professionals who are passionate about working in HR and implementing positive change within the organisation. Due to the nature of the roles, you must hold or be working towards achieving your CIPD Level 5 qualification / above.
Our mission at the Department for Transport is ‘connecting people and places’. Everything we do to achieve this is reinforced by our values:
- Confidence: to challenge, to take action, to innovate
- Excellence: in our professionalism, in our delivery, in our learning
- Teamwork: we are inclusive, we collaborate, we support each other
These values define the kind of organisation we want to be – delivering for today whilst being ambitious for tomorrow.
We embrace diversity and celebrate our differences. Everyone is involved in making DfT an inclusive and great place to work. We actively promote a flexible approach to working whilst giving our staff opportunities to maximise their skills and achieve their full potential.
We are different people, one team.