We are Places Developments, part of the Places for People Group; we are placemakers; our work impacts on the lives of people across the U.K. – providing homes to live in, communities to retire to, spaces to stay active, supported homes for independent living, and student accommodation. Our places work when they work for everyone.
How do we do all this? By surrounding ourselves with collaborative people, change focused people and supportive people. Our people live and breathe our SPIRIT values; we are the place for spirited people.
So, we want you to join us and the 12,000 other colleagues on our journey; colleagues who have helped us create places, maintain 209,000 homes, manage £4.5 billion of assets, deliver £87.9m social value and teach 80,000 children to swim each week.
More about your role
Every new home that is built by Places for People will be managed by Places Developments who will deliver homes for; Homes England ‘land and works', Millwood designer homes, PfP Homes, Zero C homes and other homes delivered under our various partnerships. Supporting Places Developments you will assist with delivering a proactive HR service to Managers dispersed across a national footprint, whilst supporting the SHRBP to execute the HR work stream for the wider Developments transformation programme.
You will partner with Regional Management teams to introduce the skills and knowledge to embed excellent people practices across their teams in collaboration with HR colleagues in Group Digital Learning and Shared Services. In addition you will support the Head of HR for Developments to complete a national live transformation project touching each aspect of the employee lifecycle including regional restructures and a cultural integration programme
Please note that this is a fixed term role expected to last initially for a 12 month period.
For more information please download our job profile available on our website.
More about you
A seasoned HR Business Partner ideally CIPD qualified, you'll have previously operated in a complex fast based environment and have experience of working in a construction or multi-site manufacturing environment. Experience of managing multiple HR projects at driving operational efficiencies through restructures, organisation change programmes and TUPE is essential in this role as you will be supporting complex people focused change projects to a tight deadline so it is key that your change experience allows you to hit the ground running with minimum guidance
A team player, you will work with a collaborative nature, providing support and consensus where possible. You will also have a flexible approach to work and be comfortable with ambiguity of an organisation undergoing significant change.
This role is home based, however there will be considerable travel to our dispersed sites across the UK.
Our ambition gives you all the challenge you could wish for and that's why we can offer you tangible and exciting career progression in a diverse and pioneering business.
Here people can flourish, thrive, better themselves and work in fantastic communities with inspirational colleagues and customers.
We know that there's always more we can do to make you smile, that's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to help colleagues save money or make their lives a little bit easier; from a pension, generous holiday pay, training, sick pay, and free or discounted gym membership – to a wealth of extra perks including interest-free loans for colleagues, discounts and offers on thousands of retailers, restaurants and leisure outlets and much more.