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HR Business Partner with Learning & Development expertise


HR Business Partner with Learning & Development expertise

Tracking Code 9893-094


LOCATION: Manchester (Remote initially)

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday 28th September 2020

Job Information

We are McCann Manchester, the largest integrated Marketing agency in the UK and part McCann Worldgroup spanning over 20,000 people in 100 countries worldwide. Our people are united in one mission; to help brands play a meaningful role in people’s lives. This commitment focuses on creating work that earns a role in people’s lives by being interesting, evocative and useful. It’s powerful and effective creativity that helps clients grow their brands and businesses.

Within McCann Manchester our people are based across three unique sites in Manchester; an eight acre campus in the Cheshire countryside with it’s own pub and outdoor swimming pool, a Digital Media hub in the heart of the city centre and a 30,000 square foot studio facility in Poynton. Each site has it’s own distinct culture but across them all, our people share a passion for creativity and knowledge that the very best work comes from collaboratively working together.

We’re now looking for a HR Business Partner with Learning and Development expertise to join our People team, supporting employees across McCann Manchester. Initially the role will be working remotely but longer term can be based flexibly at either our Prestbury or Manchester office with some requirement to travel between them.

What you’ll be doing as HR Business Partner: 

As HR Business Partner you’ll be responsible primarily for providing Employee Relations support to several core business units within the agency. Becoming a trusted partner to department heads you’ll provide the support they and their team require on a daily basis including, but not limited to:

  • Build and nourish relationships with department heads, understanding their business and challenges to help guide effective decision making.

  • Understand the pulse of the agency, analysing cultural trends and creating action plans to drive effective change.

  • Create a brilliant ‘People Experience’ for everyone you come into contact with, inspiring and motivating the wider team to ensure processes are actioned in a timely manner, not to mention with great care and attention

  • Provide expert advice and coach line managers to resolve employee relations issues including performance management, redundancy, disciplinary and grievances, TUPE, exits etc.

  • Oversee the onboarding, probation and performance management processes for your business area. Add the sparkle to ensure our people are feel at home from day one within the business.

  • Own and run with people projects, always pushing for creative and innovative solutions to ensure the agency is a great place to work, taking the rest of the team on a journey with you.

Within McCann Manchester we’re a group of lifelong learners. Whatever your level of experience, there’s always a place for further knowledge and so we are passionate about providing best in class training and development opportunities.

From this role we’re looking for someone who can also bring creativity, enthusiasm and passion to our L&D programme, helping to nurture our culture of continual development. On both a group and individual level you’ll be identifying opportunities to support people’s development, ensuring our L&D opportunities meet their needs. You’ll develop innovative ways to deliver training and work closely with the wider group to oversee the roll out of other global training initiatives.

What you’ll need as HR Business Partner;

  • You’ll need to be able to demonstrate experience in a similar strategic HR position, ideally within the business services sector, partnering with senior stakeholders to advance the people agenda. 

  • A belief in lifelong learning with experience delivering innovative solutions to Learning and Development.

  • Creativity and a belief that even a small step forward is still the right direction

  • Belief in the importance of collaboration, empathy and the ability to truly engage others.

In Return, we offer

  • A competitive financial and benefits package and ideally suited to those who enjoy pursuing personal career development.

  • An outstanding working environment that really is hard to beat. Based on a 9 acre site the four main buildings form a campus that includes a subsidised Bistro, free car parking, free access to an onsite gym and an outdoor heated pool (for when the weather gets warmer!).

  • The opportunity to work within the largest integrated agency in the UK, in stunning surroundings, with specialist departments including, animation, video production, planning, digital creative and development and social media.

How should you apply for the HR Business Partner role?

Another fantastic opportunity to join the McCann Manchester team so if you have the above skills and experience and you’re looking for a great place to work then we would love to hear from you. Any questions then please do not hesitate to call, otherwise just click the link below and upload your CV.

Job Location Manchester, United Kingdom Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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Prestbury, England, Cheshire East, SK10, United Kingdom

  • Ad ID:  15776664
  • Ad Type:  Offered
  • Posted on:  20/09/2020, 02:51
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