HR Business Partner – Organisation Development



Job Type



Customer Service, Emergency Services, Human Resources, Management, Public Sector, Sales / Business Development



HR Business Partner – Organisation Development
Contract: Permanent (Job Share)
Salary: £45,648 - £47,665 per Annum Pro Rata (Grade 11)
Hours: Part Time - 14.48 hours per week (Flexi Time)
Work Pattern: Thursday & Friday
Location: Agile working (Home / Central Sheffield / Handsworth)

An opportunity has arisen within this Fire Service’s Human Resources team for a part-time (job-share) HR Business Partner (OD). You will be joining the organisation at an exciting time for HR and OD as they undertake a review of their customer service delivery model and are about to embark on consultation on a new People Strategy for 2023 to 2026. HR and OD are positioned at the heart of transformation and delivering a culture that encourages flexibility, learning and empowerment.

The overall purpose of the role is to work as a member of the HR Management Team to deliver the People Strategy for the service, specifically in relation to the OD elements, and to provide effective leadership to the OD team, ensuring all team objectives are delivered in an effective, efficient, and timely manner.

You will be an experienced OD professional, MCIPD qualified or working towards this. You will have extensive knowledge of talent management, including workforce planning, recruitment & selection, succession planning and workforce development. You will have a comprehensive understanding of how OD contributes to wider organisational effectiveness and experience of managing a team; ensuring performance objectives are consistently achieved.

Your style and approach will reflect the organisation’s values and aspirations, acting with honesty, integrity, and respect. The service is looking for someone with a real passion for people and HR and OD practice and who is committed to the organisation’s vision of making South Yorkshire safer and stronger.

New starters will normally commence on the bottom of the salary grade and will receive increases to the top of the grade on an incremental basis. The service offers 27 days annual leave (pro-rata) plus Bank Holidays. Annual leave increases after 5 years’ service to 31 days, followed by an extra day a year up to a maximum of 36 days. The organisation also operates a generous flexi time attendance scheme.

Other benefits include a cycle 2 work scheme, a free on-site gym, enhanced maternity and paternity schemes and the opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme.

Closing date for applications is 09:00am hours on Wednesday 25 May 2022.
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 8 June 2022.

All applications will be given equal consideration and the service particularly welcome applications from individuals from ethnic minority backgrounds, women, those who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, or Other (LGBT+) or are disabled as these groups are currently underrepresented within the organisation’s workforce. The service also offer a guaranteed interview scheme in relation to disability.

Please note the appointment is subject to successful pre-employment screening i.e., asylum and immigration check, references, medical screening, substance misuse testing and Disclosure Scotland Criminal Records Check or Enhanced DBS check (formerly CRB) if applicable.

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