HR Business Partner - Part Time (3 days per week)

Planet Payment
28 Jul 2019
01 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Part Time
We are Planet

Planet is a large international cross-border digital fintech payments company, operating in 60 countries across the world and providing a range of services to over 300,000 luxury merchants and 100 acquiring banks. We have grown rapidly over the last seven years and increased seven times in value over this period based on a combination of both organic and acquisition-led growth. The travel and tourism market that we operate in continues to show consistent growth, underpinned by megatrends such as the expansion of middle classes across the world and the desire for Asian shoppers in particular to purchase authentic luxury goods outside their home countries.

This growth is set to continue, with ambitious plans to double the business in three years delivering market share expansion in a growing market. Now, with over 1,500 employees spread across five continents, we are an international payment services provider.

About the Role

The UK HR business partner is an agent of change within the UK business. Working across all aspect of the function's remit, the HR business partner is responsible for the local implementation and success of Group HR policies and initiatives.

What you will do
  • Drive the delivery of the UK business HR plans
  • Build and maintain strong trusted relationships with people and senior stakeholders in the UK business
  • Build and utilise a deep understanding of the local client group )(e.g. what they do, the commercial levers, their strategic priorities, pipelines of potential work etc) to deliver the best service possible;
  • Using experience, skills and knowledge of the HR industry, make an impact in key areas such as change management, organisational design, employee engagement and talent analytics
  • Analyse management information to identify local themes and trends, suggest HR interventions to address these and act accordingly
  • Champion the business culture, values and D&I agenda in all activities
  • Manage the consistent delivery of the performance management, salary and bonus, and talent management review locally
  • Work with Group HR colleagues to ensure HR policy in areas such as recruitment and L&D is implemented consistently and effectively
  • Resolve and advise on complex and/or high risk people issues to deliver commercial and pragmatic outcomes
  • Provide coaching support to others (e.g. business leaders) in effective people management
  • Coaching and mentoring of one junior team member

Who you are
  • You will have breadth of proven HR technical knowledge, including practical application of UK HR practices and employment law, particularly in restructuring and organisational change
  • Ideally experience within a fast paced tech / digital business
  • Experience of driving a high performing culture, and the ability to have consultative conversations with senior leaders in the business with confidence
  • CIPD qualification or employment law background preferred

What you will need to bring to Planet
  • Energy, passion and drive
  • Excellent communication skills
  • An organiser - with a 'get things done' mentality

Your skills and our Values

We search for better
  • You are creative, curious and look for new ways of doing things
  • Creative intelligence is your key competency

We celebrate differences
  • You are appreciative of people, and recognise the strength in others
  • You inspire through appreciation

We go beyond expectations
  • You are bold, open with your ideas, and are at your best every day
  • You drive for results

We grow together
  • You are collaborative, you care and you are humble
  • You build the best teams, bringing people together

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