Human Resources Business Partner

London

We ask

  • An entrepreneurial attitude
  • A customer centric focus
  • Collaborative skills

We offer

  • Challenging work
  • Excellent secondary employment conditions
  • In charge of personal development

Why ABN AMRO?

  • Building a future proof bank
  • A diverse and inclusive culture
  • Extensive internal career opportunities

Human Resources Business Partner

At a glance

The HR Business Partner is positioned in the Human Resources department and has a reporting line to the Country HR Director.  The role will provide a proactive and forward- thinking approach that is viewed by clients, at all levels, to be confident, thoughtful, strategic, consultative and valuable to the organization’s success. Specifically, as detailed below, the role will provide full generalist support.  In addition, the role will support our change management activity and undertake additional projects.

 

The mission of HR UK is to provide a proactive service that that aligns with ABN Amro’s UK business strategy and culture, supporting leadership and employees.  
 

Your job

Recruitment and Organisational Design
• Continue to reassess organisation structure as necessary to support business growth
• Partner with Country HR Director and RS Talent Acquisition team to develop overall recruiting/sourcing strategy
• Attract and hire best-in-class candidates through a consistent recruiting process, the foundation of which will have a strong intent to diversify ABN Amro talent
• Ensure leadership considers internal mobility alongside campus and lateral recruiting when designing team structure

 

Talent and Performance Management
• Partner with the Country HR Director, Head Office and Senior Management on the planning, development, communication and implementation of talent management processes
• Ensure senior leaders take a proactive approach to talent and performance management
• Act as coach and confidential resource to employees at all levels
• Support development and implementation of talent development initiatives (e.g., mentoring, bespoke training, other interventions)

 

Learning and Development
• Leverage business connectivity and insight to drive value through learning and development
• Partner with Senior Management to identify, develop and implement business specific training solutions; maximising opportunities from ABN Amro wide training and development programs where possible

 

New Hire On-Boarding/Orientation
• Support implementation of an impactful on-boarding process that ensures a positive experience for new joiners across all teams
• In coordination with Partner with Country HR Director and Senior Management, develop and manage customised senior-level onboarding efforts
• Manage the new joiner check-in process in conjunction with the HR Advisor
        

Compensation
• Partner with Country HR Director, UK HR colleagues, Head Office and Senior Management to execute annual compensation review and ad hoc analyses throughout the year

 

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
• Partner across the organisation on all diversity and inclusion efforts
• Work in strong collaboration with business stakeholders to drive progress against DE&I objectives
• Ensure DE&I is manifest in all talent processes, e.g., recruiting, promotions

 

Employee Relations
• Serve as resource within the business to help manage ER issues 
• Collaborate with leadership to align on key elements of employee relations strategy
• Partner with leaders to develop coaching and performance management plans as appropriate

 

Culture and Engagement
• Work across the business to identify and drive employee engagement initiatives
• Ensure health and welfare of employees
• Play a leadership role in assessing current culture, identifying desired state goals, and leading programs / initiatives to drive progress.  

 

Metrics and Analytics
• Prioritise focus on strategic Human Resources levers that align to business results. This includes developing and interpreting key Human Resources metrics that support core people and talent processes and drive decisions (heavy focus on compensation planning, talent management, D&I)
 • Manage ad hoc reporting requests
 

Your working environment

ABN AMRO is an enterprising bank with a primary focus on Northwest Europe. We serve clients in the retail, private banking and corporate banking sectors. We are also present internationally in a number of specialist activities, such as Corporate and Commercial Banking, Asset Based Finance and Clearing.


At ABN AMRO we have a clear purpose: Banking for better, for generations to come. The shift towards sustainability is one of the most important challenges of our time. Supporting our clients at times that matter has always been our role and our responsibility. Together, we aim high and work towards lasting relationships that are relevant and responsible, both now and in the future. We want to be the bank that leads the way.


Our strategy goes far beyond financial value: we want to accelerate the transition to sustainability. We do this by supporting and advising our clients in order to facilitate their sustainability shift. Our commitment to clients, employees, investors and society calls for clear direction, focus and dedication.


We concentrate on our three strategic pillars:


•    Support our clients’ transition to sustainability
•    Reinvent the customer experience
•    Build a future-proof bank

 

Our strategy requires a culture of working together and permanent learning. It’s only with this mindset that we unleash the best in ourselves to deliver a high standard of performance. ABN AMRO’s culture is the catalyst for the evolution in which we find ourselves: our people are imaginative, trust each other and do just that little bit extra to help clients.

 

ABN AMRO UK is part of the Corporate Banking business line and operates the following businesses in the UK:


•    Corporate and Institutional Banking which includes Corporate Banking, Clearing, Global Markets - Sales & Trading and Financial Institutions 
•    Commercial Banking which includes Asset Based Finance and International Desk, which provides transactional banking services

 

Our business lines are supported by a number of functions such as Risk, Compliance, Legal, IT, Finance (Including Tax), Business Management and Human Resources. We currently employ approx. 380 people in the UK.
 

Your profile

Qualifications
The individual we seek is an experienced Human Resources professional who is commercial and possesses an analytical, inquisitive, future-oriented mindset. Broad HR experience and a strong generalist skill set across the HR space.  He/she is a confident change agent with strong communication skills who is comfortable and effective influencing at all levels.

 

Experience required
• Development, maintenance and application of key HR metrics throughout talent management and compensation reviews
• Strategic talent management and/or organizational effectiveness/development
• Compensation planning and partnering with a business during compensation reviews
• Minimum of six years human resources business partner experience gained, at least in part, at a professional services, financial services, or technology organization known for disciplined business performance and engaged, consultative human resources
• Bachelor’s degree required

 

Skills
• Collaboration and interpersonal skills to partner across multiple stakeholders in the HR and the business, both within the UK and international teams.  
• Strong business and financial acumen, ability to influence inside and outside of HR, high integrity
• Demonstrated ability to analyse talent related data and provide insights
• Excellent knowledge of employment law related matters
• Demonstrated ability to analyse talent related data and provide insights
• Ability to effectively communicate Human Resources strategy and rationale
• Growth mindset and thirst to learn.  Some international exposure a plus
• Ability to build and reinforce the organisation’s desired culture
 

What we offer

Joining ABN AMRO means working on meaningful projects. Projects that have an impact on our clients. Working with a wide range of people with different backgrounds, opinions and ideas. In the UK, in the Netherlands or elsewhere in our international network. We offer an environment where you will be challenged on a daily basis - professionally as well as on a personal level - so that you can grow to become the professional you want to be.

 

We have identified that the following types of flexible working may be suitable for this role in principle. 

 

Any requests will be determined in line with our Flexible Working Policy:


Type of Flexible Working    Likely to be suitable
Part time                                Yes
Staggered hours                    Yes
 

Interested?

Are you interested?   Please apply via the button below.


For more information please contact Niki Champion, Senior Resourcing Partner, UKrecruitment@uk.abnamro.com, +44 203 192 9342.
 

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