Job Introduction

As an HR Business Partner, you will work with our directorates to ensure they are considering workforce planning, talent acquisition, career progression, appropriate learning, and excellent people management to achieve their business plans. Coaching and advising senior managers to manage their people effectively, ensuring the provision of an excellent proactive, efficient, consistent, reliable and customer focus HR service, that ensures value for money.

You will ensure employment legislation requirements, appropriate policies and procedures and good practise are always applied, allowing managers to manage their teams effectively and minimising business risk.

Main Responsibility

Work with the business areas on all employee related issues through the employee lifecycle, including recruitment and selection, employee relations, talent, and retention, learning and well-being, absence management, terms and conditions, workforce planning, performance management and other HR related issues, liaising with specialists where required

Monitor HR reports to analyse trends relating to exit interviews, absence and ER casework and share with managers; support business managers to manage their establishment and to use the HRIS system in order to manage their staff appropriately

Analyse trends relating to recruitment including temp usage, campaign statistics, analysing spend and the effectiveness of media and assessments and share with directorates and the Talent and Recruitment managers

The Ideal Candidate

We are looking for an experienced HR professional, with a good working knowledge of employment law and key ER procedures, and experience of applying this to operational day to day issues, policies, and practices.

Able to develop meaningful relationships in business areas, by gaining insight and understanding of their structures, roles, people challenges and business goals

Ability to lead on project work and initiatives in line with the HR strategy, including equality, diversity, inclusion, and wellbeing work

A proven ability to coach and educate managers to resolve issues and queries effectively by evaluating risks, presenting options, and proposing solutions with the aim to minimise risk, ensure consistency, and improve service delivery and customer experience.

Although this role will receive some support from the Senior HR Business Partner, the job holder will be expected to be able to work independently with minimal supervision.

About the Company

Notting Hill Genesis is now one of the largest housing associations in London and the south east. We own and manage more than 66,000 homes and employ around 2,000 staff. We provide homes across a range of tenures and are committed to continuing to deliver housing that is affordable to all. Our roots reach back to the 1960s when our legacy organisations were established by local people who shared a similar vision – to house west London’s working poor, providing them a home from which to build themselves and their families a secure future.

This role is eligible for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker visa route (1135)


In return we offer:

  • Excellent annual leave allowance and flexible working opportunities (qualifying period may apply)
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay – we offer enhanced maternity and adoption pay in addition to statutory entitlements (qualifying period may apply)
  • Employee assistance – free confidential advice and counselling services provided by independent specialist organisations
  • Health cash plan
  • Staff discounts – we give our staff access to discounts at hundreds of major retailers, gyms, restaurants, entertainment, days out, insurance and much more
  • Interest free loans: season ticket loan, tenancy deposit loan and training loan
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Life Assurance x 4 annual salary

How to apply

  • Applications close at 23:59 on 1 May 2023

Please apply for this role with us online by submitting your CV and supporting statement.

of no more than 2 pages cover the following:

  • An overview of your HR expertise and experience.
  • Your experience of producing reports and papers for business areas and SMT, presenting options, insights, and recommendations
  • Your experience of coaching and educating managers to manage their people effectively.
  • An overview of your knowledge/experience of the application of employment law in Employment Relations HR policies and processes

If you are not able to apply online, please contact our HR team via to discuss your requirements.

Our people

We value our people and both respect and celebrate their differences. We’re proud to say that our colleagues come from different backgrounds, with varied outlooks and are from all over the world. We encourage and are committed to diversity. We know that when people with varied experiences and unique points of view come together, it makes us a stronger organisation and more able to help the wide range of residents that we serve. We want all our colleagues to bring their full selves to work in a culture and environment based on respect and fairness, regardless of role, background or ability.

Our pledges

We are proud signatories of the G15 group’s diversity pledge to encourage more diversity in the boardroom and at senior level. The pledge on Black, Asian and minority ethnic diversity commits NHG to reflect the ethnic diversity of the communities we work in at all levels and particularly at senior managerial, leadership and board levels.

We have under-representation of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic colleagues at this level and are keen to fill this gap. We welcome applications from everyone. For this role, we especially encourage Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates to join us and be part of an inclusive culture that celebrates diversity, equality of opportunity and provides a place for you to grow your career.

We are also a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident employer and have signed up to Harry’s Pledge. We actively monitor the diversity of our workforce and strive to show equal representation throughout all levels of the organisation.

To find out more about Diversity and inclusion at NHG, please visit our website.

Attached documents

  • HR Business Partner Level 2 – FINAL VERSION 2.pdf
  • Team+Manager+expectations+level.pdf