Assistant HR Business Partner

October 22, 2021 | Comments Off on Assistant HR Business Partner

Job Title: Assistant HR Business Partner
Location: Flexible (with some degree of travel to sites and remote working)
Business Unit: Utilities - Telecoms
Position Type: Fixed Term Contract (9 months)

The people function for people who shape the world.

Kier Group is more than a leading construction, property, residential and services group. We're the people who shape the world - continually creating innovations in Regional Build, Highways, Utilities and Infrastructure, across 21 market sectors. What does that mean for you as an ambitious HR professional? It means you can influence and inspire in a collaborative culture built on a team of teams and many different skill-sets - with a people function that's driving our development and helping us re-imagine tomorrow, across the UK.

Kier Telecoms are looking for an Assistant HR Business Partner on a 9 month Fixed Term Contract to join our team within Telecoms!

Key Responsibilities

In this exciting role, you will be delivering an efficient operational HR service to support employee relations activity as well as to provide management with advice and support in disciplinary, grievance and appeal situations, including support in meetings and active case management. You will pro-actively work within the HR Shared Service to provide people, career and Talent Management in order to drive and support the business. You will support the HR Business Partner in the implementation of commercially focused, and legally compliant people plans for Utilities.

What do we need from you?

Ideally, you'll be CIPD qualified or working towards your accreditation. You will have demonstrable experience in disciplinary/grievance procedures and change management to support the HR delivery across a medium/large scale organisation. You'll be fully versed with employee legislation and have previous exposure to HR elements and worked with multiple senior stakeholders and a practical approach to resolving issues.

If you're a HR expert, with a strong team ethic and a delivery focused approach, then we want to hear from you!

What will you receive?

You can expect a competitive salary and an outstanding package that includes a company car or allowance (£4,500 if chosen), a matched pension scheme up to 7.5%, 26 days' annual leave + bank holidays (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday) together with two employee Share Scheme options (Sharesave and Share Incentive Plan). To find out more about the rewards and benefits at Kier, click here.

Flexible/Agile Working

At Kier we believe that - wherever we can, whether office or site-based - we should embrace an agile/flexible approach to working. We are proud to offer our employees the opportunity, where we can, to do this. Please don't hesitate to ask during the recruitment process around agile working and flexibility - We'll do our best to support you.Pre-employment checks

It's worth remembering that if you are successful, we'll undertake the relevant / standard pre-employment checks after you have been offered a job. This includes taking up your references, verifying your right to work in the UK, verifying your driving licence (if applicable) and a health assessment.

Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

Being part of Kier means living our values of being Collaborative, Trusted and Focused. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it's through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy. Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.

Kier is committed to creating supportive and inclusive opportunities for all of our applicants and employees. We appreciate applicants from all backgrounds and we specifically encourage those from underrepresented communities to apply. If you'd like to learn more about our commitments to diversity and inclusion at Kier, you can contact the team by emailing

If you require any reasonable adjustments during any part of the application process please let us know so we can discuss and arrange these.

Closing Date: Friday 26th November 2021

Please note, interviews may take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early.

Recruitment Agencies - opportunities at Kier are managed by our internal recruitment team. We are unable to accept unsolicited CVs and communications from external recruiters. If there is a specific business need a member of the recruitment team will engage with agencies who have signed up to our PSL to ensure all CV's are uploaded onto our portal to be considered. For further information, visit our Careers Help page.