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HR Business Partner


HR Business Partner

  • 543925
  • Closing at: Feb 4 2023 at 23:55 GMT

SSE has big ambitions to be a leading energy company in a low carbon world. Following our commitment to invest £12.5 billion in low carbon projects over the next 5 years, our SSE Renewables (SSER) business continues to be at the forefront of our growth plans, and our ambition to build a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come.  We are proud to be playing a critical role in the net zero transition, as we aim to more than treble the net capacity in operation to 13GW and grow renewable energy output five-fold to over 50TWh over the next 10 years.

Join us on our journey to net zero and help us power change.

About the Role

Base Location: Perth, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Inverness

Salary: £96,100 - £144,100 + car /car allowance + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

SSE are looking to hire an experienced HR Business Partner to support our Renewables Business. This is a high-profile role where you’ll need to build effective relationships and confidently influence senior leaders to shape the business agenda

A member of the Renewables Executive committee,  you will lead a team of skilled HR Managers, providing HR partnering support to business leaders and managers, identify opportunities and recommending solutions that help to achieve business objectives and take part in critical decisions that determine the success of the Business including;

1. Working at a senior level, you’ll use your commercial business partnering skills to provide strong leadership, influence, advice, coaching and counsel to the business leadership teams. 

2. You’ll work collaboratively to ensure that all people aspects of organisational change are delivered in an effective and efficient manner to achieve strategic outcomes that support business improvement goals.

3. You’ll partner with business leaders to understand their commercial business strategies. Key activities will include the identification of attraction and retention strategies in a hugely competitive market, delivery of talent and succession processes and ensuring relevant and timely learning and development interventions, the development and provision of tailored reward frameworks, implementation of organisational design activity and engagement with professional and shared HR services.

4. A key member of the Energy HR leadership community, you’ll take a proactive role in driving the inclusion and diversity strategy across Renewables.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

1. Demonstrable business partnering experience at an executive level coupled with extensive generalist HR experience across all aspects of HR, ideally with experience in supporting international expansion.  This includes proven experience in Reward, Organisational Design, Talent Management and Employee Relations.

2. A track record of building effective HR Teams and working with Centres of Excellence

3. Effective facilitator, who can shape and support the development of leadership teams, be a critical thinker and creative problem solver

4. Highly organised, delivery focussed and decisive and an excellent communicator who is dynamic, resilient, and confident.

5. CIPD qualification or equivalent.

6. Strong analytical skills to influence decisions and impact business outcomes.

What's in it for you?

We offer an excellent package with 34 days annual leave entitlement. Enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments you need during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

What happens now?

All applications should be made online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working flexibly requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact / 01738 340127.

Before commencing your role with SSE, you'll need to complete our pre-employment screening process. This will consist of a criminality and credit check.





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Our Benefits

  • Sharesave Scheme
  • 34 days of annual leave
  • Option to purchase up to 10 days holiday
  • Interest-free technology loans
  • 24/7 free and confidential employee counselling service
  • Private healthcare discounts
  • Subsidised gym memberships
  • 21 weeks full pay maternity leave
  • Cycle to Work scheme with generous £2500 limit
  • Interest-free salary advance to cover transport season tickets

Explore our full list of benefits:

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