HR Business Partner

Mill Lane, Digbeth

Job Details


UK Head Office - Head Office

Contract Type

Fixed Term

Working Pattern

Full Time


Up to £45,000 per annum

Closing Date

23/11/2019 17:00

Join us on the Journey...


National Express Group is a leading public transport operator with bus, coach and rail services in the UK, Continental Europe, North Africa, North America and the Middle East. Passengers made 898 million journeys on our services in 2018.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a HR Business Partner, on an initial 4 month fixed term contract, to assist in the delivery of the HR strategic plan, specifically focussing on change management and Tupe related projects. This position is based at our head office in Birmingham with occasional travel required.

We are looking for a degree qualified (or equivalent CIPD) individual who can demonstrate extensive generalist HR experience focussing on change projects including TUPE transfers. You will evidence strong analytical skills along with displaying a highly professional and commercial acumen, with the ability to influence senior stakeholders.

What you'll do...

  • Act as a lead for projects, contract mobilisations and demobilisations including TUPE, reward, retention and engagement.
  • Promote best practice across the business, presenting complex HR matters in a clear and concise way ensuring managers implement HR policies and practices.
  • Use appropriate change management techniques including organisational diagnosis, business design, project management and best practice to successfully lead and deliver organisational and cultural change including contract mobilisations/acquisitions.
  • Be accountable for providing management direction on HR and people management issues
  • Build strong working relationships with the business stakeholders and wider HR, providing regular updates on activity to ensure a joined up HR service is delivered

We offer a wide range of benefits such as...

  • 25 days annual leave 
  • Access to NX Health Bus
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Variety of deals and discounts available through NX online portal

Things to note...

National Express has a very high focus on health and safety and as a result operates a strict Drugs and Alcohol Policy which is applicable to all employees.

Drug and Alcohol testing is completed as part of the assessment process as well as random checks during employment acording to the policy.



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