HR Business Partner

£440 - £460 per day



I am seeking an HR Business Partner on behalf of my client, a large global matrix organisation. The HR Business Partner provides primary management support to the HR Director, CFO and their team to ensure that the agenda runs smoothly and efficiently, including co-ordination of briefings and reporting, management of engagement and preparation of materials and information to support these.

You will have the opportunity to shape the people agenda across the CFO portfolio. It will provide a great range of experiences and networking opportunities. Act as HR Business Partner and Integrator across all areas of the portfolio including Group Finance, Tax, Treasury, M&A, Audit, Global Business Services, IT&S, and Investor Relations. The HRBP will operate as a member of the HR leadership team. It is a global role.


  • Manage support for the HRD CFO in day-to-day activities, monitoring and prioritising delivery of actions and initiatives.
  • Support the agenda through the coordination of meetings/events as required. This will involve the proactive development of agendas, briefing materials, presentations and communications materials, ensuring that actions and plans are clearly recorded and that delivery is monitored.
  • Lead or manage specific projects and studies. This includes working with broader HR leadership team and the HR CoEs.
  • Act as integrator of the CFO teams seeking out shared agenda items and opportunities to connect the teams through bi-monthly calls
  • Plan for and execute CFO HR forums as required by the HRD in support of the Finance capability agenda and Functions strategy projects
  • Act as a focal point for the CFO HR Leads for ad hoc queries
  • Manage compilation of action plans or common measures across CFO to continuously improve employee engagement and retention
  • Manage HR approvals from the CFO teams ensuring completeness of requests, adherence to the appropriate DOAs and effective tracking and feedback on requests
  • Support and lead grievance and disciplinary processes, including execution of investigations, as needed
  • Act as the SPA for ER related items arising from the CFO teams particularly those logged in the CMS, ensuring that all are being progressed
  • Act as a point of contact for the HRD CFO for other ad-hoc requests, providing advice and guidance.


  • Proven track record in operating as a strategic partner to senior stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability and record in leading projects and managing complexity across a matrix organisation
  • Experience of working in a relevant functional setting, in particular with the signature HR processes of Talent, Performance, Resourcing and Reward
  • Demonstrated track record of strong performance, with the ability to support and drive business change
  • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills. To be successful in this role, the post holder is required to build and develop strong relationships and networks throughout the portfolio.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving ability
  • Initiative, excellent communication skills, both oral & written, and strong analytical skills.
  • High personal standards of work. A combination of tactical as well as strategic ability is required, as well as an exemplary level of personal integrity.
  • Recognised team player who is self-motivated and also able to work independently.

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.

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