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HR Business Partner

London - Closes on 07/07/2021

Job details

  • Flexible, with travel
  • £45,000-50,000 depending on experience (pro rata)
  • 35 hours per week (Monday to Friday)
  • Fixed term contract of 9 months

Working at Scope

  • Be a disability gamechanger
  • 27 days holiday per year (pro rata)
  • Flexible working
  • Discounts at gyms, restaurants and more

Job description 

Scope is looking for an experienced, driven and pragmatic HR Business Partner happy working in a changing environment with a level of ambiguity. We’re looking to strengthen our team to improve support to our leaders and colleagues whilst also delivering on some key projects for the business. You’ll join a passionate and supportive team to really make a difference to the lives of 14 million disabled people.

Main responsibilities

  • Delivers through Senior Leadership group the directorate people plans
  • Acts as trusted advisor and first point of contact for managers and leaders accessing the HR Team.
  • Coaches and manages HR Advisor to support designated business area.
  • Works with specialist experts (such as the Learning and Talent Acquisition team) to deliver an effective approach to leadership capability.
  • Develops and delivers a coherent approach to employee experience through the employee lifecycle, bringing together through cross functional working the expertise required to embed.
  • Provides business insight to People directorate to shape thinking when developing and reviewing policies and approach (such as Retail bonus in Reward/ impact of changes to family friendly policies).
  • Collaborate with Business Leaders to deliver change and transformation programs.
  • To attract and align internal competency to meet the needs of the business, responsible for ensuring organisational design principles are adhered to.
  • Provides high level guidance on Employee Relations to ELT and Senior Leaders, accessing internal and external support as required.
  • Acts as an Ambassador for Scope, engaging with relevant external networking events, sharing our work and approach.

Internal contacts

  • Executive Leadership team
  • Leadership group
  • People directorate
  • Managers and colleagues

External contacts

  • Lawyers
  • Specialist Consultants (such as Reward specialists)
  • Networking groups
  • Third party providers (Spectrum Life)

Person Specification

Knowledge and experience


  • Knowledge of latest HR thinking and evidence as to how this is kept up to date.
  • Experience of a significant range of HR disciplines (such as Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Employee Relations, Reward).
  • Experience of supporting managers through change and an understanding of change management approaches.
  • Experience of managing and delivering projects from inception through to evaluation.
  • Significant experience of influencing, winning hearts and minds, to ensure effective people and business solutions and resolve conflict where necessary.


  • MCIPD, or qualified by experience



  • Demonstrates a leadership perspective with a proven track record working across boundaries.
  • Ability to write in an engaging style, translating information appropriately for a wide range of audiences.
  • Positive can-do attitude with ability to juggle multiple competing priorities in a professional way.
  • Pro-active approach to identifying and supporting improvements across the People directorate.
  • Ability to make decisions without all full facts based on a risk -based approach.
  • Ability to role model Scopes values in support of reinforcing a positive culture.


  • Experience of delivering training
  • Experience of building and influencing external HR networks


Contact us

If you have any questions please get in touch.

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