Senior HR Business Partner
Human Resources, London
Senior HR Business Partner
Human Resources, London

The team you'll be working with:

We are looking for an experienced Senior Level People & Culture Business Partner to partner with senior leads across our organisation. As this role will report into the Director of HR you will be joining our UK People & Culture team and will be responsible for delivering against a people and organisation strategy that:

  • Raises the bar on talent and performance
  • Builds and strengthens core capabilities
  • Be future focussed; anticipate, plan and prepare for future needs of the organisation across the people agenda
  • Thinks and acts with a One NTT Global first mindset
  • Creates a great place to work

If you are looking for an opportunity to join a global organisation and own your career, then this is an ideal opportunity for you.

What you'll be doing:

This role will be responsible for a designated client group, working closely with senior leaders to support the delivery of a proactive people strategy. The Business Partner will apply HR expertise and commercial understanding to partner the Business Unit/Service Line leadership team supporting business changes , cyclical activities and people development .

Client Group Alignment and support. Responsible for a range of actions and activities for a particular client group, supporting the business with the full generalist employee lifecycle. Visibility in locations where the client group is based is key for this role.

Keeps senior management advised of potential problem areas and recommends/implements solutions as appropriate.

Working as a key interface between People & Culture specialist functions and business stakeholders to ensure smooth and effective management of People & Culture annual activities and change programmes. Work closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale and increase productivity and retention.

People & Culture Projects – Supporting on adhoc, cyclical or statutory HR projects as per required by Snr P&C BP, including M&A, TUPE projects and organisation restructure to include consultation process management.

Employee Relations. Provides guidance and counsel on employee relations issues, company policies and guidelines. Supporting managers on employee relations matters including grievances, disciplinary and capability matters

Performance management. Drives an effective approach to performance development within the business area. Support business leaders with implementation of an effective feedback process to motivate high performers and improve poor performers. Support Learning and Development programs including upskilling people managers, ensures the business understands the tools and technology to perform key P&C functions such as performance reviews, development plans and objective setting.

Reporting. Provides business unit reporting and analysis as needed (workforce planning, absence management, succession planning, performance management, etc.).

Employee Engagement. Champion new initiatives in the areas of employee engagement and culture. Working closely with our Talent & Performance team and Business Partners to assist in communicating and drive action planning and ongoing employee satisfaction programs in your business areas.

Vision & Values. Act as a champion and role model for the NTT DATA UK Vision & Values. Working closely with the Business unit lead/Service Line Head to ensure that people practices are effective in embedding and reinforcing the Company values.


What experience you'll bring:

  • Generalist background with experience at operating at a senior level with a hands on approach.
  • Able to perform successfully in a fast-paced, intellectually intense, service-oriented, and matrix-structured environment and to interpret rules and guidelines flexibly
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills, and trust/credibility with the demonstrated ability to develop effective relationships at all levels of the organization
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, proven ability to diagnose problems and identify and drive appropriate solutions
  • Detail oriented, organized with advanced project and process management skills
  • Strong teaming, collaboration, and relationship skills
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in excel, PowerPoint, and other digital products such as Success Factors platforms
  • Strong knowledge of UK employment legislation and practical experience of applying this knowledge in ER cases. Experience of managing TUPE/consultation process across the UK.
  • Ability to champion and drive organisational initiatives within designated client group
  • Ability to find solutions to move things forward in complex and ambiguous situations

Who we are:

We’re a business with a global reach that empowers local teams, and we undertake hugely exciting work that is genuinely changing the world. Our advanced portfolio of consulting, applications, business process, cloud, and infrastructure services will allow you to achieve great things by working with brilliant colleagues, and clients, on exciting projects.

Our inclusive work environment prioritises mutual respect, accountability, and continuous learning for all our people. This approach fosters collaboration, well-being, growth, and agility, leading to a more diverse, innovative, and competitive organisation. We are also proud to share that we have a range of Inclusion Networks such as: the Women’s Business Network, Cultural and Ethnicity Network, LGBTQ+ & Allies Network, Neurodiversity Network and the Parent Network.

For more information on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion please click here: Creating Inclusion Together at NTT DATA UK | NTT DATA

what we'll offer you:

We offer a range of tailored benefits that support your physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing. Our Learning and Development team ensure that there are continuous growth and development opportunities for our people. We also offer the opportunity to have flexible work options. 

For more information on NTT DATA UK & Ireland please click here: NTT DATA

We are an equal opportunities employer. We believe in the fair treatment of all our employees and commit to promoting equity and diversity in our employment practices. We are also a Disability Confident Committed Employer - we want to see every candidate performing at their best throughout the job application and interview process, if you require any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know and we look forward to hearing from you. 

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Service Line Manager

Evelyn Healy
VP of HR

Evelyn is a business focused HR Leader with experience of working and leading HR teams to enable companies to scale growth or organisations going through significant business transformation. Excellent at partnering with C-Suite Executives and Senior leaders to develop and implement people strategies to drive business outcomes.

Epworth House, London

“Upon joining the NTT DATA UK family, you will experience a culturally diverse organisation living our values of Clients First, Teamwork and Foresight as we partner with our customers every day.

At NTT DATA UK, we are proud to support and invest in our people. We offer a variety of rewarding career paths and opportunities to develop professionally - with access to cutting edge innovation.”

Fernando Apezteguia, CEO, NTT DATA UK

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