HR Business Partner

AXA Group
Egerton, UK
13 Jun 2019
21 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description - HR Business Partner (190006UU)Job Description HR Business Partner (190006UU)Primary Location : UNITED KINGDOM-LANCASHIRE-BOLTONOther Locations : UNITED KINGDOM-NOT APPLICABLE-NOT APPLICABLE, UNITED KINGDOM-SUFFOLK-IPSWICH, UNITED KINGDOM-KENT-TUNBRIDGE WELLS, UNITED KINGDOM-SURREY-COBHAMOrganization : Head Office / Corporate Centre UKContract Type : RegularDescription Are you a HR Business Partner looking for a new challenge?
Then why not join the number 1 global insurance brand as HR Business Partner
excel your career with a world leader. With a presence in 64 countries, and
160,000 employees serving the needs of 103 million customers, AXA is big. But
we're not too big to care for - or listen to - everyone who works with us. You
see, we value your ideas and your experience. We want you to continue to
develop and grow, and we'll offer you all the learning, development and
progression opportunities you need for your professional skills and career to

What will you be

This role can be broken down into four key deliverables:

People Planning

Influence and steer the creation of strategic
people plans to enable the delivery and implementation of business strategy
aligned to the AXA UK strategy. Own and drive the implementation of bespoke HR strategic
initiatives to enable the business to deliver their people plans across
business area. Gather intelligence and share market trends with
the business on best in class people management practices to influence the
business strategy enabling AXA to become the preferred company.


Provide insightful analysis of management
information to enable effective people, cost and risk managementChampion and lead transversal HR projects and
initiatives ensuring successful embedding within the business area Broker and contract the services of the HR
Centres of Excellence to deliver for the business. Secure their expertise in
supporting business delivery. Ensure that long term relationships with CoEs are

Organisational and People Capability

Lead succession planning process and ensure
achievable talent plans are in place to create a pipeline of talent and
sustainable organisational capability Lead on organisational design and change
management, coaching business leaders on its effective implementation and
strategies for successful change. Using business insight to identify areas for
continuous improvement ensuring that any initiatives are successfully embedded
in the business

Culture &

Drive a culture of business ownership and
accountability for people management practices to ensure HR policy, systems and
procedures are embedded to enable a high performance culture. Lead initiatives to support this where
appropriate. Role model the HR Identity, championing AXA's
values and behaviours and demonstrating competence against the AXA UK HRBP
competency framework. Demonstrating a positive and "can do" mindset.Coach and influence senior leaders in order to
enhance or change culture helping AXA to become the preferred company

Qualifications So, what are we looking for?Experience HR Qualified and/or relevant people management experience Experience of managing organisational change e.g. mergers and acquisitions, integration programmes, change management, organisational design in large organisations.Proven track record of delivery of strategic people development TUPE or off shoring experience (desirable)Operational management experience outside of HR (desirable)Project Management experience (desirable)Skills Commercial and financial awareness (e.g. understanding of the external market, how the balance sheet works, company performance, market intelligence, business drivers)Business acumen - understanding how the business operates and being able to talk the "business language"Relationship/account management to include - negotiation, contracting, consultancy, facilitation, influencing, presentation and communication skills Ability to coach senior managers including the ability to manage difficult discussions Ability to think and act strategicallyAble to apply project management methodologyResilience and the ability to deal with conflictDealing with ambiguityCreative and innovative approach to problems and solutions About AXA
With a presence in over 60 countries, and 165,000 employees serving the needs of 107 million customers, AXA is big.

But never too big to care for every single person who works here. So when you join us, we promise to put our collective might behind you and your career.

You'll work in an open and supportive environment where you'll be developed, challenged and encouraged to move around to achieve even bigger and better things - nationally and internationally. You'll learn directly from senior leaders, from the best in our business. And you'll enjoy real responsibility, really early on.

Every large company today talks about supporting diversity and inclusion. But at AXA UK, these values form an integral part of everything we do. For us, it's about bringing together the best talent, helping people to realise their full potential by being 100% themselves at work and delivering outstanding service to everyone - regardless of difference. We're proud to be part of the AXA Group, the number one global insurance brand and a worldwide leader in financial services, providing corporate support services to a whole range of AXA UK businesses. From how we use the latest technology to exploring new channels to market, our impact is far-reaching, wide-ranging and ever-evolving. We actively encourage our people to think differently. Because only by challenging the status quo will we push AXA onto even greater things. What We Offer

What do we offer?

As you'd
expect from a global leader, our reward package is a world-beater - here's a
small selection of our current benefits.

Bonus Scheme linked to yours and the company's
performance Pension scheme with employer contributions as
well as your own28 days holiday increasing with service plus
bank holidaysInterest free season ticket loan schemeShare Plan Scheme Flexible benefits scheme

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