Sunbelt Rentals
Competitive Salary
24 Jun 2020

About The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Human Resources Team at Sunbelt Rentals UK as a HR Business Partner.

It will be your role to facilitate and lead the delivery of strategic and operational HR initiatives and projects within a specified region/business area(s) aligned to the company strategy and objectives. You'll ensure that our people are highly engaged, high performing and working collaboratively to help the Company to deliver its goals. 

We are looking for someone who has a passion for HR with proven experience of developing and delivering a people plan that enables a high performance culture. You'll have the credibility to build strong relationships with senior stakeholders in a multi-site environment and a collaborative approach to working closely with the wider HR Team and Finance colleagues. 
Reporting to the Head of HR you will have line management responsibility for a Regional ER Advisor. 
Based from home, the geographical area you will predominantly cover is from Stoke to Inverness, however you will also partner with some of our Nationwide Teams. We anticipate applicants will be living in a location with good transport links to effectively operate in this regional role, for example the M62 corridor. 

About You

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate : 

  • CIPD Qualified Level 7 
  • Proven experience in HR business partnering including experience influencing senior management and critical stakeholders
  • Experience in leading organisations through significant change, including a sound understanding of HR legal compliance requirements
  • A Generalist background with experience in reward, employee relations, communications, talent and development, resourcing, organisation design and development, cultural change programmes
  • Experience of creating project proposals through to successful implementation and delivery of change programmes
  • Experience of working alongside Finance in order to understand and challenge the operational P&L
  • Experience of successfully working independently with limited day to day support
  • Thorough knowledge of employment law including experience of employment tribunals
  • Experience of TUPE transfers, mergers, acquisitions and organisational change
  • Driving licence essential
Competencies and capabilities you will bring to the role: 
  • Business acumen – the ability to utilise insights of organisation’s business environment to improve the impact of HR
  • Awareness of company business model, HR model and strategy
  • Commercially aware – understands financial data and P&L 
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Confident decision maker and calculated risk taker
  • Effective communicator and presenter – verbal and written, succinct and persuasive
  • Ability to influence at senior levels, constructively challenging assumptions, behaviours and ways of working
  • Negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to understand and resolve complex business problems
  • Project management skills
  • Ability to collect and analyse data/information on which to diagnose and recommend potential solutions
  • Facilitator of change
  • Customer focus – ability to see issues from customers’ perspective, engages customer (stakeholder) in the development of solutions
  • Coaching skills at a senior level
  • High performance standards for self and others
  • Ability to adapt to rapidly changing priorities
The role will predominantly be field based and you will be expected to hold a driving licence as frequent travel is required, which will involve overnight stays.

About Us

As part of FTSE50 Ashtead Group plc, Sunbelt Rentals is the global leader in equipment rentals in the UK, US and Canada - as well as specialist operations in Europe. Together, our teams of experts provide rental equipment and managed solutions into every market and sector, including construction, industrial, energy, infrastructure, government and events.

Our people are at the very heart of our values and they’re our greatest asset. Join us and we’ll give you everything you need to succeed - award winning training, professional development and support and opportunities to progress your Sunbelt Rentals career.

The package includes a competitive salary, company car/allowance and flexible rewards package including generous holiday allowance (with the opportunity to buy and sell annual leave), life assurance and a great Company pension scheme.


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