HR Consultancy

Centrica Plc

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Job Description


The Director, HR Consultancy is an integral member of the Centrica HR
Consultancy Services team, ensuring business intimacy & commerciality to
provide business support where needed to support the delivery of our HR
plan. The job holder will work in partnership with HR Partners & business
leaders to deliver key business change & transformation, working in
collaboration with the delivery and CoE HR teams. 

The job holder will be responsible for working through the initial diagnosis
of business issues with the HR Partner & relevant CoEs to develop
appropriate commercial solutions. The job holder will then be responsible
for effectively delivering business requirements, providing strategic &
commercial HR expertise and support to business / functional stakeholders,
leading squad teams as appropriate.

In particular this job role will take the lead on the HR implications of
Financial Services regulation; advising stakeholders and supporting the
embedding of a conduct culture.

This is a fixed term contract opportunity for 9 - 12 months and the job
holder and there is flexibility on where the role holder may be based in the

The Job role:


Establish and maintain relationships with the HR Partner and business/
function stakeholders to understand needs, ensure alignment on objectives,
and ongoing buy-in across all project activities

Provide HR professional support and expertise on strategic projects, to
ensure delivery and effective execution of all activities

Work with the HR Partner, business/ function stakeholders & shared services
to develop key milestones and plans, ensuring they align with the group IR

Work closely with the shared service team and other CoE members to ensure
business requirements are understood and HR solutions are applied and
understood by key stakeholders

Lead, coach and motivate ‘squad’ teams to ensure successful
delivery of all projects to time and costs

Ensure escalated project issues are effectively managed and resolved,
ensuring regular communications and progress updates are provided to key

Coach business leaders, offering advice, feedback and challenge where
appropriate so that they receive appropriate support

Conduct post project reviews to learn from and share best practice

Network externally to bring in best practice and leading edge thinking to
ensure team remains relevant and highly skilled

Ensure compliance with legal and regulatory changes.

The Person:


Experience of working within Financial Services and understanding of SMCR
and conduct culture is highly desirable

Highly credible, inspirational and values driven leader who can set a clear
vision and motivate others to deliver exceptional results

Takes an enterprise wide approach and is collaborative, adaptable,
politically intolerant and astute and able to understand the dynamics of
large, complex organisations

Results orientated, highly tenacious and pragmatic, with significant
determination and able to demonstrate a balance of assurance and personal

Commercial acumen and broad business understanding

Intellectual horsepower to understand the detail, alongside the complexity,
and still drive the strategic aims

Strong influencing and communication skills, at all levels including board
and executive committee and key external stakeholders

Skilled in matrix working

Strong intellectual rigour and an appetite for professional development

Proven coach and builder of teams

Able to work conceptually as well as having the focus to execute

Strong track record of building successful, collaborative relationships
across all levels and business functions

A skilful team player with the ability to network effectively up, down and
across the organisation

Excellent communication skills; articulate, compelling, engaging and a
highly inclusive manner

Resilient and tenacious and thrives on working in ambiguity.

If you have a disability we will try our best to make reasonable adjustments to remove any barriers to this post in the application / interview process due to a disability.