Senior HR Business Partner

Solihull – Hybrid


A bit about us: 

At BNP Paribas Personal Finance, we’re part of a global bank and are proud to be a Top Employer UK, providing a great place to work in an open and inclusive environment.  

We’re here to provide simple and straightforward consumer finance solutions and we work with many well-known retailers and brands to help their customers finance their purchases in a responsible way. 

 We care about making a positive impact for our colleagues, customers, partners and the wider community. That’s why we live by our values of we're positive, we’re brave and we own it. 

The Role:

As the Senior HR Business Partner you will Lead, coordinate and develop HRBP team in providing a complete end-to-end seamless service for all HR related issues, adopting a Lead Business Partner approach in delivery of business objectives.

Act as the interface between HR, Management & Colleagues with pro-active guidance to support and provide a positive working environment.

Collaborate with Head of Talent, Development, D&I, Head of Reward, Resource & Colleague Experience Partner and HR Systems Manager on strategic HR and Talent initiatives projects.

Key Responsibilities: 

Leadership and functional management of HRBP team:

  • Create, build and evolve HRBP strategy;
  • Prioritise and organise HRBP workload to maximise efficiency and ensure accountable delivery within timeframes;
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders both within and outside of HR.
  • Manage all ER issues and organisational changes ensuing risks are assessed, mitigated and HR procedures and policies adhered to.
  • Manage and co-ordinate the BNPP PFUK local listening strategy using feedback from pulse surveys and supporting with development of action plans for all teams, ensuring pre and post survey briefings are conducted and action plans are owned, managed and tracked.
  • Ensure ‘My Career’ mapping is updated with any new / change of roles working with the compensation and benefits manager.
  • Ensure ongoing annual review and update of HR policies, incorporating best practice and current legislation.
  • Ensure all policies and procedures are adhered and applied consistently across the business.
  • Keep up to date with HR best practice and all legislative developments and changes.

Manage your aligned business portfolio, working with key stakeholders and their teams incorporating the 4 HRBP pillars:

  • Strategic Partner anticipating and preparing for the future, adapting role profiles to future changes in skills and experience; partnering with key stakeholders and their teams and focusing on high value added tasks.
  • Business Partner providing advice and support for managers on key issues and processes including organisational changes, recruitment, exit interviews, annual appraisals, annual CRP
  • Human Partner gain a knowledge of all colleagues within their portfolio and provide with advice on how to grown their skills, develop their professional path and ensure their progression via career interviews.
  • Transversal Partner contributes or launches HR projects or participates as part of a transversal project team as an HR expert supporting change.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Management OF a HRBP Team
  • Complex ER case workloads
  • Medium to large organisation
  • Proven HR experience operational and strategic
  • Ideally financial services so you will have a good understanding of the regulatory obligations and complex processes

Could this be you? 

BNP Paribas Personal Finance believe it’s a positive attitude and passion to make things happen that matters most. 

What’s in it for you? 

As well as working for a Top Employer UK 2022 and being part of a team that changes customer’s lives, there are some excellent benefits too including - a competitive salary, a contributory pension scheme, plus life insurance and private medical insurance, not to mention the all-important 25 days holiday each year to enjoy.  There are also perks which give you fantastic discounts off eating out, cinema tickets, days out and much more.  There are also monthly awards with plenty of opportunities to win vouchers and prizes.  Learn more about what it means to be part of the BNP Paribas Personal Finance team here: BNP Paribas Personal Finance UK - YouTube or click here to learn more about careers at BNP Paribas Personal Finance: Careers (

Equal Opportunities Disclaimer

BNP Paribas Personal Finance promotes equality of opportunity and is committed to ensure that no individual is discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.


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