Human Resources Project Manager in Bristol, Avon, UK

Employer: Brightside Group

Location: Bristol, Avon, UK


Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per annum

We’re looking for an experienced HR professional to join the HR team on a 12 month fixed term contract. You’ll report to the Head of HR and be responsible for the delivery of key people related projects associated with major change activity across the Brightside Group.

This is Brightside Insurance…

Brightside Insurance is a growing Top 25 insurance broker, a specialist in providing niche insurance solutions, we provide a diverse portfolio of personal and commercial products to our customers through a number of dedicated brands which include; 'Brightside Insurance’, 'Commercial Vehicle Direct’ and 'One Insurance Solution’, we also partner with the some of UK’s top Insurance Companies.

Our people are the life of our business - with nearly 500 employees across three offices.

We pride ourselves in delivering great results through a combination of hard work, collaboration and dedication. Working for Brightside is all about making a difference. A difference for our customers and for our business. It’s about putting our customers at the heart of what we do - doing the right things and doing them well.

At Brightside we have created an environment which empowers individuals and rewards hard work.

This is who you are…

To be successful in this role you’ll need to have the following skills and experience;

  • At least 5 years HR experience gained in a medium to large organisation with multiple stakeholders

  • Knowledge of current thinking in Human Resources issues and trends and evidence of Continuing Professional Development

  • Extensive experience operating as a lead in people related projects.

  • You will be ready and able to take the initiative and be confident to make key decisions

  • Strong influencing skills

  • Previous HR project planning and project management experience required, including demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with different stakeholder groups. Able to project plan. Experience must be at a strategic level

  • Advanced experience with HR project management tools and methods to include risk management, strategic planning and change management

  • Strong interpersonal, organisational, analytical, presentation and critical thinking skills

  • Ability to build mutually-productive relationships and interact with senior management and key stakeholders

  • CIPD desirable but not essential. Evidential experience in implementing major change is preferred.

This is the job…

You will be responsible for successful implementation of any agreed strategic projects and will partner closely with the HR team and other operational stakeholders in ensuring best practice and compliance. Working with the Head of HR, you will also identify and action any organisational development initiatives associated with any change programmes. You will be recognised as a change champion amongst the team and key stakeholders.

We’ll need you to establish and maintain relationships across the group and key project stakeholders to understand business needs, ensure alignment on objectives, and ensure ongoing buy-in across all project activities.

You’ll take the lead from a Strategic Planning and Project perspective- translating business objectives into projects with clearly defined scope, timing, deliverables, resources, and key measures of success.

Formulate and continually re-assess the appropriate project management approach and project management skill set / resourcing mix across internal and external partners to ensure all project tasks are successfully completed. You’ll create project plans, including timelines and milestones. Effectively set and communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders and define project success criteria and communicate to team throughout project life cycle.

You will negotiate sufficient resources from across the business groups as appropriate.

Post-Implementation Transition and Evaluation- you’ll support the ongoing development of best practices and tools for HR project management and execution, conducting project post mortems and create recommendations in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.

Salary & benefits information…

You’ll receive;

  • We are offering a salary of up to £55,000 (including a car allowance)- subject to experience

  • 25 days holiday - PLUS…you’ll get your birthday and bank holidays off

  • We offer a pension scheme

  • For peace of mind you’ll get Life Insurance cover of 4 times basic salary (plan limits apply)

  • We give you access to a discount site for things like eating out, health and leisure, family fun and more

  • Access to hundreds of pounds worth of health care and treatments via our Health Cash Plan

  • You’ll also get access to the 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme.

Our location…

Brightside Park, Severn Bridge, Aust, Bristol, BS35 4BL. Travel to our other offices in Torquay and Southampton will be required.

Your personal information…

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We look forward to receiving your application.

Required Skills:

Human Resources Project Management Strategy Influence Others Stakeholder Management

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