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HR Business Partner


Marylebone, London, GB, W1U 1QX

Onsite or Hybrid: 

Job Title:                HR Business Partner         
Location:                Wigmore Street, London OR Southwark (Hybrid 2-3 days)         
Compensation:      Competitive + benefits         
Role Type:              Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                  47555

                                                                                                Build a better world

At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a HR Business Partner at our Wigmore Street site
As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers’ defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility


Babcock Corporate Services (BCS)

The HR Business Partner role is based within our Babcock Corporate Services (BCS) business unit

Babcock Corporate Services (BCS) is a global function, with our largest site being Lakeside in Portsmouth, but we operate from multiple sites around the world.  BCS supplies and operates all IT, security, procurement, and finance Shared Services.  We are embedded alongside the operations that we serve, enabling us to maintain close working relationships that support delivery to our customers. We drive standardisation, simplification and automation across Babcock, to help generate sustainable value for the group and our external customers


The role

The difference our new HR Business Partner will make
As a HR Business Partner you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. This crucial role provides support on all day to day matters. Works shoulder to shoulder with the business providing a quality service. 

Day to day, you’ll manage the delivery of support and expertise to a discreet population (business area or function, within a Business Unit). You will be managing relationships with Heads of business and line managers. Able to operate independently and may have several projects underway at any one time.
At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you’ll continually develop your knowledge and expertise. 

We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. This role provides flexible working arrangements. Ideally you will go into the office 2-3 days a week but will also be able to work remotely and from home.

Essential experience

•    You will be experienced in leading an HR conversation across a large, diverse and complex organisation, delivering all aspects of Business Partnering. 

•    Experience working as part of a business and evidence of testing and challenging the status quo. 

•    Evidence of Employee and Industrial Relations success.

•    Commercially astute, with experience working in a fast paced multi-site environment. 

•    A sound understanding of Employment Law, combined with experience in local change management. 

•    Awareness of the intricacies of delivering within a unionised environment. 

•    Policy implementation.


What we offer

Generous benefits including:
•    Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays 
•    Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
•    Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
•    Pension members – death in service 4 times base salary
•    Paternity – 2 full weeks pay
•    Maternity & Adoption leave - 20 weeks full pay – 13 weeks SMP
•    CSP - Up to 5 years service - 26 weeks full pay, 5 to 10 years service – 39 weeks full pay, 10 years plus – 52 weeks full pay
•    Working from home and flexible work patterns 
•    Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing 
•    Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
•    Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best


Babcock International 
For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.


Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.
Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive.  We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.




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