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People Business Partner

| Full-time | East Midlands, Grantham

We have now filled our People Business Partner role but we are always looking for talented people to join our team.

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Duncan & Toplis is one of the UK’s top regional accountancy businesses, specialising in accountancy, tax, business advice, legal services, and wealth management. Established in 1925, our team provides services to more than 12,000 businesses and individuals. We help each other as well as our communities, taking our social responsibility seriously by supporting local initiatives.

We develop talent and encourage ambitious individuals to progress their careers and expand their professional and personal development, whilst always ensuring we put our values at the forefront of everything we do.

We’re looking for talented people like you

Joining us as People Business Partner, you will be Level 7 CIPD in human resource management or equivalent. You will have strong collaboration skills, working effectively with the wider people team and across the business. You will have experience in delivering great performance and the confidence to influence and challenge leaders, stakeholders, and decision-makers, ensuring your voice is heard in important discussions. You will have a good understanding of people services, including resourcing, learning and organisational development, and employee relations.

  • Strong understanding of employment law and best practice  
  • Project management experience with strong organisational skills, with the ability to work well under pressure 
  • Experienced in handling sensitive and confidential matters 
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office 365

What does this role involve?

As People Business Partner, you will build strong relationships with the people team, heads of service line, directors and managers to support, develop, and implement initiatives to deliver the people strategy for their business area. You will assist in the development and implementation of the group-wide strategic people plan and support people transformation initiatives to ensure the delivery of business goals. 

You will also support our people processes, including pay review, calibration, promotions process, and performance gradings to ensure transparency and consistency of approach across service lines and teams and maintain knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of team members, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance.

Be a Duncan & Toplis team member

At Duncan & Toplis we offer flexible working arrangements through our flexible working guide, called ‘How we work’. You can read more about How we work here.

As part of our benefits package, we also offer mental health support, time to volunteer for charitable work, and a discretionary Christmas bonus. These are just some of the perks of working at Duncan & Toplis.

Interview process

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a virtual interview via Microsoft Teams with our Talent Acquisition Lead.

To discuss this role further, please contact our careers team.

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