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Fidelity International
in Tadworth, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 21 Jan 20
Fidelity International
in Tadworth, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 21 Jan 20
Fidelity  International
Working closely with the Head of HR for GWPI and a team which currently consists of a Senior HR Business Partner and a HR Advisor you will provide the full range of HR Business Partner support to the Global Workplace & Personal Investing teams.

Title: HR Business Partner, Global Workplace & Personal Investing

Department: Human Resources

Location: Kingswood Fields (Surrey), with occasional travel to Cannon Street and Oakhill (Hildenborough, Kent)

Reports To: Head of HR, Global Workplace & Personal Investing

About Fidelity International

Fidelity International offers world class investment solutions and retirement expertise. We are a privately owned, independent company, with the commitment and resources to provide the investment expertise, technology and service innovation needed to help our clients achieve their financial goals.

Our people are passionate, engaged, smart and curious, and we give them the independence and the confidence to make a difference. While we take pride in the excellence of our investment solutions and client service, we know we can always do better. We are honest, respectful and make tough calls, challenging the status quo to achieve better outcomes through innovation. Above all else, we always put our clients first.

Find out more about what we do, our history, and how you could be a part of our future at

Our Values

All of our people must be able to demonstrate affinity with the Fidelity core values:

Innovation - Being willing to experiment and try new and better ways to serve our clients.

Integrity - Taking personal responsibility for always acting in the best interests of our clients.

Excellence - Striving to be the best while knowing we can always be better next time.

Our Behaviours

All of our people must be able to operate in accordance with our behaviours:

Commitment - We are committed to our clients and proud to work for Fidelity. We push through obstacles to make things happen; we make decisions quickly and thoughtfully. We are individually committed to building a culture of excellence.

Collaboration - We collaborate with colleagues, seek alternative views, invite different ideas and always challenge traditional thinking. This approach allows us to create a whole that is much greater than the sum of its parts.

Client Focus - We are expected to, and measured on, our ability to put our client first. We go the extra mile to understand their needs and strive to exceed their expectations. We listen carefully, we communicate clearly, and we're quick to respond. We're respectful of the trust placed in us to manage their money.

About Human Resources

The Human Resources department supports the Business to ensure the effective management and development of the talent in our organisation. It involves having oversight of all aspects of human capital management, which includes a number of areas of expertise working together collaboratively - talent acquisition, talent management and development, compensation and benefits, employee relations and organisation development.

Purpose of your role

Working closely with the Head of HR for GWPI and a team which currently consists of a Senior HR Business Partner and a HR Advisor you will provide the full range of HR Business Partner support to the Global Workplace & Personal Investing Teams from a strategic and operational perspective as well as other global HR teams. The HRBP role covers a varied client group which includes Workplace Investing, Personal Investing, Advisory, Marketing and COO.

The primary objective of the role is to act as a business partner to ensure that the people agenda is reflected in all decisions and aligned to achieve the desired business outcomes. The HRBP must work with the Head of HR and other key HRBP's in the Group Function to provide innovative, future-driven, business focused HR initiatives that add value to the business in the VUCA world (volatility, uncertainty, complexity, ambiguity),

The role works closely with our Centre's of Expertise including talent acquisition, compensation & benefits, campus recruitment and talent management. In addition, the role works closely with a team of Global HR partners, across Europe, Hong Kong.(

The role will be at a Senior Manager level dependent upon the level of skills and experience of the successful candidate.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with the Head of HR, closely with other HRBP's and business leaders on the design and development of the HR strategy for GWPI.
  • Partner with the business managers to drive an HR agenda geared at maximising performance and potential of the talent within the business.
  • Take a leading role in supporting change management including assisting with the organisational design process, implementing the strategy and plans.
  • Coach Key individuals in the leadership team to enable the goal of strengthening leadership calibre across key management levels across
  • Work with line managers to ensure regular talent discussions take place as part of management meetings, and development plans are in place targeting high potential employees. Support annualised talent data gathering exercises
  • Manage complex employee relations issues, engaging with business managers promptly to address issues in a timely manner and assist in developing employee communication plans where appropriate. Contribute to and lead the HR components of change management and restructuring initiatives, which may include consultation with groups and individuals.
  • Work in partnership with the various HR Centres of Excellence to support the delivery of HR agenda and key HR processes including engagement programmes, compensation management, talent management, leadership development and employee relations matters, etc. Identify and support the development of our future business leaders, retaining and nurturing our best people, to ensure bench strength and timely succession management.
  • Work with the Talent centre of expertise to support the collation and assessment of specific training and development requirements as well as ensuring employees participate in a range of enterprise wide development activities
  • Maintain a contemporary awareness of influential external bodies and any regulations and legislation etc. that impact the business, e.g. Senior Manager Certification Regime, MiFID II, etc...
  • Work with the Employee Engagement team on a number of communication activities across Group Functions and take the lead on the preparation, communication and updates to the management team for the annual Your Voice survey and track outputs and activities.
  • As HR's capability develops in people analytics, you will provide data-driven people and organisational insights for decision making
  • Proactively build a network of internal and external contacts within the industry to facilitate the delivery of key objectives in the most efficient and appropriate manner possible.

Candidate Credentials

  • Degree level education and CIPD qualified preferred
  • A proven track record in HR
  • Understanding of the UK Financial Services and Asset Management market, to be able to converse confidently about the business and the economic environment.
  • Proven relationship builder with exemplary facilitation and communication skills, both verbally and in writing. Consultative approach, effective influencing and listening skills with a personal impact and communication style that will ensure success and credibility at all levels in the organisation
  • Credible, influential, strategic and a true business partner with strong business acumen, able to manage within a complex matrix organisation, with a strong international orientation.
  • Proven ability to evaluate employment law risks and to effectively address and mange any such situations arising.
  • Future orientated whilst present focused and with a problem-solving mindset.
  • Analytical thinker, able to conceptualise, whilst being pragmatic and able to simplify complex issues in order to develop effective policies and best practice.
  • High standards of integrity, ethically minded, energetic and hard working.
  • Proven ability to be a collaborative member of a team across different locations and business areas

We are committed to being an inclusive and diverse company to work for and strive to create a culture where flexible working is encouraged so that we retain and attract the best talent by offering working patterns that suit both individual and business needs.

Company Overview

Great minds, better together.

Fidelity International is an equal opportunities employer and is commited to a policy of treating all its employees and job applications equally.