HR Business Partner (Data and Analytics) - FTC

Comic Relief

  • Team: People and Facilities
  • Salary: £39169-£42898
  • Location: Our offices are in London, and we are a hybrid working organisation
  • Closing: 12:00pm, 4th Jul 2022 BST

Perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Work from home option
Life Insurance
Wellness programs
Employee Assistance Programme
Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
Paid emergency leave
Sabbatical Opportunities
Professional development
Paid volunteer days
Payroll giving
Salary sacrifice
Team social events
Extracurricular clubs
Cycle to work scheme
Free fruit

Candidate happiness

8.54 (5938)

Job Description

This is a 12 month fixed term contract.

Purpose of job:

 To deliver a high-quality HR Business Partner (HRBP) service to Comic Relief, actively contributing to the effective implementation of the organisational strategy. To provide a people-centric approach helping people to bring their best self to work and achieve their goals by offering customised and impactful people solutions. To collect, compile, and analyse HR data, metrics, and statistics from across a range of systems to actionable insight for leadership and trustees.



Key responsibilities:


Business Partnering

  • Provide high quality HR expertise and advice to different teams through proactive, innovative and solutions-focused business partnering, throughout the planning and delivery of their activities and initiatives.

  • Be approachable and provide support to staff and managers during change initiatives as well as during business as usual (performance reviews, recruitment, training etc.).

  • Work with the HR officer to ensure all operational HR transactions are completed in a timely and efficient way.

  • Partner with Finance Business Partners to ensure headcount, budget and resources alignment.

Systems, Data and Reporting

  • Collect and compile HR metrics and data from a variety of sources including the human resource information system (HRIS) and payroll outputs, management and employee surveys, exit interviews, employment records, government labour statistics, competitors practices, and other sources.

  • Analyse data and statistics for trends and patterns with attention to recruitment, hiring practices, motivation, turnover, and compliance with employment laws and regulations.

  • Prepare insightful and actionable reports of data results, presenting and explaining findings to senior leadership, identifying and recommending reasonable short- and long-term goals, milestones, and benchmarks for key performance metrics.

  • Work with external consultant to ensure improvements to HRIS.

  • Ensures compliance with data privacy regulations and best practices.

  • General day-to-day maintenance to troubleshooting issues with access to the HRIS.

  • Creating and delivering specialised presentations and training on HR related topics across the business.


Person specification


Essential criteria


  • CIPD qualified or studying towards a CIPD qualification.

  • Significant experience in an HR role, ideally as an HR Adviser or HRBP.

  • Extensive experience using human resource management systems (HRIS), databases and multi-user software., with ability to quickly learn new systems.

  • Comfort with HR data and using data to provide insights to help advise and influence business decisions.

  • Strong research, analytical, and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Collaborative worker able to work closely with leadership teams.

  • Solid knowledge of employment law and its application.


Desirable criteria


  • Experience of the charity sector.

  • Experience in Project Management/Agile HR practices.

  • Highly proficient in the use of spreadsheets and MS Excel.

  • Experience of using Power BI.

We recognise diversity and inclusion are a source of strength in achieving our mission. We therefore welcome everyone, trusting what makes us different brings creativity, styles and experiences to help us collectively do our best work. That’s regardless of your gender, age, ethnicity, disability, religion, sexual orientation, and cultural identity. We especially welcome those from under-represented groups in modern grant-making and fundraising. We are on a journey, but if you join our team you will be part of a community that is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where we want you to:

  • Be valued for being yourself

  • Do your best work, and be supported to break down barriers so you can succeed

  • Be heard, respected, and treated as an equal, whatever your level, experience or background

  • Be part of a team that is committed to making this happen – with our colleagues, partners, and contributors.

Comic Relief is committed to preventing and protecting all people from harm in their interactions with us. We expect all those that act in our name to uphold our approach to doing no harm.

Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Start your de-biased application


Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Start your de-biased application