HR Business Partner @ YouGov - London

Job Overview

2 months ago

HR Business Partner

YouGov - London

Company Description

We don’t just collect data we connect data.

We have the best data and the best tools. We continuously challenge conventional approaches to market research, and we disrupt our industry to ensure that our clients always get the best solutions.

YouGov is an international data and analytics group. Our core offering of opinion data is derived from our highly participative panel of 9 million people worldwide, with 33 million interactions and billions of data points. We combine this continuous stream of data with our deep research expertise and broad industry experience into a systematic research and marketing platform. We have 34 offices in 22 countries and panel members in 38 countries.

We are fast, fearless, trust each other and care about getting it right.

Job Description

The Role

Our people team is growing and we have a need for a HR Business Partner to be the bridge between HR, the business and other cross-functional teams, leading critical people and performance-focused changes that align with our strong company culture and values.

As a trusted partner, you will support UK & EU business units in designing and delivering commercially-focused HR solutions. You will work closely with the HRBP team and HR Centers of Excellence to deliver strategic projects while continuing to deliver full generalist HR support to the business.

What will I be delivering?

  • Partnering with business leaders to develop and embed the people strategy and strengthen our culture, aligned to business needs and goals.
  • Developing strong, credible relationships with managers and senior stakeholders
  • Partner with our specialist teams including Talent Acquisition, Talent Development, Reward, and HR Operations to deliver people strategy and support to the business
  • Ongoing employee relations management including performance management, employee cases, and policy development
  • Talent management including succession planning, internal moves and global mobility
  • Partner with Talent Acquisition in interviewing, onboarding, and assessment.
  • Support business leaders’ org design for new and existing roles and teams.
  • Drive data and reporting to support leaders in making informed business decisions
  • Lead and support projects including year-end processes, engagement survey, change initiatives, and local business-driven initiatives.

  • In-depth knowledge of UK & EU employee relations and employment legislation
  • Proven HR business partnering experience, with the ability to navigate between the strategic and transactional aspects of the role
  • Experience building and developing relationships with stakeholders
  • An innovative mindset with the ability to challenge the norm to generate new ideas
  • Effective organizational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple projects
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to influence and persuade
  • Manages and deals comfortably with ambiguity and change
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage time effectively to deliver results
  • Passion for self-development and willingness to learn
  • Ability to work as individual contributor supporting a region and/or business unit, while also collaborating with the HRBP and wider HR team
  • Familiarity with all HR functions and expertise in at least one
  • Experience working in a matrixed environment
  • Brings energy, positivity and passion to work.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

At YouGov, we embrace diversity. It takes diversity of thought, culture, background and perspective to create a truly global team in a fast moving industry. We depend on our diversity for innovation and an inclusive environment where everyone can belong.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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