The Natural History Museum (NHM) is a world-class visitor attraction, leading science research centre and commercial event space. We use our unique collections and unrivalled expertise to tackle the biggest challenges facing the world today. We care for more than 80 million specimens, both in our London and Tring museums, spanning billions of years and welcome more than five million visitors annually.
We are at a pivotal moment in our history, having launched a new strategy setting out our role as the natural world faces increasing threats. Building on our world-leading collection, global reputation for science and as one of the world’s leading visitor attractions, the NHM has ambitious plans leading up to its 150th anniversary in 2031 making this a truly exciting time to be part of the NHM team.
About the role
This is a really exciting moment to join the HR team at the Museum. Following a new HR Director joining in March, we have increased our business partnering model to ensure that we fully support the Museum’s operations, strategy and priorities.
We are looking for an HR Business Partner to work closely with our Visitor Experience, Commercial, Public Programming and Retail teams to understand issues and develop solutions across the full remit of HR activities including resourcing, change management, reward, learning & development and employee relations. You will work closely with our Head of Diversity & Talent to develop and implement diversity, talent and learning & development initiatives in the business area. You will also work closely with the Head of HR Business Partnering to implement the HR operating plan and will lead on assigned HR projects.
You will be CIPD qualified with a sound understanding of employment law and HR best practice and experience of partnering with leaders and managers to achieve business objectives through HR activities.
Experience of successfully influencing senior leaders is essential, as is experience of managing or playing a key part in change management projects. Experienced in generating, interpreting and presenting HR analytics to drive insights and tangible action, you have strong communication skills and the ability to build great relationships at all levels of the organisation.
The ability to think flexibly to provide pragmatic solutions to problems is essential, as are excellent project management and time management skills.
We welcome applications from everyone. This is a remarkable place to work and we look for staff who are inspired by our values:
- We champion diversity
- We encourage creativity
- We are connected
- We value evidence.
Closing date: 9am on Wednesday 25 November
Interviews expected w/c 7 December
To apply, please visit our website via the button below and upload your CV with a covering letter, which clearly outlines how you meet our person specification.