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HR Business Planning and Strategy

  • Job
    Mid Level
  • People, HR & Administration
  • £39.9K - £43.5K
  • London
  • 14d left

AI generated summary

  • You must be highly organised, prioritise effectively, communicate well, collaborate with stakeholders, analyze data, and remain resilient under pressure. Experience in central coordination and delivering successful outcomes is preferred. Flexibility will be considered.
  • You will oversee HR business planning, workforce planning and financial implications, manage the HR Dashboard and risk register, develop reporting products, review strategic outcomes, and deputise for the HR Director. Role model professional behaviors and values.


  • Highly organised, able to quickly grasp what is needed, prioritise work effectively often adapting to rapidly changing needs, and deliver at pace.
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal).
  • A strong collaborative approach seeks to engage and work effectively with others.
  • Capable of establishing credibility and effectively influencing stakeholders throughout the business.
  • Strong interpersonal skills that encourage the development of effective relationships across all levels.
  • Use own judgement to analyse information and data quickly to provide clear briefing and willing to provide your own opinion where appropriate.
  • Resilient and able to keep their focus under pressure.
  • Desirable Skills & Experience:
  • Experience of working in a central co-ordination team.
  • Outcome focused with track record in delivering tangible successes.
  • Further details:
  • This is a full-time position, however, any requests for flexible working will be considered in line with HMCTS flexible working policy at onboarding stage.


  • Business planning across HR, linking team delivery plans, workforce planning and finance implications.
  • Act as the HR representative for the HMCTS corporate business plan, considering key HR milestones, ensuring controls are in place and updating any mitigations as required.
  • Lead of the workforce planning across HR, submitting the FTE workbook returns on behalf of the HR Directors Office to ensure they reflect current workforce data and highlight budget implications.
  • Manage, review, and evaluate the HR Dashboard. In so doing you will have detailed knowledge of the major work strands across the whole HR function and will highlight key issues to the HR Director and Deputy Directors.
  • Managing the HR risk register and corporate risk register, ensuring actions to mitigate the risks are updated and managed effectively
  • The development of reporting products within HR, utilising appropriate tools and techniques for managing projects and activities.
  • Review the delivery and implementation plan against the strategic outcomes of the People and Culture Strategy.
  • Deputising for the Grade 7 Head of Office to the HR Director.
  • Ad hoc commissions and projects when required.
  • Role model excellent professional behaviours and HMCTS values at all times.


What is the main responsibility of the HR Business Planning Manager?

The HR Business Planning Manager is responsible for leading and coordinating the business planning across HR, to enable the delivery of the People and Culture Strategy.

What are the essential skills required for this role?

The essential skills required for this role include being highly organised, strong communication skills, a collaborative approach, the ability to establish credibility and influence stakeholders, strong interpersonal skills, analytical skills, and resilience under pressure.

Is experience in a central co-ordination team required for this position?

Experience in a central co-ordination team is desirable but not essential for this role.

Is this a full-time position?

Yes, this is a full-time position, but requests for flexible working will be considered in line with HMCTS flexible working policy at the onboarding stage.

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