• Senior HR Business Partner

    Job Locations CZ-Brno
    # of Openings
    Human Resources
    Position Type
    Permanent Full-Time
  • Role Description

    The purpose of the role is to lead a visible and highly proactive commercially astute regional HR service to management and staff with advice, information and practical guidance on a range of generalist HR issues including employee relations and employment legislation, recruitment and selection, policy related matters, absence management, pay and benefits and contractual issues.


    You will deliver a full spectrum of both strategic and tactical HR support to employees and managers. This opportunity is ideally suited to someone who thrives in fast-paced, evolving environments and has at least demonstrable experience in commercial business partnering role.


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for ensuring that an effective and timely commercial HR advice service is delivered to the business.
    • Perform as a trusted advisor and coach to your leaders while consulting on critical talent decisions to achieve operational excellence for the business.
    • You will consult with and influence senior management on key organisational, employee and management concerns. To do this you must build strong and trusted relationships within your client group while also building a deep understanding of the organisation you support and how it will achieve maximum performance.
    • Partnering with teams across the region to advocate for continuous organisational performance improvement you will solve complex strategic challenges while being "hands on" on all other aspects of the role.
    • Work in partnership with senior managers on the development of their organisation – including reviewing and making recommendations in relation to organisational structure, process/information flows and employee capability requirements in order to meet the current and future needs of the business and measure/adjust to achieve optimum operational efficiency.
    • Work with managers and staff to ensure employee relations are dealt with proactively and professionally. Advise, and support managers in dealing with any staff grievances, unacceptable performance and disciplinary matters that may arise.
    • Be the local representative to ensure that payroll is accurate and effectively executed each month.
    • Display confidence, emotional intelligence and decisiveness.
    • The role holder will be responsible for producing high quality accurate data and reports on core HR processes (for example annual performance review statistics, new starters, absence levels and pay information).
    • Coordinate all Audit & Due Diligence activity in the local HR department & provide solutions for any issues or failings in HR processes.
    • Oversee induction programs to new starters.
    • Assist the business and the Recruiter(s) as appropriate to ensure the right processes are followed.
    • Support Hiring and Project Managers, and employees with the relocation of new employees or current employees for projects.
    • Provide support and education to Managers and staff towards a healthy and safe work environment.
    • Ensure that all local policies are up to date and comply with both internal and external guidelines/laws.
    • This role is not in scope for activities which have a direct or indirect impact on CASS processing which takes place within FNZ for FNZ and/or FNZ’s clients.
    • There is a requirement to remain up to date with CASS developments and changes as communicated with FNZ.

    Experience Required

    • Degree qualified or equivalent experience.
    • Strong track record as an HR generalist / business partner.
    • Ability to work effectively as a team to drive an excellent HR service to the business.
    • Able to quickly establish credibility and maintains positive & productive working relationships with colleagues.
    • Organised and proactive, with the drive to deliver results and manage self effectively.
    • Has a high impact as a communicator (in English) - verbally, written and in meetings.
    • Able to build and maintain customer relationships, understands corporate environment and aware of implications of internal and external politics.
    • Personal drive and commitment to delivery of results, through others where necessary.
    • Capable of working to deadlines and adapting to changing conditions, ability to generate effective and pragmatic solutions to new situations and problems as they are presented.
    • Effectively plans ahead, making sensible balanced decisions in a deadline driven environment.
    • Strong working knowledge of employment law issues and the ability to apply these to a variety of situations using a pragmatic and common sense approach.


    • Be part of a highly successful, rapidly growing, global business that is leading the delivery of financial services via cloud computing and partners with some of the world’s largest companies.
    • Join the journey of building business Agility.
    • Remuneration and career advancement is based on individual contribution and business impact rather than tenure or seniority.
    • We provide significant financial rewards for high performing individuals.
    • We provide global career opportunities for our best employees at any of our offices in the UK, Czech Republic, Australia or New Zealand.
    • Regular knowledge sharing sessions and opportunity to obtain industry-relevant qualifications.
    • Weekly social and team-bonding events.

    About FNZ

    FNZ is a global financial technology and asset servicing provider which powers the wealth management, administration and custodian platforms for some of the world's leading financial institutions. These customers include life insurers, retail and private banks, asset and wealth managers and financial adviser groups based across the UK, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.


    We believe that enhancing client engagement, lowering costs, delivering a seamless service and enabling personal solutions are key to helping people achieve their financial goals. We partner with major financial institutions to enable them to provide wealth management services to their clients across direct, intermediated and workplace channels that reflect these principles.


    We develop long-term partnerships with our customers to enable them to get to market quickly with a market-leading digital proposition, transform their customer service offering and grow assets under management across multiple distribution channels.


    Our customers include AMP, ANZ, Aviva, AXA Wealth, Bank of New Zealand, Fideuram Vita, HSBC, Mercer, National Australia Bank, HSBC, Santander, Santander Asset Management, Standard Life, UBS and Zurich.  In all we partner with 42 institutional customers worldwide. 


    FNZ employs over 1,000 people with offices in Edinburgh, London, Bristol, Brno (Czech Republic), Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney, Melbourne and Wellington.


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