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<span>HR Business Partner</span>

HR Business Partner

Human Resources Hamilton, Bermuda Full-time
Company Description

Fund services | Corporate | Capital markets | Private client | Regulatory & Compliance

We help clients succeed by unlocking new value through expertise, trust and scale. We deliver solutions that solve complex challenges faced by asset managers, financial institutions, corporates, high net-worth individuals and family offices.

With a curious mindset, we ask the right questions to get to the right solution, faster. We collaborate to win together, sharing successes and shaping the future of our global business. Our culture of support and recognition provides the tools and opportunities for you to grow, while unlocking the most value for our clients and making your mark with Ocorian.

Expertise: We deliver specialist, tech-enabled solutions for our clients grounded on deep industry expertise.

Trust: We’re a trusted partner to over 8,000 clients globally. We are proud to have long-lasting partnerships with our clients.

Scale: With more than 1,500 colleagues, we operate across 20+ countries, our scale enables us to support our clients globally and locally, providing a seamless client experience across borders and service lines.

Job Description

Working as a member of the global Human Resources team, the HR Business Partner will provide tailored generalist HR support and advice to allocated business lines in US, Bermuda, Cayman and BVI. With support from HR Leadership where required, the role holder will translate business strategy and workforce planning into HR initiatives, ensuring that Ocorian follows a best practice approach to people management and is compliant with all relevant legislation. 

Main responsibilities

  • Build collaborative relationships with internal clients. Develop your understanding of their strategic priorities and goals. Support the embedding of business strategy through providing appropriate, proactive and timely strategic and operational HR support, solutions and advice.
  • Within your client group, lead the delivery of group HR initiatives and processes in accordance with the time frames and budgets specified, including organisational change, performance review and promotions, succession planning and annual pay review.
  • Provide advice and guidance to managers on the application of core HR policies and procedures, including performance and absence management, internal mobility and development planning. Lead the proactive management and resolution of employee relations issues.
  • Take responsibility for leading and/or supporting a range of general HR projects, to include reacting to legislative changes, employee engagement initiatives, retention activities and any other projects depending on the strategy of the HR function.
  • Analysis of HR data (trends and metrics) to develop and enhance solutions, processes, and programs that address current problems and also to avoid future ones.
Qualifications Required

Qualification, Knowledge, skills and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Five years + experience of resolving employee relations issues.
  • Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including compensation, employee relations, performance, and employment laws.
  • SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) credential desirable.
  • Experience of working in a fiduciary / professional services environment, ideally in a business operating across multiple jurisdictions.
  • Proven ability to identify, scope and implement commercial and pragmatic HR solutions in response to business needs.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively and sensitively with colleagues at all levels of the organisation.
  • Strong organisational skills, including planning and time management to enable effective prioritisation of multiple activities.
  • Proficient user of Microsoft office suite of applications (including intermediate Excel)



Additional Information

All staff are expected to embody our core values that underpin everything that we do and that reflect the skills and behaviours we all need to be successful.  These are:

  • We are CLIENT CENTRIC – Clients are at the centre of our world, and we’re committed to providing expertise and specialist solutions to meet their most complex challenges.
  • We are AMBITIOUS – We aim high. We think and act globally, seizing every opportunity to delight our clients and support our colleagues - wherever in the world they may be.
  • We are AGILE – We act on our initiative to get things done for our clients. Our independence gives us the flexibility and freedom to keep things simple, efficient and effective.
  • We are COLLABORATIVE – With a curious mindset, we ask the right questions to get to the right solution, for our clients faster. We collaborate to win together and share our successes.
  • We are ETHICAL – We behave with integrity at all times and assume positive intent, building trust through responsible actions and honest relationships.