HR Business Partner (EMEA)

Postgraduate degree
Functional areas
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We have an exciting opportunity for you to join a high energy, results driven and commercially focused HRBP Team who also like to have fun.

You will partner with fast-growing, fee-earning client group(s) with employees in London and throughout our European offices. You will have regular access to the senior leadership team who are based in London, with occasional travel across Europe.

The People Team is held in high regard by the Firm, we have ‘a seat at the table’ and key agenda for driving and shaping the employee experience. You will contribute and co-lead EMEA people projects, this is a fantastic time for you to join. 

 Key Duties:

  • To have an excellent HR generalist skillset, considered a trusted and proactive BP by your internal clients

  • Establish credible working relationships within your client group(s) across the range of key stakeholders (e.g. leadership, partners and wider employee group).

  • To think commercially and creatively in order to identify ways in which People initiatives and projects can add value to the business. To deliver local client group solutions and large-scale people projects across Europe

  • To continuously develop an understanding of the business, its needs, objectives, commercial pressures, challenges, and creating bespoke solutions.

  • To possess a sound understanding of risk management (noting internal precedents; good practice; legislation etc.)

  • Work closely with the broader People team to drive a holistic people service offering

  • To act as an advocate and champion for our core values

  • To be comfortable handling complex Employee Relations cases

  • Provide key employee metrics and analysis to senior leadership

  • To develop People expertise across our European jurisdictions

Essential Experience:

  • Previous BP experience (or equivalent)

  • Proactive, solutions focused mindset

  • Build senior stakeholder relationships and rapport, influence and ‘hold your own’

  • Confident with producing and analysing statistical management information

  • Excellent employment law and ER knowledge (UK- essential, EU – desirable), ability to translate this into practical commercial and risk management advice

  • Organised and able to operate within a busy, fast paced, deadline driven professional services environment

  • Flexible and resilient, keen problem solver

  • Work with your client groups to shape and deliver an outstanding employee experience

  • Committed, enthusiastic and innovative

  • Ability to deliver presentations

  • Comfortable with agile working practices


  • Prior experience in a professional services firm

  • Experience working across European jurisdictions

Diversity & Inclusion

A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity and we foster inclusiveness. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.

Voluntary Inclusion

It is Alvarez & Marsal’s policy to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, pregnancy, marital status, family status, religion, national origin, age or disability or any other non-merit based factor in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

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Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters were engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

Job information

Firm: Alvarez & Marsal

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

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