HR Business Partner

Kingswood Group are working with a successful, growing firm based in Colchester to recruit an experienced HR Business Partner to join them on a permanent basis.

Due to the nature of the role you will be required to attend both the Ipswich and Colchester offices throughout the week, with the possibility of other locations on a business need basis.  Working from home is available 1 day per week. 

This role sits as part of a small collaborative HR team and will have broad HR Business Partnering responsibilities, working closely with the business in a hands on and business facing capacity. 

Duties to include:

  • Building strong and trusted working relationships with the business and key stakeholders 
  • Working closely with managers to act on and support with ER issues quickly 
  • Managing and advising on a broad range of ER cases including consultation discussions 
  • Taking responsibility for the recruitment process and supporting with processes and hiring decisions 
  • Monitoring sickness absence levels across the business and working with managers to address any issues 
  • Working collaboratively with the wider HR team and supporting in other areas when required 
  • Ad-hoc HR project work 

Experience required:

  • Previous recent experiencer working at HR BP level or similar within a professional services environment 
  • Proven experience of Employee Relations casework and employment law 
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • A high level of accuracy and strong attention to detail will be essential 
  • CIPD qualified
  • A UK driving licence and vehicle will be essential due to the nature of the role and requirement to visit various sites 

This is an urgent requirement with interviews taking place quickly.  

Head of Strategic Marketing

Kingswood Group are excited to be working with an established business based in North Essex to assist them to recruit a Head of Strategic Marketing.

Working with an engaged team, this role is new to the company and brought about by a period of growth, so a great time to be joining! 

Working alongside the Senior Leadership Team, key areas to develop include;

  • Developing existing marketing strategy in order to drive revenue and develop new services and products
  • Design and execute product-level and company-wide marketing strategies 
  • Taking an idea from conception to market
  • Produce clear value propositions 
  • Present pricing strategies using in-depth analysis and market research/knowledge
  • Competitor analysis, reviewing data and monitoring 
  • Work with Senior Leadership and Analytics teams to review data 
  • Creation of cost models to ensure new ventures are financially grounded 

Ideal key attributes: 

  • Experience in a similar position, predictive modelling, product launch 
  • Effective communicator
  • Adaptable and able adjust to the needs of a rapidly growing business 
  • Approachable with a ‘can do’ attitude 
  • Strong and courageous mindset
  • A confident leader 

In return, the benefits include;

  • Flexible home working
  • Bonus/profit share scheme 
  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Company pension
  • Private Healthcare after qualifying period 

This is a fantastic new role which requires a confident and capable individual who has the knowledge and determination to assist this business to reach its goals. 

Exams and Data Administrator

Kingswood Group are looking to assist a local School with the recruitment of a Exams and Data Administrator. Working with the office and finance team, this role will ensure the accuracy of student data and support with the administration of all aspects of the exams process.

This role is part-time, 30 hours with 10 weeks of the year (during exam time) working full time. 

Duties will include; 

  • Provide administrative assistance to the Office Manager 
  • Liaise with Heads of Department in collecting exam information and make exam entries for students.
  • Assist the Assistant Head in paperwork for exams, including 11+, GCSE and A level
  • Ensure exam policies are in place and maintained for JCQ inspections. 
  • Prepare and issue statements of entry and exam timetables to candidates.
  • Create rooming and seating plans for exams.
  • Liaise with the Chief Invigilator on all aspects of exam hall administration.
  • Ensure exam halls are set up and ready to use. · 
  • Ensure accurate student data entry on iSAMS. 
  • Operate and maintain appropriate databases and spreadsheets. 
  • Undertake administrative duties relating to student records, including exams data for incoming Year 12. 
  • Administration of student admissions and leavers’ data.  

This is an interesting opportunity that requires an individual who has experience working within a similar role or education setting. You will demonstrate flexibility in the hours worked to meet the needs of the school, a proactive approach, attention to detail, and be confident to take ownership of a busy workload.


Business Intelligence Analyst

Kingswood Group are excited to be assisting an expanding business in the recruitment of a Business Intelligence Analyst. 

Working for the Delivery Team, this is a new role to the business and the successful individual will be key in helping report and developing their services. Using their analytical expertise to identify patterns, forecast outcomes, you will aid the senior management team to make decisions around the future direction of the business. With plenty of opportunities to grow the data reporting capabilities, this role offers a unique opportunity to shape how data is utilised, understood and presented across the business. 

Main duties will include;

  • Track, and report on, the business’s performance across all agreed KPIs.
  • Seek out and provide useful insights to the management team reviewing productivity, efficiency, compliance, and safety.
  • Create forecasts to predict the likely impacts on business 
  • Respond to customer and regulatory reporting requests 
  • Help define and record data analysis methodologies to ensure consistency of approach. 
  • Creation and maintenance of BI dashboards across all key systems. 
  • Track initiative/project benefits, providing data driven insights into root cause of any issues experienced.
  • Analyse and extract relevant information from both structured and unstructured data sources.
  • Simplify and reduce the manual effort associated with reporting through the use of scripts and automated reporting tools. 
  • Translate and communicate conclusions drawn from complex analysis to a wide range of stakeholders, guiding them on a recommended course of action. 
  • Take a proactive approach to identifying problems, highlighting where action is required to resolve adverse performance or opportunities to improve. 
  • Identify and lead opportunities to improve our working practices. 
  • Work with third party suppliers to develop our data systems and track performance across our wider supply chain.
  • Support other areas of the business with bespoke analytical / reporting activity as and when required

Skills and experience required: 

  • Strong analytical skills, with experience of dealing with complex data sets.
  • Creation and maintenance of BI dashboards. 
  • Experience automating regular reports.  
  • Logical thinker with the ability to design and apply creative solutions.
  • Highly organised, with strong attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of undertaking performance reporting in a regulated and / or water industry environment.
  • Experience in using visual tools, such as business objects or similar.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Proactive and inquisitive, keen to identify improvements.
  • Self-motivated with a highly organised approach. 
  • Ability to manage multiple workloads / priorities at any given time.
  • Understanding / previous experience of predictive modelling or applied statistics would be highly advantageous, but not essential


  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus/profit share scheme (on completion of probation)
  • 23 days standard annual leave, plus Bank Holidays
  • Hybrid working potential


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