HR Business Partner

To ensure the delivery of sustainable people requirements aligned to business needs and aimed at delivering improved business performance

Client Details

Well known business.


  • To lead the integration of the networks across the business across all People areas
  • To support the Line Managers with resource planning by setting a clear 12 month plan, assessing current and future requirements. Being agile to keep this up to date according to business demands
  • To work closely with the people services team to ensure the business needs are accommodated
  • To support Line Managers to identify and manage high performance and ensure succession planning is in place
  • To ensure performance management practises and processes are used effectively
  • Manage employee relations activity across your business area, building effective working relationships with the unionised and non unionised employee groups. Develop a collaborative working relationship with key trade union bodies and representatives across the business to facilitate ongoing dialogue.
  • Effectively line manage the HR Advisor
  • To support and role model an effective leadership and coaching culture across all business areas
  • Support any people related change, anticipating and effectively dealing with people issues.
  • Support the implementation of organisational development, design and business change programmes
  • Support the development and delivery of the Employee Engagement and Recognition activity
  • Support the wider HR team to develop and deliver HR policies and services that are relevant for the business needs
  • Support the communication and learning across functions to facilitate continuous improvement and employee engagement
  • Support effective HR communication within your business area


  • General HR knowledge, experience of talent development, organisational design, change & performance management, manpower planning, succession management and employee engagement and recognition
  • ER experience in a unionised environment
  • Multi site experience
  • Numerically analytical with the ability to scenario plan
  • Good understanding of reward, learning and development and engagement
  • Ability to understand interdependencies between sales and operations
  • Self starter with a bias for action, able to respond and adapt to a demanding and dynamic environment
  • Strong planning, project and change management skills
  • Able to challenge the status quo
  • Effective stakeholder engagement and influencing skills

Job Offer

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Requires travel

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