HR Business Partner


Your new company is an international support services provider with a UK base in Sussex that provides a range of international supply chain and logistical services. These include the distribution of chemicals, technical items, waste management, kitting services & inboard inspections for international freight.


Your new role is to integrate the international holding companies' systems and processes into the UK & Continental bases. You will be implementing new processes for performance management, integration and aligning of bonuses and job titles, on-boarding processes, improvement initiatives, recruitment, L&D, supporting local leaders in line with the line functions of the overseas headquarters. Direct work force consists of 60+ blue and white-collar workers across 2 UK bases, 2 European bases and an overseas base in the Americas. The role would require you to spend 20% of your time travelling to Europe the Americas plus customer facilities in the UK. You will be supported by one HR Generalist that will handle payroll. There will be a support function for legal counsel in European and overseas legal matters available to you.


What you'll need to succeed is intermediate to senior level experience in HR, formal training in HR although professional qualifications are useful not essential. You will have good knowledge of UK laws and previous experience of managing a scattered work force of across dispersed locations. You will be comfortable dealing with a predominantly blue-collar workforce and come from any of the following similar industries: logistics, supply chain, aviation, retail, distribution, construction or engineering.


What you'll get in return is a competitive salary of £45 000 to £55 000 based on experience, lap top, cell phone, travel expenses. Hours of work are 08:00 to 17:00 / 17:30 (minus half hour break) start date is 1st September 2019. Interviews to take place in August.


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