Senior HR Business Partner

Senior HR Business Partner, Manufacturing,
Cambridge & multi- site (2 days on site / 3 days from home)
£70,000 - £75,000 + Car, healthcare, pension + benefits

A well established, global FTSE 100 manufacturing business are looking for a Senior HRBP who can oversee 3 manufacturing sites and drive the people plan forward. The company offers a career path for future growth

The company offers a great hybrid working model meaning 2 days on-site and 3 days working from home each week. The main site is just north of Cambridge (2 days a week) and then ad hoc to a site in Kent and a site in London when needed, you will be able to manage your diary as appropriate

You will have 1 direct report who handles the day to day operations over the sites and you will work closely with the business to develop from a leadership perspective key strategic deliverables. Reporting into the UK HRD this is a role that you will have a lot of leadership interaction and work closely with site managers and peers across the wider business


  • Be responsible for overseeing all HR for 3 sites, working closely with the General Managers and their teams, having support from a HR Business Partner
  • You will drive and deliver on the strategic People plan, overseeing workforce planning, talent acquisition, leadership capability and talent development amongst other HR disciplines including ER, policy, processes, recruitment and L&D
  • Manage the onsite HRBP, you will also be able to support with a hands on approach when needed and be operationally available
  • Work with a mixture of blue and white collar workers and liaise with Trade Unions when needed
  • Be a coach, advisor and continually look at how you can drive change and make a difference as well as add value to a better way of working
  • Work closely with the workforce to improve employee engagement and implement new initiatives
  • Work with your team to create talent pipelines, succession planning and drive forward the people agenda

Skills and Experience

  • You will be an experienced HR Business Partner with a generalist background
  • Experience within a manufacturing or similar sector environment
  • You will be used to working in a multi-site role and happy to travel 2 x days a week (occasionally more if needed but rare)
  • Experience working with and building relationships with Trade Unions, TUPE and experience working with both a blue and white collar workforce
  • Experience in an operationally hands on role but also able to deliver the strategy
  • You will be ambitious and driven, have ideas and the ability to turn them into reality
  • Experience working in a Matrix organisation highly desirable

To be considered please apply online!

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