HR Business Partner, Jobs, 8122

HR Business Partner - Lanarkshire

Engineering & Manufacturing - HR
Ref: 8122 Date Posted: Tuesday 05 Oct 2021
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This new HR Business Partner role has arisen within an International Drinks business that sells in more than 85 global markets. With a headcount of over 800, the business operates as an international arm of an even bigger global drinks giant and specialises in premium drinks, providing some of the fastest-growing products in the market. The business continues to outperform the market.

The Role:

The HR Business Partner is required to work with Teams, Managers, and key stakeholders to help build organisation and people capability, and shape and implement effective people strategies and activities within the organisation.  The HRBP will be aligned to a particular area of the business working closely with the department head to implement the business strategy from a people perspective.

The HRBP has a high degree of autonomy on the day-to-day operation of their area.  They will be required to make key decisions with limited guidance on all areas of HR.  They will be a change agent for the business, driving forward the change strategy through clear communication and employee engagement. To be successful, they must develop meaningful relationships with key people in their business area, and other people teams in the organisation.

This role does require occasional travel within the UK and the jobholder will be required to stay away from home, the company also offers a Hybrid Model with Office and Home-based flexibility.


  • Provide HR advice and guidance on a wide range of activities, including but not limited to employee wellbeing, workforce planning, recruitment & selection, employee relations, performance management, reward & recognition, learning & development, change management, policy management. 
  • Work with the HR Director to develop and implement HR initiatives that are aligned to business objectives. 
  • Work with functional heads to identify people matters and develop pro-active plans to address ensuring capability, development and succession planning are at the forefront of the agenda. 
  • Take ownership and drive forward the company Diversity & Inclusion strategy. 
  • Manage the full recruitment process within your designated functions, including advertising roles externally, utilising recruitment agencies, social media, and the company candidate database to source candidates and working closely with line managers to co-ordinate the interview process. 
  • Manage the onboarding of all new starts, including drafting contracts of employment, sending out new start paperwork, creating new start induction programmes, updating the HR management systems with new start information.  
  • Ensure implementation of all HR Policies, Procedures, and support HR Team in ensuring we remain compliant in all areas such as GDPR, Wellbeing and Employee relations. 
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of HR Systems and practices within the organisation. 
  • Support the HR team with compliance and administration ensuring all daily, weekly, monthly & annual tasks are completed and HR files are maintained correctly. 
  • Support the HRD with the development and delivery of key projects including Sustainability, Learning & Development, Employee Engagement, Digitalisation & Communications. Deliver assigned projects as agreed. 
  • Drive employee engagement in your assigned functions through the development of Great Place to work action plans. 
  • Provide guidance to HR Advisor ensuring coaching and development is provided. 
  • Support the HRD and department managers with conducting department and individual training needs assessment, co-ordinating training requests in line with requirements and budget. 
  • Manage and own your professional development to achieve your work objectives and your career and personal goals. 


  • 5+ years in a generalist HC role preferably within Manufacturing or retail environment
  • CIPD accreditation desirable 
  • Skills in relationship building and influencing are essential
  • Proven ability to use data, metrics, and evidence to inform and drive decision making and change across their business areas
  • In depth knowledge of HR policies and recruitment and selection processes
  • Logical and calm when working to difficult timeframes
  • Be able to lead and work as part of a team. 
  • Excellent knowledge in leading projects and implementing new initiatives. 
  • Strong interpersonal, communication & presentation skills 
  • High levels of enthusiasm and motivation. 

Package on offer:

This international business aims to offer its employees a competitive package with regular reviews taking place and a clear progression plan with an international and sizeable Account Team offering room for long-term growth.

  • Private Medical Insurance.
  • Private Pension - 10%.
  • Annual Leave - 34 days.
  • Other Benefits - Life Insurance, Health Shield, Income Protection, and Product Allowance

To be considered for this opportunity, please apply today, or contact Lynne Rae.

T: 0141 231 1260