Interim HR Business Partner

Vacancy posted: Wednesday, 12 October 2016

Salary: 40000 - 44000 per annum
Location: Greenock

Closing date: 26 October 2016
Job ref. no.: 13769264/001

As a HR Business Partner, you will enjoy a varied role and a wide range of interactions across all levels on a daily basis. You will get exposure to many different aspects of the business and have the opportunity to work on national HR projects. Whatever you will focus on, it will all be aimed at delivering the highest quality service to the businesses internal and external customers.

Client Details

Well known logistics business.


Main Responsibilities:

The HR Business Partner works as an integral part of the HR and wider site management team and manages a HR Assistant.

Responsibilities include;

Recruitment and Selection All leaders are challenged to recruit and develop the best. You'll support this by liaising with hiring managers and the talent acquisition team to ensure that vacancies are filled in a timely manner with high calibre candidates. You'll work with the operations team to ensure that there is a robust succession plan in place and that we are developing the leaders and getting them ready for the next challenge. You will also support the businesses resourcing plan, taking responsibility as necessary for seasonal temporary recruitment through agency partners, making sure that they select employees who want to exceed customer expectations.

Employee Relations & Engagement Employee engagement is the heart of everything they do. They need to care about employees so they can care about the customers. You'll help develop and deliver engagement and communication plans which drive engagement, so you'll instinctively know what's best. You'll also provide support to line managers in employee relations and employment law, ensuring that employment policies are implemented fairly and consistently.

Performance Management, Talent Management & Succession Planning The annual leadership review ensures that top talent is retained and developed within the business. You would be the main driver for this, organising the review process and providing assistance and coaching to line managers on performance development. You'll work in partnership with the businesses learning and development team to make sure that appropriate learning interventions are in place to support the businesses succession plan and develop the next generation of leaders.

Generalist HR Your generalist HR skills and leadership ability will ensure that the HR team provide an exceptional service to the internal customers. You will analyse metrics to get to the root cause of any issues, as well as identifying best practice.


The successful candidate will:

Have significant HR experience, gained at business partner / manager level ideally within a high volume, fast paced and customer focussed environment

Have problem solving and analytical capability; experience of managing and analysing HR metrics to find root causes and develop short, medium and long-term plans

Be able to develop effective working relationships with employees at all levels

Have a proven hands-on attitude, be flexible and adaptable.

Demonstrate the ability to motivate others and influence work behaviours

Have strong change management, negotiation and influencing skills

Be intellectually curious; bring valuable insight into the team / business

Job Offer

  • Immediately available

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Contact Name Nicolle Durie
Telephone +44 131 243 2923

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