Job Description

Job Title: HR Business Partner
Location: Dungannon - Multi-site role which will require appropriate business travel
Salary: £65000 per annum
Duration: Full time / Permanent

VANRATH is excited to represent our client, a prominent food company ranked among the top 15 in the UK and a leading poultry producer in Europe. We are currently seeking an HR Business Partner to head the team in Northern Ireland and Great Britain. As the HRBP, you will play a crucial role as a credible, adaptable, and proactive member of the leadership teams. Your responsibilities will include developing and implementing a comprehensive HR plan that aligns with the Group's Strategic HR Plan.

Package & Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Above statutory holiday entitlement
  • Pension scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Continuous training provided
  • Free on-site parking

The Role:

  • Achieving or surpassing the agreed budgeted cost for HR and the overall function.
  • Implementing profit improvement plans by ensuring the fulfilment of people-resource plans and enhancing employee's skills.
  • Review and deliver optimised working patterns within the function.
  • Collaborating with the Senior HR Business Partner to identify opportunities for reducing HR overhead and improving HR services throughout the function.
  • Providing leadership and guidance to the HR teams, ensuring they understand their role in achieving business plans and motivating them to deliver exceptional results.
  • Establishing clear written roles, responsibilities, and objectives for team members, along with key performance indicators (KPIs) for their areas of responsibility.
  • Ensuring cross-functional training for the HR teams to ensure coverage and continuity during absences.
  • Conducting individual performance reviews and personal development discussions with HR team members.
  • Implementing and maintaining an effective and efficient HR structure.
  • Promoting a strong sense of teamwork and collaboration between the HR team and other departments within the organisation
  • Design, lead and drive HR plans within the function
  • Achieve excellent employee relations.
  • Deliver effective employee engagement and participation.
  • Lead annual employee engagement survey to achieve target participation levels.
  • Facilitate Team Briefings and employee involvement.
  • Best in class communication processes and systems are established and implemented on the site.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • A passion for HR excellence, fully demonstrated by a proven track record in a previous organisation.
  • Minimum of 3 years previous HR Manager level experience within the manufacturing industry or able to demonstrate having a proven comparable HR record.
  • Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development qualified
  • Proven Unionised workforce experience (including leading union negotiations) and well-honed industrial relations / conflict resolution experience.
  • Have a proven track record of improving operational efficiencies through managing cost & people development.
  • Previous involvement in organisational change and restructuring to meet business needs, customer needs and desire for continuous improvement.
  • Full valid driving licence

For further information on this exciting L&D vacancy, or any other HR related vacancy in NI, please contact Brett Wilson via the link below in the strictest confidence or reach out on LinkedIn.