HR Business Partner

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  • Location

    Chester, Cheshire

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    Aerospace and Defence

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    Catherine Robinson

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

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Title: HR Business Partner (Contract)
Location: Chester
Duration: 3 months initially
Hours: 35 hours per week
Rate: On application

Morson International are currently working with a large defence client in the Chester area to recruit a HR Business Partner for their large manufacturing site.

This key role will be the primary HR interface with the business supporting and advising managers in their management role. The successful candidate will be a strong HR professional who will be both business and customer focused. You must be able to challenge where necessary and handle conflict and difficult situations therefore, experience in a unionised environment is highly desirable.


*Acting as a strategic business partner and advising managers in their management role in line with HR strategy and challenging management thinking, driving constant improvement and innovation in the business.

*Establishing a two-way information flow with the business and the HR Centres of Expertise: ensuring management awareness of HR policies and providing input on business needs to the Centres of Expertise, providing managers with HR tools and practices for managing all HR-related process.

*Facilitating change processes in the business by supporting managers in managing the human aspect of change in line with the change management strategy.

*Supporting and challenging managers on the qualitative and quantitative aspects of re-source planning (Competence Management, headcount planning), internal and external mobility/recruitment and contributing to the staffing plan.

*Providing organisation advice to managers.

*Advising managers and employees on career development, supporting the deployment and integration of people development, remuneration and talent management processes, managing development conferences and implementing a strategic succession planning process for the business area. Providing input on learning needs.

*Ensuring effective employee relations solutions within existing local employee relations policy and practice.

To succeed in this position, you must have the following knowledge and skills:

*Significant experience within a large HR function and preferably within a fast paced Manufacturing environment.
*Good knowledge of the main HR processes and IT tools and relevant legislation.
*Generalist HR knowledge with strong change and strategic competencies.
*A highly pro-active mind-set; the ability to anticipate and address business issues and offer solutions to managers.
*Good communication and conflict management skills, teamwork and networking abilities.
*CIPD qualified or working towards this qualification is desirable
*Qualified to degree level or equivalent, preferably in Human Resource Management or Business Studies.

Morson International are acting as a recruitment business in relation to this vacancy

Human Resources; HRBP; CIPD; HR Generalist; ER; Employment Relations; Employee Relations; Em-ployer Relations; Resource Planning; Trade Unions; Stakeholder management; People develop-ment; Talent Management; Succession Planning; HR Policies; Change Management; Mediation; HR Advisor; HR Specialist; Employment Law; People Management; Learning and Development