HR Business Partner
Sutton in Ashfield

HR Business Partner

Ref: 738| Posted: 1st Jul 2024

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Edwards Employment Solutions Ltd are an award-winning, independent recruiter who support ‘employers of choice’ across the East Midlands and Yorkshire.  We partner with a wide range of companies within the Industrial, Engineering and Office Support sectors, bringing excellent career opportunities to YOU!

We are currently recruiting for a HR Business Partner, to join the team at our Engineering client, based in Sutton in Ashfield.

They are a well-established and market leading engineering contractor, with strong links to the water and nuclear industries.

This is a permanent vacancy.  You will be a direct employee, from day one.

Salary details & package

  • Market value salary package

  • Monday to Friday

  • Office hours

  • 33 days holiday (including Public holidays)

  • Holiday buy back scheme - up to 5 days

  • Pension contributions - 4%

  • Performance bonus/incentives

  • Extra days holiday around Christmas

  • Professional development initiatives through our Academy

  • New employee finders fee/refer a friend (£500)

  • Electric vehicle charging

  • Emotional assistance programs (mental and emotional wellbeing)

  • Company sick pay

  • Free parking

  • Free tea/coffee

  • Social events - run by Social Committee

  • Long service awards

  • Health screening

  • Jury Service - Financial support scheme

  • Christmas gift vouchers

The Role – HR Business Partner

As a HR Business Partner, you will be responsible for providing first-class HR support and guidance to the business. The HR function helps the organisation deliver its business strategy and objectives by effectively recruiting and developing people and managing their performance.

THE HRBP is responsible for developing and ensuring effective implementation of plans, systems, policies and processes for workforce planning, talent acquisition, talent management and development, employee engagement, legal compliance and recordkeeping, employee relations and compensation and benefits

  •  Define the company people plan, including the: wellbeing strategy; retention strategy; and employee engagement strategy

  • Provide expert advice and support to Line Managers on all employee relations matters from enquiry to resolution.

  • Coach Line Managers as appropriate to support them in managing their teams.

  • Lead on recruitment and onboarding activity to ensure demands of the business are met in a timely manner.

  • Identify and analyse training needs in conjunction with departmental Managers and Directors

  • Assist with workforce planning.

  •  Identify and lead on HR improvement projects.

  • Ensure all HR policies and procedures are reviewed regularly with appropriate changes consulted and approved by HRD.

  • Provide weekly and monthly data to meet KPI’s, monitoring and reporting on trends to inform the HRD and the business.

  • Lead on learning and development activity with support from Directors.

  • Lead wellbeing agenda, identifying and delivering appropriate initiatives and improvements as required.

  • Conduct an annual employee survey and ensure key actions from the survey are delivered and have appropriate senior leadership team owners

  •  Ensure all company salaries are appropriate. Conduct a company pay review and do a gap analysis of salaries compared to industry standards. Introduce salary banding where appropriate.

  • Any other duties assigned in line with the scope and seniority of the role.

  • To understand and adhere to Company policies and procedures

  • Comply with company Health and Safety policies, procedures and codes of practice

  • Demonstrate and uphold Company values


The Candidate-YOU!

Must have:

  • CIPD Level 5

  • Min 5 years’ experience of operating at HRBP level in HR function

  • Experience of working in a dynamic and changing workplace environment

  • Thorough understanding of HR policies, processes and procedures.

  • Robust knowledge of current UK employment law and best practice.

  •  Ability to work confidentially and sensitively

  • Ability to introduce new ideas and drive improvements across the business

  • Ability to foster strong and collaborative working relationships at all levels.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, especially via email and telephone.

  • Ability to process information accurately, quickly and logically.

  • Highly competent in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

  • Recognises the importance of a team ethos


  • CIPD Level 7 qualified or working towards

  • Experience of operating in a stand-alone role

  • Experience of establishing a HR function


 Do you feel you match the criteria? Contact us today!

Please apply today with a current CV, or call the office for a chat about your suitability on 01246 886366.

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