HR Business Partner

Job title : HR Business Partner
Location : Lanark
Contact name : Sasha O'Neill

Job Title – HR Business Partner

Location – Lanark

Hours – Full time, 1 day per week WFH

Salary – up to £45k DOE plus bonus


Are you looking to join a company where you get to be a part of a business who is driving change in all the right directions? Working on talent management, culture and achieving business objectives, we’re looking to add a HR Business Partner to this family owned biscuit manufacturer.

The role –

  • A key member of the Operations Management Team, understanding their needs and developing and deploying key people practices supporting their objectives, such as development wheels, our goal review cycle or rising talent early careers programme

  • Number two in the People Department, playing a key role in developing and driving the annual people plan, and representing the people team during exec meets as required

  • Partners with the operations management team and partner people managers to support and embed change throughout the factory, engaging the wider people team and key stakeholders

  • Partners with and coaches managers to develop engaged high performing teams who work well with each other and with other teams throughout our business

  • Partners with managers to define their talent needs for now and in the future, supporting recruitment and people development, and enabling the deployment of our Rising Talent early careers programme

  • Partners with our Continuous improvement team to deploy our training framework throughout operations

  • Facilitates internal communication meets, overseeing our company communication framework and championing strong 2-way communication throughout the Company

  • Supports and champions people manager development, putting in place learning and development solutions, including the development and delivery of internal training as necessary

  • Accountable for ensuring that all people policies, procedures and systems meet business needs and comply with relevant employment law legislation, as supported by the wider People Team

  • Responsible for enabling partner managers to handle employee relations cases, such as absence, disciplinary, grievance and flexible working requests, producing support, tools and relevant documentation as required

Out of Scope

  • Taking on “people manager” responsibilities

  • Payroll

  • Operational training

About you –

  • CIPD qualified

  • Significant experience in an HR generalist role, partnering with people managers

  • Experience developing and implementing HR strategy

  • Broad HR generalist experience, understanding how HR can support business objectives

  • Broad knowledge of HR best practice across talent management, recruitment, employee relations and L&D

  • Strong change management experience

  • Proficient IT skills, such as Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Excel


  • Experience in an HRBP role

  • People Manager experience

  • Experience in a similar fast paced environment, such as manufacturing or logistics

  • Experience working in an SME

  • Experience supporting internal communication

The Benefits –

  • A salary of up to £45k DOE

  • 35 days annual leave

  • 10% on target bonus

  • 5% company pension contribution

  • 1 day per week WFH

  • Mental health and wellbeing access

  • Free biscuits!

Interested? Apply today!