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HR Business Partner

  • Sector: HR
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  • Job Ref: 20932

An amazing opportunity has arisen with our client for a HR Business Partner to join their team in their Dunboyne site on a fixed term contract. You will play a key role in shaping the culture and people strategy, partnering closely with the Dunboyne Leadership Teams and as part of a highly talented Ireland HR team. As part of our HR team, you'll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career, in a true business partner role


What you will do:

The HR Business Partner is accountable for providing best in class HR business partner support to their client groups and will drive and support the agile high-performance team culture within Dunboyne. You will actively provide support, guidance and expertise to the leaders of the areas and have a strong commercial perspective to understand the business needs.

This role ensures there are strong links between the HR strategy and the business strategy.

Provide HR support focused on a variety of areas that enable the delivery of business goals such as;

  • Engagement & culture change;
  • Talent development
  • Performance management;
  • Retention
  • Compensation/rewards;
  • Organisational design/High Performing Teams

Primary activities/responsibilities:

  • Work with business leaders to champion a high-performance culture and to create an environment of trust, dignity and respect, where behaviors are aligned to the Company values
  • Offer strategic HR support to specific client groups.
  • Support the people strategy for their areas to coach leaders to have a strong/supportive relationship with each member of their team.
  • Advise, coach and listen to people managers to develop a business owner mindset through the best use of their people and talent.
  • Ensure that HR processes are applied and adhered to consistently and fairly.
  • Develop business understanding with an ability to link global and Ireland strategic goals to site/departmental business strategy.
  • Support the successful deployment of the ER strategy.
  • Facilitate talent management and succession planning across the organisation aligned to global processes.
  • Provide coaching with an emphasis on leadership behaviors.
  • Initiate interventions and proactively identifies issues to resolve them in a timely fashion.
  • Complete any site or global HR projects, as required. 

What skills you will need:

  • 5+ years previous relevant experience in a strategic HRBP role, directly supporting leadership teams.
  •  Strong knowledge of Irish and European employment law framework
  • Effective at coaching and managing multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to project manage multiple projects and initiatives through to successful deliver
  • Preferable: Previous relevant experience of working as a HRBP in a unionised environment.
  • Degree or 3rd level qualification (Business, Human Resources,). 
  • Desirable: CIPD Qualification
  • Desirable: Evidence of Continuous Professional Development.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Jessica Kennedy