Interim HR Business Partner

Witney, Oxfordshire
06 Oct 2017
26 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Purpose of the position

The position provides local HR operational support, to the business manufacturing site in Witney, and the UK Sales & Service Business. Additionally, the position will support in the implementation of applicable HR processes and activities across various locations.

Scope of responsibilities

  • Support the Senior HR Manager in a wide range of operational, strategy implementation, and Country HR management work.
  • Support local line managers in the management and development of their people.
  • Support the implementation of applicable HR processes.
  • To support compliance with applicable legislation and compliance with company policy and principles.
  • To coordinate and cooperate internally and externally to support both business units as appropriate.
  • Contribute to and participate in the wider business HR network.

Key accountabilities

  • Deputise, where appropriate, for the senior HR Manager (eg when travelling on business).
  • Effective resolution of local site operational issues.
  • To contribute to Country HR management responsibilities, such as payroll, pensions, insurances, data protection, etc.
  • To drive HR initiatives in a structured and professional way, and support the implementation of HR processes and activities.
  • To secure governance and principles in the business units, for example approval processes.

Job requirements

  • Good standard of general education, ideally up to Degree level (desirable).
  • Full CIPD membership & qualification.
  • Minimum 3 years in HR Advisor / HR Officer / HRBP roles.
  • Sound knowledge and experience of HR processes with focus on implementation and compliance.
  • Good experience and knowledge of operational HR within the UK, and applicable employment legislation.
  • Broad generalist background to include recruitment, induction, coaching, delivery of training, employee relations, discipline & grievance matters, termination & tribunal, HRIS & data analysis, compensation & benefits, policy & procedure development and implementation, occupational health.


  • Strong communication, presenting & influencing skills; ability to build relations and trust with key stakeholders in the organisation.
  • Ability to drive HR matters independently and stand up for HR policies and principles.
  • Ability to implement and follow up work through network relations (rather than direct reports).
  • Ability to work in an international work environment with both solid and functional reporting lines.
  • Ability to drive and execute change.
  • Capable, confident, committed person with focus on results.
  • Fluent in English.

If you are interested in the role, please contact Craig Saxby on 0113 887 7660 or email quoting reference CS/20780 or simply click apply where your details will be directly sent to Craig.

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