HR Business Partner

Blackburn, England
£35000 - £40000 per annum
02 Oct 2020
23 Oct 2020
JN -082020-711363
Francesca Glarvey
Job Type
HR Advisor
Contract Type
Full Time

As a HR Business Partner you will focus on supporting a blue-collared client group. This role is both operational, with an edge of strategy. The role is based in Blackburn.

Client Details

My client is a recognised manufacturing and engineering business in Blackburn. This organisation boasts a pedigree of innovation, design, and manufacturing quality products.

Our client has embarked on an exciting change programme to support the business with new product introductions, business growth, market share and performance.


Reporting into the Head of HR, this generalist HR Business Partner role, will be an operationally aligned HR professional who leads on delivering the overarching organisational people strategy. This role will ensure a value-add and commercially astute HR service to the business. You will be the key interface with key internal stakeholders.

You will have a focus on managing the ER, HR Analytics, Org Design, Talent & Performance and Culture & Engagement.

You will manage and further develop the Trade Union relationship on site.

You will be a natural and engaging communicator who will look to engage, develop and maintain key relationships with key internal and external stakeholders. You will have an insatiable appetite for change, rolling your sleeves up and looking at group solutions for engagement.

Your main base will be in the Blackburn area.


To be considered for this HR Business Partner appointment, you will have proven experience as an HR Generalist / operational Business Partner, within an autonomous, proactive and operational role.

As a HR Business Partner, you will be confident and assertive - with an outgoing personality and an informal, yet professional style. You must be able to communicate and coach effectively to all areas of the business; grassroots to leadership.

Understanding the business operations, the talent employed and the strategic focus the business, you will be a natural business advisor and coach to the leadership team. As an HR leader, you will be the moral compass of the business, and look to evolve behaviours and processes at all levels - within the HR team, and across the wider business.

You must have experience within a fast-paced and dynamic environment that you have supported in being taken through a transformative journey - ideally within Manufacturing, Engineering, Logistics / Distribution environments.

You will have proven experience and a strong toolkit in the following;

  • Trade Union relationship management
  • People management
  • Recruitment
  • Culture & engagement
  • Talent & performance management
  • Organisational design
  • HR data and analytics

You will ideally be CIPD qualified (or be qualified by experience).

Job Offer

This role will pay £35,000 to £40,000 per annum (dependant on experience), with a suite of benefits.

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