HR Business Partner

HR Business Partner

Ref: DD-0321-02

Working Pattern: Permanent / Full-Time / 37.5 hours per week / Monday – Friday

Salary: £30,000 - £33,000 per annum dependent on previous experience


Lowri Beck is looking for HR Business Partners to join their HR Team based at the Head office in Wigan. The successful applicants will partner in any HR related projects and day to day activities within their relative business areas and will provide support and guidance to managers on all aspects of HR, working closely to ensure that all legal obligations and best practice are adhered to, in addition to building solutions to drive improvements on all areas of performance management and development.

Key Accountabilities

  • Supporting your relative business area on all areas of the employee journey with particular focus on employee relations including attendance management, grievance and disciplinaries, along with performance management.

  • Provide pragmatic guidance to your relative business area on all other areas of the HR policies and procedures contained within the Lowri Beck employee handbook.

  • Work closely with the management of your business area to coach, mentor and develop their teams to develop in their roles, improve themselves with reference to bringing about an overall improvement in business performance and culture.  Recommending or initiating any training opportunities or approaches.

  • Use ongoing coaching and training of your team to ensure development, succession, and professional standards.

  • To attend and provide advice at formal meetings, as and when required, and to take minutes during formal meetings and other investigatory meetings, also preparing case files, collating, and gathering relevant information to present in a clear manner.

  • Support on any change projects as required ensuring efficient timeframes are met and correct legislative policies and processes are followed.

  • Deliver and implement the appropriate HR strategies and policies to proactively support the business objectives and any objectives within the wider HR team.

  • Provide support for your relative business area on any potential group or corporate projects, including redundancy and TUPE.

  • Ensure HR System (Cascade) is kept up to date and is the one source of truth.

  • To assist the HR Operations Manager to produce, analyse and present weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports regarding employee relations cases and trends with a focus on continuous improvement.

  • Conduct employment surveys and foster employee engagement through all roles.

  • Support on all aspects of recruitment, focusing on headcount, attrition, and workforce planning, as well as working closely with managers and the recruitment team to implement strategies.

  • Any other ad hoc duties as requested by your manager and the directors of the company.


What we are looking for

  • Hold an MCIPD Qualification, preferably CIPD Level 5 or above - Chartered Member, or equivalent demonstrable experience, along with a good standard of general education (GCSE level or equivalent).

  • 5 years' previous HR experience in a generalist advisory role, in particular experience in high volume employee relations. Prior experience working as a HR Business Partner within an operations organisation would be desirable.

  • Experience of managing a team.

  • Proven experience of applying current UK employment legislation to a variety of HR situations.

  • Demonstrate a strong ability to build relationships with key stakeholders, including director level.

  • Ability to organise and prioritise a heavy and diverse workload.

  • Computer literate with ability to operate Microsoft Office.

  • Ability to manage a team, as well as working as part of a wider team and on own initiative.

  • Demonstrate a positive, collaborative and 'can do' attitude to the business demonstrating a good level of general commercial awareness.


To apply, click here to visit the Lowri Beck Careers Website and submit an application online.


Successful applicants and offers of employment will be subject to successfully meeting our standard pre-employment vetting procedures, including Eligibility to work in the UK check, basic Criminal Record Check (CRC), previous employment history check, identity check & home address check.


Please note this role is being handled by our internal recruitment team and no agency support is required at this time