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HR Business Partner - Scotland

Coatbridge, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom +1

HR Business Partner – Scotland

Location: Coatbridge & Grangemouth (on-site)

Up to 25h per week – Up to £65k pro rated depending on experience


Are you an HR superstar with solid experience as a real ‘business partner’? Do you thrive on a challenge to raise the bar in a fast-paced manufacturing environment? Do you want to come and work for the front-runner in the floating off-shore wind supply chain? If the answer is YES, then we have the perfect job for you!


Our Synthetic ropes business operates in Coatbridge and Grangemouth, with a small technology centre in Dundee. We are looking for a seasoned HR Business Partner to work as part of the Plant Management team, supporting the transformation and growth of this strategically important business unit. Employee engagement & communications, succession & talent management, resourcing & development/upskilling are high on the agenda, so previous demonstrable experience of these areas is crucial.



Up to £65k pro rated depending on ‘business partner’ experience

£5,400 car allowance per annum (pro-rated)

10% management bonus

BUPA private health care

26 days holiday

Company pension contributions 7%

Death in service benefit 4x salary

A senior business partner to the organisation, understanding the functions business needs and environment and proactively contributing ideas, solutions and services to maximise the ability to meet set objectives through the effective management and development of people.


This role will cover the 2 sites (Coatbridge & Grangemouth) in Scotland, as well as a smaller tech centre in Dundee – total c.110 employees.

The Person

-At least 5 years' previous experience at a HRM/HRBP level

-Minimum CIPD L5 qualified; L7 preferable

-Experience in manufacturing/industrial engineering, working with factory employees and unions

-Demonstrated success in working with senior teams to drive & implement change

-Displays confidence & influence, & engages well with stakeholders at all levels

-Full UK driving licence essential as expectation will be for 2-3 days per week in Coatbridge and 1-2 days per week in Grangemouth, depending on meetings & priorities

Key responsibilities:

Provide people leaders with all manner of HR expertise from tactical to strategic, taking into consideration local employment law and the Company’s global policies and standards.


Coach people leaders on all aspects of their responsibilities in leading, motivating and developing their staff.


To represent the Scottish sites in any Regional Human Resources issues & provide advice and direction on issues of policy, strategy & legislation. Ensure any global and regional people objectives are correctly implemented, fully achieved and performance against them within the site is effectively managed.


In close cooperation with the Plant Management Teams, drive change in support of local strategies and in particular take a leadership role in creating and implementing appropriate people/organisation initiatives.

Work closely with the Plant Management Teams to identify employee & industrial relations issues and work with them to create, implement or identify appropriate solutions. Build effective relationships across all sites.


To effectively manage internal communications within the sites, preparing and actioning local communications and ensuring that messages are well communicated, and that feedback is sought after. Use communication channels & messages to promote a positive ‘one BBRG’ culture to support the achievement of the business’s goals.


To support the creation and deployment of labour resource plans and related activities. Establish effective organisational structures to meet the site and functional needs and to ensure maximum contribution of all employees.


To manage talent and succession processes across the site and technology centre, ensuring that the right skills are developed and that talent is identified and nurtured to fill key critical roles.


To ensure the appropriate local reward & recognition systems are in place to reward and incentivise the key behaviours and productivity requirements of the company.


Advise Plant Management team members on the equitable application of disciplinary and grievance procedures.


Working in partnership with the management teams to design and implement systems and procedures to ensure that business performance is improved through high performance team working.


In conjunction with the Plant Management teams, co-lead the development of positive industrial relations. Contribute as necessary to union consultation & negotiation processes regarding significant aspects of reward, headcount & organisation change within the areas of responsibility.

Please supply a current CV to Martin Gowland, Executive Talent Acquisition Partner at [email protected]


Up to £65k

CIPD Level 5 Required

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