HR Business Partner

Website TPM04991

Our client, a biopharmaceutical company in Tipperary, seeks an HR Business Partner to join their team. The successful candidate will provide coaching and guidance on various HR areas, including Talent Development, Performance Management, Compensation & Benefits, Employee Relations, Organisation Design & Change Management, and People Policies. The incumbent will support the implementation of the site’s people strategy by collaborating with the Site Leadership Team and designated departments.


  • Provide support (knowledge sharing, coaching, consultation and other inputs as necessary) to People Managers on all aspects of the employment relationship.
  • Work with business leaders to champion a high-performance culture and to create an environment of trust, dignity and respect, where behaviours are aligned to the Company values.
  • Partner with & influence business leaders in developing people plans to support the business strategy and support rollout of related people initiatives.
  • Support the development of line managers’ knowledge, skills and leadership effectiveness through coaching.
  • Contribute to business strategy by implementing an aligned HR Strategy that supports its effective execution, which may also involve partnering with HR related COE’s.
  • Advise & participate in organisational change projects and provide guidance on managing their associated people implications.
  • Understand change management philosophies to be able to act as change consultant/advisor for any projects with people impacts in partner areas.
  • Lead/participate in assigned initiatives each year working with HR colleagues in Ireland and/or global teams and/or external partners/providers.
  • Understand, advise on & look to identify continuous improvement opportunities in relation to HR practices, processes & policies that act as strategic differentiators.
  • Support business areas in creating, embedding & sustaining a positive employment relations culture amongst all staff.
  • Participate in monthly IR meetings and support managers and union reps. Support preparation for pay negotiations.
  • Input into the creation of an inclusive and partnership focused Industrial Relations strategy as well as provides insight and support to relevant business areas on the interpretation and implementation of the strategy, building on the site’s existing progressive partnership approach to IR.
  • Administer new hires and terminations on clockwise system.
  • Act as Business Owner for system and collaborate with IT on system upgrades.
  • Partner with IT to ensure system availability.
  • Ensure users are set up on system.
  • Act as delegate for HR Lead as & when required.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Masters (preferable) or Bachelors degree in HR or related discipline.
  • 3 years+ experience in an HR Business Partner role at this level.
  • Strong knowledge and experience of Irish Employment Law, HR systems and processes, policies and procedures, and all other HR related initiatives.
  • Background and demonstration of Industrial Relations/Employee Relations strategy deployment is preferable.

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