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Interim HR Business Partner (6 Month Contract)

  • Job reference: 933272
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: HR , Office & Commercial
  • Date posted: 22/12/2020

Our Client

Our client is a household name in a fast moving sector, working within an ever changing environment. Based in Glasgow, this business offers an opportunity to be continuously challenged and gives the successful candidate the platform to make a difference. The organisation is growing and this interim role has been brought around due to a recent acquisition.

The Role

Reporting into the Head of HR, the main responsibility of the HR Business Partner will be project based focusing on an incoming TUPE transfer. The main focus will be on consultation with incoming employees and their trade union representatives and ensuring the seamless onboarding and integration of all employees. Additionally, relationship building across the businesses (multi-site) is essential as is ensuring that the HR strategy is adhered to. Working in a hands on operational role, you will have a busy and varied workload, so there's a need for the successful candidate to be able to work at pace, ensuring timely delivery within strict deadlines.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Managing all elements of the incoming TUPE transfer project (from start to finish)
  • Trade Union experience
  • Understanding of Collective Agreements
  • Travelling to the businesses multi-sites to build relationships (when government guidelines allow)
  • Partnering with key stakeholders in the business to provide HR generalist support through the company's journey of transformation
  • Instrumental in supporting the company culture

Key Skills & Experience Required

The ideal candidate for this role will have a broad range of HR generalist experience, however it is essential to have previous experience managing an incoming TUPE transfer in a blue collar and unionised environment and experience of collective agreements. Up to date employment law knowledge is also essential. You will be comfortable working at a tactical level and have the following skillset;

  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • Approachable
  • Warm and friendly
  • Proactive
  • Down to earth and roll sleeves up - no airs and graces
  • Used to working at an extremely fast pace
  • Attention to detail
  • Emotional intelligence and empathy
  • Excellent letter compilation skills
  • Ability to work at pace and deliver a project successfully within determined timelines

You will be a natural leader with a consultative and pragmatic style and have the ability to engage and influence key stakeholders.


Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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