Human Resources Business Partner


Human Resources Business Partner

  • Permanent position, full time
  • Hybrid working in central Manchester
  • Share Incentive opportunities

Our client, a Pioneering Nuclear start-up is looking for a RADwaste Process Design Lead to contribute to the development of their Radioactive Waste Design department. Our exciting client is a clean and safe nuclear technology company looking to disrupt the energy space by developing designs based on innovative Lead-cooled Fast Reactors (LFRs). They are ready to develop a new, sustainable, and completely safe way of generating nuclear energy that will help humanity to zero emissions, and to the mitigation of global warming.

Overview of the role

You will join as a critical member of the small but rapidly growing HR department. A figure of support and reliability, you will be responsible for a wide range of HR activities. You will support the HR Manager and will have the main accountability for working alongside the HR Manager and supporting with building the foundations for the full employee life cycle, from recruitment through to offboarding. You will become a trusted partner for senior leadership and management when advising on employee relations and performance management. You will be a motivated, self-starter, hands-on, hardworking and enthusiastic individual with the right flexible attitude and willingness required for a rapidly growing start-up.

Main duties/role and responsibilities

Working in partnership with HR Administrator and HR Manager in supporting with;

  • Implementing, administering, and improving the employee onboarding process
  • Implementing, administering, and improving the training programme and supporting with suggested training management software to support
  • Implementing, administering, and improving HR policies and procedures
  • Main point of contact for all employee relation cases, including but not limited to internal investigations, disciplinaries, performance management, capability and other HR procedures
  • Supporting in building the organisations culture and developing programs to improve employee experience within the organisation and workplace
  • Implementing, administering, and improving employee benefits pack
  • Creating regular reports and presentations on HR metrics
  • Supporting the HR Manager with any other tasks and duties as delegated
  • Act as a point of contact for the HR Administrator and support the development, mentorship/coaching

Attributes/ Experience required

This will be a fast-paced role and you will be expected to work as a reliable and trustworthy resource for the HR Manager, whilst possessing the eagerness to develop your HR career and take on additional tasks as and when required

  • Ideally, you will have experience working in a rapidly growing start-up organisation
  • You will ideally have a degree and Master’s in HR, Business or related subjects
  • Previous experience working in a global matrix organisation, understanding cultural variations
  • Ideally you will have experience in the energy sector / similar highly regulated industry
  • MS Office proficiency, especially Excel.
  • Exceptional written and spoken English skills with the ability to adapt communication skills to diverse cultures and nationalities
  • Experience in coaching/mentoring and developing within immediate and wider teams
  • Strong accuracy and attention to detail, with a focus on delivery and excellent task completion
  • A dependable and trustworthy individual capable of completing tasks with minimal supervision
  • Hardworking and passionate about producing the best quality results
  • A keen problem solver with the ability to work with ambiguity and use own initiative