HR Business Partner

Website Renishaw





Job Title

HR Business Partner

About the Job

Salary up to £50,000 depending on experience

Hybrid working 3 days/week onsite near Wotton-under-Edge, Glouc.

Renishaw plc is a dynamic and innovative company that thrives on a culture of collaboration, excellence, and growth. We are currently seeking a skilled and experienced HR Business Partner to join our Employee Relations team on a permanent basis. This role offers a unique opportunity to contribute to our organisation’s success by providing strategic HR support and guidance to our diverse workforce.

As an HR Business Partner, you will play a pivotal role in aligning HR strategies with business goals, fostering a positive work environment, and enhancing employee engagement. You will work closely with senior leadership and various departments to address HR needs, manage employee relations, and implement HR initiatives that drive organisational effectiveness.

This is an exciting time to join Renishaw and the HR team as it is currently undergoing modernisation and there is a huge appetite for change, and therefore an opportunity to add value. The development of leadership and management capability of managers within the business is one of the key objectives that the team is currently supporting.


– Develop strong business relationships with stakeholders and support, coach, influence and challenge managers in managing their teams, in line with best practice, ensuring fair and consistent application across the organisation.
– Work with managers to identify and develop their talent and ensure we create appropriate career progression options and experiences for our people, e.g., learning resources, peer to peer learning, mentoring, job shadowing, projects etc.
– Support the delivery of HR training programmes to upskill managers.
– Provide guidance and coaching to managers on HR policies, procedures, and best practice.
– A strong generalist with in-depth employment law knowledge, who is comfortable running and advising on their own caseload and can manage a range of employee relations matters.
– Effectively handle a variety of HR related queries across the business (at all levels) and provide commercial, pragmatic and specialist HR advice in conjunction with current legislation and HR policy, practices & procedures.
– Create People plans, successions plans and development plans for your client groups.
– Support salary benchmarking and the creation of career progression pathways.
– Support development for managers on how to facilitate team reviews, setting objectives and measuring results, and how to have regular conversations.
– Work with the wider HR team and the business to create people initiatives to support the business strategy.
– Facilitate discussions around change and transformation and gain buy in to strategic initiatives.
– Provide business and people insight to the HR team, and HR insight to the business.
– Support the embedding of our company values: Innovation, Integrity, Involvement, Inspiration and assess the impact.
– Contribute to policy reviews and make recommendations for improvement (supporting employee engagement initiatives).
– Ability to create, interpret and monitor a variety of HR metrics which assist the business.

Key requirements

– Degree calibre CIPD Qualified / working towards or relevant experience. You will ideally have previous experience of working in a manufacturing, industrial, or complex organisations. Exposure to international teams is preferable.
– Confident in providing commercial and pragmatic HR advice to client groups who enjoy logic, process and detail.
– Excellent relationship building and communication skills, with the ability to move between listening to, guiding and coaching others at all levels.
– Experience of managing a range of complex ER casework from a range of client groups.
– The ability to make quick, sound decisions based on knowledge and judgment.
– Common sense approach with the ability to spot opportunities to simplify and improve processes to drive better results and sound business outcomes.
– Up to date with employment legislation and HR best practice and trends.
– Positive, proactive and collaborative team player who is also comfortable working autonomously.
– Proficient IT skills including MS Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint and HRIS, preferably Workday.
– Driving licence, as travel between UK sites will be required.




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