Senior HR Business Partner

  • Permanent
  • Gosport

Website StandardAero





Job Title

Senior HR Business Partner

About the Job

Build an Aviation Career You’re Proud Of

At StandardAero, we use our ingenuity and know-how to find solutions for the simple to the most complex challenges in aviation. Together, we get the job done and done well. Our stability, resources, and respectful culture supports you in building a solid career with a great team you can count on day in and day out for the long term.

Reporting directly to the Regional HR Director, the Senior HR Business Partner for the UK Engines business will act as a key member of the UK Engines leadership team, with accountability to the Director, UK Engine Programs. The Senior HR Business Partner will be accountable for the leadership and delivery of results in the areas of Talent Acquisition, Employee Engagement, Employee Relations and Leadership Development for the Engines Business Unit.

Job Details

– Develop, coordinate and participate in creative solutions to business challenges and cultural change.
– Identify and coordinate long term talent management planning to develop longer term organisational capability.
– Partner with Business Leadership on business growth activities including acquisitions, integrations and TUPE.
– Partner with line managers, coaching and advising them on all people matters.
– Take appropriate actions to address and resolve employee relations issues.
– Work directly with the recognised trade Union(s).
– Ensure the consistent and equitable application of organisation policies and procedures.
– In coordination with the broader HR team, ensure that Vector Aerospace UK is compliant with StandardAero practices and procedures.
– Prepare reports, documentation and relevant presentations that are required on a regular and ad hoc basis.

Position Requirements

– MCIPD or Equivalent ability to demonstrate a basic foundation in HR Principles
– Knowledge of employment law and regulatory requirements.
– Must be present at the relevant work location(s) to support operational needs, work strategically with Engines leadership and line managers, and be available to respond to emergent issues.

Preferred Characteristics

– Experience in manufacturing, particularly in the military, energy or aviation Industries
– Experience in a multi-site unionised environment
– Experience managing complex employee relations cases including dismissals
– Experience networking to deliver results in a highly matrixed organisation that values collaboration
– Experience operating in a complex international Company that respects corporate compliance and approval protocols


– Strong interpersonal, leadership and organisational skills
– Strong written and oral communication skills
– Continuous improvement mindset
– Ability to maintain the integrity of people data with mindfulness to GDPR and ethical standards
– Ability to think strategically and influence business leaders as a thought partner
– Ability to think creatively and implement HR solutions in a growing and evolving organisation
– Ability to manage complex change management projects to deliver high quality results on time, under budget and within the parameters of the project
– Ability to apply knowledge of laws and regulations to practical situations in the workplace
– Ability to anticipate business risks and proactively deploy mitigation plans
– Ability to collect and analyse data to make data driven business decisions
– Ability to drive results

Benefits that make life better:

– 206 hours annual leave per year for employees working 37 hours per week, plus 8 public holidays
– 4% employer match pension scheme
– YuLife wellbeing services, including 24/7 virtual GP service, Employee Assistance Program, personalised online fitness programs, and many more!
– Bonus opportunities
– Generous paid sick leave
– Life assurance cover
– Salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme
– Onsite gym at both the Fleetlands and Almondbank sites
– Eye test vouchers
– Seasonal flu jabs administered on site each year by Bupa
– Learning and training opportunities


Raising the Standard of Excellence since 1911

With over a century of proven excellence, StandardAero has become an industry leader in MRO services and customized solutions in the aerospace field. Our shared values and learning-based culture inspire our team to exceed their potential and power our customers’ missions worldwide. With on-the-job training, advancement opportunities, and excellent benefits, StandardAero invites you to experience a fulfilling and meaningful career with us.

Inclusivity Is Our Standard

It is StandardAero’s policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Our supportive environment celebrates diversity with no room for harassment or discrimination of any kind. We invite you to bring your authentic self to our team and experience our welcoming culture.




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