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Regional HR Business Partner (6 month Fixed Term Contract)

Workdry Ltd (Selwood & Siltbuster)
SO53 2GD, Eastleigh
Up to £44,520.00 per annum + company bonus
Closing date
10 Apr 2024

Job Details

Over the last two years our HR department has more than doubled in size to keep pace with the exponential growth of our group of businesses. Due to a recent business acquisition and predicted further organic growth, we've identified the need for an initial 6 month fixed term contract for a Regional HR Business Partner, in addition to the roles we are currently advertising.


Our Business

A proactive and solutions-focused role to drive and deliver transformational change within an expanding workforce.

There has never been a more exciting time to join Workdry International. The company has seen enormous growth over the last few years and there are further plans to expand in 2024 and beyond. We have a successful and stable business and we know our planned expansion means we need the right people in place to support our locations and customers as we grow. This starts with our HR team and a five-year HR plan to ensure sustainability of the business and investment back into our people.

We’re embarking on a whole new era for Workdry with new systems, policies and practices, so this is a real opportunity for someone to embrace the role and play a crucial part in shaping how our business will look in three, five, even ten years’ time.


About The Role

This role will complement our current Employee Relations team, working with service delivery to deliver true business partnering within the organisation, to its managers and senior leaders. If you’re passionate about driving positive transformational change and have the tenacity and energy to partner with and influence others this is the role for you. You’ll be collaborating with our wider HR Team, whilst being a subject expert in Employment Law and the life cycle of employees.

As Regional HR Business Partner (FTC), you’ll get to:

Work collaboratively with the business providing comprehensive & timely advice and guidance on all ER issues. Coach and influence stakeholders to build their knowledge and capability to make conscious, business-risk-assessed people decisions. Project manage organisation changes resulting from strategic initiatives including but not limited to reorganisations and restructures; TUPE. Manage, lead and/or contribute to HR projects of varying sizes and complexities. Critically assess the level of capability of managers and work with them to upskill on all management issues including career discussions, performance management, absence management, and employee relations issues. Provide expert employment law guidance – statute & case law - taking into account company precedents, ensuring the business executes its legal duties diligently. Work with learning & development to develop & deliver internal training material to support line managers with Employee Relations issues. Identify current and future critical roles and deliver succession planning for the business. Work with the recruitment and management teams to critically assess levels of resource for the business, providing advice and support on recruitment strategies, including improving our job description standards. Travel to various parts of the business regularly, to partner with managers and senior leaders.


Qualifications & Experience

Educated to degree Standard or equivalent. CIPD Level 5, including the Employment Law module. Expert knowledge of employment law and complex ER cases (including TUPE), with demonstrable experience managing a complex case load. You will need to have the ability to write legally compliant, easily readable company policies, processes, and associated documentation and to train these out to the business. You will need to be able to demonstrate the ability to work within a team, sharing knowledge, and supporting each other to achieve HR objectives. Proven experience of excellent stakeholder engagement skills, including the ability to manage key relationships and influence outcomes when/where needed. Demonstrate great interpersonal skills and be able to adapt your style and approach to meet the needs of your stakeholders. Professional, with the confidence to challenge the status quo and seek continuous improvements to our ways of working. IT proficient - experience with HR software, like HRIS (experience implementing new HR systems would be advantageous). Intermediate MS Office skills (including Excel data analysis and Teams communications). Manufacturing and / or construction industry experience would be useful but is not essential. You will need to have the flexibility to travel to various parts of the business when required, including overnight stays. For this reason, you will need to have a full UK driving licence, and you will have access to a company pool car for site visits.


What we can offer you

At Workdry we can offer real career opportunities and the ability to develop in your role. This isn’t just something we say, our Group CEO worked his way up through the business, and many other of our directors have been promoted internally, career development is something we truly value.

We understand balancing work and life commitments isn’t always easy, that’s why we’ve designed our benefits package to support you in all areas of life. As standard we have 3 days in the office, 2 days working from home, and we also have a Christmas closure to give you a better balance.

This role comes with a bonus scheme. Amongst our other benefits we also offer a great discount platform which gives you money off or cashback for supermarkets, high street shops, days out, holidays, and many more, giving you a little extra to spend on yourself. Other benefits include: our medicash scheme (medical expense scheme including access to 24hour online GP services), pension scheme with contributions based on total earnings not just salary, 24 days holiday + 8 Bank Holidays, increasing annual leave entitlement with service, employee assistance programme, free on-site parking.


This role is not open to Agencies - Please no calls or emails - Thank you.

EDI Statement

Workdry International Ltd is committed to encouraging equality, diversity, and inclusion among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination. We value transparency, respecting others and understanding differences. We give full and fair consideration to all applicants, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy and maternity.

As part of your recruitment journey, we are happy to support requests for reasonable adjustments.





We are proud to provide an environment that supports every team member to thrive, progress, and reach their full potential. Our commitments to staff training and development, equality and diversity and competitive pay and benefits packages are among the reasons we are known as an exceptional employer. We have a range of vacancies at our Selwood, Siltbuster and Vanderkamp businesses.

Company info
32-36 Bournemouth Rd,
Chandler's Ford,
SO53 3ZL

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