HR Business Partner (Hybrid Working)

Date: Jan 30, 2023

Location: United States

Company: Ornua Co-operative Limited

JOB TITLE: HR Business Partner 
REPORTS TO: Head of Human Resources

LOCATION: Hybrid in office w/some work from home availablility 



To provide HR support, coaching and advice to line managers, team leaders and employees in line with Group (Dublin) policies and procedures, in support of HR and Business Strategies. To be a trusted, credible and challenging partner to the site leadership teams.


•    Devise and implement a people plan for the business which is aligned to the business strategy and local business plans, in close collaboration with key stakeholders e.g. Senior Leadership,  other HR team members (Talent Acquisition, People Services) and local management teams. People plan to include a robust workforce plan with associated action plan and insights that support the site operational plans.

•    Drive focus and improvements across the broad spectrum of employee lifecycle, including:

  • Attraction and retention, onboarding
  • Employee engagement, wellbeing and diversity and belonging
  • Enhancement of a high-performance oriented culture
  • Performance management
  • Talent and succession planning
  • Talent and leadership development
  • Employee communications
  • Employee relations
  • Organisational development and change

•    Take the lead, from a people perspective, on local organisation design matters and change programmes e.g. business restructuring, ensuring sensitive and appropriate change and communication plans are in place.  Supporting with change management approaches, interventions and supporting managers to ensure change is delivered with the focus on the impact on our colleagues.

•    Leadership development intervention planning and delivery in cooperation with key stakeholders.  Coaching leaders and delivering training and development programmes to support their development.

•    Provide expert and proactive advice to line management on employment related queries, including performance, grievance and disciplinary matters. 

•    Identifying opportunities to further increase HR effectiveness and efficiency, via policies, practices and approaches across the broad spectrum of HR in cooperation with other HR colleagues and functions.

•    Produce a variety of statistical people information and insights to feed into HR reports for management meetings and presentations to inform the business.

•    Facilitate pay and benefits reviews.

•    Involvement on projects and initiatives.

•    Work collaboratively with the HR Centres of Expertise teams and People Services team to ensure best practice service delivery to relevant business area.

•    Willingness to travel 10%+ to support other domestic production locations

•    A relevant HR (Bachelor’s level) degree (or relevant field), post-graduate qualification or human resource certification.
•    Five (5) to ten (10) years of experience in a HR/people environment.   
•    Prior experience in a manufacturing or Food/FMCG environment is desirable.
•    Strong preference for SHRM certifications
•    Demonstrated experience in organisational change programmes and resolving complex employee relations issues.
•    High levels of drive for achievement, curiosity and initiative.
•    Strong stakeholder and relationship management skills with a track record of providing HR partnership to business leaders. 
•    Excellent communication, influencing, interpersonal and teamwork skills, with a strong customer service focus and attitude.
•    Skilled across wide range of HR practices, including: talent management, resourcing, development, employee relations, organisational development and change.
•    Excellent Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills are essential.  Experience in utilising HRIS, Success Factors HRIS is desirable.
•    A strong role model of the Ornua values and behaviours – with heart, with thought, with vision and with drive.













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