HR Business Partner

  • Location

    Paris, Île-de-France

  • Sector:

    Manufacturing & Engineering

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  • Salary:

    Competitive package on offer

  • Contact:

    Martin Adams

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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As the HR Business Partner you will lead on all HR initiatives and ensure operational alignment to business objectives. You are someone who has a keen interest and solid experience in the manufacturing sector or a related industry (e.g. Distribution or Logistics) and a passion for providing high-quality HR service in complex and fast-paced environments.

What's the role?

  • Execute the People strategy together with People Director and in partnership with key stakeholders, aligning the People initiatives with the business strategy and ensuring operational excellence.
  • Coach and act as a trusted advisor to business leaders on all aspects of the people agenda - working with them to manage complex people challenges and opportunities.
  • Manage the annual people cycles including reward, performance and talent - using knowledge and tools to drive positive people outcomes and working in close collaboration with back office People team.
  • Guarantee effective compliance and implementation of the people management processes performance management, disciplinary, grievance etc), working close to operations leaders.
  • Work in Partnership with business leaders to guarantee the effective management of the relationship with unions and workers' representative, supporting the leaders in the Plant, in the achievement of a positive and collaborative social relations climate, while ensuring compliance of all relevant legal processes associated with collective industrial relations frameworks.
  • Act as change agent supporting on business process, cultural and behavioural change during periods of transformation.
  • Work collaboratively as part of the Group & Manufacturing People team and actively contribute to the people team model through effective relationship building, active participation in common initiatives and building employee engagement across your perimeter.
  • Participate actively in Group People strategic agenda during monthly and annual meetings.

What we're looking for...

  • Proven experience working in an HR Business Partner role with a strong bias to a production or distribution/logistics type of environment covering diverse employee demographic.
  • A resilient, pragmatic & business outcomes focused individual.
  • Excellent knowledge of French labour law, experience leading & supporting on employee relations, both at individual and collective levels, able to mitigate risk and ensure compliance with local legislation.
  • Ability to negotiate with and influence senior management and challenge or compromise when necessary, building effective working partnerships.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to establish strong relationships across all levels in the organisation.
  • Able to demonstrate proven experience of supporting the people and organizational dimensions of business transformation & change programmes aimed at improving business effectiveness.
  • Fluency in English and French
  • Educated to degree level or French equivalent with strong knowledge base/education in French social law and employment legislation.

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