HR Business Partner – Part time

Job Overview

HR Business Partner – Part time – Meals Wigan

£26,000 to £28,000 (30 hours) Per Annum depending upon experience
30 hours per week days and hours can be flexible
25 days holiday
Highly competitive rewards package including Group Pension
Excellent career progression prospects across the Bakkavor group

Bakkavor Group is a leading manufacturer in the fresh prepared food market, specialising in developing private-label products for top global grocery retailers and well-known international foodservice operators.

Our Meals site in Wigan is looking to recruit a HR Business Partner The site produces a range of fresh chilled ready meals for the major retailers, employing approximately 1200 people.
The site concentrates on 3 main core product sectors, Bowl Salads, Potato Products and Fresh Produce Ready Meals. ​
They are part of the Bakkavor Meals sector which has eight factories in the UK.


Support the Senior HRBP in delivering the business Talent process including Talent discussions, levelling, assessment and development centre observation and feedback, in order to ensure delivery of a talent pipeline for the business unit.
Work with My HR Services to deliver all weekly paid and some salaried recruitment.
Conduct labour planning meetings with operational managers to ensure that manning levels for permanent and temporary labour are always at the optimum level
Coach line managers on the people performance cycle and ensures all reviews are completed, PDPs are live and action plans are in place where improvement is required. Develop line managers through coaching to ensure quality conversations take place.
Work with line managers to deliver the business engagement plan and specific engagement initiatives including the employee engagement survey
Deliver local OD initiatives ensuring outcomes meet needs of the business and employment legislation
Ensure compliance with HR policies and processes for area of responsibility
Coach and support line managers on absence, disciplinary and grievance issues and ensure managers have the appropriate skills to manage these people processes
Provide insight to the SHRBP and Line Managers on root causes of BU people issues and make recommendations to improve
Support SHRBP with management of pay, reward and recognition for the business
Report on KPIs for area of responsibility and agree actions to drive improvements with line managers and the SHRBP.
Ensure area of responsibility is always audit ready from a people and ethical perspective. In addition support SHRBP with the business ethical agenda
Ensure the SEF (Site Employee Fprum) agenda is realised within the area of responsibility and that the employee voice is represented. In addition supports the SHRBP in managing the Union relationship
The successful candidate will ideally:

Be CIPD qualified.
Have experience in performance management, disciplinaries, grievances, ER case management and HR Generalist Knowledge.
Ideally have experience within a food manufacturing environment or similar including FMCG and retail.
Human Resources Manager
Human Resources Business Partner


pension, healthcare, bonus

Wigan, Greater Manchester

Full Time


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