Human Resources Business Partner

Risley, Warrington WA3, UK

Job Type


About the Role

Key Accountabilities

  • Acts as a single point of the contact for the employees and managers in the designated business unit(s)

  • Negotiation and liaison with the Central Trade Unions Committee (CTUC).

  • Carries out the organisation capability review/succession planning and acts as required to develop, support business lines & employees.

  • Provides support on ER matters for your relative business lines including disciplinary, grievance, performance management, TUPE & restructuring exercises.

  • Attends and provides advice at formal meetings, as and when required, and to take notes during formal meetings and other investigatory meetings, also preparing case files, collating, and supporting managers in a clear manner.

  • Proactively looking at new initiatives to develop the business commercially to add value manages complex and difficult HR Projects cross-functionally

  • Builds a strong business relationship with the internal stakeholders

  • Actively identifies gaps, proposes, and implement changes necessary to cover risks

  • Acts as a recruitment partner where necessary

  • Challenges the organisational structure of the internal client and proposes changes

  • Analysis of key HR metrics for business lines on a monthly, quarterly, annual basis

  • Attends Board meetings with business lines

  • Delivering training and workshops to managers within the business

  • Works on HR improvement initiatives including wellbeing, inclusion and diversity programmes

Occupational Skills and Knowledge:

  • Level 5 CIPD qualified or equivalent HR Qualification or demonstrable HR Experience

  • Educated to GCSE level within English and Maths

  • Minimum education required: Bachelor’s degree

Duties and Requirements

  • Experience of working as a HR professional with relevant partnering experience

  • Experience of advising managers & directors on a range of people matters (e.g. discipline, grievance, performance management, sickness absence, etc.)

  • Ideally have operated in a multisite HR role · The ideal person would have experience of working as part of a HR team · Negotiation Skills · Strong Business Acumen · Strong Time Management and Priorities Management Skills · Analytical and Problem Solving Skills · Good facilitation and presentation skills · Good knowledge of MS Office particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint · Excellent standard of written English · Knowledge and understanding of employment law · Commercially and financially astute · Experience of using a recognised HR Software/Database System · Ability to establish effective relationships · Collaborate, persuade and influence · Ability to work on own initiative · “Can do” attitude · Ability to work unsupervised · Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines · Inspirational in approach to team colleagues and client groups · An interest in developing HR knowledge and skills · Assertive, resilient, and tenacious · Ability to challenge and provide feedback as and where necessary · Professional and informed · Ability to be both proactive/reactive · Objective · Seek and give feedback · Ability to build and sustain effective relationships within the business · Excellent communication skills · Relationship management and personal credibility · Energy and drive


The HRBP is fully dedicated to internal stakeholders needs. The partner helps to develop and implement better people management practices through strategy & policy development alongside key stakeholders. The HRBP shares the responsibility for the goals and target delivery. The business partner is an experienced HR professional, who has a broad experience in various HR areas of expertise, including organisational development, succession planning and coaching leadership. The partner builds valuable relationships with internal stakeholders and completes requests and solutions to/from the business unit(s). The business partner adds value through partnering with their key stakeholders. Nuvia allow hybrid working so the role will be able to perform the role between the office and home.

About the Company

Why us?

The Job Description is a broad statement of the purpose, scope, and responsibilities essential to performing within the role to a required standard. The role and responsibilities defined within will change with technology, working practices and redefining of roles, and the process will be reviewed as changes demand. The format does not require every single task to be recorded, instead the Job Description is written in a ‘generic’ style that permits flexibility but defines the boundaries of responsibility and accountability.

Nuvia UK is committed towards equality in employment. Why Nuvia Nuvia - a subsidiary of VINCI construction - is an international company that operates across highly regulated sectors including Civil Nuclear and has a strong presence and history of delivery at nuclear sites in the UK and internationally.

Nuvia is a performance-driven company that is committed to the development of its people within a culture of safety, innovation, and excellence.

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