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HR Business Partner

Date: Jul 7, 2021

Location: Ballyragget, KK, IE

Company: Glanbia




Human Resources Business Partner


Rooted in our rich heritage of family farming and embedded in our communities, Glanbia Ireland has evolved to bring the passion of our farmers and their high-quality ingredients to the world. Using modern-day technology and applying the best processes to our milk pool of three billion litres and our outstanding grains portfolio, we export innovative products and tailored ingredient solutions to more than 100 countries. We nurture a talented team of over 2,000 people to manage our network of 11 processing plants and 52 agri branches, serving our communities and delivering annual revenues of around €2 billion.


Glanbia Ireland owns leading consumer and agri brands such as Avonmore, Kilmeaden Cheese, Millac, Truly Grass Fed, Premier Milk, Wexford, mymilkman.ie, Glanbiaconnect.com, countrylife.ie and GAIN Animal Nutrition. 

We have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and experienced HR Business Partner to join our dynamic HR team within Glanbia Ireland.


At Glanbia Ireland, our culture is rooted in a deep sense of our purpose and values and our people are central to bringing this to life in our performance and ways of working as an Organisation.  As a strategic Business Partner you will take a leadership role in driving a values based culture whilst partnering with key stakeholders to support them in delivering on their Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).


Reporting to The Head of HR Business Partners, you will work collaboratively across the HR function, supporting and coaching Managers in building high performing teams, and delivering HR solutions to the business.  This role is a member of the wider HRBP team within Glanbia Ireland with a clear purpose to be strategic business partners supporting the development of a culture where people can flourish in order to enable our people and the Organisation to perform to the highest potential to deliver the Glanbia Ireland strategy. 


Key Responsibilities;

  • Provide HR support to the business, working closely with employees and managers in HR programme delivery, policy interpretation and other HR-related topics.
  • Work with business leaders to develop HR solutions that support the delivery of the business strategy
  • Assess organisational and individual learning & capability needs and, work closely with Talent Management in sourcing solutions to support team development
  • Business partner with key stakeholders to understand resourcing demands to ensure we have the right talent to deliver the goals of GI.
  • Work as part of the broader HRBP team to ensure alignment with HR strategy
  • Utilise Employee Engagement Data to develop specific plans to positively impact employee engagement drivers
  • Execute compensation planning in line with the overall compensation strategy
  • Develop partnership relationships with union representatives and support managers in the delivery of the IR agenda.
  • Work to support Managers in executing best practice HR policies and procedures
  • Work with Employee Communications to drive HR internal communications agenda.


Key Requirements:

  • Deep & extensive understanding of HR
  • Previous experience working in a fast paced environment and/or significant & proven relevant experience in HR in a people facing role
  • Experience using both SAP and Success Factors systems will also be beneficial.
  • Experience in and ability to communicate, business partner and facilitate multiple areas of the business at the same time


If you are an experienced HR Business Partner & are looking for a challenging and exciting opportunity, we encourage you to apply online.


Glanbia Ireland is a joint venture 60% owned by Glanbia Co-op and 40% owned by Glanbia plc. If you are interested in this position, please apply with an up to date resume.


Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Glanbia Ireland embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams where different perspectives drive innovation and growth. We strive to create an inclusive workplace where people can bring their true self to work and achieve their full potential.


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Considering a new career in Glanbia Ireland but this isn’t the role for you?! Then why not register your experience & sign up for career opportunities at: www.glanbiaireland.com/careers


Glanbia Ireland is a Values Based Organisation - www.glanbiaireland.com


At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, or disability status. 


At Glanbia our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.