Senior HR Business Partner FTC

Date: 9 Nov 2023

Location: London, LND, GB, SE1 7TY

Company: Glanbia

Senior HR Business Partner (fixed term contract)


Glanbia Performance Nutrition


Join this dynamic team focused on delivering better nutrition for every step of life’s journey 


The Opportunity 


An opportunity has arisen within Glanbia Performance Nutrition for a Senior HR Business Partner.  This is a 12 months fixed term contract opportunity and will report to the VP HR, International

With our ambition comes an exciting culture, talent, organization development and engagement agenda in Europe. This role is responsible for creating working environments where our people can meet their full potential, whilst also delivering the potential for our brands. With a focus on our European Commercial Markets, and International Marketing team, the appointee will support the Regional Vice President, Europe and his Leadership team of General Manager’s across all aspects of the people agenda. The role will also support the VP Marketing, International and his team.

This role will work with the business leaders to solve organisational challenges and target growth opportunities through people related solutions.

This is an end to end HR role, and the HR shared service functions are still in development, so this role requires the flexibility to drive the strategic agenda as well as the operational agenda.

  • Partner with leaders from an organisational and talent perspective to drive results in supporting business growth, including organisational effectiveness, change management, culture and engagement, talent acquisition / planning / succession, learning and development, employee relations, rewards, recognition and data insights.
  • In partnership with the broader leadership team, provide strong leadership, coaching and development to team members; and identify opportunities to build critical capabilities.
  • Partner with Global HR COEs (Talent, Total Rewards, Employee Relations) to implement key programs.
  • Support the execution of the talent agenda for the markets, including succession plans, development plans for all High Potential talent, lateral / cross-functional moves and leadership capability needs
  • Build a strong pool of leaders with the skills, capabilities and behaviours critical to enabling sustainable growth and to deliver on regional strategy and priorities; critical role in providing leadership coaching and support to leaders and proactively addressing leadership opportunities.
  •  Support employee engagement across the relevant population in partnership with market leaders; leverage insights from a variety of employee listening forums to drive action planning relevant to the population; proactively identify and address issues and opportunities.
  • Partner with the teams to help develop a purpose driven, values led culture that enables high performance

The Skills you will bring to the team

  • A track record of experience working in a fast paced, commercial environment through operating as a Senior HRBP/Head of HR and the ability to be successful in a matrix organisation with multiple stakeholders
  • The agility and flexibility to adapt to a changing agenda over time, underpinned by the ability to create excitement for a long-term people strategy.
  • Proven track record of broad HR operational delivery including operational excellence, talent acquisition, employee relations, performance, change management, org re-design and reward.
  • A track record of providing coaching and mentoring support to stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated success in identifying innovative people solutions, and then deploying the solution.
  • Strong business acumen with ability to translate business and HR needs into action.
  • The ability to build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills coupled with a high level of professionalism and a proven track record in influencing senior stakeholders.
  • Proven organisational skills with the ability to manage own work load.
  • Employee relations experience across geographies

Where and how you will work  

The opportunity will be based in our office location in London, withhybrid working arrangements available through ourSmart working modelwhich allows you a greater choice in how you work and live, giving you a better work-life balance.  


What we would like to offer you!  

The opportunity to develop your career on a global stage, continuous learning through an on-demand learning platform, and a competitive compensation package including staff discounts.  


About Glanbia  

The Glanbia Group comprises three divisions: Glanbia Performance Nutrition, Glanbia Nutritional's, and Joint Ventures. Collectively and with our partners we offer an incredible breadth of expertise in nutrition. We employ a team of 6,000 people, work with global food and beverage companies, and sell our award-winning and market-leading products in 130 countries worldwide.  


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


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