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Interim HR Officer

Date: Oct 7, 2021

Location: Middlesbrough, UK, NYK, GB

Company: Glanbia

Join the world’s No. 1 Sports Nutrition company and help millions of people achieve their performance & lifestyle goals


Glanbia Performance Nutrition is the world’s leading premium sports nutrition company with Optimum Nutrition, BSN, Isopure, Think!, Nutramino ABB, Body & Fit, Amazing Grass and SlimFast brands in the portfolio today. We are also the fastest growth driver within the Glanbia group, with a revenue ambition of $2bn in 2020, and are a values led organisation focused on driving sustainable business performance the right way.  A new opportunity has arisen for the right individual to drive improvements in the performance of Comans – this is a high profile role as External Manufacture is key to our business, supplying a range of innovative and consumer preferred products, which help grow Glanbia’s overall business.


The opportunity where you will make an impact:


This role is a 10 month FTC. The HR Officer role has a clear understanding of the Site’s business objectives and is able to devise and implement policies, which select, develop and retain the right employees to meet these objectives.

The role will not only deal with employee wellbeing and administration-centred activities, but also support in the formulation of the people strategy and planning.

  • Act as the principal point of contact for all general HR queries.
  • Support the HR Team in the achievement of key priorities and objectives.
  • Support the team in the delivery of its objectives demonstrating a ‘can do’ attitude and adopting a flexible and resourceful approach.
  • Undertake all responsibilities with due regard to Glanbia’s policies and practices including Health and Safety, Equal Opportunities and Environmental.
  • Lead and participate in relevant projects that support the delivery of the HR Strategy.
  • Manage staff relationships, responding to any queries that they have and manage their expectations.
  • Be the source of information/advice on employment law matters, first point of contact for managers' queries and escalate to the HR Manager as necessary.
  • Lead and support on Employee Relations issues, including absence reviews, performance management, disciplinary and grievance cases.
  • Monitor, review and update all HR policies and ensure these are in line with current legislation
  • Ensure HR data integrity in all HR systems including SAP, Success Factors and monitor/report key HR metrics, such as turnover, retention rates, absence rates etc.
  • Manage the full Employee Lifecycle including:
  • Key contact for payroll across Product Supply
  • Induction plans and onboarding
  • Probation process, stay and exit interviews & insights
  • Maintain employee records in SAP and personnel files
  • Manage the leaver process
  • Support the HR team with global and regional HR Projects and annual HR programmes such as Compensation Planning, Talent Management and Bonus Scheme.
  • Prepare monthly HR dashboard and analytics including headcount and ad hoc management reports.
  • Play a key part in our recruitment and selection strategies e.g. support talent selection process.


What you will bring to GPN:


  • Strong HR administration experience working within a fast-paced business environment.
  • Learning agility.
  • Attention to detail and committed to quality.
  • The ability to communicate with and build strong relationships with stakeholders in HR and across the organisation.
  • Drive to find a better way and improve HR processes.
  • Have the ability to prioritise workloads
  • Knowledge of HR policy and employment legislation.
  • The ability to build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office, preferably advanced with Excel
  • Associate Member of CIPD


What we would like to offer you:


  • The opportunity to shape your career in our global organization that is championing the healthy lifestyle movement!
  • Our Smart Working model advocates wellbeing by providing you with a greater choice in how you work and live, giving you a better work-life balance
  • Discover your own nutrition formula with a discount on our GPN products!
  • Other benefits to include Employee Assistance Programs and Cycle to Work Scheme


Applications closing date is 10th November 2021.

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.