HR Business Partner

Job Details

Our client, a leading Retail and Facilities organisation is seeking a HR Business Partner -Corporate, to join their team in Dublin City.
Reporting to the Director of HR Business Partnering, you will be a trusted strategic advisor to the business who understands the business strategy and translates business needs into talent priorities. 
You will collaborate with the Centres of Excellence on talent management and organisation development activities and utilize HR operations to meet the needs of employees and deliver a best in class employee experience. 

Key Responsibilities:

Building Relationships

  • Establishing trusted relationships with the specific business unit to support them to achieve their business objectives 

HR Transformation

  • Support and champion the HR transformation journey through HR Change agenda and HRIS implementation 

Team Leadership and Development 

  • Lead and develop the HR specific team, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and excellent service 

Strategic Workforce Planning 

  • Partner with the business on strategic workforce planning to support resourcing for the business unit 

Recruitment Support 

  • Support the recruitment in the business unit by joining interview panels and partner with hiring managers

Representation at Third -Party Hearings

  • Provide expert advice and represent the business unit and designated subsidiary companies at appropriate third party hearings together with the ER team. Point of contact for unions, developing and maintaining relationships with representatives 

Expert HR Advice

  • Provide advice to line managers/hr managers on various policies and employee legislation 

Policy and Procedures

  • Oversee policy and procedure implementation. Manage and support grievance and disciplinary matters in accordance with agreed policies and procedures.  


  • Collaboration with CoEs on organisation development and talent management strategies  

HR Projects

  • Participate and support other HR related activities and programmes as required 

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelors/Masters degree in Human Resource Management or equivalent. 
  • CIPD accreditation is desirable
  • 7-8 Years HR General / Industrial Relations Experience, and familiar with working in a HRBP Capacity
  • Ability to translate strategic business needs into practical service delivery requirements from a HR perspective 
  • Record of building and maintaining effective working relationships within a commercial business environment as a basis for achieving successful HR outcomes that serve business needs 
  • Excellent knowledge of Employment Law, with experience working within organisational and state industrial relations framework 
  • Strong communication, negotiation and influencing skills

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