Senior HR Business Partner

Discipline: People
Job type: Permanent
Job ref: 003982
Published: 17 days ago
Expiry date: 30 Sep 2024 10:59

Senior HR Business Partner

The Cairn purpose is to build sustainable communities where people can thrive.

At Cairn, it’s not what we build, it’s why we build. It’s about putting down a marker that will stand for generations to come. Creating new communities of connection and belonging for an Ireland where people can thrive. Reshaping, redefining, reinvigorating our place in the world. Building for people, progress, and potential. Because when Cairn build, it’s Built For Good.

We are looking to hire a talented a Senior HR Business Partner to play a critical role in supporting the delivery of the people agenda across our site-based teams. The ideal candidate will bring structure and energy, creating buy-in and commitment in a down-to-earth way across a range of personalities, cultures and functions. They understand how to build and maintain collaborative relationships, while they guide and motivate the teams, and always keep the big picture in mind and put people first.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Be a trusted advisor to stakeholders through influencing and providing expert advice and coaching on all aspects of the HR life cycle.
  • Working in close collaboration with the Site teams on the effective and timely execution of all people programs
  • Proactively deliver HR expertise and support through excellence in service, communication, technical HR skills and operational delivery.
  • Ensure effective performance management processes and reviews across the business to enable career development and an effective talent pipeline.
  • Provide critical insights and recommendations to Site Management, Senior Management & our Leadership Team on work force planning.
  • Scenario plan and work with key stakeholders to provide optionality to Senior Management around future resource plan within Cairn
  • Management and resolution of ER issues – analysing the challenges and identify underlying causes and the appropriate solutions for individuals and the business, ensuring all matters that arise are managed efficiently.
  • Management and mitigation of IR issues as they arise.
  • Collaboration with the People Team in the development, implementation and maintenance of best practice HR Polices, in line with employment legislation, to support all business units.
  • Develop a focused talent strategy, appointing, developing and supporting the retention of key people to deliver excellence for both present and future organisational needs.
  • Oversee the effective delivery of the Graduate programme in collaboration with our Institutional partners.
  • Implementing HR projects and HR system upgrades.

The candidate; 

  • At least 5 years relevant experience in a similar role.
  • Degree in HR or other related subject, CIPD qualified desirable.
  • Previous HR experience with a construction or engineering company would be advantageous working in a fast paced environment
  • Detailed understanding of all aspects of HR Operations including; ER, IR, HRIS, HR Data and metrics, reward & recognition, performance management and payroll.
  • Displays a high level of personal resilience and the ability to remain effective in a dynamic working environment.
  • High energy individual who enjoys a challenge.
  • Enthusiastic and ambitious with a strong work ethic and flexible work attitude.
  • Proven ability to engage and influence across diverse groups and levels.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Team player with ability to contribute both individually and as part of a team.
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Full clean license with own transport with ability to work flexibly across multiple locations.

Working with Cairn Homes:

At Cairn, we believe it is essential that our employees feel valued and appreciated. We therefore offer above industry average remuneration packages with a comprehensive benefits portfolio that’s ready to support you for whatever life brings.

We are delighted to offer a suite of benefits when you join Cairn which include;

  • Competitive salary
  • Performance related bonus
  • Pension scheme with matching contributions
  • Full health insurance with Irish Life health
  • Annual salary review
  • Continuous Professional development (CPD) programme & funding
  • Paid maternity & paternity leave
  • Free Cairn annual leave days
  • Life assurance
  • Income protection
  • Employee Assistance Programme with VHI
  • Tax saver - travel and bike to work
  • Culture Committee
  • Talent Development Programmes
  • Approved Profit Sharing Scheme (APSS)
  • Company vehicle (role dependent)