HR Business Partner

  • Location
    Bridgwater, Somerset
  • Category
    HR - HR Business Partner
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
    £ 40000 - £ 50000 / Year
  • OrganizationType

JOB TITLE: HR Business Partner

LOCATION: Bridgwater, Somerset

SALARY: Circa £40K - £50K PA DOE

HOURS: Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm (Based on-site)

Seeking a HR BUSINESS PARTNER to join a friendly and down to earth team who are very proud to be working as part of the Hinkley Point C project.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the largest projects in Europe that is challenging the industry and making history.

BENEFITS: Private Medical Insurance (BUPA) - join within first month or at next scheme renewal, Smart Health / EAP schemes, Life Assurance (4 x salary), Pension Plan (generous matching contribution structure up to 8%), Benefits discount portal, Holiday 26 days + bank hols (increases with service), Can bank holiday for sabbatical/ Can buy holiday, 2 paid wellbeing days per year, 1 paid volunteering day per year, Company sick pay (up to 3 months) after 6 months service, Professional membership fees are paid if requirement of role (on approved list) - so CIPD membership fee would qualify, PHI scheme after 2 years' service.

THE ROLE: Varied and challenging position that will suit someone that primarily enjoys operational site activity with a mix of some strategic work as part of the UK-wide HR Business Partner team.


  • Leading a team covering HR, onboarding, and training.

  • Ensuring compliance to site HR processes including disciplinary, grievance and performance management.

  • Overseeing / undertaking disciplinary and grievance investigations, hearings and appeals.

  • Advising managers, supervisors and the workforce on HR matters.

  • Overseeing/ undertaking vetting and onboarding process (including expiries) in line with site protocols.

  • Managing medical issues and liaising with occupational health on case management, safety critical medicals and health surveillance.

  • Client audit work:

    • regular/ monthly returns on workers qualifications and competencies,

    • grade/trade breakdown

    • Payroll

  • Co-ordinate/ organise training.

  • Managing disciplinary and absence recording and actions.

  • Managing redundancy processes (HR1, liaising with sub contractors).

  • Working in collaboration with the trade unions, attending site meetings, consultations on shift changes and other matters that affect the workforce.

  • Working with managers on change programmes.

  • Active involvement with setting up and running local groups such as Mental Health/ wellbeing.

  • Develop Resourcing & Talent Management Plans - identifying and developing talent , training to upskill managers, encourage use of PDR system, increasing awareness of competency framework and career opportunities.

  • Engagement - interpreting engagement surveys, feeding back to site & business, creating action plans in response to feedback.

  • Advise managers on pay and reward, use of Comps & Benefits centre of expertise for specialist guidance.

  • Performance management - working with managers to adopt a performance driven culture and to address poor performance.


  • Generalist HR experience ideally CIPD qualified.

  • Good knowledge of current employment law.

  • Experience of working with unions.

  • Pragmatic approach to problem solving, balancing commercial and employee needs.

  • Ability to lead a team and build good working relationships.

  • Excellent attention to detail and a proactive approach to work.

  • Ability to work to deadlines.

  • Flexibility to help out with huge variety of tasks as required.

  • Ideally knowledge of training and construction related quals.

NEXT STEPS…To apply for this position please apply online or contact the team on 01823 285440. You can also email your CV directly to

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