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About The Role

HR Business Partner

Barnstaple based (with a mix of office and home-based working)


We are SEA.

Engineered to protect. We protect what matters - our nations, our waters, our land, our cities, our people, our environment, our world.


Join us.

The purpose of the HR Business Partner is to partner with management and key stakeholders to support the business in achieving the Company strategy and business objectives, whilst driving employee engagement by developing employee experience at SEA.


What we offer

Your work, your contribution, deserves to be recognised and rewarded. Have a look at the benefits we offer:


Work life balance:

  • Hybrid/flexible working arrangements
  • 25 days’ annual leave, plus buy and sell
  • Up to 16 days flexi leave accrual
  • Half day Fridays
  • Reservist in the armed forces receive special paid leave
Family & wellbeing:
  • Private medical health insurance & Employee Assistance Program
  • Group Pension Plan of up to 7% employer contribution
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Wellbeing centre
  • Sports & Social activities
  • Employee Discounts portal - online and instore discounts, travel savings etc
  • Canada Life GP and financial advice
  • Life assurance policy
  • Publication and recruitment bonus rewards
  • Development opportunities, including LinkedIn learning
Facilities & resources:
  • Electric vehicle charging points at all sites
  • Private seated lunch areas
  • Onsite bistro (Barnstaple office) and free hot and cold beverages
  • Onsite showers and toiletries provision
  • Free onsite parking

What you’ll be doing

As a HR Business Partner, you will Implement HR Policies and Procedures through supporting and coaching line managers through the whole employee life cycle, advising and implementing company practice and procedures along the way. You will also actively review practices and processes with a focus on continual improvement.

  • Provide a wide-ranging, full employee life cycle HR Business Partnering service to management, ensuring that all managers have the necessary tools and capability to professionally manage and develop themselves and their people
  • Provide day-to-day support to leadership to address the people challenges for the business area
  • Use key people analytics to inform decisions and make recommendations to senior stakeholders. Use data and metrics to identify potential issues and support decision-making that really drives increases employee engagement
  • Management of HR projects and change within the business
  • Build management capability through coaching and challenging on people management and decisions
  • Work with the Line Managers in their cohort to create solutions to people issues that enable stakeholders to better meet their commercial objectives.
  • Build and maintain visible and meaningful working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders and partners
  • Advise on HR legal and employee relations matters to ensure consistency, legal compliance, and risk mitigation
  • Plan and implement HR initiatives and projects aligned to HR's strategic planning process and business-driven initiatives


The skills you need

  • CIPD accredited and/or relevant degree
  • You will be an experienced HR generalist either with some Business Partnering experience and/or keen to develop your career in a business partnering model.
  • You will have a proven background in adding value and improving operational efficiencies
  • Excellent listening, verbal and written communication ability
  • Able to demonstrate good relationship management skills at managerial and key stakeholder level
  • Able to demonstrate effective coaching and mentoring skills
  • Experience of working in a Manufacturing or Engineering environment
  • Able to demonstrate a solid knowledge of employment legislation and application
  • Highly organised with a collaborative communication style.
  • A logical and analytical thinker with pragmatic problem solving skills
  • People Centric
  • Approachable and engaging
  • Enjoys being part of a growing, agile, fun team and brings a good sense of humour
  • Adaptable, Resilient and calm working under pressure

Join us and be part of something smaller - with 300 people in the UK and Canada - doing something bigger: protecting what matters. 


If you would like to know more, please give our Recruitment Business Partner Kelly-Ann a call on 01373852083.




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