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HR Business Partner

Location:Gateshead
Salary: Competitive + Company car or allowance
Contract: Full time, Permanent
Work pattern: Monday to Friday, 37.5hrs 

At Agilico we’re on a journey to build a better future for our people and planet. We’re proud to be the UK’s pioneering Circular-First workplace technology business.

From supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, implementing a wide range of environmental initiatives, and achieving Net Zero status by 2030, we’re dedicated to integrating sustainable practices throughout our operations.

We want our actions to cause a ripple effect across our business, our customers, our network and our supply chain. Every action, no matter how small, has the power to create meaningful change. Together, we can amplify our efforts and pave the way for a more sustainable tomorrow.

What we’re looking for:

We are recruiting for an experienced HR Business Partner to join our team based in Gateshead. As the HR Business Partner for our Tech and Software division, you will contribute at both a strategic and operational level, supporting nearly 200 colleagues nationally. 

You will be hands on, approachable and not afraid to get stuck in with new initiatives and projects, whilst supporting employees, senior leaders and managers within all areas of HR. If you are a pragmatic team player with great business acumen and a drive to deliver a people-oriented, high-performance culture we would love to hear from you!

Key responsibilities of our HR Business Partner:

  • Partner with department heads to understand and execute the division’s HR and talent strategy, particularly as it relates to current and future talent needs, recruiting, retention, and succession planning.
  • Develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with the overall business strategy of the tech and software departments.
  • Provide guidance and support to line managers on employee relations issues, ensuring fair and consistent application of policies and procedures, including sharing knowledge and best practice of employment law.
  • Have a full oversight, whilst advising and supporting managers with employee relations issues.
  • Seek to attract, recruit, and onboard top talent for tech, IT, and software roles.
  • Develop job descriptions and specifications in partnership with hiring managers.
  • Support performance management processes to ensure our people are at their best, including goal setting, performance evaluations, and development plans.
  • Coach managers on effective performance management techniques and employee development strategies.
  • Provide guidance on salary reviews and ensure alignment with market trends.
  • Analyse HR metrics and trends to develop solutions, programs, and policies.
  • Promote a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion within the tech, IT, and software teams.
  • Manage and support with cross-functional HR projects.

Required Skills and Experience of our HR Business Partner:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in HR, with technology or software experience desirable.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Be a team player, with a proactive and professional approach.
  • CIPD Qualified or equivalent.
  • Generalist HR professional, with recruitment experience.
  • Solid Employee Relations / Employment law knowledge.
  • Experience of mergers and acquisitions desirable.
  • Excellent organisational skills to manage own workload.
  • Flexible to travel across our UK sites when required.

In return for your hard work, we offer a competitive benefits package, to include:

  • 23 days holiday rising to 28, plus bank holidays
  • CSR volunteer day per holiday year
  • Stakeholder Pension Scheme
  • Referral bonuses
  • Healthcare Cash-plan
  • Death in Service Cover
  • Voucher and discount hub
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Comprehensive EAP scheme
  • Flexible working arrangements

If you feel you have the skills and experience to become our new HR Business Partner, click ‘apply’ today!