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HR Business Partner

Vertu House, Team Valley Trading Estate, Gateshead

Up to 40,000 basic salary, 44,000 OTE depending on experience and Company Car
Up to 40,000 basic salary, 44,000 OTE depending on experience and Company Car
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Job description

We are looking for a HR Business Partner to join our team covering the Jaguar Land Rover division based in the Yorkshire and North West regions. As the 5th largest Motor retailer in the UK with 160 retail sales outlets UK wide, this vacancy represents a superb opportunity for an experienced HR professional to join our highly commercial and agile HR team working within a large growing PLC.

You will work closely with the Divisional Leadership Team and supported by the Head of HR Business Partnering to drive the delivery of the Groups HR strategy within the Jaguar Land Rover Division. This role incorporates responsibility for the Jaguar and Land Rover dealerships within the Yorkshire and West Midlands regions which could grow into a larger role across the UK. You will provide advice that is risk based and commercially focused to ensure you facilitate transformational and organisational change throughout your division. You will be expected to manage business acquisitions, TUPE transfers, remunerations schemes, colleague stability, harmonisation exercises, talent development, colleague engagement and change management projects on a regular basis.

You will be CIPD qualified (or working towards) with demonstrable experience of coaching managers through change on a regular basis. Additionally, experience delivering a wide range of HR advice and support is desired as this role will work in partnership with the established central HR functions including Employee Relations, Recruitment, Training, Reward and Benefit.

We operate in a fast paced, vibrant environment so an experienced tenacious and dynamic personality is essential. It is absolutely essential that you are able to influence people and drive forward the leadership capability of the division. You must be commercially focused and be able to clearly demonstrate how your activities have an impact on the business. It is expected that the successful candidate will be willing to undertake notable business travel in order to effectively influence management and guide and support the dealership management teams in all people related matters.

Essential Criteria

  • CIPD qualified (or working towards)
  • Strong foundation in Employee Relations
  • IT Literacy including Microsoft packages
  • Numeracy and Literacy Skills
  • Attention to Detail and Accuracy
  • Require strong planning and organising skills
  • A valid UK driving license

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience of TUPE Transfers
  • Remunerations Schemes and Harmonisation of T&Cs
  • Resource and Business Planning
  • Previous HR Generalist Experience
  • Recruitment Experience
  • Psychometric Testing

If successful you can look forward to working as part of a successful and recognised HR team with an excellent remuneration package, a company car, continuous on-going training opportunities and a range of other benefits you would expect from an employer of choice, including a contributory pension scheme, a share incentive scheme and access to over 900 online and in-store discounts.

If you feel you are able to demonstrate your ability to succeed in this role and are interested in joining the most progressive team in the motor industry please apply now.


  • Vertu Reward Scheme
  • Preferential Service Rates
  • Colleague Purchase Scheme
  • Share Incentive Scheme
  • Pension
  • Enhanced Maternity
  • Company Car
  • Life Assurance
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Fifth Avenue Business Park
Team Valley
, Gateshead
, Tyne and Wear
, NE11 0XA