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Senior People & Culture Coordinator


An exciting position with long term opportunities has arisen for an experienced People & Culture Coordinator to join the Buitelaar Group.

Established in 1922, with nearly 100 years and five generations of success behind it, the Buitelaar Group specialises in providing sustainable, higher welfare beef supply chain solutions with a focus on British beef and rosé veal. In addition, supporting business divisions include Hides & Skins, Raw Materials and Pet Food.

Working with Senior Management and reporting to the Managing Director, this newly created role will be a pivotal cog in helping build and communicate the business’s vision and values, ensuring they are considered and adopted across the chain, whilst developing a team with a unique blend of expertise and experience, during a very exciting time in Buitelaar’s development.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with Senior Management to define the business’ culture and create and implement a long-term Culture Strategy to encourage further inclusivity, connection and understanding of the Buitelaar team
  • HR: Hold Responsibility for all employee relations matters (including supporting and guiding managers on all disciplinary matters), maintain all employee records, ensure all practices are in line with current legislation and best practices
  • Recruitment: Oversee recruitment with line managers, interviewing and hiring of new staff; developing effective induction and onboarding processes
  • Health & Safety: Liaising with managers to ensure all H&S requirements are adhered to and dealt with correctly
  • Lead employee engagement and happiness: implement a variety of people focussed initiatives in response to feedback from our talented team (e.g. Team Building & Personal Development)
  • Support and develop the current employee review process: assist in the implementation of KPI’s, training and development and champion excellent people management practices
  • Provide support for the Management team in managing, motivating and developing people, including individual development and succession planning
  • Work with the Marketing team to produce and maintain effective internal communications and engagement channels
  • Reporting: Develop & produce quarterly reports covering absence, recruitment and other key people analytics
  • Identify areas for improvement and work with Senior Management to implement changes as and when required

This role offers an exciting opportunity for a driven, enthusiastic and passionate individual to progress their career in a likeminded organisation. This position is critical in enabling us to deliver exceptional stakeholder support and grow our business through our talented team of people

The Candidate:

  • Strong HR experience desirable
  • Experience of developing or supporting the HR function
  • Highly professional with a strong commercial focus.
  • A true people person who can help celebrate the wins, whilst learning from mistakes and keeping the team at the forefront of decisions
  • Experience working in an agile, fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment with the ability to lead and adapt in a changing business environment
  • The ability and flexibility to travel around our UK offices and sometimes to the Irish Head Office

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