People Business Partner


The People Business Partner  will work closely with business leaders and line managers to diagnose people priorities, create people plans, and help implement people approaches aligned to Skipton International’s strategic objectives and Corporate Plan.

The role will also include developing and implementing frameworks, policies, procedures and practices to ensure delivery of people strategy.

This role requires Degree level education or equivalent professional and/or vocational qualifications/training/accreditation in HRM.

Required Skills

  • Ability to influence, engage and work in partnership with senior stakeholders.
  • Previous leader experience.
  • Commitment to role modelling behaviours and ways of working that align with Skipton International Values.
  • Skills and experience of planning, managing and evaluating strategic change projects.
  • Skills in resource and budgetary management.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide People expertise in the areas of feedback, employee relations, development and coaching, compensation, and organisational development.
  • Collaborate with the Chief People Officer  to develop and deliver manager training programmes focused on people and resource management, including performance management, remote working, crucial conversations, etc.
  • Develop and roll out a structured colleague learning and development programme to enhance employee skills and competencies, aligned with organisational goals.
  • Provide coaching, guidance, and support to managers on various People-related matters, including performance management, conflict resolution, and development.
  • Responsible for the recruitment process of all vacancies including advertising, proactively searching for candidates where required and advising and supporting hiring Managers on the selection process.
  • Responsible for effective case management of people related issues such as disciplinaries, performance management, grievance, and absence management.

Register your interest

Register your interest below or contact a member of our HR team, addressing Annette Wales, HR Manager,, or call 01481 730730 for our HR Team.

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Diversity and inclusion are a priority for us. We encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, neurodiversity, age, family or parental status, carer status, beliefs, nationalities and religions - supporting an inclusive environment for all our colleagues to bring their true selves to Skipton.

If you have a disability, or if you have a condition that you believe may affect your performance during our selection process, we’ll be happy to discuss making reasonable adjustments to our processes for you. Please contact our team at