Part time People Partner – Eastern


Full Time Equivalent up to 50,000

Closes 30/05/2023

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Do you want to be part of a successful, dynamic, forward-thinking business? Do you have a proactive approach and enjoy an engaging fast-paced role? 

As part of continued growth, we now have a new opportunity for a part time People Partner within our Rail Division working 32 hours per week.

Based from our Normanton Office, in our Eastern region, and reporting to the Senior People Partner, you will work closely with all members of the senior management team (SMT) and interact with our people across all areas of the business. The People Partner will give pragmatic HR advice, support the entire recruitment process, care about 'doing it right' and build strong working relationships whilst working at pace.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Work closely with the operational team and HR colleagues to provide people-related support to the division
  • Develop and support people initiatives that enable successful delivery of company and divisional goals
  • Proactively support managers with recruitment; on-boarding; performance ; discipline & grievance; attendance and capability
  • Ensure that managers have the skills necessary to confidently deal with people issues
  • Work closely with the L & D function
  • Ensure that we promote the business as an employer and that recruitment and assessment processes are carried out to ensure that we continue to attract the best talent
  • Report on people metrics, highlighting any trends or issues and providing recommendations

As the right candidate for this role, you will preferably be qualified to CIPD level 5. You will have a high level of understanding on all current employment legislation and have experience of working under pressure in an organisation with multiple internal customer demands .


At Story Contracting, we invest in our people. We provide award-winning training and development opportunities for all employees to help you get to where you want to be in your career.

In addition to a competitive salary and pension, we show we care about our people by offering a health cash plan and wellbeing support to keep you fit and well - inside and outside of work.

Our agile working policy allows for a mixture of office and home working, and flexible working arrangements are available so that our people are engaged to give their best.

We care about our communities too and offer our employees two paid for volunteering days each year to spend as a team or individually.

Why Story Contracting?

Story Contracting is a privately-owned, award-winning infrastructure company who is financially secure and agile with a wide range of public, private and third sector clients who enjoy working with our talented and committed team. Our track record for delivery on time and to budget, safely and reliably, has meant repeat business from our clients, which is reflected in our motto of ‘Do It Right!’

Our values are at the heart of everything we do - the way we work and the behaviours we display. We believe that this is what makes Story Contracting and our people exceptional.

GROUNDED - Everyone is equal at Story. We are down to earth and treat each other with respect.

HARDWORKING - We all pull our weight and work hard for each other.

PROUD - We are proud of our safety, our projects, our people, our clients and the success we create together.

FAMILY - We nurture, train, develop and keep our people safe, just like a family. We are inclusive and do the right thing for the business and its people.

TRUSTED - What we say is what we do. Our clients, our people and our communities trust us to do it right.

WINNERS - We are hungry for success and want to be the best performing contractor for our clients, our people and our communities.

Every Story Matters

We are proud to be a place where everyone can be part of the Story!

As part of our pledge to eliminate discrimination and encourage diversity among our Story Team, our ‘Every Story’ policy ensures all employees are a part of a diverse environment and always feel included.

All applicants will receive careful consideration for employment regardless of who you are, where you come from or what you believe in.

Think you’d be a good fit?

Successful applicants will be contacted shortly after the closing date.

Apply now to start your Story.


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