Our goals - Your path

We’re looking for a HR Business Partner to join our Human Resources team!

Field-Based

The Sika team provides support to numerous vertical markets across the business providing tactical and strategic support to senior managers and people managers.

You will be joining a dynamic team of Business Partners who are looking take the way we support the business to the next level of value. We are on a journey to do this but have a great team and positive relations with the business as a foundation.

We have sites in major sites in Leeds, Redditch, Preston and Welwyn Garden City. Ideally you will be based in commutable distance to one of these sites however you will need to be flexible to travel between sites based on the needs of the business. Some homeworking is also possible. 

Purpose of the Role

To support great people decisions and develop an enabling culture in line with company values.

Our key aims as a team are to enhance individual, management and team performance throughout the HR lifecycle and to source, identify, develop, and retain talent. 

The Opportunity:

  • Develop and drive a bespoke People Agenda with Key Stakeholders relevant to your specific Areas of Responsibility (AOR).
  • Improve capability, knowledge and decision making of people managers in all things people.
  • Along with Key Stakeholders identify and develop key talent within your areas of responsibility.

The Rewards:

You will be rewarded with a competitive salary, and a sweep of great benefits. We pride ourselves on our total reward package:

  • EV/PHEV Company Car Fleet or Car Cash Allowance
  • Holiday 25 days rising to 28 days with service, plus bank holidays
  • Core Hours Working
  • A company pension contribution of up to 10%
  • Private healthcare for you, with option to add family
  • Group life cover at 6x your annual salary
  • Global Income Protection (PHI)
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Staff discount platform & Cycle to Work scheme
  • Dedicated Service Awards for reaching key milestones
  • Selected discounted Sika products

The Support:

We can offer an experienced and supportive team and a smashing and engaged set of stakeholders to support. You are empowered to work independently with in your area of responsibility, but we regularly come together as a team and collaborate with the wider HR team.

You will also have the support of the fantastic HR Hub who will support with the transactional burden but also much more including provision of data and metrics, talent acquisition support and less complex ER issues.

The Future: 

Potential Career Routes: UK HR Manager; UK Reward & Benefits Manager; Senior HRBP

The opportunity to progress within a global company across a variety of business areas.

Your expertise - Our strength

  • Collaboration minded.
  • A Self-Starter with the ability to operate independently and delegate.
  • Ability to build trusted relationships with multiple stakeholders.
  • Ability to deal with a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to identify opportunities for value-adding initiatives and initiate action.
  • A coaching mentality to enable managers.
  • Down to earth and pragmatic (policy policers need not apply)
  • A commitment to DE&I

About Sika

Sika is a specialty chemicals company with a globally leading position in the development and production of systems and products for bonding, sealing, damping, reinforcing, and protection in the building sector and automotive industry. Sika has subsidiaries in 103 countries around the world and, in over 400 factories, produces innovative technologies for customers worldwide. In doing so, it plays a crucial role in enabling the transformation of the construction and vehicle industries toward greater environmental compatibility. With more than 33,000 employees, the company generated sales of CHF 11.2 billion in 2023.