Organisational Development Business Partner

Employer Information



T: +44 (0) 28 9335 1043


The Company:
Ryobi Aluminium Casting (UK) Ltd is an innovative, world class supplier of high quality, technically complex automotive components. Based in Carrickfergus, Ryobi Aluminium Casting (UK) Ltd is a proud member of the Ryobi Group.  With the help of our Japanese parent company we can bring the latest technological advances to our European Customers.

Ryobi’s vision is to maintain a sustainable business by achieving the best results for our customers, maximising the potential of every employee through mutual respect, trust and teamwork. Our mission is to be the Number 1 Die Casting Company in Europe, to build upon our current customer base and increase market share, and to satisfy customer and shareholder requirements.

The role: 

  1. Assist with the definition and implementation of Ryobi’s talent management strategy to foster a culture of continuous people development across the organisation.
  2. Responsible for the creation/sourcing and implementation of talent and learning and development programs to meet business and budget requirements, supporting the delivery of training activities where appropriate.
  3. Support  succession and talent planning, identifying talent pools and development opportunities for critical roles.
  4. Assist with the design and implementation of an employee engagement strategy that aligns with business goals, promotes company values and enhances the employee experience.
  5. Develop and support a performance management culture that promotes consistency, transparency and training opportunities and meets the needs of employees and the organisation.
  6. Ensure Managers are equipped with the necessary tools  for effective communication of performance objectives and identification of performance gaps and growth opportunities. 
  7. Oversee Ryobi's outreach activities and initiatives to promote diversity and inclusion.
  8. Monitor key performance indicators and provide recommendations for continuous improvement in Ryobi’s organisational development activity.
  9. Supervise the Training team, and its day to day function.
  10. Establish networks/partnerships to promote best practice in organisation development.
  11. Comply with the Company HSE policies and requirements of the relevant Management Systems both in normal and emergency situations
  12. Participate in team working, information sharing, 5S and Continuous Improvement Programmes.
  13. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Criteria:

  • Educated to degree standard or equivalent in a relevant discipline and/or CIPD Qualification
  • Significant recent experience in the successful implementation and delivery of quantifiable business improvements in 
    • Organisational Development
    • Talent management
    • Learning and development 
    • Employee engagement 
    • Performance management
    • Diversity and inclusion
  • Has successfully led a team which has contributed effectively to organisational policy or strategy 
  • Excellent communication, presentation and negotiation skills 
  • Experience of working constructively with management
  • Influencing, challenging and collaboration skills
  • Strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills

Shortlisting and Interviews:

  • Shortlisting – 29th April 2024
  • Interviews – 2nd May 2024

Company Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Competitive shift premium for all shift roles 
  • Generous employer pension contributions, starting at 7% Employer and rising to 14% Employer
  • A health cash plan
  • Discount scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Service-related holidays & Holiday Purchase Scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Free car parking
  • Learning and Development opportunities and support
  • Ride to work scheme
  • Service awards

If you have previously applied for this role in the last 6 months, we will not be considering your application at this time.

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