HR Business Partner, Human Resources – Human Resources & Change

Closing date for applications: 20/05/2022

Role summary

Reporting to the HR Operations and Business Partner Lead, the HR Business Partner (HRBP) will be assigned to a number of departments within the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) to work closely with them providing ongoing support, targeted information, guidance and solutions.

The HRBP partners directly with managers and teams to drive results based on business strategy and objectives. The HRBP will guide and provide consultation to managers/directors and assigned areas in specialist HR areas such as: diversity, employee engagement, absence management, resourcing, change management, performance management and employee relations. In addition, the HRBP will also support/deliver on cross-organisational HR related projects and recruitment activities. 

The HRBP will be a self-motivated individual, with demonstrated analytical and technical skills. They will also be a confident communicator, engaging stakeholders and managing expectations effectively.


Key Responsibilities

- Strategic Objectives

  • Working with colleagues in the HR and Change (HR&C) department to prioritise objectives and to ensure that the strategic and operational goals of the HR&C department are achieved.

  • Support the development and implementation of the HR strategy including ensuring certain procedures and processes are followed in all parts of the business.

  • Build strategic relationships with internal and external stakeholders to deliver the HR strategy.

  • Ensures HR Strategy is aligned to the department strategy and uses feedback from the Department to improve HR procedures and services.

- Operational Objectives


  • Act a single point of contact for non-administrative HR related activities.

  • Provide timely and effective support, advising and challenging employees and all levels of management on the consistent interpretation and implementation of HR policies, procedures and systems across a wide range of HR areas.

  • Work to understand the departmental culture, business area and employee needs, tailoring their support accordingly.

  • Act as a consultant/trusted advisor in resolving departmental, people and change related issues.

  • Support departmental decision making through the provision of tailored data and analytics. Develop solutions to a variety of complex problems.

For more information please refer to the role profile below. Applications (Application form and CV) should be sent directly to our recruitment inbox

Role Profile                            Application form

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