Senior People & Culture Operations Partner

Permanent employee, Full-time · Dublin

Elgin Values
Core behavioural responsibilities for all employees
Agility We Lead with Agility  
Integrity We Act with Integrity
Excellence We Empower Excellence
CareWe Value Care
Integration of our three core values into our employment processes and frameworks allows Elgin to recognise and respect individual employees for their personal contributions to their roles, their colleagues, stakeholders, and ultimately to the renewable energy sector. We see sustainability as every employee’s responsibility and weaving sustainable practices into our values is paramount to the culture we seek to create.
Job Description
The Role:
As an established Senior P&C Operations BP, you’ll will already have a successful track record in rolling up your sleeves and delivering P&C services within a fast-paced environment. You will also have a depth of experience managing a diverse range of generalist P&C issues and a rewards programmes. Reporting to and working closely with the Head of People and culture, this is a unique opportunity to help shape the future of this fast-growing Renewable company.

What you will do:  
  • Provide direct strategic and operational insight to key stakeholders on a range of activities including Resource Planning, Performance Management and the employee experience.
  • Foster a positive culture and work environment that promotes employee engagement, EVP and inclusion.
  • Manage the new starters process by liaising with new employees to obtain required information, conducting pre-employment vetting, drafting employment contracts.
  • Manage the probationary process by monitoring review dates and liaising with management.
  • The development and delivery of P&C strategy, policies, and practices, reflecting both up to date employment law and best practice.
  • Take ownership of the P&C system ensuring that each employee record remains accurate and that required documents are uploaded correctly e.g., employment contracts, employee letters, leave details, sickness certificates etc. 
  • Own and manage the annual performance review process and assist managers with performance reviews. (STIP, LTIP)
  • Manage and monitor all employee benefit schemes, including health insurance, tax saver travel tickets, bike to work scheme, club subscriptions, bonus schemes, death in service etc. Liaise with benefit providers and answer standard employee queries in relation to company benefits.
  • Manage the monthly salary cut-off process by consulting with management to ensure that all changes have been accounted for e.g., starters, leavers, paid / unpaid leave etc.
  • Strong P&C Policy and Procedure experience with a proven ability in reviewing developing and monitoring procedures to ensure continued compliance with legislative requirements. Ensure policies and procedures are regularly reviewed and in line with best practice and legislative regulations.
  • Manage the leavers process by updating P&C system, arranging for the return of company equipment, ensuring employee is removed from payroll etc. 
  • Responsible for the collation of P&C metrics and statistical information for mandatory reporting requirements across the division. Analyse P&C data to identify trends, opportunities, and areas for improvement.
  • Have a positive attitude and sense of humour!
Your profile
What you will need:     
  • Third level qualification in a business or P&C related discipline
  • CIPD qualified (desirable) or a related P&C qualification
  • Previous experience in a P&C role (minimum 8 years) covering the full employee lifecycle
  • Experience working with a P&C system
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills with an ability to liaise with internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent organisation skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Strong attention to detail
About us

Elgin Energy is a full-service, utility scale, solar+storage platform bringing projects from origination through to energisation. Elgin is active across the project lifecycle from project origination through to construction management and operational asset management. The company has over 12GW of solar and storage projects across our three key markets of the UK, Australia, and Ireland.

As of 2022, Elgin Energy agreed to sell the UK’s largest solar PV transaction to date consisting of a portfolio of 12 projects with a combined capacity of 519MW of projects including 70MW of collocated energy storage capacity to Scottish Power Renewables (UK) Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of global utility Iberdrola Group.

In 2021, Elgin Energy secured financing with Berenberg Green Energy Fund for the development of solar PV projects totalling 1.36GW in the UK and Ireland and also raised £25 million via Focus Capital Partners to fund its growth strategy across its core markets. In 2020, the company partnered, in separate transactions, with both Foresight Group and Metka-EGN in relation to two portfolios to deliver a total of 276MW of UK solar development projects and was successful with two Irish solar projects in Ireland’s first solar auction, RESS-1 – Renewable Energy Support Scheme (RESS). In addition to the above, Elgin Energy delivered 21 solar projects, totalling 230MW, before the UK Government’s Renewables Obligation (ROCs) scheme ended in 2017.

Elgin Energy works with long-term strategic partners to deliver projects to the energization and provides asset management services through their operational life. The company has expanded internationally over the last 14 years with a professional team of engineers, accountants, and lawyers located in its London, Dublin, and Sydney offices. Elgin has a 98% success rate through planning across all its markets.

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