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bio-bean is an award-winning business, the first company in the world to recycle waste coffee grounds into advanced biofuels. bio-bean is a fast-paced, dynamic organisation based in three locations, a London HQ and laboratory, and a coffee recycling factory based at Alconbury Weald, Cambridgeshire.  Please see below for all current job vacancies.

 

Role: Process Development Engineer
Location: bio-bean Limited. London based, travelling to other sites as required.
Salary: Competitive

About bio-bean Limited

bio-bean® is an award-winning green energy company that has industrialised the process of  recycling waste  coffee  grounds into  advanced biofuels. bio-bean  is  a  small,  fast growing,  energetic  company  and  applicants should  be  excited  about  working  as key member  of  a  founder-led team.  bio-bean  has  commercial  offices  in  London,  with a processing plant in Cambridgeshire.

The Role

You will be a key member of the bio-bean R&D team reporting into the Chief Technology Officer with your focus being the product and process development of biochemicals

Key Responsibilities

  • To conduct product & process development on biochemical production from waste coffee oils
  • Design and conduct experiments, lead trials at tolling partner sites
  • Collects pertinent data/information, developing detailed engineering calculations, and writing formal engineering/technical reports
  • Lead problem solving activities
  • The position will be based in bio-bean’s London office with travel to the bio-bean factory in Cambridgeshire and supplier/partner facilities as required.

 

Skills and Experience

Essentials

      • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry (or a related field).
      • A minimum of 3 years of related engineering hands on work experience.
      • Experience in process and product development
      • Ability to independently design, plan and execute project tasks and scientific research and development is required
      • Expert-level with processing and formulation equipment, plant layouts, and concepts/procedures for equipment design and sizing.
      • Must have excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.

 

Desirables

      • Some expertise in Analytical method development, validation and stability testing
      • Strong  desire  to  work  in  the waste,  recycling  and  biomass industry
      • Must have strong background in separation processes, bio fuels
      • Expert knowledge of scientific principles, concepts, practices
      • Work independently and able to manage a number of projects
      • Ability to contribute to invention disclosures, patents and publications is desired
      • Ability to produce and present original technical communication materials for internal and external audiences.
      • Proficiency in PC software applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) is required
      • Full and clean UK Driving License.

 

To apply, please forward your CV and a covering letter to jobs@bio-bean.com

Role: Process Development Engineer
Location: bio-bean Limited, Building 4002, Alconbury Weald, Cambridgeshire, PE28 4WX
Salary: Competitive

About bio-bean Limited

bio-bean® is an award-winning green energy company that has industrialised the process of  recycling waste  coffee  grounds into  advanced biofuels. bio-bean  is  a  small,  fast growing,  energetic  company  and  applicants should  be  excited  about  working  as key member  of  a  founder-led team.  bio-bean  has  commercial  offices  in  London,  with a processing plant in Cambridgeshire.

The Role

You will be a key member of the bio-bean R&D team reporting into the Chief Technology Officer with your focus being the product and process development of solid biofuels and biochemicals.  Contribute towards all aspects of technical development of products from concept and design, through prototyping and all the way to production. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute plans and effectively lead internal and external projects.
  • Carry out formulation development on solid biofuels and coffee oil products.
  • Design, conduct and lead experiments at Alconbury, supplier and partner facilities.
  • Manage laboratory facility, source materials and carry out analytical tests.
  • Support problem solving activities related to existing and products in development.

 

Skills and Experience

Essentials

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering (or a related discipline).
  • A minimum of 5 years of related formulation development hands on work experience.
  • Work independently and able to manage a number of projects
  • Experience in project management of product development of consumer products
  • Ability to independently design, plan and execute project tasks and scientific research and development is required
  • Expert-level with processing and formulation equipment, plant layouts, and concepts/procedures for equipment design and sizing.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Must have good knowledge of separation processes and particle mechanics

 

Desirables

  • Some expertise in Analytical method development, validation and stability testing
  • Strong  desire  to  work  in  the waste,  recycling  and  biomass industry
  • Expert knowledge of scientific principles, concepts, practices
  • Ability to contribute to invention disclosures, patents and publications is desired
  • Ability to produce and present technical information to internal and external audiences.
  • Proficiency in PC software applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project)
  • Full and clean UK Driving License.

 

To apply, please forward your CV and a covering letter to jobs@bio-bean.com

Role: Biochemicals – Business Development Manager
Location: bio-bean Limited. 6 – 8 Cole Street, London, SE14YH with travel as required. 
Dates: Full time, starting immediately
Salary: Competitive

About bio-bean Limited

bio-bean® is an award-winning green energy company that has industrialised the process of  recycling waste  coffee  grounds into  advanced biofuels. bio-bean  is  a  small,  fast growing,  energetic  company  and  applicants should  be  excited  about  working  as key member  of  a  founder-led team.  bio-bean  has  commercial  offices  in  London,  with a processing plant in Cambridgeshire.

The Role

  • As Biochemicals BDM you will report into bio-bean’s Chief Commercial Officer and work closely with other members of both the commercial,marketing and R&D  teams with your focus being the growth of the company’s sales pipeline of advanced biochemicals.
  • A central link between the feedstock, R&D and manufacturing capabilities and sales channels. The role will encompass a broad range of products and potential end users.
  • Requirement to build upon the existing clients and leads that bio-bean has and crucially to develop new sales models, generate new business and extend the reach of bio-bean’s sales network across the UK and in due course abroad.
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with all clients and partners (internal and external).
  • The position will be based at the bio-bean head office in London with regular travel to meetings.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with the commercial and R&D teams in the development of key accounts, including technical and feasibility meetings across the flavour & fragrance and food & beverage sectors, specifically with regards to  food grade speciality (coffee) oils.
  • Work both independently and alongside a team in order to drive sales revenue.
  • Undertake market research and analysis – to understand the competition and to explore other commercial opportunities.
  • Provide feedback to the business on product performance in the field, suggested solutions and customer support relating to product performance problems.
  • Keep abreast of current and potential trends/developments in relevant sectors (competitor products and user requirements) and provide updates to the commercial team and senior management.
  • Work with the marketing/communications team to tell the bio-bean story, position products in the marketplace and promote bio-bean’s USP.
  • Primary point of contact for all external enquiries for sales of biochemicals.  Respond to client communications or queries and resolve any client issues.
  • Negotiate and secure commercial relationships and supply agreements.
  • Management of the sales pipelines:
    • qualification of sales prospects;
    • preparation of internal cost analysis for sales opportunities;
    • preparation and presentation of commercial proposals to third parties; and
    • management reporting on sales pipelines and preparation of associated board papers.
  • Liaise internally to ensure that product offerings and potential markets are correctly aligned.
  • Sales account management – business development, attending meetings with leads, management of leads and finalising sales.
  • Liaise with R&D, production, and logistics teams to ensure that stock levels and sales pipeline volumes are aligned.
  • Forecast and track key account metrics and update client forecasts.

 

Skills and Experience

  • MSc, PhD or equivalent in a relevant discipline. In any event a strong understanding of organic chemistry will be essential. We are in effect looking for a highly commercially focussed scientist.
  • Ability to translate scientific and technical information into commercial and marketing functions in a compelling and simple manner.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills.
  • Excellent negotiation and presentation skills – both verbal and written.
  • Strong desire to work in the recycling/clean technology industry, with ideally experience in the food grade speciality oil/oil derived biochemicals sector.
  • Experience with commercial negotiation, procurement and sales with large B2B businesses.
  • Proven track record of securing new customers and growing customer sales.
  • Keen interest in sustainability and environmental issues.
  • Strong IT skills in MS Office, email and CRM tools.
  • Strong data analysis skills.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects at a time while paying strict attention to detail meet deadlines as part of a fast growing team and business.
  • Strong team player.
  • Self-motivated, ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team and commitment to the mission and goals of bio-bean.
  • Full and clean UK driving License.

 

To apply, please forward your CV and a covering letter to jobs@bio-bean.com

Role: Legal Counsel
Location: bio-bean Limited, London Office SE1
Dates: Full time, starting immediately
Salary: Competitive

About bio-bean Limited

bio-bean is an award-winning green energy company that has industrialised the process of recycling waste coffee grounds into advanced biofuels. bio-bean is a small, fast growing, energetic company and applicants should be excited about working as a key member of a founder-led team. bio-bean has commercial offices in London, with a processing plant in Cambridgeshire.

The Role

We are looking for a highly qualified Legal Counsel to oversee the legal aspects of our business. You will safeguard our reputation by guaranteeing that the company strictly follows relevant legal guidelines and give legal advice to management about all relevant issues. The successful candidate will effectively ensure legal conformity and minimise probability of exposure.

Key Responsibilities

Commercial & Project

  • Legal support for the commercial and projects teams
  • Drafting and negotiation of
    • feedstock supply contracts
    • material supply/purchase agreements
    • sales contracts
    • project documentation – finance, construction and where relevant power offtake
  • Management of external legal counsel
  • Regulatory and multijurisdictional project advice
  • Preparing NDAs
  • Reviewing and negotiating NDAs from external providers/customers

 

Corporate

  • Preparing funding/investment documents
  • Preparing documentation for offers to existing shareholders/pre-emption rights
  • Monitoring required changes to articles/SHA and preparing drafts
  • Restructuring – preparing IP assignments, documentation re share for share exchange, arranging for tax clearance, taking advice re tax issues
  • Providing due diligence responses and maintaining data room
  • Company law advice e.g. surrender of shares, reduction of capital
  • Group structure advice

 

Finance

  • Drafting loan agreements
  • Liaising with existing lenders re consent/waiver requirements and preparing letters
  • Arranging for reporting requirements under loan agreements
  • Providing input on grant applications as requested
  • Preparing drawdown notices
  • Advising on terms of loan agreements

 

Ancillary Responsibilities

Property

  • Working with external property lawyers on new leases
  • Dealing with day to day queries on leases
  • Assisting with contractor issues/construction contracts
  • Reviewing health and safety documents

 

Intellectual Property/Research and Development

    • Oversight and support for patent attorneys on patent applications
    • Documentation for IP licencing
    • Filing trademark applications and monitoring priority periods (UK and EU)
    • Preparing internal IP guidelines
    • Drafting/negotiating collaboration agreements
    • Reviewing website terms and conditions

 

Skills and Experience

      • BA/BSc degree or equivalent
      • Minimum 4 years PQE
      • Understanding of project documentation (e.g. EPC, O&M, PPA) highly desirable
      • Proven experience as a legal counsel in business environment
      • Excellent knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedures
      • Ability to create legal strategies
      • Sound judgement and ability to analyse situations and information
      • Excellent negotiation, communication and presentation skills
      • Experience with commercial negotiation and procurement with large B2B businesses
      • Strong desire to work in the recycling/clean technology industry, with prior experience desired but not essential
      • Strong IT skills in MS Office and email
      • Proven ability to manage multiple projects at a time while paying strict attention to detail
      • Self-motivation, ability to work autonomously and commitment to the mission and goals of bio-bean

 

To apply, please forward your CV and a covering letter to jobs@bio-bean.com

Role: Category Manager – Solid Fuels
Location: bio-bean Limited, Building 4002, Alconbury Weald, Cambridgeshire, PE28 4WX
Dates: Full time, starting immediately
Salary: Competitive

About bio-bean

bio-bean is an award-winning green energy company that has industrialised the process of recycling waste coffee grounds into advanced biofuels. bio-bean is a small, fast growing, energetic company and applicants should be excited about working as a key member of a founder-led team. bio-bean has commercial offices in London, with a processing plant in Cambridgeshire.

The Role

    • As Solid Fuels Category Manager you will work for bio-bean’s Chief Commercial Officer and closely with other members of both the commercial and marketing/comms teams with your focus being the growth of the company’s sales pipeline for bio-bean’s advanced solid biofuel products and in particular those products with a retail focus.
    • A central link between the feedstock arm of the business, bio-bean’s manufacturing capabilities and sales channels.
    • Requirement to build upon the existing clients and leads that bio-bean has and crucially to develop new sales models, generate new business and extend the reach of bio-bean’s sales network across the UK and in due course abroad.
    • Build and maintain strong working relationships with all clients and partners.
    • The position will be based at the bio-bean factory in Cambridgeshire with regular travel to meetings.
    • Verbal communications skills, the ideal candidate will be able to craft messages which resonate with journalists, politicians, commercial partners and potential customers – across every modern communications channel.

 

Key Responsibilities

      • Primary point of contact for all external enquiries for sales of retail solid biofuels.  Respond to client communications or queries and resolve any client issues.
      • Take an active role in the sales and marketing of the advanced biofuel products.
      • Secure commercial relationships and supply agreements with major retailers.
      • Market research and analysis of commercial opportunities.
      • Identify, pursue and grow commercial opportunities.
      • Management of the sales pipelines:
        • qualification of sales prospects;
        • preparation of internal cost analysis for sales opportunities;
        • preparation and presentation of commercial proposals to third parties; and
        • management reporting on sales pipelines and preparation of associated board papers.
      • Primary point of contact for all external enquiries for sales of retail solid biofuels.  Respond to client communications or queries and resolve any client issues.
      • Liaising internally to ensure that product offerings and potential markets are correctly aligned.
      • Sales account management – business development, attending meetings with leads, management of leads and finalising sales.
      • Liaising with factory team to ensure that stock levels and sales pipeline volumes are aligned;
      • Forecast and track key account metrics and update client forecasts.

 

Skills and Experience

          • Relevant category management/trade marketing experience required.
          • Experience of selling into large retail outlets and chains.
          • Strong desire to work in the recycling/clean technology industry, with ideally experience in the solid biomass (summer/winter fuels) sector.
          • Experience with commercial negotiation and procurement with large B2B businesses.
          • Proven track record of securing new customers and growing customer sales.
          • Keen interest in sustainability and environmental issues.
          • Strong IT skills in MS Office, email and CRM tools.
          • Strong data analysis skills.
          • Proven ability to manage multiple projects at a time while paying strict attention to detail meet deadlines as part of a fast growing team and business.
          • Strong team player.
          • Excellent negotiation and presentation skills – both verbal and written.
          • BA/BSc degree or equivalent.
          • Self-motivation, ability to work autonomously and commitment to the mission and goals of bio-bean.

 

To apply, please forward your CV and a covering letter to jobs@bio-bean.com

Role: Senior Financial Analyst
Location: bio-bean Limited. London based, travelling to other sites as required.
Dates: Full time, starting immediately
Salary: Competitive

About bio-bean

bio-bean is an award-winning green energy company that has industrialised the process of recycling waste coffee grounds into advanced biofuels. bio-bean is a small, fast growing, energetic company and applicants should be excited about working as a key member of a founder-led team. bio-bean has commercial offices in London, with a processing plant in Cambridgeshire.

The Role

  • As Senior Financial Analyst you will work closely with bio-bean’s CFO, ExCo and other members of the team and you will have a wide remit across financial and economic planning/modelling and project analysis/appraisal.
  • Key point of contact for internal and external financial stakeholders, most especially building key relationships on project development/planning and business planning.
  • Active in business development projects; delivering financial analysis, economic assessment and model outputs for funding/financial decisions.
  • Own and deliver a range of complex financial models, used internally and externally; for business planning, treasury management and most especially project development, sharing with key funding partners, including Banks/Venture Capitalists/Private Equity etc
  • Identifying and analysis most efficient and financially sound entity and project structures
  • Support and progress financing opportunities for project funding, keeping funding partners informed and aligned with delivery to exacting project deadlines
  • Responsible for building economic and financial data repositories relating to future growth projects; including European and other International Utility/Renewable markets and Engineering/Construction/O&M costs to develop financial models ready for project financial close
  • Reporting to the CFO, the position is an important intermediary in delivering project financial assessment relating to all growth opportunities, most especially requiring excellent communication, leadership and detail-conscious skills.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for accuracy and control in relevant finance models
  • Responsible for delivering accurate assessment of economic and financial opportunities
  • Responsible for working with Banks, VC/PE Houses and key stakeholders requiring information relating to project finances.
  • Lead group financial planning & analysis and new build projects; modelling and forecasting
  • Lead interface for group on Project Teams involved in building Economic and Financial assessment for growth opportunities
  • Responsible for creating Reports at regular ExCo and Board meetings

 

Skills and Experience

  • Qualified accountant, possibly big four or mid-tier with recent transaction services experience, and/or
  • Graduate trainee in Investment Banking Sector with strong transactional background and financial and economic analytical experience
  • Strong knowledge of funding and financing options for transaction/project delivery.
  • Experience in dealing with project developers/banks/Board level personnel
  • Data analysis / project appraisal / spreadsheet model experience
  • Understanding and experience in project financing
  • Strong problem solving ability to resolve operational and logistics issues.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects at a time while paying strict attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills and a strong team player.
  • Leadership/management of people and ability to coordinate and communicate across a wide sphere of departments/teams;
  • Strong IT skills in a range of software/finance packages;
  • Outstanding organisation skills with the ability to juggle priorities and meet deadlines; and
  • Self-motivation, ability to work autonomously and commitment to the mission and goals of bio-bean.

 

To apply, please forward your CV and a covering letter to jobs@bio-bean.com

Role: Senior Business Development Analyst
Location: bio-bean Limited, London based, travelling to other sites as required.
Dates: Full time, starting immediately
Salary: Competitive

About bio-bean

bio-bean is an award-winning green energy company that has industrialised the process of recycling waste coffee grounds into advanced biofuels. bio-bean is a small, fast growing, energetic company and applicants should be excited about working as a key member of a founder-led team. bio-bean has commercial offices in London, with a processing plant in Cambridgeshire.

The Role

  • As Senior Business Development Analyst, you will work closely with bio-bean’s ExCo members and other senior members of the team. You will have a remit to deliver significant value by assessing new market opportunities and securing external funds through Grants/Awards/Regional Growth Funds and other sources.
  • You will support project teams investigate and exploit market/government networks to drive untapped value through subsidies, competitions and sponsorships.
  • Drive the delivery of market research and analysis in support of delivering new products to market. Producing analysis and data to assess the viability of proposed new product launches.
  • Once awards are secured you will monitor project progress, submitting, as required by funding bodies, regular reports and progress submissions to ensure maintenance of project status and a culture of no surprises for awarding bodies/partners.
  • Technical report writer, supporting project managers develop business cases and economic assessments (including through market analysis), covering a wide range of general business, environmental and sustainability funding opportunities.
  • Active in business development projects; delivering economic assessment and applying for all appropriate cash awards/grants etc.
  • Working with all bio-bean Central Support Teams (Finance, Legal, Commercial and Project Development) to support all growth opportunities, in the capacity of “financial advisor” looking to capture significant cash returns
  • Close liaison with the internal bio-bean Communications team, building a strong and close network with Local and National Governing bodies in all relevant jurisdictions
  • Reporting to the CFO, the position is an important intermediary in securing significant funding, relating to project growth opportunities, most especially requiring excellent communication, leadership and detail-conscious skills.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for timely, accurate and relevant funding applications
  • Responsible for building strong networks at local and national and international level in a range of grant awarding bodies.
  • Lead and support relationships with a large range of potential sponsoring bodies/companies who have similar/likeminded resolve to drive the development of sustainable, renewable and circular economy activity
  • Responsible for creating reports/proposals at regular ExCo and Board meetings

 

Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience in funding applications from government/business awarding bodies
  • Graduate or Post Graduate, with proven strong written and verbal skills
  • Proven analytical and numeric background
  • Experience with internal project assessment and detailed external applications
  • Data analysis / project appraisal / spreadsheet model experience
  • Strong problem solving ability to resolve challenging intellectual briefs
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects at a time while paying strict attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills and a strong team player.
  • Strong IT skills in a range of software packages;
  • Outstanding organisation skills with the ability to juggle priorities and meet deadlines; and
  • Self-motivation, ability to work autonomously and commitment to the mission and goals of bio-bean.

 

To apply, please forward your CV and a covering letter to jobs@bio-bean.com

Role: Finance Manager
Location: bio-bean Limited, Building 4002, Alconbury Weald, Cambridgeshire, PE28 4WX
Dates: Full time, starting immediately
Salary: Competitive

About bio-bean

bio-bean is an award-winning green energy company that has industrialised the process of recycling waste coffee grounds into advanced biofuels. bio-bean is a small, fast growing, energetic company and applicants should be excited about working as a key member of a founder-led team. bio-bean has commercial offices in London, with a processing plant in Cambridgeshire.

The Role

  • As Operations Finance Manager you will work closely with bio-bean’s Chief Production Officer, Group Financial Accountant, ExCo and other members of the team and you will have a wide remit across financial control system, financial and operational planning/forecasting process and the wide ranging financial and operations reporting framework.
  • Hands on roll – dealing with daily/weekly/monthly routines and detailed reporting to internal customers
  • Create and maintain an effective factory middle/back support function
  • Responsible for Factory finance, procurement, logistics and other administrative functions
  • Maintain excellent working relationships with Operations Managers and Group Finance
  • Active in decision-making for operations development projects; delivering financial analysis outputs and logistics/procurement delivery
  • Own and deliver accuracy and control within the company’s financial systems, processes and performance reporting packs. Important interface with Lean Manufacturing philosophy.
  • Ensuring compliance with all relevant regulations/statutory provisions/standards as defined within the Group policies.
  • Reporting to the Group Financial Accountant and Chief Production Officer, the position is an important intermediary in delivering control and compliance, most especially requiring excellent communication, leadership and detail-conscious skills.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for accuracy and control in relevant finance systems; delivery of ongoing business improvement projects
  • Responsible for delivering finance and operations reporting
  • Responsible for all middle/back office functions within the Alconbury based operating business.
  • Responsible for producing all relevant monthly packs, statutory returns and payroll data
  • Lead site based support functions
  • Lead interface to Group for reporting factory, project and all support functions. Maintain open and regular communication with site & project finance teams to deliver relevant performance reporting framework.

 

Skills and Experience

  • Qualified accountant, preferably with recent industry experience
  • Management of auditors or audit experience
  • Data analysis / spreadsheet model experience
  • Knowledge in Tax/ HMRC routines
  • Strong problem solving ability to resolve operational and logistics issues.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects at a time while paying strict attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills and a strong team player.
  • Leadership/management of people and ability to coordinate and communicate across a wide sphere of departments/teams;
  • Strong IT skills in a range of software/finance packages, Xero/Sage or equivalent, MS Excel/word/powerpoint and/or google equivalents;
  • Outstanding organisation skills with the ability to juggle priorities and meet deadlines; and
  • Self-motivation, ability to work autonomously and commitment to the mission and goals of bio-bean.

 

Desirable

  • Knowledge/experience of lean manufacturing reporting and all other aspects of operational reporting.
  • Knowledge of treasury/bank routines

To apply, please forward your CV and a covering letter to jobs@bio-bean.com

Role: HR and Recruitment Adviser
Location: bio-bean Limited, London or Alconbury
Dates: Full time, starting immediately
Salary: Competitive

About bio-bean

bio-bean is an award-winning green energy company that has industrialised the process of recycling waste coffee grounds into advanced biofuels. bio-bean is a small, fast growing, energetic company and applicants should be excited about working as a key member of a founder-led team. bio-bean has commercial offices in London, with a processing plant in Cambridgeshire.

The Role

  • Develop strong professional relationships with managers and staff across the company;
  • Work with managers to develop and implement recruitment processes and systems;
  • Oversee and ensure the successful delivery of important annual exercises including reward, remuneration, recognition and promotion;
  • Design, develop and coordinate Personal Development Plans for all members of staff; and
  • Develop an effective and flexible HR strategy to meet evolving business needs.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • The position entails support of all talent management including especially recruitment pipeline, screening candidates, organising the interview process and processing references. You will report to bio-bean’s CFO and work closely with the Executive Team to start to build a seamless end-to-end recruitment service whilst building a strong HR business partnering role, eventually responsible for:
    • Recruitment and retention:
      • Managing talent and succession planning;
      • Taking overall responsibility for recruitment activity and campaigns;
      • Ensuring vacancies are filled in a timely manner;
      • Developing a recruitment strategy to attract ‘A’ players;
      • Working closely with the Finance team on all payroll/staffing matters;
      • Negotiating employment contracts;
      • Interviewing and assessing prospective applicants and matching them with vacancies;
      • Screening and shortlisting candidates for interview;
      • Organising interviews and selection events; and
      • Working with the Communications team to promote vacancies.
    • Leading and managing the HR effort of the company, longer term you will be required to deliver a comprehensive HR service, including Training, Development & Performance Management, Employee Relations and Rewards and Benefits.

    Training, Development and Performance Management, including:

    • Coaching managers on performance management issues and processes;
    • Providing guidance on development for managers and their teams;
    • Training: implementing the training and development agenda; and
    • Identify areas that need attention and improvement.

    Employee relations, including:

    • Managing absence, disciplinary, grievance and sickness processes;
    • Measuring employee satisfaction and identifying areas that require improvement;
    • Policy and procedures implementation of new HR policies, procedures and processes;
    • Ensuring all company policies and procedures are up to date in line with current employment law and that line managers are up to date with changes to any policies;
    • Working with senior managers, coaching them and advising on all people issues;

    Rewards, Remuneration and Benefits:

    • Reward advice and supporting employees on company benefits;
    • Creating effective strategies to monitor bio-bean rewards vs the market; and
    • Advising senior managers on effective reward and recognition strategies that motivate and retain excellent staff.

 

Skills and Experience

  • The HR and Recruitment Manager will need to demonstrate a wide range of skills across a variety of sectors.

 

Essential:

  • Ability to multi-task between HR and recruitment activities, with a primary focus on recruitment;
  • Superb communication skills honed in business partnering/advisory roles;
  • Experience of dealing with senior [management] and sometimes challenging individuals;
  • Ability to build rapport quickly;
  • Stable work history;
  • Good sales skills and commercial awareness;
  • Energetic and confident;
  • Strong understanding of employment law;
  • A professional and commercial approach to HR and recruitment, with the ability to deliver high employee satisfaction, appropriate development and reward for individuals; and
  • Excellent presentation skills, verbal communication and organisational skills.

 

Desirable:

  • Experience in managing TUPE, redundancy or other relevant HR projects;
  • CIPD / equivalent qualification or working towards one;
  • Experience of working in an engineering and manufacturing environment;
  • Experience in working in a high growth SME;
  • Knowledge of UK and European employment law; and
  • Experience of working in a busy HR department.

 

To apply, please forward your CV and a covering letter to jobs@bio-bean.com

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