Livingston James retained by Bairds Malt to appoint HR Business Partner and HR Consultant

*Please note this opportunity is now closed to further applications. Should you be interested in similar roles and wish to have an exploratory discussion, please contact Kirsty Mclardy at [email protected].


From its beginnings as a family business who were committed to bringing quality malt to Glasgow’s brewers, Bairds Malt now operate four Malthouses across the UK have grown and developed into a trusted partner to many of the world’s leading brewers and distillers.

With 200 years of malting heritage, Bairds are celebrating the next chapter of its malting story having added capacity at two of their UK maltings to help meet the demand from distillers and brewers across the world.

Bairds’ newly renovated maltings in Arbroath and new malt plant in Inverness make use of some of the most up to date developments available in the industry. The new plant in Inverness, is able to produce 57,000 additional tonnes of quality malt annually without any increase in the amount of water they use in the process, thanks to a new water filtration system. Bairds recognise that for sustainability to be achieved throughout the supply chain, it has to begin with them, at the beginning.

Bairds are now looking to appoint an HR Business Partner and an HR Consultant to bolster the team and support the HR Director in all HR-related responsibilities.

The HR Business Partner will be responsible for supporting the management teams with day-to-day strategic, operational and cyclical HR activities, working closely with the business to implement best practice and demonstrate continuous improvement. Candidates should ideally have a CIPD qualification and experience dealing with complex HR issues, applying existing extensive HR and business knowledge to lead and manage these issues.

The HR Consultant is responsible for supporting, advising, and coaching managers and employees in all areas of employee relations. Candidates must have a good knowledge of operational employment law and its application in the workplace. The HR Consultant will work closely with the HRBP and the rest of the HR team to manage key cyclical activities. Candidates should ideally have a CIPD qualification or be qualified by experience with a proven track record in HR and experience dealing with day-to-day HR issues.

For more information on these roles please review the full role profiles below or contact Kirsty Sim at [email protected].

Bairds Malt – HR Business Partner PP

Bairds Malt – HR Consultant PP

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