HR Business Partner - Retail

12 month FTC
West Thurrock
£34,000 - £37000 pa
HR Business Partner

My client is a renowned retailing brand who are looking to hire a HR Business Partner to join their friendly team on a 12 month contract basis, with scope to extend. This role will be working closely with the Store Manager, responsible for approx. 450+ employees.

The main focus of the successful HR Business Partner will be to drive the people agenda in store, build strong working relationships across the client group, as well as manage all generalist HR needs.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Identify and drive the people agenda, ensuring people and culture plans are aligned with business culture
  • Work closely with your client group colleagues and line managers to deliver the people plan and culture
  • Share strategies with other Business Partners to create best practice and leverage organisational gains
  • Manage and advise on ER issues as required
  • Oversee and advise on the recruitment process
  • Advise on a positive learning & development culture within the store, delivering consistent feedback and appraisals
  • Monitor performance management from floor staff to line management
  • Support the team on monthly Payroll as and when needed

Essential knowledge, skills and experience:

  • Experience in Retail or similar industry
  • Experience at Advisor or BP level working with a large client group
  • CIPD or equivalent qualification would be desirable with good employment law knowledge
  • Comfortable in a fast paced and changing environment
  • Strong consultative skills and highly effective in communicating clearly
  • The ability to influence at all levels
  • Passionate about people
  • Energetic, driven and determined to deliver
  • Ability to engage and influence at all levels

Due to the nature of working closely with the store, the successful HR BP will work various shift patterns to suit the business needs, including some weekends. If you are an energetic, driven and people focussed HR Advisor/ BP, please apply now!

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