HR Business Partner job

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HR Business Partner
  • Not mentioned
  • Permanent
  • Posted: 5 months ago
  • London, Greater London, United Kingdom
  • 1 vacancies
  • Expires on: 31-12-2020
Job Description

HR Business Partner

Right now Card Factory has over 1000 stores… that’s why we can offer job security and great career progression. As well as being a progressive, exciting and friendly company, we reward our people’s commitment and determination. What’s more, Card Factory is ambitious, passionate and forward thinking with a management style that is open and honest, encouraging people to contribute to the business at every level.

We are now looking for a HR Business Partner in the South Region.  Whilst it is ideal you are based in the South, we will consider applications outside of this region but all travel costs will have to be personally covered.

Partnering the Head of Retail for the South, and the Regional Managers within the division, this role will be accountable for implementing the people plan including; recruitment, engagement, performance, and development. The retail plan is underpinned by people and is absolutely focused on driving business performance.

Role Responsibility

  • Support the development and delivery of the HR Strategy;
  • Build the people management capability of Regional Managers and Store Managers; through coaching to ensure that issues are dealt with proactively;
  • Deliver tactically focused people initiatives with a clear link to driving business performance;
  • Support and be a champion for the function in the implementation of the cyclical people review processes within the regions, including performance, reward, talent and succession planning;
  • Support with organisational design including restructures and consultative processes;
  • In conjunction with the regional retail team create and role model a positive performance management culture within the region;
  • Provide strategic challenge to those you partner;
  • Drive the creation and delivery of employee engagement plans, ensuring that they are fit for purpose and deliver improvements in engagement, and play a critical role in building an open, customer focused and collaborative culture;
  • Contribute to the development, and support with the roll out of, HR dashboards, monitoring of HR metrics and analysis of trends. Identify root causes and take proactive remedial action;
  • Manage and deploy HR projects and change initiatives to deliver positive results;
  • Oversee and advise on any settlement situations;
  • Support and coach the retail team on best practice case management, early conciliation, employment tribunals, policy and employment legislation;
  • Manage commercially sensitive complex employee relations cases;
  • Ensure that our legal obligations are met regarding TUPE transfers;
  • Providing sound advice around employment law and best practice, ensuring compliance with statutory procedures, keeping up to date with changes to legislation;
  • Maintaining confidentiality at all times whilst complying with GDPR;
  • Being an advocate for great customer service internal and externally;
  • Develop and implement a plan to minimise unwanted attrition and improve retention.



The Ideal Candidate

  • Ideally be CIPD qualified or working towards accreditation;
  • Up to date knowledge of employment law;
  • Experience of working within a commercially focused multi-site retail business;
  • Full UK Driving Licence;
  • Ability to work at pace through a high volume of work, balancing immediate requests; and project work;
  • Ability to work on own initiative and with limited supervision;
  • Ability to manage ambiguity;
  • Ability to prioritise and manage your own workload effectively;
  • Ability to demonstrate tenacity and resilience;
  • Ability to challenge and be challenged;
  • Self-driven with high standards of work;
  • Good communicator with an adaptive style for differing audiences;
  • Strong influencing and leadership skills with the ability to influence, coach, and persuade management;
  • Genuinely enjoys having the opportunity to influence and impact decisions;
  • Positive ‘can do’ attitude and a passion for people.



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