People Partner
Ocado Retail Ltd
Hatfield, Hertfordshire, GB
4d ago

The role

of the People Partner is to work in partnership with leaders and colleagues to build an engaging, inclusive and high-performance culture.

They use their expert HR knowledge, business acumen and partnering skills to ensure we deliver strategic people strategies that build capability and meet our organisational priorities.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities

  • Partner with leaders and subject matter experts to identify, align and drive operational and strategic HR priorities. This includes partnership on change management, workforce planning, talent management and succession, recruitment, organisational design and effectiveness, engagement and culture, employee relations, and diversity and inclusion
  • Bring together business understanding and HR expertise to identify opportunities to strengthen people approaches and organisation design
  • Coach, advise, challenge and collaborate with people leaders on all people leadership approaches and application of employment law
  • Support the delivery of the colleague life cycle e.g. new starters, leavers, moves and payroll
  • Through building trusted working relationships, act as a trusted partner for sensitive or complex people issues, providing employee relations advice where needed
  • Act as an escalation point for complex cases from People Advisors and build capability for self-serve in the future
  • Use people data and analytics to provide people insight to the business which informs decision making
  • Keep up to date with external thinking and best practices, using them to inform recommendations and strategy
  • Line manage, coach and develop a People Advisor
  • Skills & Experience

  • Experience of partnering with Senior Leaders and across the full spectrum of HR
  • Experience in other HR specialisms is desired but not essential
  • Strong consulting and coaching skills, with the ability to tailor communication style to work with stakeholders at all levels
  • Effective at influencing, facilitating, presenting, mediating, and problem solving.
  • Strong working knowledge of UK employment law
  • Management experience is desired but not essential
  • What We Offer You

    At Ocado, we value our employees and want to ensure you are rewarded for your contribution through competitive salaries and fantastic benefits.

    26 Days Annual Leave

    Private Medical insurance

    Income Protection & Life Assurance

    Enhanced Pension Scheme (with 7% matching)

    15% Ocado discount and 20% Marks and Spencer discount

    Exciting company benefits through Reward Gateway

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