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HR Advisor

Job Title: HR Advisor
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Dunstable
Industry:
IT
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 647259
Job Published: August 21, 2019 14:31

Job Description

Role: HR Advisor

Location: Dunstable

FTC: 6 months

Topline salary: Competitive salary + up to 10% bonus + benefits

We have an exciting opportunity for a HR Advisor - 3 Month FTC to join our group HR team at Whitbread. You will provide HR generalist support across Group Shared Services and to the HR Business Partner’s.

We are the UK's leading hospitality company, a FTSE 100 organisation with over 35,000 employees worldwide, and for the last 9th years running we have been recognised as a ‘Top Employer’ by the Top Employers Institute

Owning successful brands such as Premier Inn and hub by Premier Inn, we have over 750 hotels and over 70,000 rooms across the UK, Germany and the Middle East. We are also proud to own over 420 restaurants across the UK including Beefeater and our newer brands Bar + Block and Cookhouse & Pub. With exciting plans to innovate and grow our core UK and international business, and always keeping our customers at the heart of what we do, there has never been a more exciting time to join Whitbread!

What you will be doing

Support managers, with generalist HR advice e.g. policy, HR systems, process, induction and development options.
Ownership for the preparation of calibration materials for key senior leader calibration sessions across Group Functions.
Provide advice and support on employee relations issues and cases.
Work with other HR functions to ensure a consistent and joined up approach is delivered to the business with maximum impact.
Support the Senior HR Business Partner with re-structuring activity and organisational development
Work with Senior HRBP and Group Reward to cascade key Pay Review messages and timelines, as well as answer any queries
Facilitate coaching of Line Managers around key areas of the people cycle. Eg. Objective setting, performance management, personal development planning
Support the facilitation of Group Support Centre induction sessions for new joiners
Responsibility for maintaining all people data including HR records and  induction trackers
What we are looking for

Strong HR background either in a generalist role or specialist talent, training or Employee Relations role
Excellent communication skills, able to engage and influence key stakeholders at all levels
Self motivated to make a difference and ensure best outcomes
Values in line with Whitbread values and high levels of integrity
Strong matrix working experience, particularly with business and HR specialist teams to gain buy-in, support and commitment
Understands HR routines such as performance management, talent & succession planning, Learning & Development
Whitbread is an inclusive employer, strongly believing that everyone is unique and there should be no limits to ambition. We welcome your application whatever your background or situation. We are open to flexible working and, where possible, will try to support this.

Job ref:
647259-1629

Advertised:
15 Jul 2019